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amnionic fluid

  • noun the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
    waters; amnionic fluid.
    • before a woman gives birth her waters break
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amniotic fluid

  • noun the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
    waters; amnionic fluid.
    • before a woman gives birth her waters break
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bodily fluid

  • noun the liquid parts of the body
    bodily fluid; liquid body substance; humor; humour.
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body fluid

  • noun the liquid parts of the body
    bodily fluid; liquid body substance; humor; humour.
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Burning fluid

  • any volatile illuminating oil, as the lighter petroleums (naphtha, benzine), or oil of turpentine (camphine), but esp. a mixture of the latter with alcohol.
Webster 1913

Burning fluid, Elastic fluid, Electric fluid, Magnetic fluid, etc.

  • See under Burning, Elastic, etc.
Webster 1913

Cerebro-spinal fluid

  • (Physiol.), a serous fluid secreted by the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord.
Webster 1913

cerebrospinal fluid

  • noun clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain; fills and protects cavities in the brain and spinal cord
    cerebrospinal fluid.
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Culture fluid

  • a fluid in which the germs of microscopic organisms are made to develop, either for purposes of study or as a means of modifying their virulence.
Webster 1913

digestive fluid

  • noun secretions that aid digestion
    digestive juice.
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drilling fluid

  • noun a mixture of clays and chemicals and water; pumped down the drill pipe to lubricate and cool the drilling bit and to flush out the cuttings and to strengthen the sides of the hole
    drilling mud.
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Elastic fluids

  • those which have the property of expanding in all directions on the removal of external pressure, as the air, steam, and other gases and vapors.
Webster 1913

Electric fluid

  • the supposed matter of electricity; lightning.
Webster 1913

extracellular fluid

  • noun liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid
    ECF.
    • the body normally has about 15 quarts of extracellular fluid
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fluid drachm

  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
    fluidram; fluid drachm; drachm.
  • noun a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
    fluidram; fluid drachm; drachm.
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fluid dram

  • noun a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
    fluidram; fluid drachm; drachm.
  • noun a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
    fluidram; fluid drachm; drachm.
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Fluid dram, ∨ Fluid drachm

  • a measure of capacity equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce.
Webster 1913

fluid drive

  • noun an automotive power coupling
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fluid flywheel

  • noun a kind of fluid coupling in which the flywheel is the driving rotor
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fluid mechanics

  • noun study of the mechanics of fluids
    hydraulics.
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Fluid ounce

  • noun a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)
    fluidounce.
  • noun a United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches
    fluidounce.
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  • . (a) In the United States, a measure of capacity, in apothecaries' or wine measure, equal to one sixteenth of a pint or 29.57 cubic centimeters. This, for water, is about 1.04158 ounces avoirdupois, or 455.6 grains. (b) In England, a measure of capacity equal to the twentieth part of an imperial pint. For water, this is the weight of the avoirdupois ounce, or 437.5 grains.
Webster 1913

Fluids of the body

  • . (Physiol.) The circulating blood and lymph, the chyle, the gastric, pancreatic, and intestinal juices, the saliva, bile, urine, aqueous humor, and muscle serum are the more important fluids of the body. The tissues themselves contain a large amount of combined water, so much, that an entire human body dried in vacuo with a very moderate degree of heat gives about 66 per cent of water.
Webster 1913

interstitial fluid

  • noun liquid found between the cells of the body that provides much of the liquid environment of the body
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intracellular fluid

  • noun liquid contained inside the cell membranes (usually containing dissolved solutes)
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Magnetic fluid

  • the hypothetical fluid whose existence was formerly assumed in the explanations of the phenomena of magnetism.
Webster 1913

pascal's law of fluid pressures

  • noun pressure applied anywhere to a body of fluid causes a force to be transmitted equally in all directions; the force acts at right angles to any surface in contact with the fluid
    Pascal's law.
    • the hydraulic press is an application of Pascal's law
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Pericardial fluid

  • (Physiol.), a serous fluid of a pale yellow color contained in the pericardium.
Webster 1913

Pseudhæmal fluid

  • the circulatory fluid, or blood, of annelids, analogous to the blood of vertebrates. It is often red, but is sometimes green or colorless.
Webster 1913

seminal fluid

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seed; cum; come.
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spinal fluid

  • noun clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain; fills and protects cavities in the brain and spinal cord
    cerebrospinal fluid.
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Synovial fluid

  • noun viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.
    synovia.
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  • synovia.
Webster 1913

Washing fluid

  • a liquid used as a cleanser, and consisting usually of alkaline salts resembling soaps in their action.
Webster 1913

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