1. (Science: medicine) An external application of a consistency harder than ointment, prepared for use by spreading... Read More
plaster of Paris disease
atrophy of bone in a limb which has been encased for some time in a plaster of paris... Read More
Soil Science & Management
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1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances that cause the adherence of two surfaces. They include glues... Read More
1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More
The act of rendering immovable, as by a cast or splint.
Fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in... Read More
1. The central mass of necrotic tissue in a boil.
2. A metal casting, usually with a post in the canal of a tooth Root,... Read More
1. Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental... Read More
1. A piece of leather stuffed or padded, worn by fencers to protect the breast.
3. An iron breastplate, worn under... Read More
1. A plate forming an exact faximile of a page of type or of an engraving, used in printing books, etc.;... Read More
1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread.
2. That which is thin and... Read More
(Science: orthopaedics) a molded orthopaedic appliance that may be composed of fibreglass or plaster useful in the... Read More
A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More
1. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the... Read More
1. One who, or that which, lays.
2. A corruption of lair That which is laid; a stratum; a bed; one thickness, course,... Read More
1. To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to seal a deed. And with... Read More
1. A person or thing equal or similar to another; one able to mate or cope with another; an equal; a mate. Government... Read More
1. Having the power to give form or fashion to a mass of matter; as, the plastic hand of the Creator. See plastic... Read More
What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More