gum elastic


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gum elastic

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for rubber11

rub•ber1

(ˈrʌb ər)

n.
1. a highly elastic solid substance, light cream or dark amber in color, polymerized by the drying and coagulation of the latex or milky juice of rubber trees and plants, esp. of the Hevea and Ficus species.
2. a material made by chemically treating and toughening this substance, used in the manufacture of electrical insulation, elastic bands, tires, and other products.
3. any of various similar substances and materials made synthetically.
4. an eraser of this material.
5. a low overshoe of this material.
7. an instrument or tool used for rubbing, polishing, scraping, etc.
8. a person who rubs something.
9. a person who gives massages.
10. Baseball. an oblong piece of white rubber or other material embedded in the pitcher's mound.
11. Slang. a condom.
adj.
12. made of, containing, or coated with rubber.

rub•ber2

(ˈrʌb ər)

n.
1. (in bridge) a series or round played until one side has won two out of three games.
2. Also called rub′ber match`. a deciding contest when a competition is tied.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gum elastic - an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of productsgum elastic - an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
foam rubber - spongy rubber; made by introducing air bubbles before vulcanization and used for cushioning or upholstery
latex - a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air
crepe rubber - crude natural rubber; used mainly for shoe soles
cold rubber - a rubber made at low temperatures (5 degrees Centigrade) which is tougher than conventional rubber and is often used in car tires
ebonite, hard rubber, vulcanite - a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber
Para rubber - a type of natural rubber obtained from tropical South American trees
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Gum elastic bougies and Magill forceps are very useful in airway management and decrease the need of elective tracheostomy in oral cancer patients.
For the guided technique, the drain tube of the LMA Proseal/Supreme was primed with a well lubricated gum elastic bougie with its straight end first, leaving the 5cm bent portion protruding from the proximal end and the maximum length protruding from the distal end.
To overcome the problem, various insertion aids have been described, such as a curved metal introducer tool or the use of a gum elastic bougie (GEB) (4).
The necessary equipment comprised a gum elastic catheter and lubricant, which were carried in a pocket case or concealed inside a hollow walking stick
When faced with a difficult airway the gum elastic bougie and the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) may be useful.
With a method similar to ours, some authors have used a gum elastic bougie in combination with rigid bronchoscopy to achieve control in adults.
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At her establishment the police found speculums and gum elastic catheters; AG (BC) Court Records, 1923: 82 (v.
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It was connected to pediatric Ayer's T Piece circuit, reservoir bag was moving as child was breathing spontaneously, through it a pediatric gum elastic bougie was passed on which 4.