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intumescence

 [in″too-mes´ens]
1. a swelling, normal or abnormal.
2. the process of swelling. adj., adj intumes´cent.

in·tu·mes·cence

(in'tū-mes'ens),
1. Synonym(s): enlargement
2. The process of enlarging or swelling; used to describe the spinal enlargements.

intumescence

/in·tu·mes·cence/ (in″too-mes´ins)
1. a swelling, normal or abnormal.
2. the process of swelling.intumes´cent

intumescence

(ĭn′to͞o-mĕs′əns, -tyo͞o-)
n.
1. The act or process of swelling or the condition of being swollen.
2. A swollen organ or body part.

in′tu·mes′cent adj.

in·tu·mes·cence

(in'tū-mes'ĕns)
1. Synonym(s): enlargement.
2. The process of enlarging or swelling; used to describe the spinal enlargements.

intumescence

1. The process of swelling or becoming engorged, as in the erection of the penis.
2. The condition of being swollen.

intumescence

1. a swelling, normal or abnormal.
2. the process of swelling.

brachial intumescence
cervical enlargement of the spinal cord at C6 to T1.
cervical intumescence
see brachial intumescence (above).
lumbar intumescence
enlargement of the lumbar spinal cord at L4-S2.
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The distances measured between the spinal nerve roots show a tendency to decrease in the craniocaudal direction, except for the portions comprised between the cervical and lumbar intumescences.
One of the most widely preferred halogen-free flame-retardant systems for flame-retarding PP through intumescence is ammonium polyphosphate (APP) used in conjunction with a polyhydric carbonization source.
First, the initial and rapid rises in heat release and mass loss rates followed by gradual smooth decreases are indicative of the absence of intumescence and the formation of a nonexpanded rigid ceramic-like residue that slowly thickens throughout combustion.
Fire Retardancy of Polymers: The Use of Intumescence, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK (1998).
Such repeated intumescence will exceed the original thickness of the coating by a factor of 1000.
Jones, in Fire Retardancy of Polymers: The Use of Intumescence, 201-221, M.
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The performance of glass fibers is, in this respect, similar to intumescence in polyolefins in that both reduce material flow into the fire.
Based on the clinical findings, a spinal lesion between the spinal cord intumescences was suspected.
107) "Individuals often have a predisposition to cancer in little scirrous intumescences, which if kept easy and free from everything of an irritating character, will continue harmless, but which the use of snuff sometimes frets into incurable ulcers and cancers.