(n.) A soft composition, as of bread, bran, or a mucilaginous substance, to be applied to sores, inflamed parts of the body, etc.; a cataplasm.
(v. t.) To apply a poultice to; to dress with a poultice.
(1) It was observed that radon baths had mainly an analgesic effect, peat or paraffin poultices as well as diadynamics were particularly useful in cases with increased tonus of paravertebral muscles.
(2) Radon baths and peat poultices were given to all, most patients had also massage and therapeutic exercises.
(3) It is clear from the stories that medical knowledge was fairly advanced in Africa: cauterization of the bleeding points with a hot iron was used, dressing with a poultice to decrease risk of infection was standard, closing the incision with animal gut sutures, post operative suture removal, "anesthesia" with wine, and scrubbing with alcoholic beverages were all techniques used that are strikingly similar to "modern" surgical techniques.
(4) For an assessment of the therapeutic effectiveness of peat poultices in parodontal diseases in 156 patients of either sex aged 24-68 years the authors used the gingival index, Suleus Fluid Rate, selective cytometric examination of salivary sediment and electrothermometric testing of the gingiva before and after this treatment.
(5) The presumed route of entry into this patient was percutaneous, after application of a poultice of snake flesh to the site of a painful abdominal hernia.
(6) Early treatment included cauterization of the pulp, the use of poultices or leeches, and tooth transplantation or replantation.
(7) Doctors must get tired of dealing with these people, so out come the sugar pills, poultices and unnecessary physical examinations.
(8) In order to provide complete information on the discoveries of the ancient Chinese people on the uses of i-mu-ts'ao, all the records up to the end of the sixteenth century are organized and translated under the following headings: (1) ecological and morphological observations; (2) preparations; (3) physical and therapeutical properties; (4) special prescriptions for internal and external uses-including pills for pregnant women, for mothers post partum, as an emmenagogue, and as a corrective agent, condensed liquid, powder, fresh juice, baby bath and washes, poultices, charred shoots, gargles, drops and cakes; (5) other economic uses-including cosmetics and food; and (6) etymology.
(9) Compared with the hot water bottle, kaolin poultice and mud pack, the hay flower sack emits an intensely moist heat better and for a longer time.
(10) The pediatrician caring for children in an area where naturopathic medicine is routinely practiced should be aware of the potential side effects of plasters, poultices, and other "natural" remedies in children.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stop
(n.) Material for filling a cavity.
(n.) A partition or door to direct or prevent a current of air.
(n.) A pad or poultice of dung or other material applied to a horse's hoof to keep it moist.
(1) Decreased MU stops additions of bone by modeling and increases removal of bone next to marrow by remodeling.
(2) The stopped-flow technique was used to measure the rate constants for the reactions between the oxidized forms of peroxidase with luminol and the following substrates: p-iodophenol, p-bromophenol, p-clorophenol, o-iodophenol, m-iodophenol, luciferin, and 2-iodo-6-hydroxybenzothiazole.
(3) The region containing the injection stop signal (iss) has been cloned and sequenced and found to contain numerous large repeats and inverted repeats which may be part of the iss.
(4) Certainly, Saunders did not land a single blow that threatened to stop his opponent, although he took quite a few himself that threatened his titles in the final few rounds.
(5) … or a theatre and concert hall There are a total of 16 ghost stations on the Paris metro; stops that were closed or never opened.
(6) All of this in the same tones of weary nonchalance you might use to stop the dog nosing around in the bin.
(7) There are no oceans wide enough to stop us from dreaming.
(8) At the ceremony, the Taliban welcomed dialogue with Washington but said their fighters would not stop fighting.
(9) In a separate exclusive interview , Alexis Tsipras, the increasingly powerful 37-year-old Greek politician now regarded by many as holding the future of the euro in his hands, told the Guardian that he was determined "to stop the experiment" with austerity policies imposed by Germany.
(10) She stopped working only when the pain made it hard for her to get to work.
(11) A tall young Border Police officer stopped me, his rifle cradled in his arms.
(12) Crown prince Sultan Bin Abdel Aziz said yesterday that the state had "spared no effort" to avoid such disasters but added that "it cannot stop what God has preordained.
(13) Control measures were introduced rapidly, effectively stopping the epidemic.
(14) Both strong-stop DNAs are made early during in vitro reactions and decline in concentration later, consistent with postulated roles as initiators of long minus- and plus-strand DNA.
(15) Thus it appears that a portion of the adaptation to prolonged and intense endurance training that is responsible for the higher lactate threshold in the trained state persists for a long time (greater than 85 days) after training is stopped.
(16) When asked why the streets of London were not heaving with demonstrators protesting against Russia turning Aleppo into the Guernica of our times, Stop the War replied that it had no wish to add to the “jingoism” politicians were whipping up against plucky little Russia .
(17) Bacteria can stop or lessen antibodies synthesis process.
(18) Never become so enamored of your own smarts that you stop signing up for life’s hard classes.
(19) The scatter measurement was made using a standard imaging geometry with both beam stops and an additional x-ray detector placed behind the standard imaging detector.
(20) Thirteen of the dogs treated with various drug regimens lived for 90 days, after which time treatment was stopped; 10 of the dogs eventually rejected the grafts, but three had continued graft function for 6 months or longer and may be permanently tolerant.