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Pool

(pūl),
Eugene H., U.S. surgeon, 1874-1949. See: Pool phenomenon, Pool-Schlesinger sign.

pool

(pūl),
1. A collection of blood or other fluid in any region of the body; pool of blood results from dilation and retardation of the circulation in the capillaries and veins of the region.
2. A combination of resources.
[A.S. pōl]

pool

Medtalk The totality of a substance, material or resource in a 'universe'–eg, metabolic pool, donor pool, gene pool. See Gene pool, High-risk pool, Reinsurance pool, Risk pool, Storage pool, Whirlpool, Zero work pool.

pool

(pūl)
1. A collection of blood or other fluid in any region of the body; pooling of blood results from dilation and retardation of the circulation in the capillaries and veins of the part.
2. A combination of resources.
[A.S. pōl]

pool

(pūl)
Collection of blood or other fluid in any body region; blood pooling results from dilation and retardation of circulation in capillaries and veins of the region.
[A.S. pōl]
References in classic literature ?
"Yes," she went on, "the call came to me just before I quit the pool; but I did not know that it had come to you.
The Pool is a deep, walled ditch, through which a clear stream of water runs, that comes from under Jerusalem somewhere, and passing through the Fountain of the Virgin, or being supplied from it, reaches this place by way of a tunnel of heavy masonry.
"The water is too cold--they never leave the warm water of the great pool," replied An-Tak.
"Come and look at yourself." She led him to the pool, and although there were still a few ripples on the surface of the water he could see his reflection plainly.
She is such a dear quiet thing,' Alice went on, half to herself, as she swam lazily about in the pool, `and she sits purring so nicely by the fire, licking her paws and washing her face--and she is such a nice soft thing to nurse--and she's such a capital one for catching mice--oh, I beg your pardon!' cried Alice again, for this time the Mouse was bristling all over, and she felt certain it must be really offended.
The golden skirts of day were yet lingering upon the hills, but deep shades obscured the hollow and the pool, as if sombre night were rising thence to overspread the world.
"Rile some other pool with your clumsy hoofs, and let your betters alone after this!"
One is that the murdered man had an appointment with someone at the pool, and that the someone could not have been his son, for his son was away, and he did not know when he would return.
Not satisfied with his position by the board tree, he lowered his gun to his side and crept closer to the pool. Jerry crouched low and followed.
Torith took a half step toward the entrance to the pool as though to corroborate my story.
Grose took again, into the queer element I offered her, one of her plunges of submission; then I pointed out that the boat might perfectly be in a small refuge formed by one of the recesses of the pool, an indentation masked, for the hither side, by a projection of the bank and by a clump of trees growing close to the water.
Katherine's Dock, lying overshadowed and black like a quiet pool amongst rocky crags, through the venerable and sympathetic London Docks, with not a single line of rails in the whole of their area and the aroma of spices lingering between its warehouses, with their far-famed wine- cellars - down through the interesting group of West India Docks, the fine docks at Blackwall, on past the Galleons Reach entrance of the Victoria and Albert Docks, right down to the vast gloom of the great basins in Tilbury, each of those places of restraint for ships has its own peculiar physiognomy, its own expression.