Wangensteen suction

noun

: a method of draining fluid or secretions from body cavities (as the stomach) by means of an apparatus that operates on negative pressure

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“Wangensteen suction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wangensteen%20suction. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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