Abevacuation Ab`e*vac"u*a"tion, n. [Pref. ab- + evacuation.] (Med.) A partial evacuation. --Mayne. [1913 Webster]

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  • abevacuation — Med. (ˌæbɪˌvækjuːˈeɪʃən) [f. L. ab off, from + evacuation; cf. ab articulation.] ‘A partial or incomplete evacuation, whether naturally or artificially produced.’ Mayne 1851. Also ‘Evacuation which is effected by the passage of matter from one… …   Useful english dictionary

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