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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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For needle biopsy, as in our study, we believe that when the needle is left in betadine solution for sufficient time (e.g., 1 minute in our study) it may reduce the infective complications like fever, sepsis, and prostatitis that occur after biopsy.
A Wash with water 20 35.71% B With normal saline 24 42.85% C Clean with gauge and 4 7.14% cotton D Wash with disinfectant 8 14.28% (Betadine /savalon/sprit) Total 56 99.99% Teachers(70) Parents (530) Sl.
A recent in-vitro research study, conducted at Marburg University in Germany, on the BETADINE range of products including its skin cleanser, surgical scrub and mouthwash and gargle scientifically proves the efficacy against the MERS virus and the modified vaccinia virus type Ankara (considered to be one of the toughest enveloped viruses).
Among the other advantages of the product, mention can be made of the lack for the need of other types of antiseptics such as betadine or antibiotic lotions, the lack for the need of quick replacement of the dressing, and appropriate oxygen and humidity delivery to the wound.
Longstanding brands such as Himani, Boroline, and Betadine among others have been used for basic ailments for years.
If someone is already bitten or scratched, clean the wound by washing with soap and water for five minutes and soon as possible; apply an antiseptic such as Betadine and seek immediate medical advice
Povidon-iodine is an antiseptic that is widely used in Iran for disinfecting surgical and skin wounds [27], all midwives and obstetricians apply Betadine for postpartum care.
According to the minister, the complex is expected to produce 1.35m tons of polyethylene, 960,000 tons of propylene, 400,000 tons of benzene and 215,000 tons of betadine.
Look for small cuts or scratches, clean them with antiseptic soap like betadine, then apply a topical antibiotic ointment.
He underwent oral antibiotic prophylaxis and Betadine was applied to the neoanus prior to insertion of the needle guide.
In the neighbouring room, under a sheet, a man pours the antiseptic Betadine over his leg.
"They were using betadine gauze pads while another person was stitching the wound.
In the trials, honey gave better results in comparison to Povidone iodine ( Betadine), which is normally used for wound healing purpose," said Dr Anurag Srivastava, professor of surgery at AIIMS.
The scrubber sponges could be stored in a 10% bleach solution, Alcavis 50[R], ExSept[R], Chlora Prep[R], 70% alcohol, betadine, acidified saline (Moore & Twardowski, 2003), or microwaved.
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.