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suction

1. the force or condition produced by a pressure difference, as the force holding a suction cap onto a surface
2. the act or process of producing such a force or condition

suction

1. In plastering, the absorption of water from a plaster finish coat by the base coat (or the base, such as block or gypsum lath), thus providing a better bond and causing it to adhere to the base coat.
2. The adhesion of mortar to bricks.
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The study showed that there is a high chance of culture growing a colonizer if the sample is obtained using suction tip instead of sputum sample (p value <0.
To suction debris under the posterior aspect of the tongue in the lingual vestibule, the dentist can use a mouth mirror to lift up the tongue at the posterior aspect so as to squirt water under the tongue to float up debris for suctioning using the HVE suction tip.
With simple instructions, users can bend metal suction tips to the exact angle needed for endoscopic examinations and surgery, enabling the physician to have a clear view through the endoscope.
High-volume suction with backup is necessary, and large-diameter, rounded suction tips are also recommended.
Remember, polyps are usually freely mobile when manipulated with a suction tip, whereas other intranasal structures are not.
1] The floppy polyps can be best diagnosed with a suction tip.
The middle turbinate is being retracted medially with a suction tip to improve visualization.
In order to ensure that adequate anesthesia has been attained, the tympanic membrane is touched with a suction tip.
Suction tip (metal-aspiration surgical canula) suction tip (plastic aspiration surgical canula)
The technique can be performed with a probe, a suction tip, or a microdebrider blade.