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reflux

[′rē‚fləks]
(chemical engineering)
In a chemical process, that part of the product stream that may be returned to the process to assist in giving increased conversion or recovery, as in distillation or liquid-liquid extraction.
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Perception of gastroesophageal reflux disease in urban population in Pakistan.
Evaluation of the relationship between dental erosion and scintigraphically detected gastroesophageal reflux in patients with cerebral palsy.
Multichannel intraluminal impedance measurement of gastroesophageal reflux in patients with different stages of morbid obesity.
Extraesophageal presentations of gastroesophageal reflux disease.
It is important to recognize that gastric factors can play a significant role in gastroesophageal reflux disease due to delayed gastric emptying or gastroparesis.
Prevalence of symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux during infancy.
The MII-pH detected 10 episodes of gastroesophageal reflux while people ate slowly and 14 when they ate quickly.
Although running has steadily increased in popularity throughout the second half of the 20th Century, descriptions of running-related gastroesophageal reflux (GER) did not begin to appear in the medical literature until the 1990's(1).
In gastroesophageal reflux disease, there is backwash, or reflux, of acid from the stomach into the esophagus.
These results are especially pertinent for people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (also called reflux esophagitis), who are more likely to develop cancer of the esophagus.
Gastroesophageal reflux is common among babies who have tracheomalacia, laryngomalacia, or laryngotracheomalacia, reported Dr.
Therefore, gastroesophageal reflux is the return of the stomach's contents back up into the esophagus.

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