The process of boiling a liquid in such a way that any vapor is liquefied and returned to the stock
A condition in which acidic gastric fluid is regurgitated into the esophagus, causing heartburn
A container to collect vapour or liquid produced during reflux.
A valve, especially one in a water pipe, which allows fluid to flow in one direction only and which automatically closes when flow ceases or reverses; also called check valve.
An apparatus consisting of or containing a reflux condenser.
A condenser mounted or designed so that condensed vapour runs back into the stock of boiling liquid.
Oesophagitis caused by the regurgitation of gastric fluid into the oesophagus.
Flow of urine from the bladder back into the ureters, arising from defective valves and causing a high risk of kidney infection