foam cell n.
A cell containing lipids in small vacuoles, as seen in leprosy and xanthoma, often a histiocyte.
noun, Chemistry, Metallurgy. 1. a uniform foamlike metal structure produced when hydrogen bubbles are evolved from metal hydrides uniformly dispersed throughout a host metal or metal alloy: used as a structural material because of its shock-absorbing properties and light weight.
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[fohm] /foʊm/ noun 1. a collection of minute bubbles formed on the surface of a liquid by agitation, fermentation, etc.: foam on a glass of beer. 2. the froth of perspiration, caused by great exertion, formed on the skin of a horse or other animal. 3. froth formed from saliva in the mouth, as in […]