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vaporization

 [va″por-ĭ-za´shun]
1. the conversion of a solid or liquid into a vapor without chemical change. See also nebulization.

va·por·i·za·tion

(vā'pŏr-i-zā'shŭn),
1. The change of a solid or liquid to a state of vapor.
2. The therapeutic application of a vapor.

vaporization

/va·por·iza·tion/ (va″por-ĭ-za´shun)
1. the conversion of a solid or liquid into a vapor without chemical change. See also nebulization.

vaporization

[vā′pərīzā′shən]
Etymology: L, vapor, steam
the changing of a liquid or solid (such as dry ice) to a gaseous state.

va·por·i·za·tion

(vā'pŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. The change of a solid or liquid to a state of vapor.
2. The therapeutic application of a vapor.

va·por·i·za·tion

(vā'pŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. Change of a solid or liquid to a state of vapor.
2. The therapeutic application of a vapor.

vaporization

1. the conversion of a solid or liquid into a vapor without chemical change; distillation.
2. treatment by vapors; vapotherapy.
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capsule perforation or sphincter injury), we used vaporization rather than resection to trim the tissue near the external urethral sphincter and reduced the power below 80 W.
6) Transurethral vaporization of the prostate (TUVP) provides better hemostasis and allows for the use of isotonic irrigation fluid.
The reachable evaporated fuel is engine specific and depends on pressure and temperature course, mixture formation process and vaporization behavior of the fuel.
Following the numbering, prostate samples took turning to go through a 40 W vaporesection, a 70 W vaporesection, a 40 W vaporization, or a 70 W vaporization surgery.
Thus, for deriving a cooling-heating cycle vapor pressure equation an arithmetic average of the corresponding integrated Clausius-Clapeyron equation constants of the cool-down and heat-up steps (described as the intercept, which is proportional to vaporization entropy, and slope, which is proportional to vaporization enthalpy or heats of vaporization) was taken.
This warm seawater is used as a heat source and passed through the shell of the shell-and-tube vaporizers causing the vaporization of the LNG.
In being aggressive to remove as much tissue as possible, I've certainly seen similar long-term results in patients who have undergone the vaporization procedures.
This flux is the arithmetic sum of short-wave radiant flux, net long-wave radiant flux, sensible heat flux, vaporization latent heat flux, and advective heat flux.
Photoselective vaporization of the prostate: initial experience with a new 80 W KTP laser for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Vaporization of the prostate was carried out in a sequential manner starting at the bladder neck, with the median lobe if present, then the lateral lobes, and finally at the level of prostatic apex.
The vapour produced by the droplets is a mass source for the fluid, moreover the vaporization process generates modification in the momentum and energy balances both phases.
All of the first edition's material has been retained, albeit reorganized into chapters discussing isolated spherically symmetric droplet vaporization and heating; convective droplet vaporization, heating, and acceleration; multicomponent-liquid droplets; droplet behavior under near-critical, transcritical, and supercritical conditions; droplet arrays and groups; spray equations; computational issues; spray applications; spray interactions with turbulence and vortical structures; film vaporization; and stability of liquid streams.