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1. Incapable of being inhaled because of irritation to the airway, resulting in breath-holding.

2. Denoting a gas or vapor either poisonous or containing insufficient oxygen.

3. Denoting an aerosol composed of particles with aerodynamic size larger than 10 u.

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A thought about microorganisms

... sin microbios, creeríamos tener una pesadilla: la Tierra seria un inmenso estercolero con cadáveres acumulados, residuos tóxicos y una atmósfera irrespirable. Los microorganismos están en ella desde el comienzo de la vida y ejercieron una gran influencia, creando las condiciones ambientales actuales ...

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by Enzyme
Tue Dec 27, 2005 1:23 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A thought about microorganisms
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