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Synonyms for inversion

Synonyms for inversion

the act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite

Synonyms for inversion

the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer

abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa

(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed

the reversal of the normal order of words


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(counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa

a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex

turning upside down

the act of turning inside out

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Based on our findings, Aloe vera ointment is more effective than betadine in relieving episiotomy pain.
The expert further noted that the good doctor's own expert failed to recognize that the blister was, in fact, a pressure sore, which when painted with Betadine, which once absorbed, can penetrate into the deepest levels of skin, causing burns, which, in turn, cause increased pressure in the deeper skin layers, thus causing further erosion and destruction of the underlying tissue, resulting in "full-thickness" destruction of the patient's skin and musculature.
Cholkeri-Singh replies: I gently spread the labia, exposing the introitus, and place a large cotton-tip swab soaked in Betadine through the introitus all the way to the cervix and vaginal fornices.
Two witnesses said Betadine had been ordered by a transplant surgeon, but neither witness could say which one.
He had brown fluid leaking from his operative wound and this was assumed to be Betadine - a chemical used to wash out Mr Marchant's abdomen during his operation.
The aim of this clinical trial was to compare efficacy of Betadine and an alcoholic agent (Decosept) on bacterial colony count (BCC) in Social Provides Hospital in Khoramabad (west of Iran) in May 2006.
I've spent 11 months as an in-patient in the hospital--the food and sleep comforts were great, nothing like the smell of Betadine to get the appetite going.
Scrantz placed the items provided by Nurse Glover on the bed, and he noticed that Betadine was not present.
A Betadine solution consisting of 10% povidone-iodine (PVP-I) is a standard topical antiseptic, but it may adversely affect normal cell activity and tissue repair, and the potentially negative effects on wound healing remain controversial, said Mr.
The area was shaved first with an electric shaver (Sculptor with type-50 blades; Oster, Niles, IL, USA) and cleaned using Betadine (Purdue Frederick, Pickering, Ontario, Canada) followed by 95% isopropyl alcohol.
Among home care and pharmaceutical products using its plastic packaging include floor/kitchen cleaner: Demestos, liquid anti mosquito: Vape and Baygon, eye drops: Insto, antiseptic: Betadine, vitamin: Sandoz, etc.
Personnel employed by Finely Hospital prepped the patient's knee by scrubbing it from mid-thigh to mid-calf with a Betadine solution.
simultaneously in an adjacent table, a second group of surgeons prepared the recipients' axilla, after infiltrating subcutaneously one percent xylocaine, and after repeatedly washing with rectified spirit and betadine.
Jackie also has to dab betadine ointment into each of the wounds every two hours, administer oral medications five times a day and drip liquid antibiotics through a line that threads through an artery directly into her daughter's heart twice a day.