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turps

and terps (tɚps)
n. liquor. (From turpentine.) Don’t forget to stop at the comfort station and get the turps.
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TURP syndrome is an infrequent but critical complication (Feng et al.
Desmond J et al reported that dangerous fluid absorption during TURP is prevented by keeping the operating time below 60 Minutes.
Studies looking at TURPs have shown that when irrigant fluid at room temperature is used, the procedure may be associated with hypothermia and shivering with considerable loss of heat (Allen 1973, Carpenter 1984, Stjernstrom et al 1985, Chan 1986, Dyer & Heathcote 1986, Evans et al 1994).
Long term clinical data demonstrates that PVP offers clinical outcomes equivalent to TURP, the current "gold-standard", but with a more patient-friendly and substantially better safety and side-effect profile.
Several surgical procedures are "once in a lifetime" surgeries, such as TURP and cataract extraction, while others are relatively permanent "fixes," such as joint replacements and bypass surgery, that should not need to be redone, at least not within the five-year study period.
As expected, the more senior PGTs performed significantly more cystoscopies, TURBTs, TURPs, laser prostatectomies, and PCNLs (Table 1).
Gordon claimed he saw Tiffin in the kitchen with a bottle which he thought could have been turps.
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To use the wax for painting, I have to warm it up and then mix it with white spirit or turps until it becomes a paste.
FSA nanny-in-chief Tim Smith could hardly contain his glee when I ran into him at a Turps 'n' Twizzlers lunchtime reception this week.
Old jam jars, some half full of purple turps and holding paint brushes; bars of red Lifebuoy carbolic and Puritan soap; boxes of soap powder - Omo or Tide, Parazone bleach, Jeyes Fluid and the flit gun that went with it.
Lid on paint tin, clingfilm brushes so they didn't set solid, wash all my exposed bits in turps - all before I could put the kettle on.
It was then laid face down on a sheet of glass, cut to size and covered with a layer of Venetian turpentine to act as an adhesive - great care being taken to prevent bubbles of air being trapped between the print and the turps.
He was told about an operation called TURPS (trans-urethral repositioning) where a laser is inserted through the penis and a hole drilled through the prostate gland to create a new passage for urine.