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foam

 [fōm]
1. a dispersion of a gas in a liquid or solid, e.g., whipped cream or foam rubber.
2. frothy saliva, produced particularly on exertion or pathologically.
3. to produce, or cause to produce, froth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

foam

(fōm),
1. Masses of small bubbles on the surface of a liquid.
2. To produce such bubbles.
3. Masses of air cells in a solid or semisolid, as in foam rubber.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

foam

(fōm)
n.
a. Frothy saliva produced especially as a result of physical exertion or a pathological condition.
b. The frothy sweat of a horse or other equine animal.
v. foamed, foaming, foams
v.intr.
1. To produce or issue as foam; froth.
2.
a. To produce foam from the mouth, as from exertion or a pathological condition.
b. To be extremely angry; rage: was foaming over the disastrous budget cuts.
v.tr.
1. To cause to produce foam.
2. To cause to become foam.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

foam

(fōm)
1. Masses of small bubbles on the surface of a liquid.
2. To produce such bubbles.
3. Masses of air cells in a solid or semisolid, as in foam rubber.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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