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viscid

(esp of a leaf) covered with a sticky substance

viscid

[′vis·əd]
(botany)
Having a sticky surface, as certain leaves.
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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.
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.
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).
7) Tobacco and alcohol abuse are thought to cause viscid pancreatic juices, inducing stasis and outflow obstruction.
For that reason, desalination of seawater or mineralized groundwater is becoming a highly significant technology in today's viscid environment.
The sputum was mucoid but viscid, moderate in amount with aggravation in left lateral position.