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Definition of Thickenings

Thickening
Thicken Thick"en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thickened; p. pr. & vb. n. Thickening.] To make thick (in any sense of the word). Specifically: (a) To render dense; to inspissate; as, to thicken paint. (b) To make close; to fill up interstices in; as, to thicken cloth; to thicken ranks of trees or men. (c) To strengthen; to confirm. [Obs.] And this may to thicken other proofs. --Shak. (d) To make more frequent; as, to thicken blows.
Thickening
Thickening Thick"en*ing, n. Something put into a liquid or mass to make it thicker.

Meaning of Thickenings from wikipedia

- changing its other properties. Edible thickeners are commonly used to thicken sauces, soups, and puddings without altering their taste; thickeners are...
- aortic valves) are formed from four thickenings at the cardiac end of the truncus arteriosus. These thickenings are called endocardial cushions.[citation...
- The Plot Thickens may refer to: The Plot Thickens (film), a 1936 mystery film The Plot Thickens, alternate title of the 1935 film Here Comes Cookie, starring...
- Pleural thickening is an increase in the bulkiness of one or both of the pulmonary pleurae. Plaural plaques are patchy collections of hyalinized collagen...
- Thickened fluids and thickened drinks are often used for people with dysphagia, a disorder of swallowing function. The thicker consistency makes it less...
- (also termed shear thickening) material is one in which viscosity increases with the rate of shear strain. Such a shear thickening fluid, also known by...
- Taenidia (singular: taenidium) are cir****ferential thickenings of the cuticle inside a trachea or tracheole in an insect's respiratory system. The geometry...
- melanocytes, Langerhans cells, Merkel cells, and inflammatory cells. Epidermal thickenings called Rete ridges (or rete pegs) extend downward between dermal papillae...
- Peribronchial cuffing, also referred to as peribronchial thickening or bronchial wall thickening, is a radiologic sign which occurs when excess fluid or...
- boiling of ground or cracked bones, followed by filtering and evaporation to thicken the resulting fluid. Historically once important, bone glue and other animal...
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