A space in which the pressure is far below atmospheric pressure so that the remaining gases do not affect processes being carried on in the space.
Removal of the fetus from the uterus or vagina at or near the end of pregnancy with a metal traction cup that is attached to the fetus' head. Negative pressure is applied and traction is made on a chain passed through the suction tube. (From Stedman, 26th ed & Dorland, 28th ed)
Aspiration of the contents of the uterus with a vacuum curette.
Extraction of the fetus by means of obstetrical instruments.
Surgical instrument designed to extract the newborn by the head from the maternal passages without injury to it or the mother.
The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.
Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for processed and raw foods and beverages. It includes packaging intended to be used for storage and also used for preparation of foods such as microwave food containers versus COOKING AND EATING UTENSILS. Packaging materials may be intended for food contact or designated non-contact, for example, shipping containers. FOOD LABELING is also available.
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.
The surface of a structure upon which one stands or walks.
Non-steroidal chemical compounds with abortifacient activity.
Methods to repair breaks in abdominal tissues caused by trauma or to close surgical incisions during abdominal surgery.
The care and management of property.
Removal of moisture from a substance (chemical, food, tissue, etc.).
The pressure at any point in an atmosphere due solely to the weight of the atmospheric gases above the point concerned.
The process of protecting various samples of biological material.
The functional hereditary units of INSECTS.
The chromosomal constitution of cells, in which each type of CHROMOSOME is represented twice. Symbol: 2N or 2X.
A genus of small, two-winged flies containing approximately 900 described species. These organisms are the most extensively studied of all genera from the standpoint of genetics and cytology.
Proteins that originate from insect species belonging to the genus DROSOPHILA. The proteins from the most intensely studied species of Drosophila, DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER, are the subject of much interest in the area of MORPHOGENESIS and development.
Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)