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moist

1. Moderately wet; damp; humid; not dry; as, a moist atmosphere or air. Moist eyes.

2. Fresh, or new. Shoes full moist and new. A draught of moist and corny ale.

Origin: OE. Moiste, OF. Moiste, F. Moite, fr. L. Muccidus, for mucidus, moldy, musty. Cf. Mucus, Mucid.


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Re: Human body odor

... could be a risk factor as well. The lack of water is perhaps the biggest obstacle for bacterial growth on the skin and thus tropical or otherwise moist and humid environments drastically increase the chances of skin infections or overgrowth of bacteria. I think our ancestors were pretty stinky ...

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by biohazard
Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:37 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Human body odor
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Help finding liverworts.

... actually seen one in nature. I feel as if I'm looking in the right place (I go down to this large creek in the middle of a deep forest. Soil is moist, lots of trees and such.) I found many different mosses and lichens, yet no liverworts. I guess mainly when I look for them, I find myself often ...

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by coolbreeeze
Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:47 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Help finding liverworts.
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Microorganisms and organic preservation?

... into a circular shape and placed it in between two pieces of paper towel. I then microwaved it for short periods of time each time replacing the moist paper towels to remove most of the water. Then I sandwiched it with newspapers and pressed it in between to large pieces of particle board with ...

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by elemerso
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microorganisms and organic preservation?
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Views: 3064

Organic reactions and preservation

... into a circular shape and placed it in between two pieces of paper towel. I then microwaved it for short periods of time each time replacing the moist paper towels to remove most of the water. Then I sandwiched it with newspapers and pressed it in between to large pieces of particle board with ...

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by elemerso
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:44 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Organic reactions and preservation
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Views: 2388

sampling bottles

since i have no drying oven to dry my moist water sampling bottles after autoclaving, do you think the trapped moist inside the bottle will affect the results for total plate count test? what is the standard for water sampling bottles? should ...

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by michimichi
Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:33 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sampling bottles
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