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Foreign

That which belongs to, or operates in accordance with, another nation, territory, state, or jurisdiction, as in the case of nonresident trustees, corporations, or persons.

foreign

adjective  alien, attached to annther jurisdiction, belonging to another country, detached, different, disconnected, dissociated, distant, externus, extrinsic, independent, nonresident, not indigeeous, not native, outside, peregrine, remote, separate, strange, subject to another jurisdiction, unallied, unassociated, unconnected, unfamiliar, unusual, without connection
Associated concepts: foreign bills, foreign commerce, foreign corporation, foreign divorce, foreign judgment, foreign jurisdiction, foreign laws, foreign notes, foreign patents, foreign state
See also: apart, different, extraneous, extrinsic, inapplicable, inapposite, irrelevant, novel, obscure, peculiar, remote, unaccustomed, unrelated

LAW, FOREIGN. By foreign laws are understood the laws of a foreign country. The states of the American Union are for some purposes foreign to each other, and the laws of each are foreign in the others. See Foreign laws.

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Cholesterol granuloma is a fibrogranulomatous lesion that develops secondary to a foreign body reaction to cholesterol crystals and exhibits the accumulation of foreign body giant cells.
The Combo Stent has demonstrated significantly lower neointimal hyperplasia, improved endothelial coverage relative to commercially available drug-eluting stents and lower presence of inflammation and foreign body reaction in multiple pre-clinical studies," said Renu Virmani, M.
Pathology results showed a giant cell foreign body reaction to Seprafilm.
Among noninfectious cases, granulomatous perichondritis of the nasal ala, sarcoidlike foreign body reaction from multiple piercing, paraphimosis from a distal penis pierce, and speech impairment, together with difficulty in chewing and swallowing from oral jewelry, have been reported (1,2,9,10).
In cases where endogenous lipid was the cause,[8,10,12] myospherules were found in abscesslike cavities, also associated with fibrous and foreign body reaction.
There are 2 types of foreign body reaction in pathology: an exudates reaction leading to abscess formation or chronic internal or external fistula formation, and an aseptic fibrinous reaction resulting in adhesion, encapsulation, and eventual formation of granuloma of various size.
Unlike particle-based fillers, the hydrogel does not rely on an intended foreign body reaction to achieve the desired augmentation.
The mass was found histologically to be endometriosis and fascial scarring with a foreign body reaction to synthetic mesh.