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Descriptor English:   Suction 
Descriptor Spanish:   Succión 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Sucção 
Synonyms English:   Aspiration, Mechanical
Aspirations, Mechanical
Drainage, Suction
Drainages, Suction
Mechanical Aspiration
Mechanical Aspirations
Suction Drainage
Suction Drainages
Tree Number:   E04.237.890
Definition English:   The removal of secretions, gas or fluid from hollow or tubular organs or cavities by means of a tube and a device that acts on negative pressure. 
Indexing Annotation English:   usually NIM; note entry term DRAINAGE, SUCTION: differentiate from DRAINAGE; SUCTION LIPECTOMY see LIPECTOMY is available
History Note English:   77 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ED education
ES ethics HI history
IS instrumentation LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
RH rehabilitation ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
VE veterinary  
Record Number:   13781 
Unique Identifier:   D013396 

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