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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Clinical value of endoscopy and histology in the diagnosis of duodenogastric reflux disease.
Treatment for silent airway reflux consists primarily of lifestyle modification, such as not eating within 3 to 4 hours before bedtime and not wearing tight clothing.
Sixty percent of adults will experience Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease within a 12-month period and 20 to 30% have weekly symptoms.
"Feeding large or high-fat meals will increase the propensity for acid reflux. High-fat foods take longer to leave the stomach," says Meredith Miller, DVM, ACVIM, board-certified internist and lecturer in small animal medicine at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
A senior consultant at the University Hospital Sharjah has said acid reflux, a common ailment, is generally overlooked by the residents of UAE.
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On the one hand, gastroenterologist believe that LPR is just a manifestation of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), while on the other hand, otolaryngologists believe that LPR and GERD are completely different in mechanisms and clinical manifestations.
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[Histamine.sub.2] ([H.sub.2]) blockers, like famotidine and ranitidine, also are commonly prescribed to treat preterm infant gastroesophageal reflux. [H.sub.2] blockers compete with [H.sub.2] for the histamine receptors of the parietal cells, which causes a decrease in hydrochloric acid and a subsequent increase in intragastric pH.
The study looked at people with laryngopharyngeal reflux. (1)
Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) has been defined as nonphysiologic retrograde flow of urine from the bladder up the ureter into the kidney as the result of an insufficient vesicoureteral junction [1].