inspissation


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inspissation

[‚in·spi′sā·shən]
(chemistry)
The process of thickening a liquid by evaporation.
(geochemistry)
Thickening of an oil deposit by evaporation or oxidation, resulting, for example, after long exposure in pitch or gum formation.
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daffodils/ That come before the swallow dares, and take/ The winds of March with beauty...."--so we don't necessarily notice that the word "daffodils" acquires a certain prominence as the terminal word of a line, and is paused with a comma, but he means to suggest that the alliteration there is different from the inspissation or thickening of the Swinburne lines where triple alliteration allegedly renders the snowdrops insubstantial.
(a) Assessment of the extent of inspissation of the Meibomian glands
The plant extract was incorporated in the medium at concentration of 2 per cent v/v and 4 per cent v/v (2 ml and 4 ml of fresh plant extract was dissolved into 100 ml of culture medium) prior to inspissation. The medium set inoculated with the standard bacterial suspension and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 42 days.
The volume also includes brief information on meat and plant extracts, growth factors, selective components, pH buffers, differential components, preparation of media, autoclaving, tyndallization, inspissation, filtration, and hazardous components.