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work

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act

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the proper activity of a person or thing

a large or important social gathering

to react in a specified way

to perform a function effectively

to perform the duties of another

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(mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

what something is used for

the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

a relation such that one thing is dependent on another

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a formal or official social gathering or ceremony

perform as expected when applied

serve a purpose, role, or function

perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

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There were no differences between the groups regarding duration of surgery, recovery of bowel function, length of postoperative stay, or amount of blood loss.
5%) of early postsurgical small-bowel obstruction as defined by initial return of bowel function followed by crampy abdominal pain, vomiting, and radiographic evidence of mechanical intestinal obstruction.
NEW YORK, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaPoint: Irritable Bowel Syndrome - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 Summary Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder characterized by abdominal discomfort associated with altered bowel function.
Billions of good bacteria help the bowel function but the system is disturbed by poor quality food, pollution, mercury leakage from amalgam fillings, stress, antibiotics, steroids (including the pill), alcohol and environmental toxins.
It's important to take a history about bowel function and aggressively manage chronic constipation preoperatively, because when a woman strains for 2-5 minutes while moving her bowels in the initial postoperative period, the repair will be weakened and the risk of failure will increase, according to Dr.
NEW YORK, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaPoint: Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 Summary Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder characterized by abdominal discomfort associated with altered bowel function.
and was associated with faster return of bowel function, fewer complications, reduced need for intravenous narcotics, and a shorter length of hospital stay.
In these studies, RESOLOR improved bowel function and was shown to be safe and well tolerated in the elderly (5), in whom chronic constipation is a common problem due to a combination of factors including reduced colonic motility.
The number of complete, spontaneous bowel movements per week increased significantly in the biofeedback group, as did objective measures of anorectal and colonic function and patient satisfaction with bowel function.
Bio Natural yoghurt containing 'live' cultures may help to promote 'good', or harmless, bacteria in the gut, which are necessary for normal bowel function.
Jan Tack, Professor and Head of Clinic, Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Belgium, commented, "These are valuable and relevant findings because the demanding endpoint in this study combines both a subjective measure of the completeness of evacuation with an objective measure of the number of bowel movements, reflecting relief of chronic constipation and normalization of bowel function.
After delivery, all of the women completed the Manchester Modified Bowel Function questionnaire to assess predelivery bowel function.
They can be difficult to swallow and may produce flatulence and distension, but they are an effective and natural way to help regulate bowel function.
Up to one sixth of adults experience inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS), a condition marked by disturbed bowel function and abdominal pain.
It is thought the suit, created by US-based Ekso Bionics, may improve bladder and bowel function, muscle length and circulation.