[ bûrn′stīn′, -stēn′ ]
A test to establish that substernal pain is due to reflux esophagitis, performed by instillation of a weak solution of hydrochloric acid directly into the lower esophagus. The symptoms disappear when the acid solution is replaced by normal saline solution.acid perfusion test
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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