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1. Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.

2. (Science: medicine) Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested.

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Help please! case study about Excretory System

... Physical examination Vital signs: BT 37 °C (37-37.5), PR 96 /min (80-100), RR 36 /min (25-30) BP 150/90 mmHg HEENT : pale conjunctivae, neck vein engorged Heart : regular rhythm, normal heart sound. Lungs : fine crepitation at both lungs. Abdomen : ascites was positive. Extremities : pitting edema ...

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by kochibaza
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Help please! case study about Excretory System
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Views: 5098

An allergy response...

... in your blood rush to the affected area (in this case, your throat and surrounding areas). When this happens, your bronchial tubes become engorged with blood and they constrict. This cuts off your air supply and you in essence, choke to death. Because allergic reactions are so severe this ...

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by ladykat324
Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Allergy questions
Replies: 18
Views: 18023

Blood or protein in Urine

... damage - they should be too big to fit through, unless the holes are opened by damage. This often indicates an infection in the body, since "engorged" white blood cells often catch on thew filters, die, and their released digestive enzymes damage the filters. Blood should never go through ...

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by Darby
Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:03 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Blood or protein in Urine
Replies: 18
Views: 122613

Morgellons and Lyme

... Nightmare stuff. Please tell me it doesn't come back!!! Also, that same summer, I found a tick on me that had been there long enough for it to be engorged with blood ( HOW COULD I HAVE MISSED IT?!? ) I was tested shortly thereafter and was neg for Lyme disease, but I wondered, doesn't Lyme disease ...

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by Susan Montague
Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:03 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Colors of blood vessels

... inch below the surface, which explains why fair-skinned people look pink and not blue when they blush. The small surface capillaries that become engorged during blushing lie just a thousandth of an inch below the skin's surface. Past about .08 inch, light can't penetrate, and blood courses unseen.

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by Dr.Stein
Sun Nov 13, 2005 12:11 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Colors of blood vessels
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Views: 27960

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