\tˈe͡ɪbə͡lspˌuːn], \tˈeɪbəlspˌuːn], \t_ˈeɪ_b_əl_s_p_ˌuː_n]\
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A large spoon, used as a measure of the dose of a medicine, equivalent to about 4 fluidrams or 1/2 fluidounce.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias
- series of gastrointestinal disorders which share in common excessive loss protein, mainly albumin, across gut wall. occur stomach (Menetrier disease), as well the small bowel (intestinal lymphangiectases, assorted inflammatory states). They are also occasionally associated with congestive heart failure (again a bowel protein loss).