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drip

Med
a. the usually intravenous drop-by-drop administration of a therapeutic solution, as of salt or sugar
b. the solution administered
c. the equipment used to administer a solution in this way

drip

[drip]
(architecture)
(hydrology)
Condensed or otherwise collected moisture falling from leaves, twigs, and so forth.
(materials)
Oil which comes through the cloth of a paraffin wax press.
Filter drainings too dark to be included in filter stock.
(petroleum engineering)
A discharge mechanism installed at a low point in a gas transmission line to collect and remove liquid accumulations. Also known as blowcase.

drip, headmold, hoodmold, label, throating, weather molding

drip, 4
1. The outermost projecting molding around the top of a door or window, to discharge rainwater.
2. A throat, 2.
3. A pipe, or a steam trap and a pipe considered as a unit, which conducts condensation from the steam side of a piping system to the water or return side of the system.
4. A container that is typically installed at a low point in a gas piping system to collect condensate (i.e., liquids that may form within the gas system).
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Because studies in Korea have shown that postnasal drip is the most frequent cause of chronic cough, we chose rhinoscopy as the first diagnostic investigation.
After an initial evaluation, further investigation should focus on the common causes of chronic cough such as postnasal drip, asthma, and GERD.
Also, before blaming a new "chronic" cough on tobacco use, remember that smokers get reflux, postnasal drip, and asthma at least as often as nonsmokers, not to mention lung cancer.
The prevalence of postnasal drip was similar in the two groups (29% for those with asthma and 31% for those without; p = 0.
05), while secretory symptoms (purulent rhinorrhea, postnasal drip, cough) were not significantly improved.
GERD is the third most common cause, after postnasal drip and asthma, of chronic cough in adults aged 65 and younger.
Outcomes measured The effectiveness of treatment on the patient-oriented outcomes of nasal symptoms (blockage, discharge, sneezing, itch, postnasal drip, total nasal symptom score), eye symptoms, and systemic or global symptoms was reported.
Other symptoms included rhinorrhea, postnasal drip, loud snoring, and chronic mouth breathing.
The other causes include smoking; allergic reactions; postnasal drip syndrome; upper respiratory tract infection; and environmental triggers, such as air conditioning.
Sore throat, postnasal drip, sinus congestion, eustachian tube dysfunction, and obstructive sleep apnea are all complaints that could be caused by a Tornwaldt's cyst.
Other symptoms included associated intermittent cough, postnasal drip, and sinus pressure.
A 37-year-old man presented with complaints of nasal deformity, congestion, postnasal drip, sinusitis symptoms, and reflux of liquid into the back of his nose.