spongy substance

spongy substance
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English-Russian small dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • Spongy lead — Sponge Sponge (sp[u^]nj), n. [OF. esponge, F. [ e]ponge, L. spongia, Gr. spoggia , spo ggos. Cf. {Fungus}, {Spunk}.] [Formerly written also {spunge}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of Spongi[ae], or Porifera. See Illust. and Note… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • substance — Stuff; material. SYN: substantia [TA], matter. [L. substantia, essence, material, fr. sub sto, to stand under, be present] alpha s. SYN: reticular s. (1). anterior perforated s. [TA] a region at the base …   Medical dictionary

  • Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …   Medical dictionary

  • substantia — SYN: substance. [L.] s. adamantina SYN: enamel. s. alba SYN: white matter. basal s. [TA] basal structures associated with the amygdaloid complex and its connections; includes the basal nucleus [TA] ( …   Medical dictionary

  • Trabecula — A partition which divides or partly divides a cavity: {{}}One of the strands of connective tissue projecting into an organ that constitutes part of the framework of the organ as, for example, the trabeculae of the spleen. One of a number of small …   Medical dictionary

  • Pith — Pith, n. [AS. pi?a; akin to D. pit pith, kernel, LG. peddik. Cf. {Pit} a kernel.] 1. (Bot.) The soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees, especially those of the dicotyledonous or exogenous classes. It consists of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pith paper — Pith Pith, n. [AS. pi?a; akin to D. pit pith, kernel, LG. peddik. Cf. {Pit} a kernel.] 1. (Bot.) The soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees, especially those of the dicotyledonous or exogenous classes. It… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sponge — I n. spongy substance 1) to squeeze a sponge symbol of surrender 2) to throw in, toss in the sponge II v. (colloq. ) 1) (D; tr.) ( to wheedle ) to sponge from, off, off of (AE) (he sponged a cigarette from me) 2) (d; intr.) to sponge on ( to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fibrin foam — noun : a spongy substance prepared from fibrinogen and thrombin from human blood plasma and used especially after saturation with thrombin as an absorbable clotting agent in surgical wounds * * * fibrin foam, a soft, spongy substance made of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spongiosa — ˌspənjēˈōsə, ˌspän noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from substantia spongiosa spongy substance, from Latin substantia substance + spongiosa, feminine of spongiosus spongious : the part of a bone (as much of the epiphyseal area of long bones) made… …   Useful english dictionary

  • platinum — A metallic element, atomic no. 78, atomic wt. 195.08, used for making small parts for chemical apparatus because of its resistance to acids; in powdered form (p. black), it is an important catalyst in hydrogenation. Some of its salts have been… …   Medical dictionary


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