bridging material

bridging material

[′brij·iŋ mə‚tir·ē·əl]
(materials)
A fibrous, flaky, or granular substance added to a cement slurry or drilling fluid to seal a formation in which lost circulation has occurred. Also known as lost-circulation material.
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Indications for use include the repair of hernias and/or abdominal wall defects that require the use of reinforcing or bridging material to obtain the desired surgical outcome.
"[T]he Court construes the 'cam extension' terms to mean 'the bridging material that extends from a first cam to a second, separate cam, together with the second, separate cam.' In adopting this construction, the Court has endeavored to account for the various references to the terms appearing in the prosecution history.
These include 279 Humvees, 84 MRAPs (explosive resistant vehicles), 31 bulldozers and ambulances, bridging material, and obstacle breaching equipment.
STRATTICE[TM] Reconstructive Tissue Matrix is used to reinforce soft tissue where weakness exists and for the surgical repair of damaged or ruptured soft tissue membranes, including the repair of hernias and/or body wall defects which require the use of reinforcing or bridging material to obtain the desired surgical outcome.
Years later, Edward Roberts prepared it for a wider audience by editing out some of the material that would only interest Frosts family, and added additional bridging material (italicized to show that it's an editorial insertion) in places to provide context.
Government is providing the people of KPK Province with pre-fabricated bridging material to build eight new bridges to replace those destroyed by the recent monsoon floods.
Ultimately, the trains crossed at Cole's Ferry on the Chickahominy, but were delayed at least 30 hours by the shortage of bridging material. While the first three columns funneled south toward Charles City Court House, Smith's fourth column marched to White House Landing to embark for Bermuda Hundred.
Prolene is a nonabsorbable polypropylene mesh product used in the repair of hernias and other fascial deficiencies when reinforcing or bridging material is needed to obtain the desired surgical result.
Because the subject matter falls either in the extremely introductory (chapters 1-3) or advanced application categories (chapters 4-7), with little in the way of bridging material, it tends to lose focus on its intended target audience.
Design and execution are eye-catching, with Holger Jaquet's sly animated bridging material blending with a novel, flip-book approach to talking-head interviews.
Food & Drug Administration) has granted 510(k) clearance for its new bioresorbable polymer-coated surgical mesh product for the repair of hernias and other abdominal fascial or muscular deficiencies requiring the addition of a reinforcing or bridging material. According to TyRx Pharma, its product offers handling characteristics that facilitate precise placement during surgical repair and leave less implant material in the body following resorption of the coating, which is thought to result in greater patient comfort.