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Drains

Drain

1. To draw off fluid from a cavity as it forms.

2. A device, usually in the shape of a tube or wick, for removing fluid as it collects in a cavity, especially a wound cavity.

Origin: a. S. Drehnian, to draw off


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Re: water problem work sheet

... coliforms. A stream that begins at a spring approximately 0.5 mile away feeds the pond. Water enters the stream at two points: (1) a ditch which drains an area serving as the drainage field of a septic tank (2) a pipe which drains an area beneath a house. (See Figure below). Using the tests for ...

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by nursewhitman
Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:44 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: water problem work sheet
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I need help about cardiovascular system.

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Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:11 am
 
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by lluster
Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:58 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
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So why do our lips turn blue when we die? When we die the red blood in our bodies drains down and settles into the back of our head kinda... without the bright red blood a tiny bit of red and the skin make the lips appear blue..

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by lenaroseduchannes
Thu Mar 22, 2012 5:53 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood is always red, never blue.
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by snezka18
Sat May 07, 2011 10:04 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Loop of Henle and Vasa Recta
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