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Impervious --> impermeable

Not permeable; not permitting the passage of substances (e.g., liquids, gases) or heat through a membrane or other structure.

Synonym: impervious.

Origin: L. Im-permeabilis, not to be passed through

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Human Collembola Infestations

... clear this was a burrowing parasite, as evidenced by the small holes that appeared on welts on my skin, and i could feel intense itching that was impervious to any scratching or scrubs. It was no delusion that there were tiny "tracks" from something on my skin. It didn't fit the pattern ...

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by urthchik
Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:20 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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by canalon
Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: New Link between Fish and Amphibians
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Ingesting Cholsterol

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by MichaelXY
Sun Apr 20, 2008 5:28 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Ingesting Cholsterol
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The Fiber Disease

... high heat (unless over 1 hour), intense cold (only puts it to a state of suspended animation), alcohol (saw one swim in it like it was water), and impervious to common bug sprays, and may not require oxygen – if it can go in the body and live internally. 3) Parasite goes internal after a time, ...

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by Neva Borden
Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

if a human could tell a tardi what to do and were to go ... oh man this is dehumanizing.. i only arrived at the tardigade concept by the impervious nature of our condition ... . it may not be of that phylum but they nabbed its impervious gene and the metabolic shut off properties..

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Aug 18, 2006 6:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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