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Fluids and Secretions

Medical Definition: Liquid substances produced by living organisms to fulfill specific functions or excreted as waste. Secretions do not include hormones or enzymes.
Guide Notes: not used for indexing CATALOG: do not use
Previously Indexed: Body Fluids (1966-1997),specific body fluids (1966-1997),specific organ/secretion (1966-1997),specific secretion (1966-1997)
Fluids and Secretions Categories.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Amniotic Fluid - Amniotic cavity fluid which is produced by the AMNION and fetal lungs and kidneys.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Bodily Secretions - Endogenous substances produced through the activity of intact cells of glands, tissues, or organs. They do not include hormones or enzymes.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Body Fluids - Liquid components of living organisms.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Dental Deposits
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Exudates and Transudates - Exudates are fluids, cells, or other cellular substances that are slowly discharged from blood vessels usually from inflamed tissues. Transudates are fluids that pass through a membrane or squeeze through tissue or into the extracellular space of tissues. Transudates are thin and watery and contain few cells or proteins.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Feces - Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Gastrointestinal Contents - The contents included in all or any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Canadian Medical Guide Definition Hyalin - A clear, homogenous, structureless, eosinophilic substance occurring in pathological degeneration of tissues.

Fluids and Secretions Medical Definitions and Terms


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