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Astringency

Astringency

The quality of being astringent; the power of contracting the parts of the body; that quality in medicines or other substances which causes contraction of the organic textures; as, the astringency of tannin.


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Re: Morgellons chemistry question

... is formed and as a result, the lubricating properties of the saliva are lost and our tongue feels rough and dry. In other words, we experience the astringency of the red wine. http://khymos.org/wine.php What i don't get is this: The precipitate in the photo doesnt even look remotely close to the ...

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by HarrisonBergeron1
Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
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