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viscid

(esp of a leaf) covered with a sticky substance
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viscid

[′vis·əd]
(botany)
Having a sticky surface, as certain leaves.
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Bitumen is a sticky, black and viscid or semisolid hydrocarbons (HCs) which are described as the heaviest and thickest form of petroleum [9].
Meconium ileus is highly viscid, desiccated, and inspissated causing proximal dilation, bowel-wall thickening, and congestion in the midileum (22-24).
the threads of the viscid spiral on both sides of one radius, such that
In the viscid case, where the viscous stress tensors are taken into consideration, the most common model is the compressible Navier-Stokes-Poisson system.
Pileus 3-9cm wide, convex to hemispherical to flattened; margins straight and flaring to slightly deflexed, sometimes irregular; pileal veil white, cottony, collapsing with age and finally evanescent; pileus surface moist to viscid, yellowish white to pale yellow to yellowish brown, scales brown colored appressed fibrillose throughout the surface, more prominent towards the margin.
However, the optimal treatment of multiloculated abscesses is still a subject of debate, as the multiloculated PLA often contain viscid pus, or small locules of the abscesses cannot communicate with each other, which may make percutaneous drainage difficult [3-6].
Colony morphologies and gram staining properties of the six isolates Isolates Colour Shape Elevation Margin C1 White Filamentous Flat Filamentous C3 Grey Irregular Raised Undulate C5 White Spindle, filamentous Flat Entire C6 Orange Circular Convex Entire C7 White Filamentous Convex Entire C8 Creamish Circular Convex Entire white Isolates Surface Density Consistency Gram stain C1 Smooth Translucent Hard to get off +ve C3 Rough Opaque Dry +ve C5 Smooth Transparent Hard to get off +ve C6 Glistening Opaque Mucoid +ve C7 Smooth Translucent Viscid -ve C8 Smooth Opaque Butyrous +ve Table 3.
Pileus 30-55 mm diam., plano-convex, broadly umbonate, undulating surface, deep cinnamon to red-brown to dark brick, central disc darker, in mature specimens surface zonate, surface smooth, viscid, shiny, cap margin clearly white to cream with dentate processes, involute.
MDI was then added drop wise at 60[degrees]C for 2-3hr till the solution started becoming viscid as the foaming started, the mixture was stirred again for half an hour and.
Honey, the sweet and viscid fluid, which is produced by honeybees from the nectar of flowers, contains significant amounts of mineral matter, vitamins, and enzymes [1].
Slicing revealed that the lumen was filled with copious viscid mucus (Figure 4).