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ma·te·ri·al

(mă-tē'rē-ăl),
That of which something is made or composed; the constituent element of a substance.
[L. materialis, fr. materia, substance]

material

(1) Stuff (generally informal); matter (generally formal).
(2) Fabric, cloth.

material

Vox populi Stuff; lots of stuff; related stuff. See Barium contrast material, Biomaterial, Cross-reacting material, Flammable material, Healos bone-grafting material, Interphotoreceptor material, Licensed material, Open cell material, Pressure-generating material, Pyrophoric material, Radioactive material, Reactive material, Water-reactive material, Z-band material.

ma·te·ri·al

(mă-tēr'ē-ăl)
That of which something is made or composed; the constituent element of a substance.

material

the sample available for any study in TAXONOMY.

ma·te·ri·al

(mă-tēr'ē-ăl)
That of which something is made or composed.
[L. materialis, fr. materia, substance]

material(s),

n substance(s).
material, duplicating,
n.pl the materials used to copy casts and models; usually hydrocolloids.
material, silicone rubber impression,
n a dimethyl polysiloxane material whose polymerization is affected by an organ-metal compound and some type of alkyl silicate.
material testing,
n the determination of the properties of a substance in comparison with a standard or specification.
materials, dental,
n.pl the substances used to assist in rendering dental service.
materials, filling,
n the substances (e.g., gutta-percha, silver cones, paste mixtures, or other substances) used to fill root canals.
materials, impression,
n a substance or combination of substances used for making a negative reproduction or impression.
materials, impression, elastomer,
materials, provisional,
n the cements or resins used temporarily to protect soft, hard, or pulpal tissues, stabilize a tooth, allow the delivery of medications, provide the ability to chew, or encourage the comfort of the patient. See also filling, treatment.
materials, rigid impression,
n inflexible substances (e.g., zinc oxide-eugenol, plaster, or compound) used to create casts and models for prosthodontic, orthodontic, and pedodontic appliances, or the construction of dentures.

Patient discussion about material

Q. What is the ingredient in perfume or Cologne that will trigger an asthma attack? There is something in cologne/perfume that's not in body spray that triggers my asthma. I went out with a friend and he had on cologne and my asthma starting bothering me. Before going out my asthma hadn't bothered me in months because I stay away from things that may trigger an attack. This often happens with other things like bleach, ajax or any bad odor

A. Anything that irritates the nose and bronchi can cause an attack. No one really knows why...but it does. Cigarettes and pollution are common cause also.

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