Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of fluid.

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Examples

  • But inaction leads to larger epidemics: Treating a few cases of cholera with oral rehydration salts or intravenous fluids is relatively straightforward, managing hundreds or thousands of cases is not.

    Joe Amon: Why Democracies Don't Get Cholera

  • You were the guy who took samples of bodily fluids from a Trail Blazer, right?

    "Everyman Paulson might leave if he doesn't get his way" (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Hospitalization and treatment with intravenous fluids is necessary to dilute toxins and flush them from the system.

    Dr. Richard Palmquist: Pet Owners Beware: This Common Sweetener Can Poison Dogs

  • Last night, my adult kids and I were sitting in the living room and I said to them, I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and fluids from a bottle.

    Stromata Blog

  • Laura, like many babies with CDH, suffered from gastroesphogeal reflux (GERD), which allows acid and fluids from the stomach to move up into the esophagus and can cause heartburn, vomiting, feeding problems, or lung problems due to aspiration.

    Laura's CDH story

  • Except for having to take medicine for gastroesophogeal reflux, a condition which allows acid and fluids from the stomach to move up into the esophagus, and mild asthma, Adam is a normal, healthy 3 ½-year-old with a “big attitude” and an even bigger personality.

    CCAM — Jackson

  • A medication that helps the kidneys to remove excess fluids from the body, lowering blood pressure as well as decreasing edema (swelling).

    Cardiac terms and definitions

  • Catching spiders, touching frogs and snakes, slimy handprints, cleaning up vomit, dealing with snot, blood and other bodily fluids is par for the course.

    » Motherhood, Making me Better Strocel.com

  • A major use of water based fluids is in longwall mining roof supports, where HFA (5/95) fluids are generally used.

    Next Sealed | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Conning people out of their body fluids is going to be big business soon.

    From a job alert email I get

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