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Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Soapsuds enema

Definition The injection of a mixture of water and soap into the colon. Supplement The soapsuds enema uses a mixture of a... Read More

Hard soap

Hard soap 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

Brown Algae Definition Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having a brown or... Read More

Marine

Marine 1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as,... Read More

Algae

Algae are photosynthetic organisms that possess photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyll. However, they lack true roots,... Read More

Fixed oil

Fixed oil --> fatty oil An oil derived from both animals and plants; chemically, a glyceride of a fatty acid which, by... Read More

Soda

soda (Science: chemistry) sodium oxide or hydroxide. Popularly, sodium carbonate or bicarbonate. Caustic soda, sodium... Read More

Alkali

Alkali Origin: f. Alcali, ultimately fr. Ar. Alqali ashes of the plant saltwort, fr. Qalay to roast in a pan, fry. 1. Soda... Read More

Castor oil enema

An injection of castor oil, or a solution containing castor oil, into the rectum as a laxative. Not in common usage today,... Read More

Cleansing enema

An injection of a liquid into the rectum or colon with the purpose of stimulating a bowel movement. Generally given as a... Read More

Serratia marcescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative motile and non-endospore forming rod bacterium associated with hospital acquired infections... Read More

Gymnosperm

Definition noun, plural: gymnosperms A vascular plant in which the seeds are not enclosed by a ripened ovary... Read More

Walnut

walnut (Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More

Palmitin

Definition noun, plural: palmitins A solid, white, crystallizable fat in animal and plant tissues Supplement Palmitin... Read More

Coprophagia

Definition noun The eating of feces Supplement Coprophagia refers to the eating of feces or excrement. It is also referred... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More