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Origin: OF. Materas, f. Matelas, LL. Matratium; cf. Sp. & pg. Almadraque, pr. Almatrac; all from ar. Ma<tsdot/rah a place where anything is thrown, what is thrown under something, fr.

<tsdot/araha to throw.

1. A quilted bed; a bed stuffed with hair, moss, or other suitable material, and quilted or otherwise fastened.

alternative forms: matress.

2. (Science: physics) a mass of interwoven brush, poles, etc, to protect a bank from being worn away by currents or waves.

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Re: Extended sleeping

... to normal levels it can "feel" like you never have enough. Sometimes it can take a while to fall back into routine. Check your bed and mattress and if they're old, they can have a negative impact on quality of sleep. Maybe It's time for a new one. Take a look at Zen Bedrooms and ensure ...

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by bioduchamp
Fri Nov 22, 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Extended sleeping
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... gland reaches its peak one hour after you sleep at night. Sound sleep for 8-9 hours a day is hence vital for augmenting height. A comfortable mattress and a dark warm room help to induce deep sleep. Health supplements to induce growth Personally I took a good growth booster former spam It ...

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by aaronw
Fri Dec 03, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: grow taller tips
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Just as a non-scientific FYI, I woke up several days in a row with complete numbness in one arm, and then I switched to a softer mattress, which allowed more blood flow...

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by Mikey
Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:51 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Numbness
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Re: Human Collembola Infestations

... vacuum that uses bags, clean everyday if possible, and change bags daily. Beds: they nest in the beds and will keep biting you. Wrap and seal your mattress in plastic sheeting all the way around. Leave no holes, and don't get the textured porous plastic. Stay away from thick bedding-- use as thin ...

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by stillsuffering
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:01 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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not well read is he?

... items. Clean surfaces and even door knobs with Pinesol or other cleaners. 2. Wash clothes daily with detergent and bleach. Linens, pillowcases, mattress covers and sheets should be changed and cleaned daily. Flannel is a comfortable alternative. 3. Try to keep as dry as possible. Moisture appears ...

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by Sabrina
Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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