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[L. sipho, stem siphon-, fr Gr. siphön, pipe, tube] A tube bent at an angle to form two unequal lengths for transferring liquids from one container to another by atmospheric pressure. One container must be higher than the other for this to work.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Siphon." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734697/all/siphon.
Siphon. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734697/all/siphon. Accessed October 17, 2019.
Siphon. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734697/all/siphon
Siphon [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734697/all/siphon.
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