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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.

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.

foam

(fōm)
1. a dispersion of a gas in a liquid or solid.
2. frothy saliva.
3. to produce or cause production of such a substance.foam´y

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.

foam

[fōm]
Etymology: A.S. f ā. m
1 n. a dispersion of gas in a liquid or solid, such as pumice or whipped cream.
2 n. frothy saliva, produced particularly on exertion or pathologically.
3 v. to produce or cause production of such a substance.

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.

foam

frothy liquid, e.g. from the nostrils of an animal with terminal pulmonary edema, in the rumen of the cow with frothy bloat.

foam cell
vacuolated histiocytes.
foam cell pneumonia
see endogenous lipid pneumonia.
foam test
fresh urine is shaken vigorously. A yellow-green foam is indicative of bilirubinuria.
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