imbibition


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imbibition

[‚im·bə′bish·ən]
(physical chemistry)
Absorption of liquid by a solid or a semisolid material.
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Many researchers have reported the presence of several antioxidative and hydrolytic enzymes in dry cereal grains, and activities raised sorely after the start of seed imbibition (Morohashi, 2002).
Follow-up contrast enhanced MRI of the brain was performed and showed significant regression of the post-contrast signal intensity in the right cavernous sinus, previously extending basally towards the trigeminal cave and anteriorly towards the apex of the right orbit, with right-sided temporal-basal dural sheath imbibition and imbibitions along the clivus (Fig.
This is due to the hydrophilic properties of the alginate products that allow the water content in the set product to change by imbibition and syneresis.
1 MPa, there was higher percentage of normal seedlings than in the control, which can be explained as a probable control of imbibition, which acts as an osmotic regulator and thus allows physiological activities, such as the accumulation of sugars, organic acids and ions, activating the initial metabolism and, consequently, the radicle protrusion (Santos et al.
Due to those two processes, electrolytes are released in imbibition water, the intensity of the electric current of those electrolytes being measured even by total or individual method (Vieira & Krzyzanowski, 1999).
In general, the technique is straightforward and consists of placing sexual seeds in the middle of two coils prior to imbibition.
Modelling of the spontaneous polypropylene sorbents imbibition with emulsions, Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management 23(2): 83-93.
In the germination test carried out in parallel with the tetrazolium test, seeds presented 59% germination and 57% seedling emergence, while the average viability by the tetrazolium test was 61% when submitted to two hours of imbibition.
The effect of lead on seed imbibition and germination in different plant species.
This method consists in measuring electrolytes leached by seed in the imbibition water (Souza et al.
The earlier one corresponds to the slope of the first linear portion of the imbibition curve that expresses the amount of water absorbed per unit area (kg/[m.
Imbibition phases and germination response of Mimosa bimucronata(Fabaceae: Mimosoideae) to water submersion.