bulking agents

bulking agents,

n.pl 1. fibers, including pectin, psyllium seed, and guar gum, that provide laxative properties, are claimed to maintain the strength of the veins in the body, and decrease the risk of developing varicose veins. These substances reduce the amount of strain produced during defecation by promoting peristalsis and maintaining fecal softness. In general, these fibers produce less irritation than cellulose fiber products such as wheat bran.
2. supplements thought to assist in adding muscle mass during weight training.
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The contractor has properly recycled and converted the collected NCTs and PBTs into compost, bulking agents, wood pellets and other useful materials.
Regular agents like waxes, oils, synthetic fragrances, preservatives, and bulking agents are missing from mineral makeup.
These include anticaking and bulking agents, defoamers, emulsifiers, flavour enhancers and flour treatment agents.
A treatment using bulking agents was successful in only 37 percent of cases.
This helps boost strands with naturally derived bulking agents including kaolin clay and acacia gum.
While efforts have been made to employ bulking agents to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) for more than 100 years, we remain wanting for the perfect injectable.
The court was told that over a seven-month period, tyre firm boss Convery, from Paisley, directed others to acquire, store and transport heroin and cocaine and bulking agents.
A 2011 Cochrane review of 56 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with 3725 patients compared bulking agents, antispasmodics, or antidepressants with placebo for treating IBS.
A quantity of drugs was recovered, including heroin, crack cocaine and bulking agents, which combined had a street value of PS7,000.
They were locked up after more than PS300,000 worth of drugs, a steel press and kilos of bulking agents were seized.
They cover anatomical aspects, neuroanatomy, evaluation of the patient, imaging, medical management, surgery, slings, long-term outcomes, mesh, voiding dysfunction and retention after surgery, complications, bulking agents, botulinum toxin injection therapy, sacral nerve stimulation, and the use of an artificial urinary sphincter.