Glossary of Medical Terms

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1. The amount of coal or ore put out from one or more mines, or the quantity of material produced by, or turned out from, one or more furnaces or mills, in a given time. 2. That which is thrown out as commodity of the metabolic activity of the body; the egesta another than the faeces. See Income. The output consists of: (a) The respiratory commodity of the lungs, skin, and alimentary canal, consisting chiefly of carbonic acid and water with little quantities of hydrogen and carbureted hydrogen. (b) Perspiration, consisting chiefly of water and salts. (c) The urine, which is assumed to contain all the nitrogen truly excreted by the body, besides a big quantity of saline matters and water. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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