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bleeding

[′blēd·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The undesirable movement of certain components of a plastic material to the surface of a finished article. Also known as migration.
(engineering)
Natural separation of a liquid from a liquid-solid or semisolid mixture; for example, separation of oil from a stored lubricating grease, or water from freshly poured concrete. Also known as bleedout.
(materials)
The outward penetration of a coloring agent from a substrate through the surface coat of paint.
The movement of grout through a pavement from below a road surfacing material to the outer surface.
(textiles)
Referring to a fabric in which the dye is not fast and therefore comes out when the fabric is wet.

bleeding

1. The upward penetration of a coloring pigment from a substrate through a topcoat of paint.
2. The oozing of grout from below a road-surfacing material to the surface in hot weather.
3. Exudation of one or more components of a sealant, with possible absorption by adjacent porous surfaces.
4. The autogenous flow of mixing water within, or its emergence from, newly placed concrete or mortar; caused by the settlement of the solid materials within the mass or by drainage of mixing water; also called water gain.
5. The diffusion of coloring matter through a coating from the substrate, or the discoloration that arises from such a process.
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Among the 16,912 evaluated cycles in which the women had correctly followed the study protocol, 99% included withdrawal bleeding during the final week of the cycle (mean duration was about five days).
If no withdrawal bleeding occurs, either the patient has very low estrogen levels or there is a problem with the outflow tract" ("Secondary Amenorrhea," 1998, p.
Unscheduled bleeding (ie, spotting/breakthrough bleeding) and early, late, or absent withdrawal bleeding are common reasons cited by women for discontinuing use of oral contraceptives (OCs).
LoSeasonique's extended-cycle regimen is designed to cut the number of withdrawal bleeding periods from 13 to four per year.
3) Typically, athletes with hypothalamic amenorrhea don't experience withdrawal bleeding after progesterone challenge, because of inadequate endogenous estrogen stimulation.
A single ring is used continuously for 3 weeks, followed by a ring-free week that induces withdrawal bleeding.
Sulak's study, presented in poster form, patients using OCs in the standard fashion of 21 days of active pills with a 7-day HFI were routinely asked whether they had headaches, pain, excessive withdrawal bleeding, or premenstrual symptoms associated-with the HFI.
Oral contraceptive regimens that reduce the amount of withdrawal bleeding also have been investigated.
Patient was on oral contraceptive pills and was having regular withdrawal bleeding.
Many women are willing to consider using an extended-cycle OC regimen that is designed to reduce the frequency of withdrawal bleeding.
Three patients had an ovulatory menstrual cycle, and two others had preovulatory follicular development and withdrawal bleeding during treatment.
There is no medical rationale for monthly withdrawal bleeding while on hormonal contraceptives," he added.