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Boyden meal

Pronunciation: boy'den

Definition: a meal consisting of three or four egg yolks, beaten up in milk and seasoned with sugar, port wine, and other ingredients, used to test the evacuation time of the gallbladder; two thirds to three quarters of the contents will be normally evacuated within 40 minutes.

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