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Synonyms for plug

Synonyms for plug

something used to fill a hole, space, or container

a systematic effort or part of this effort to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity

to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

to wound or kill with a firearm

to make known vigorously the positive features of (a product)

to increase or seek to increase the importance or reputation of by favorable publicity

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a wad of something chewable as tobacco

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blatant or sensational promotion

electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark

an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection

an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire

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an old or over-worked horse

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fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

persist in working hard

deliver a quick blow to

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make a plug for

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Concurrent with the Phase II clinical trial, punctal plug prototype designs for the sustained delivery system are being tested in an ongoing multicenter study in more than 500 healthy volunteers.
Announced interim data from an ongoing Phase II clinical trial and a device study for the punctal plug delivery system.
Keywords: dry eye syndrome, symptoms, punctal plugs, lasik, rose bengal
Until recently, there were just two treatments for dry eyes: over-the-counter artificial tear eye drops designed to replace your natural tears, or a non-surgical procedure called punctal plugs in which tiny bits of silicon are inserted into the openings on the lower and upper lids where tears drain into the nose.
It can be fairly said that EySite-NanoM(TM) utilizes a sustained release delivery systems for front-of-the-eye ocular delivery with the dosing advantages of punctal plugs and drug-coated contact lenses, without the disadvantages.
More severe cases can be managed with punctal plugs (see Figure 3) and if this is not sufficient, surgical treatment to reduce ocular exposure can be effective.
Punctal plugs that block tear drainage channels can help conserve tears for dry eye suffers who get no relief from artificial tears.
Punctal plugs are a simple and effective solution to treat dry eyes that have not responded to simple measures described above.
Current therapies: Allergan/Inspire Pharmaceuticals' Restasis, Eisai/Kissei Pharmaceutical's Salagen, Daiichi Sankyo's Evoxac, punctal plugs, hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate, azathioprine
Contact lenses and punctal plugs are used to deliver drugs to the anterior segment of the eye while intravitreal implants and injectable particulate systems are used for drug delivery into the posterior segment of the eye.