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leaky

[′lēk·ē]
(electricity)
Pertaining to a condition in which the leakage resistance has dropped so much below its normal value that excessive leakage current flows; usually applied to a capacitor.
(genetics)
Pertaining to a genetic block that is incomplete.
(cell and molecular biology)
Pertaining to a protein coded for by a mutant gene that shows subnormal activity.
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Lifestyle and Leaky Gut The Western diet (a high-fat, high-sugar, and low-fiber diet) and excessive alcohol intake are linked with leaky gut.
Some alternative medicine practitioners have made claims that are simply ridiculous," a Harvard celiac researcher who's looked into leaky gut, Alessio Fasano, MD, explains to Drake.
Now many contributors to the Townsend Letter over the years have constructively laid out the connection between junk food and leaky gut.
The standard test for leaky gut syndrome is often referred to as the "lactulose/mannitol challenge.
According to McClenahan, the easiest way to check for a leaky toilet is to place a drop of food coloring in the toilet tank.
He wrote: "Having had to put up with a leisure centre with a leaky roof for the last 10 years, the brand spanking new leisure centre, opened last month, is currently gushing water through the roof onto both courts, making them unusable.
This is not typically a problem as solar radiation drives this moisture back down out of the foam and back into the attic space air where it is usually removed by air change created by leaky ducts.
These mice also have leaky intestines, which allows the chemicals to build up in the animals' blood, researchers report in the Dec.
My Leaky Body is self-aware without being self-pitying.
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We realised there was a space for a company which creates addictive apps with great re-playability and decided on Leaky Pipes as our first game.
You may have heard about intestinal permeability or leaky gut syndrome before.