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1. to water; to wet; to moisten with running or dropping water; to bedew.

2. (Science: agriculture) to water, as land, by causing a stream to flow upon, over, or through it, as in artificial channels.

Origin: L. Irrigatus, p. P. Of irrigare to irrigate: ir- in _ rigare to water; prob. Akin to E. Rain. See rain.

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Question on Crab resiration..Wrinklers experiment

1) Does a shore-crab normally irrigate its branchial chamber by exhaling or inhaling at the front edge of the carapace ? 2)When the crab swallows water , does it pump air in the same direction or opposite direction? 3) Why does dissolveed ...

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by aaaaaaaaaa17
Wed Nov 25, 2009 6:25 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Question on Crab resiration..Wrinklers experiment
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The Fiber Disease

... because poor baby knows nothing about this and he seems to have started disbelieving me. He wanted to know why did I not let the wound care nurse irrigate the "false skin" and wrap it in cotton gauze and that I was looking so much better (meaning rested well) when I got out of the hospital. ...

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by reliefseeker
Sun Oct 22, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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... usually it contain high Nitrogen, Sulfure (from soap, powder..) phosphorous. And it seem good for our plant In our school, they use waste water to irrigate trees, and I see nothing (still good develope)

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by mothorc
Tue Jul 26, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Effect of Different Household Liquid Waste on Plants
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