impaction


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the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed

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a disorder in which feces are impacted in the lower colon

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a disorder in which a tooth is so crowded in its socket that it cannot erupt normally

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a sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something

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4,3) As a result, coughing and choking episodes are often reported in patients with MS, increasing the risk of pharyngeal foreign body impaction.
Equine impaction leads to colic, which causes severe dehydration.
The laryngeal mask, disposable, PVC, ribbing to protect against the epiglottis faecal impaction, loose not intercalating drain, includes a lubricant and a luer lock syringe of 30 ml size 1,0 - 1,5 - 2,0 - 2,5 - 3 0 - 4.
The standard venturi has no impaction surfaces and uses shear forces to disperse the sample, while the high energy venturi uses impaction to achieve more aggressive dispersion.
However, solid KCl particles larger than about 3 microns are not captured well perhaps caused by particle bounce from the porous, oil- impregnated impaction plates.
Symptoms may include heartburn, dysphagia, vomiting, failure to thrive, abdominal pain, and impaction of food.
Imaging studies confirmed the clinical findings and also revealed a minor impaction fracture of lateral femoral condyle with arthritic changes in the knee joint (Figure 2).
Many bullocks suffered from yoke gall [acute and chronic inflammation caused by pressure from a yoke or harness], maggot-infested wounds, infected sores, acute or chronic arthritis or intestinal problems, such as diarrhoea and impaction.
In cold weather, horses may suffer impaction if they aren't drinking enough water.
MOVICOL(R) for the treatment of constipation and faecal impaction, MOVIPREP(R) a bowel cleansing preparation, KLEAN-PREP(R) for bowel preparation prior to colonoscopy, XIFAXAN(R) for the treatment of traveller's diarrhoea and ORAMORPH(R) for the treatment of moderate to severe pain.
It has expanded and new conditions like congenital vertebral malformation, erythropoietic porphyria, incarcerated umbilical hernia, bleeding calf syndrome, besnoitiosis, tail sequestrum, rib fracture, abomasal impaction, tuberculosis, cardiac tamponade from tire wire, digital dermatitis, crushed tail head, BVD/MD retinopathy, botulism, fatty liver syndrome, persistent preputial frenulum, ischemic teat necrosis, and jejunal hemorrhagic syndrome.
The extruded cleansing base has a hardness as measured by the Cylinder Impaction Test of at least about 20 lb/[in.
Occasionally these sacs don't empty properly and the liquid dries up resulting in a blockage called anal gland impaction.
But they can become filled with stones, or tonsilloliths, after repeated bouts of impaction and tonsil inflammation.