English to Portuguese Meaning :: slough

Slough :
lamaçal, atoleiro, charco, lameiro
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Noun(1) necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass(2) a hollow filled with mud(3) a stagnant swamp (especially as part of a bayou(4) any outer covering that can be shed or cast off (such as the cast-off skin of a snake
Verb(1) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

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(1) If the wound bed is partially obscured by slough or eschar, the ability to stage before debridement depends on the type of tissue visualized.(2) Two types of necrotic tissue may appear in a wound: slough and eschar.(3) My hope is that we will realize that there was a context to our friend's fall and humbly wonder what might happen to us if we ever found ourselves in a sustained slough of disillusionment, despair and spiritual darkness.(4) Because you are wearing sandals you attend to your feet - slough the dead skin off, cream them, paint their toenails - they therefore look great(5) Papain/urea debriding ointment is indicated for the debridement of necrotic tissue and liquefaction of slough in acute and chronic lesions.(6) Gilman's heroine, Dana, is a 38-year-old New York artist in a slough of depression which intensifies when her latest exhibition bombs.(7) the economic slough of the interwar years(8) When using a nonselcctive enzyme, limit its application to the necrotic or slough tissue and avoid applying it to viable tissue, such as the surrounding wound area.(9) But the country has yet to slough off its planned economy completely.(10) the drugs can cause blistering and slough(11) Part of it was down to the foreordained cycle of his humors, which had dumped him into the slough once again.(12) They must face capitalist reality or sink in a slough of socialist delusion, dragging Scotland down with them.(13) exfoliate once a week to slough off any dry skin(14) Although no scientific studies are available to support these claims, clinicians report that thin layers of slough or fibrin buildup on the wound bed can be covered with a selective enzymatic debriding agent prior to sponge application.(15) In this, they are merely extending the New Labour ethos on cleaning up the slough that is modern Britain.(16) The wound bed contains a significant amount of slough , with signs and symptoms of infection, including increased redness and exudate, and pain.
Related Words
(1) slough off ::
slough off
1. sphacelus ::
2. gangrene ::
3. exuviate ::
4. shed ::
5. molt ::
6. moult ::
perder as penas
Different Forms
slough, sloughed, sloughing, sloughs
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