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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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Mati's proprietary punctal plug design has demonstrated excellent lower punctum retention rates of 92% and 96% over a 12-week follow-up period in two separate multi-center US clinical trials.
Mati's Evolute platform includes features for retaining the punctal plug within the nasolacrimal system of the eye during drug elution and sustained release formulations currently in development for post-operative pain and inflammation.
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.
Punctal plugs are a quick and easy method of occluding the drainage system (see Figure 2).
According to the company, the increased tear production was not seen in patients currently taking topical anti-inflammatory drugs or using punctal plugs.
Punctal plugs insertion was made simultaneously with bilateral lateral rectus recessions.
Ocular Solutions also distributes TLC Lid Hygiene Wipes and EagleVision punctal plugs, dilators and gauges.
Current therapies: Allergan/Inspire Pharmaceuticals' Restasis, Eisai/Kissei Pharmaceutical's Salagen, Daiichi Sankyo's Evoxac, punctal plugs, hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate, azathioprine
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.