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pulp

 (pŭlp)
n.
1. A soft moist shapeless mass of matter.
2.
a. The soft moist part of fruit.
b. Plant matter remaining after a process, such as the extraction of juice by pressure, has been completed: apple pulp.
3. The soft pith forming the contents of the stem of a plant.
4. A mixture of cellulose material, such as wood, paper, and rags, ground up and moistened to make paper.
5. The soft tissue forming the inner structure of a tooth and containing nerves and blood vessels.
6. A mixture of crushed ore and water.
7.
a. A publication, such as a magazine or book, containing lurid subject matter: "The pulps took the mystery story out of the parlors ... and onto the 'mean streets'" (Tony Hillerman).
b. Lurid or sensational writing or subject matter: made a good living writing pulp.
v. pulped, pulp·ing, pulps
v.tr.
1. To reduce to pulp.
2. To remove the pulp from (coffee berries).
v.intr.
To be reduced to a pulpy consistency.

[Middle English, from Latin pulpa, fleshy parts of the body, fruit pulp.]

pulp′i·ness n.
pulp′ous (pŭl′pəs), pulp′y adj.

pulpy

(ˈpʌlpɪ)
adj, pulpier or pulpiest
having a soft or soggy consistency
ˈpulpily adv
ˈpulpiness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pulpy - like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
nonwoody - not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood

pulpy

adjective soft, succulent, fleshy, mushy, squashy, pappy The chutney should have a thick, pulpy consistency.

pulpy

adjective
Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm:
Translations
لُبّي، شبيه باللُب
dužnatý
moset
pépszerű
maukkenndur
dužinatý
etli

pulpy

[ˈpʌlpɪ] ADJ
1.pulposo
2. [literature] → para tirar, de bajísima calidad

pulpy

adj (+er)
breiig
(inf: = trashy) booktrivial, billig; newspaperbillig, minderwertig; pulpy magazineSchundmagazin nt, → Schundblatt nt

pulp

(palp) noun
1. the soft, fleshy part of a fruit.
2. a soft mass of other matter, eg of wood etc from which paper is made. wood-pulp.
verb
to make into pulp. The fruit was pulped and bottled.
ˈpulpy adjective
of or like pulp.
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Specifically, water is incompressible and therefore the nucleus pulposus (i.
During the process of development, the notochord regresses in the region of the vertebral bodies and intervertebral disks to eventually disappear entirely at term, replaced by water, collagen type II, and aggrecan as the nucleus pulposus.
Use of lumbar extension, slump test, physical and neurological examination in the evaluation of patients with suspected herniated nucleus pulposus.
If the damage can be easily treated, then it would be possible to stop the progression of IVD degeneration before the nucleus pulposus (NP) begins to collapse.
The ID is composed of a gelatinous structure called nucleus pulposus surrounded by a fibrous-resistant structure called annulus fibrosus.
NYSE: CRY), a biomaterials, medical device and tissue processing company, today announced that its BioDisc(TM) Nucleus Pulposus Replacement will be featured at two separate medical conferences in Berlin, Germany, this week.
Working with colleagues, Dr Richardson patented a secret method of turning MSCs into the cells which make up the gel-like nucleus pulposus (NP) tissue separating the vertebrae.
Objectives: To evaluate IDD therapy in the management of back pain as well as in key back pain diseases including herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP), spinal canal stenosis (SCS), spondylosis (SPS), and degenerative disc disease (DDD).
When you age, the amount of water in the nucleus pulposus decreases causing the other joints in t he spine to bear too much of the weight of the body and the impact of running, which can result in degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis) of the spine.
The disc has an outer surface called the annulus fibrosus and an internal jellylike material known as the nucleus pulposus.
The nucleus pulposus is a gelatinous material that acts as a cushion or shock absorber to the spinal column.