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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

material

(1) Stuff (generally informal); matter (generally formal).
(2) Fabric, cloth.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ma·te·ri·al

(mă-tēr'ē-ăl)
That of which something is made or composed; the constituent element of a substance.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

material

the sample available for any study in TAXONOMY.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

ma·te·ri·al

(mă-tēr'ē-ăl)
That of which something is made or composed.
[L. materialis, fr. materia, substance]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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It was a remarkable irony that Pugin and his Neo-Gothic followers, who believed so passionately in truth to materials and trying to get back to the ideal of the free medieval craftsman, so often designed in a way that gave builders much less freedom than they had in Neo-Classical times.
The tray utilizes a fleece strip to retain the impression material in place of adhesives or perforations (Photo 1).
The materials with which Judd worked are often described as "standard" or "industrial" in order to differentiate them from more traditional ones.
In most soil samples, mineral composition is the constituent material that relates directly to the ability to compare it by using a microscope.
The archival material can deteriorate even faster if it is not stored in the right type of enclosure or folder.
These classify lead-based paint debris as a hazardous material to be disposed of in a hazardous waste landfill permitted under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.