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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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Cellular and molecular dynamics in the foreign body reaction.
Foreign body reaction is diagnosed with typical histologic findings and clinical symptoms.
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There are two types of foreign body reactions in pathology: an exudative inflammatory reaction leading to abscess formation or chronic internal or external fistula formation.
It is generally accepted that the more lint that is generated in the operating room, the greater the possibility of post-operative wound complications caused by either microorganism transfer or a foreign body reaction.
Bladder stones could be the result of a foreign body reaction to the tape in the lower urinary tract, they added.
Any materialistic substance which is not native to the human body is a foreign object and will evoke an immune response as foreign body reaction resulting in a granuloma formation.
In the histopathological assessment of the excised material, diffuse calcified cystic areas within the fibrohyalinated stroma beneath the epidermis and foreign body reaction caused by occasional histocytes and giant cells were observed (Figure-2b-d).
Contact of these elements with living tissues in the mouth may induce adverse tissue reaction such as foreign body reaction, toxicity and hypersensitivity.