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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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Betadine products have been trusted for generations.
Subjects in control group were asked to follow a usual hospital routine program of taking 30 min warm sitz baths (+10 ml betadine 10% per 4 L of water) twice a day for 5 days.
Items should include a roll of gauze, gauze pads, adhesive tape, betadine scrub, betadine ointment, scissors, a nail clipper, forceps, saline solution and dispenser, cotton balls, Q-tips, rectal thermometer, and steroid-free ophthalmic antibiotic ointment.
Of the solutions mentioned, betadine requires the longest period of time to achieve antimicrobial results (3 to 5 minutes); however, due to the time interval that generally occurs between treatment and the use of the scrubber/sponge, there should be no question as to whether or not disinfection has occurred when unit SOPs have been developed and followed correctly.
BartOn replies: oFTEN this type of injury is fairly superficial and can be treated at home using an antiseptic such as Betadine to keep the hole clean and infection free.
However, he ordered a Betadine "paint" to be applied carefully, twice daily, to a left leg blister.
However, for betadine and 50% EtOH resistance, two data values out of the 16 control data set gave different results.
I do understand that even with "thorough" prepping with Betadine (povidone-iodine), that the vagina is still not truly sterile.
Betadine has been shown to be inferior to 2% chlorhexidine (CHG).
Equipment consisted of a 'stick catheter', basic tray, dressing towels, local anesthetic, gown, gloves and mask, betadine, tape, peritoneal dialysis fluid, peritoneal dialysis lines with a 'Y' line and a heating coil and link sets.
Its brand names include Nature's Own, Bio-Organics, Cenovis and Betadine.
by willfully causing and permitting Ruben Navarro [the patient] to be placed in a situation in which his health was endangered by the prescription of excessive amounts of morphine and Ativan, and/or by the introduction of Betadine into his stomach.
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.