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flame

 [flām]
1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion, or an appearance resembling it.
2. to render sterile by exposure to a flame.

flame

(flām)
1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion, or an appearance resembling it.
2. to render an object sterile by exposure to a flame.

flame

1. the luminous, irregular appearance usually accompanying combustion, or an appearance resembling it.
2. to render sterile by exposure to a flame.

flame cell
the excretory cell in cestodes and trematodes; their number and arrangement is a basis for identification.
flame figure
in skin lesions such as insect bite reactions, eosinophilic granulomas; characterized by areas of altered collagen surrounded by eosinophils and eosinophilic cytoplasmic granules.
flame follicle
inactive hair follicles with excessive trichilemmal keratinization.
flame retardants
see fire retardant.
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