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Gummy

Gummy

Consisting of gum; viscous; adhesive; producing or containing gum; covered with gum or a substance resembling gum. Kindles the gummy bark of fir or pine. (Milton) Then rubs his gummy eyes.

(Science: medicine) (Dryden) gummy tumour, a gumma.

Origin: Compar. Gummer; superl. Gummirst.


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... it caused it, but it just seems so unlikely that one tiny foodstuff can cause such a violent reaction. The reaction is akin to that of mixing a gummy bear (sucrose) with molten potassium chlorate. Fulminating, instant, and forceful for six hours, and the symptoms are strong enough to get the ...

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by blackmantis
Mon Mar 28, 2011 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
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-ve staining of bacteria:

... through "BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES by NPO GREEN... I came across a section called Capsules of Bacteria... It says ... "Capsules are slimy or gummy secretions of certain bacteria which show up clearly after negative staining(when background , rather than the specimen, is stained) With regard ...

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by sinjanj
Mon May 05, 2008 2:31 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: -ve staining of bacteria:
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Views: 2853

The Fiber Disease

... (often only one) mixed with the more typical flat or twisted ribbonlike fibers (white or colored) or mixed inside the other scablike or tan gummy particles (under microscopy)? Rather than the typical lesions with fibers protroding, my "fibers" or organisms seem to be entering my ...

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by nettimo
Sun Aug 13, 2006 3:06 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5428691

The Fiber Disease

... Lord, the others? Nooooo, have not seen that on me.....that almost looked like a spider and or an octopus.....Hell mine always looks like stupid gummy bear with a chicken head and neck. I swear they do.....and mine? Well, they always have their mouths open like they are biting........ This ain''t ...

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by London
Thu May 04, 2006 8:30 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5428691


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