chemical peritonitis n.
Peritonitis resulting from the escape of bile, pancreatic juice, or the contents of the gastrointestinal tract into the peritoneal cavity; infection may be preceded by symptoms such as shock and peritoneal exudation.
noun, Thermodynamics. 1. a quantity that determines the transport of matter from one phase to another: a component will flow from one phase to another when the chemical potential of the component is greater in the first phase than in the second. noun 1. a thermodynamic function of a substance in a system that is […]
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. a pregnancy that is confirmed by a pregnancy test but not by clinical signs and terminates before clinical signs can be observed. 2. pregnancy resulting from in vitro fertilization or another medical technique.
noun 1. Chemistry. a property or characteristic of a substance that is observed during a reaction in which the chemical composition or identity of the substance is changed: Combustibility is an important chemical property to consider when choosing building materials. noun a characteristic of a substance that becomes known during a chemical reaction; also, a […]
noun 1. wood pulp made from chemically treated and cooked wood fibers and used in the manufacture of better grades of paper.