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Synonyms for viscid

having a heavy, gluey quality

Synonyms for viscid

having the sticky properties of an adhesive

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17) In 1869, Huxley proposed that 'a semifluid, semitransparent, colorless substance called 'protoplasm' must be 'the physical basis of life' and that this viscid compound was common to all the diversities of vital existence.
A-HCl is a secretolytic agent used in the treatment of respiratory diseases associated with viscid or excessive mucus.
3) Fluid encountered at the time of surgery is commonly viscid and gray-green, brown, or yellow.
The ANN results were compared to the semi-theoretical solution based on a combination of results in viscid from flow theory, turbulent flow theory, and interfacial friction experiments of the two solutions.
The norm was motor bikes and bicycles parked in the hall; pyramids of empty beer cans; telephone messages scrawled on the wallpaper; about a month's worth of washing up in the kitchen and a fridge festooned in a viscid mass.
Developed by InnoPharma, Acetylcysteine Solution, USP, is prescribed as adjuvant therapy for patients with abnormal, viscid, or inspissated mucous secretions in conditions that include chronic bronchopulmonary disease, acute bronchopulmonary disease, pulmonary complications of cystic fibrosis and post-traumatic chest ailments.
The signs and symptoms that may be seen here include menorrhagia with a profuse, stringy, acrid viscid yellow leucorrhoea after the menstrual flow has subsided.
Despite the possibly glacial theoretical sounding of the title and the way the text shall proceed from here (perhaps inconsistently), it is essentially not another viscid gathering of scholastic words on monism, let alone an ecstatic, bemused first-time attempt at modeling Reality.
Getting rid of my miserable garlic press that had only been used once, I understood why Anthony Bourdain, chef and author, called it an "abomination" and connected with his suspicion of the viscid juice that resulted to present us garlic-press owners with something he insists "ain't garlic".
The spider webs found in gardens and garages are made from multiple silk types, but viscid silk and dragline silk are most critical to the integrity of the web.
5) En The Anatomy of Disgust (1997), William Miller analiza pormenorizadamente la nocion del asco, a traves de una fenomenologia de los sentidos implicados (la vista, el oido, el olfato, el tacto), las cualidades implicadas (fluid vs viscid, firm vs squishy, life vs death or decay, health vs disease, moderation vs surfeit, etc.
The tube acts as a foreign body and therefore patients are prone to develop viscid secretions around the tube which risk tube blockage.
A previous assignment had him gettin' splattered with nasty petrochemicals, and any damage left undone to his gun-leather and gear from that job was completed by the foul, viscid corrosive goop of those subterranean sewers.
The in viscid (potential-flow) pressure distributions for the S816 airfoil for various angles of attack are shown in figure 2.
Humphries' fondness for obscure words, such as lacunary, viscid and fuscous, is well indulged here, as is his outrageous, satirical sense of humour.