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pulp

 [pulp]
any soft, juicy animal or vegetable tissue. adj., adj pul´pal.
dental pulp the richly vascularized and innervated connective tissue inside the pulp cavity of a tooth.
digital pulp a cushion of soft tissue on the palmar or plantar surface of the distal phalanx of a finger or toe.
pulp test a diagnostic test to determine whether the pulp of a tooth is vital (alive) or nonvital (dead); called also pulp vitality test.
red pulp (splenic pulp) the dark reddish brown substance filling the interspaces of the splenic sinuses.
tooth pulp dental pulp.
pulp vitality test pulp test.
white pulp sheaths of lymphatic tissue surrounding the arteries of the spleen.

pulp

(pŭlp),
1. A soft, moist, coherent solid. Synonym(s): pulpa [TA]
2. Synonym(s): dental pulp
3. Synonym(s): chyme
[L. pulpa, flesh]

pulp

(pŭlp)
n.
The soft tissue forming the inner structure of a tooth and containing nerves and blood vessels.

pulp′i·ness n.
pulp′ous (pŭl′pəs), pulp′y adj.

pulp

Hematology See Red pulp, White pulp.

pulp

(pŭlp)
1. A soft, moist, coherent solid.
Synonym(s): pulpa [TA] .
2. Synonym(s): dental pulp.
3. Synonym(s): chyme.
[L. pulpa, flesh]

pulp

1. The soft tissue in the middle of each tooth that contains blood vessels and nerves.
2. The soft tissue, the NUCLEUS PULPOSUS, in the centre of each INTERVERTEBRAL DISC.

Pulp

The soft innermost layer of a tooth that contains its blood vessels and nerves.

pulp

(pŭlp)
Highly innervated and vascular component of tooth. Primary sensation signaled by pulp is pain, because it is extremely sensitive (touching exposed pulp with even a wisp of cotton is severely painful). Dental innervation has neurotrophic-interactive and autonomic components.
[L. pulpa, flesh]
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Before the retrofit, the pulper encountered continuous disruptions caused by contaminant build-up.
The screen pulper (inmature cherry separator) developed and perfected by Pinhalense is at the heart of the process to separate cherries according to their degree of maturation and to pulp only the cherries that are at the desired stage of ripeness.
Conceived as a means to boost industrial development in Thailand's poorest, northeast region, the Phoenix mill was established in 1975 as a major pulper of kenaf (a woody annual native to Africa and the Middle East, now grown in several countries, including the US).
The contained diapers are conveyed to a pulper, and the slurry is screened where most of the plastics are removed.
A bulldozer pushes it onto a conveyor, which drops it into the pulper.
The pulper machine has significantly reduced breakage of coffee during de-pulping process.
Keep your budget from getting burnt by installing a food pulper. These heavy-duty machines divert organic waste for composting and leave your trash bins a little lighter in the process.
highlighted its latest line of Steaming Hot Water Taps (SHWT) and showcase its full range of high performance commercial food waste disposers and pulper systems and its latest fully programmable water control saving panel during their participation at this year's edition of Gulfood.
The inventor and world's largest manufacturer of food waste disposers and steaming hot water taps for home and commercial use will also showcase its full range of high performance commercial food waste disposers and pulper systems, as well as its latest fully-programmable water control saving panel.
In addition, the facility has the expertise to repair thick stock and MC pumps, vacuum pumps, gear reducers, process pumps, woodyard equipment, mixers, circulators, agitators, pulper rotors and conveyors.
Once this material is pulled out, the OCC is sent through a series of disc screens to remove more off-spec paper and trommel screens to remove fines before heading to a pulper via conveyor.
Other innovative features include an industrial pulper for produce waste, which can potentially save 100,000 gallons of water per year because it uses juice from the produce it shreds to lubricate the process and keep waste flowing to the grinder.