A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More
The injection of a mixture of water and soap into the colon.
The soapsuds enema uses a mixture of a... Read More
a soap made with olive oil, or some other suitable oil or fat, and sodium hydroxide; used as a detergent, and in... Read More
Brown Algae Definition
Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having a brown or... Read More
1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as,... Read More
Algae are photosynthetic organisms that possess photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyll. However, they lack true roots,... Read More
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An oil derived from both animals and plants; chemically, a glyceride of a fatty acid which, by... Read More
(Science: chemistry) sodium oxide or hydroxide.
Popularly, sodium carbonate or bicarbonate. Caustic soda, sodium... Read More
Origin: f. Alcali, ultimately fr. Ar. Alqali ashes of the plant saltwort, fr. Qalay to roast in a pan, fry.
1. Soda... Read More
An injection of castor oil, or a solution containing castor oil, into the rectum as a laxative. Not in common usage today,... Read More
An injection of a liquid into the rectum or colon with the purpose of stimulating a bowel movement.
Generally given as a... Read More
A gram-negative motile and non-endospore forming rod bacterium associated with hospital acquired infections... Read More
noun, plural: gymnosperms
A vascular plant in which the seeds are not enclosed by a ripened ovary... Read More
(Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More
noun, plural: palmitins
A solid, white, crystallizable fat in animal and plant tissues
Palmitin... Read More
The eating of feces
Coprophagia refers to the eating of feces or excrement. It is also referred... Read More
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More