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seal

(sēl),
1. A tight closure.
2. To effect a tight closure.

SEAL

Heart surgery A clinical trial–Simple & Effective Arterial Closure Study which evaluated the safety and efficacy of the Duett vascular sealing device

seal

Public health Any air- and/or water-tight closure on a product–blood components, medications intended to maintain a product sterilely until used by a consumer; products with broken seals should be discarded

staining, fluorescein 

The artificial coloration of tissue by fluorescein. Under ultraviolet illumination, it stains dead or degenerated corneal epithelial cells due to abrasions, old age or following inadequate contact lens fit, a yellowish-green colour. It also stains the tears, thus facilitating the evaluation of tear drainage or the blood flow through the retina and choroid when injected intravenously. Corneal staining resulting from contact lens wear may present in various shapes, locations, depths or severity. A very common form is punctate staining as appears in punctate epithelial keratitis. There may be arcuate stains located in different parts of the cornea, some inferiorly (called inferior epithelial arcuate lesions) or superiorly (called superior epithelial arcuate lesions, acronym: SEAL, or epithelial splitting), which usually do not give rise to symptoms and appear mainly with soft or silicone hydrogel lenses. A very severe form of staining is called epithelial plug. It is typically round in shape and represents a loss of the full thickness of the epithelium. Corneal staining resulting from contact lens wear typically disappears after cessation of contact lens wear. See fluorescein angiography; dye dilution test; fluorescein test.

seal

(sēl)
1. Tight closure.
2. To effect a tight closure.

Patient discussion about seal

Q. HONEY Use honey to seal MRSA (METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS) wound.

A. honey has an antimicrobial activity due to it's acidity, osmotic power and hydrogen peroxide. about MRSA - there is a New Zealandic research about a type of honey that is effective against infections of MRSA. but it's only one research and another investigation is required.

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Nevertheless, I realize that some hold that the seal of confession is a matter of divine law, having been intended by the Lord in the establishment of the sacrament of reconciliation and, thus, cannot be changed.
An unknown person approached Auxiliary Bishop Richard Sklba in November 2009, accusing Verhasselt of breaking the seal of confession. Verhasselt did not learn of the allegation until April 2010, when Heppe ordered him from the parish.
Bill Brennan in Milwaukee (Page 14), Roy Bourgeois (Page 8), a Wisconsin pastor removed from his parish on questionable charges of breaking the seal of confession (Page 10), Fr.
A statement by Australia's Federal Attorney General Nicola Roxon that the national royal commission into child sex abuse should look into requiring Catholic priests to break the seal of confession in cases of serious sex offenses generated much discussion inside and outside the church, even as Roxon tried to downplay the issue.
It also automatically excommunicates heretics, schismatics, priests who break the seal of confession, and bishops who ordain other bishops without Vatican permission.
Whether the Jesuit practice of manifestation of conscience, confidential communication Between a Jesuit and his superior, carries the same privilege as the seal of confession could be tested in an Alaska court in the coming weeks.
It's the same responsibility as the seal of confession, Sundborg told the newspaper.
It is not the seal of confession. It is not protected by the First Amendment or by a substantial body of case law.