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con·flu·ent

(kon-flū'ent),
1. Joining; running together; denoting certain skin lesions that become merged, forming a patch; denoting a disease characterized by lesions that are not discrete, or distinct one from the other.
2. Denoting a bone formed by the blending together of two originally distinct bones.
[L. con-fluo, to flow together]

confluent

(kŏn′flo͞o-ənt)
adj.
1. Flowing together; blended into one.
2. Merging or running together so as to form a mass, as sores in a rash.

confluent

[kon′flo̅o̅·ənt]
Etymology: L, confluere, to flow together
running together, such as the sinuses of the dura mater, or some skin eruptions.

confluent

adjective Without visible disruption; merged; contiguous.

con·flu·ent

(kon'flū-ĕnt)
1. Joining; running together; denoting certain skin lesions which become merged, forming a patch; denoting a disease characterized by lesions which are not discrete, or distinct one from the other.
2. Denoting a bone formed by the blending together of two originally distinct bones.
[L. con-fluo, to flow together]

Patient discussion about confluent

Q. I have confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of gourgerot and carteaud.Any treatments? I am currently using antibiotics - tetrasil and have tried anti fungal creams but has still not gone.

A. you have to be patient. anti fungal treatment takes between 2 to 6 weeks. and you have to use the cream as instructed, and the amount it was instructed. if after 4 weeks you don't see even the slightest change- then go back to the Dr. if they said fungal- they might tested it and it came up positive to fungus, but it can also be a false positive.

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Total RNA was isolated from confluent UROtsa cells grown on both serum-containing and serum-free growth medium and used to determine the basal expression of the respective heat shock protein genes relative to the glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (g3pdh) housekeeping gene using RTPCR technology as described previously (23-25).
He was also vice president of marketing and business development for Confluent Software, an SOA software company that was acquired by Oracle, and held executive positions at XDegrees and Placeware, both acquired by Microsoft.
While I am very pleased with this recognition, it really highlights the achievements of the team at Confluent.
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He was also a Board member of Infravio (now WebMethods), and served on the advisory board of Confluent Software (now Oracle).
Millstone's role as our tier one supplier contributes enormously to the reduction of operating, infrastructure, and manufacturing costs, while simultaneously maintaining a superior level of quality control," said Jim Fortune, COO, Confluent Surgical, Inc.
Computed tomographic scan of the thorax on day 3 of hospitalization showed widespread confluent consolidation of the right lung with right pleural effusion and patchy consolidation of the lingular lobe of the left lung.
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We have seen a tremendous reception for our DuraSeal internationally and we are looking forward to making it a commercial success in the United States," said Amar Sawhney, President & CEO of Confluent Surgical.
In this experiment, the RTD used was the highest dilution that failed to give confluent or complete lysis.
US Surgical has recently undertaken measures to enhance its product line, having entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Confluent Surgical, a developer and supplier of polymer-based technology used in sprayable surgical sealants and anti-adhesion products.
D, Founder, President & CEO of Confluent Surgical, Inc.