suction

(redirected from suctioned)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

suck

1. and suction n. liquor; wine; beer; strong drink. How about a little glass of suck before we leave?
2. and suck something up tv. to drink beer or liquor. Yeah, I’ll suck one up with ya.
3. in. [for someone or something] to be bad or undesirable. This movie sucks!
4. and suction n. influence. He thinks he has suck, but he’s just a pain in the neck.

suction

verb
See suck
References in periodicals archive ?
The assistant should retract any such crease after the procedure is completed to see if it hides debris that should be suctioned.
In one group, meconium-stained infants were suctioned before delivery of the shoulders; the other group had no suctioning.
Subsequently, a similar historical-comparison trial in 1988 and a 1992 observational comparison of infants suctioned before or after delivery of the shoulders failed to find any benefit from suctioning before shoulder delivery.
Only infants who would normally be suctioned were included in this study.
1990) used a repeated measures design involving 15 critically ill patients who were randomly suctioned once with normal saline solution and once without in a 90-minute period.