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another name for mock orange and lilac (sense 1)


1. Med an instrument, such as a hypodermic syringe or a rubber ball with a slender nozzle, for use in withdrawing or injecting fluids, cleaning wounds, etc.
2. any similar device for injecting, spraying, or extracting liquids by means of pressure or suction
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What does it mean when you dream about a syringe?

A syringe is a fairly obvious symbol of male sexuality. A dream about being injected with a syringe can reflect concerns about one’s health, or it can be a more general anxiety dream if we have a particular dislike of shots and of having our blood drawn. It could also represent a feeling that we are being influenced by someone else. (See also Needle, Vaccination).

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An apparatus commonly made of glass or plastic, fitted snugly onto a hollow needle, used to aspirate or inject fluids for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. Also known as hypodermic syringe.
A large glass barrel with a fitted rubber bulb at one end and a nozzle at the other, used primarily for irrigation purposes.
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Wiping avoids the potential adverse effects on the respiratory mucosa, bradycardia, and lower Apgar scores associated with suctioning via bulb syringes.
A saline nasal spray can help rinse the nasal passages, and you might also want to consider using a bulb syringe to rinse your sinuses.
You also may find relief from nasal irrigation, using a bulb syringe or a neti pot to flush out your sinuses.
Use a bulb syringe to squirt the homemade version into the nose from one to three times a day.
Instruments useful for the removal of crusts include 1)a 4-mm, O[degrees] telescope, 2) a Frazier suction tube, 3) cup or alligator forceps, and 4) a bulb syringe or other irrigation setup.
* Compliance: The SinuCleanse System uses no pressure and is gentle and more comfortable to use than a bulb syringe or water pick.
Bulb Syringes and Infections The bulb syringe that's so helpful in clearing your newborn's nose may be a carrier of bacteria.
Your doctor may recommend using special over-the-counter drops to soften the wax before using a bulb syringe to gently flush it out of your ear.
A bulb syringe is helpful, although may not remove thick mucus.
There are three basic types of nasal aspirator: bulb syringes, battery-powered aspirators and self-suctioning aspirators.
Because the organisms live within the waterlines, only heat-sterilized/sterile-disposable bulb syringes or sterile water delivery devices should be used to deliver the sterile water.