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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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Mild to moderate duodenogastric reflux occurs in approximately one-third of normal subjects, and in one third of patients with non-ulcer dyspepsia as shown by the radiological tests of Keet (19) and Huges et al (20), in other words, the pylorus is normally not competent in a significant percentage of normal subjects and approximately the same percentage of patients with non-ulcer dyspepsia.
Duodenogastric reflux in normal and dyspeptic patients.
Fuchs, "Twenty-four-hour gastric luminal pH in normal subjects: influence of probe position, food, posture, and duodenogastric reflux," American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Owen, "Effect of omeprazole on antral duodenogastric reflux in Barrett oesophagus," Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.