clear liquid diet

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Noun1.clear liquid diet - a diet of fluids with minimal residues (fat-free broth or strained fruit juices or gelatin); cannot be used for more than one day postoperative
liquid diet - a diet of foods that can be served in liquid or strained form (plus custards or puddings); prescribed after certain kinds of surgery
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A second dose in the morning is necessary because chyme enters the colon every 8 hours even when the person is on a clear liquid diet.
On POD 1 bowel function returned and she was started on a clear liquid diet.
The child should be observed following esophagoscopy for signs of possible perforation and is initially restricted to clear liquid diet for the first few hours.