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1. The act of emptying, e.g., the bowels. In obstetrics, the term refers to emptying the uterus of the products of conception, as in abortion or removal of retained placental fragments. 2. The material discharged from the bowels; stool. 3. Removal of air from a closed container; production of a vacuum. 4. The act of moving people to a safe place, esp. from a disaster or a war-torn area.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Evacuation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731784/all/evacuation.
Evacuation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731784/all/evacuation. Accessed October 15, 2019.
Evacuation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731784/all/evacuation
Evacuation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731784/all/evacuation.
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