suction drainage

n.

The closed drainage of a cavity using a suction apparatus attached to a drainage tube.

Nearby words

  1. sucrosemia,
  2. sucrosuria,
  3. suction,
  4. suction and curettage,
  5. suction cup,
  6. suction lipectomy,
  7. suction pump,
  8. suction stop,
  9. suction valve,
  10. suctorial


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