foreign body for·eign body (fôr’ĭn)
An object or entity in the body that has been introduced from outside.
- Foreign body granuloma
foreign body granuloma n. A granuloma caused by the presence of foreign material in tissue.
[fawr-in-bawrn, for-] /ˈfɔr ɪnˈbɔrn, ˈfɒr-/ adjective 1. born in a country other than that in which one resides.
noun 1. See under (def 1). [kom-ers] /ˈkɒm ərs/ noun 1. an interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale between different countries (foreign commerce) or between different parts of the same country (domestic commerce) trade; business. 2. social relations, especially the exchange of views, attitudes, etc. 3. sexual intercourse. 4. intellectual or […]
noun 1. a correspondent, as for a periodical, assigned to send back articles and news dispatches from a foreign country for publication. noun 1. (journalism) a reporter who visits or resides in a foreign country in order to report on its affairs