Mikulicz drain n.
A drain made of several strings of gauze placed into a wound and held together by a single layer of gauze.
- Mikulicz operation
Mikulicz operation n. Excision of the bowel in two stages: the diseased area is first exteriorized, enclosed by the abdomen around it, and excised; then the spur is cut and the stoma closed.
- Mikulicz syndrome
Mikulicz syndrome n. Enlargement of the lacrimal and salivary glands occurring as a complication of a disease other than Mikulicz’s disease, such as lymphosarcoma, leukemia, or uveoparotid fever.
[Sephardic Hebrew mee-kvah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English mik-vuh] /Sephardic Hebrew miˈkvɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English ˈmɪk və/ noun, plural mikvoth, mikvot, mikvos [Sephardic Hebrew mee-kvawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew mik-vohs] /Sephardic Hebrew miˈkvɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɪk voʊs/ (Show IPA). English, mikvahs [mik-vuh z] /ˈmɪk vəz/ (Show IPA). Hebrew. 1. a ritual bath to which Orthodox Jews are traditionally required […]
[mil] /mɪl/ noun 1. a unit of length equal to 0.001 of an inch (0.0254 mm), used in measuring the diameter of wires. 2. a military unit of angular measurement equal to the angle subtended by 1/6400 of a circumference. 3. (less accurately) the angle subtended by an arc equal to 1/1000 (0.001) of the […]