Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Foam cell

foam cell n.
A cell containing lipids in small vacuoles, as seen in leprosy and xanthoma, often a histiocyte.


Read Also:

  • Foamcrete

    concrete foam

  • Foamed-metal

    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.

  • Foamed-plastic

    noun 1. .

  • Foamer

    [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 […]

Disclaimer: Foam cell definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.