Sentence Examples


  • Stones in the gall-bladder should be removed by operation, as, if left, there is a great risk of their trying to escape with the bile into the intestine and thus causing a blockage of the common bile-duct, and perhaps a fatal leakage of bile into the peritoneum through a perforating ulcer of the duct.
  • An attempt should be made to see whether the fish is defecating, in case the problem is being caused by an intestinal blockage.
  • At the end of a short, wide traverse we came to a boulder blockage.
  • Chapter 17 A few pages are missing with more details of Michael Christy's efforts to remove the blockage from the pipe.
  • Don't ignore persistent catheter blockage, it should be investigated.

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