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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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Women who choose Lybrel for contraception after discussing it with their physician or other health care provider can be prepared for breakthrough bleeding and spotting, and may be more likely to continue taking the pill.
NUVELLE (hormone replacement therapy): Breakthrough bleeding, spotting and breast tenderness or enlargement, anxiety, increased appetite, bloating, palpitations, depressive symptoms, headache, dizziness, dyspepsia, leg pains, oedema, altered libido, nausea, rashes, vomiting, altered weight.
Chronic progesterone antagonist-estradiol therapy suppresses breakthrough bleeding and endometrial proliferation in a menopausal macaque model.
Two reports have shown breakthrough bleeding and spotting with co-administration of St.
He speculated that the high proportion of dropouts in the studies may be because women were not expecting breakthrough bleeding and spotting.
Breakthrough bleeding with continuous OCs has been shown to be effectively managed by institution of an abbreviated 3-day HFI.
Interactions with the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) causing breakthrough bleeding are another concern that may involve HP, although the author states several trials have revealed the herb does not alter hormonal concentrations of OCP, also mentioning that non compliance can be an issue and that 20-60% of women complain of intracyclic bleeding even when no enzyme inducing medication is co-administered.
"It definitely shouldn't be used by women on the pill because there have been a few cases of breakthrough bleeding, which would seem to indicate that it is interfering with the level of contraceptive protection.
Breakthrough bleeding is a common side effect in the first three months.
Q I'VE got breakthrough bleeding between periods and I'm not on the Pill.
John's wort with oral contraceptives causes significantly more breakthrough bleeding, as well as a trend toward less ovarian suppression, the development of more preovulatory follicles, and an increased tendency to develop transient follicular cysts, results of a small study suggest.