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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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The possible reason behind such high failure rate is either the presence of viscid pus within the abscesses or the inability of multiple small locals of the abscesses to fuse together and communicate with each other [2].
Pileus 2.5 cm diam, hemispherical to plano-convex, with obtuse umbo, dark brown in the centre fading towards camel brown at margin, fibrillose, margin entire; surface smooth, shiny, viscid. Lamellae creamy to brown, sub-crowded, adnate to adnexed, broad, margin entire to somewhat crenuate.
Lumen(cavity)- Cyst fluid( watery & opalescent ) but sometimes viscid and Yellowish.
In addition the extraction of ADA from the sputum is difficult and high levels of viscid DNA and proteases from various inflammatory cells in the sputum can have an impact on the assay.
I can vaguely recall the hot, viscid bodies on the streets, draped in blue, and the kohl-rimmed eyes of gamelan singers obscured by the sun.
Press eds., 1967) ("We are in a viscid quandary once we admit that [copyrightable] 'expression' can consist of anything not close aboard the particular collocation in its sequential order."); Shyamkrishna Balganesh et at, Judging Similarity, 100 Iowa L.
Atrophic rhinitis (AR) is a chronic nasal disease that is characterized by progressive atrophy of the nasal mucosa and underlying bone of the turbinates and the presence of a viscid secretion that emits a characteristic foul odor sometimes called ozena (a stench).
The glinting surfaces of these paintings, which suggest melted John Chamberlain car sculptures, also evoke viscid extraterrestrial landscapes.
In our study, jaundice was found in nine patients and was caused by the following: Extrinsic compression or invasion by the tumor ( n = 5), biliary thrombi ( n = 3), and viscid intraductal mucin ( n = 1).
The milk from affected teats became thick and viscid. The tendency and promptness to thicken and adhere to stick during stirring and separate into milk whey and particulate material decided the severity of problems.
The parameters of the dimensionless are: [d.sub.p] is the particle diameter (m); [d.sub.c] is the grain collector diameter (m); [[rho].sub.p] is the specific particle mass (kg [m.sup.-3]); [[rho].sub.f] is the specific fluid mass (kg [m.sup.-3]); g is the gravity acceleration (m [s.sup.-2]); U is the dynamic viscid of the fluid (N [m.sup.-2] [s.sup.1]); U is the fluid superficial velocity (m [s.sup.-1]); H is the Hamaker constant (J); K is the Boltzmann constant (J [K.sup.-1]); T is the absolute temperature in Kelvin (K); f is the filtration bed porosity (dimensionless) and D is the diffusivity coefficient from Stokes-Einstein equation ([m.sup.2] [s.sup.-1]).
(7) Tobacco and alcohol abuse are thought to cause viscid pancreatic juices, inducing stasis and outflow obstruction.