1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn.
2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like;... Read More
A staining method performed to determine whether a bacterial species is gram-positive (i.e. violet stain) or... Read More
An injection of plain water into the rectum in order to stimulate a bowel movement. Uusally given to relieve constipation... Read More
The injection of a mixture of water and soap into the colon.
The soapsuds enema uses a mixture of a... 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
noun, plural: patellar reflexes
A stretch reflex wherein the anterior muscles of the thigh contracts by reflex as... Read More
Although Earth was created around 4.5 billion years ago, life began to exist not long after. Due to the huge timescales... Read More
Oil retention enema
A rectal injection of mineral oil or vegetable Oil, introduced at low pressure and retained for 30... Read More
The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More
noun, plural: Achilles reflexes
A stretch reflex wherein the foot jerks towards the plantar surface by reflex as... Read More
Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More