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Pip

pip

A contagious disease of fowls, characterised by hoarseness, discharge from the nostrils and eyes, and an accumulation of mucus in the mouth, forming a scale on the tongue. By some the term pip is restricted to this last symptom, the disease being called roup by them.

Origin: OE. Pippe, D. Pip, or F. Pepie; from LL. Pipita, fr. L. Pituita slime, phlegm, rheum, in fowls, the pip. Cf. Pituite.

(Science: botany) A seed, as of an apple or orange.

Origin: Formerly pippin, pepin. Cf. Pippin.


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For a school project i am doing something with Vitamin C. Im basically extracting it from potatoes and then getting it to decolourise DC.PIP . Now, i would like to know: - are there any inhibitors to this reaction? - If i have a solutino of Vitamin C, and i use it again a week later, will ...

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by bauke
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Pips

Any small seed of fleshy fruit is pip. So tomato seeds are, s are apple and orange seeds.

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by Linn
Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:05 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
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Pips

What are pip fruits and can anyone give me examples of fruits that have pips? I realise that all pips are seeds but not all seeds are pips. Are tomatoes pip fruits?

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by Condraz23
Sat Oct 21, 2006 12:30 pm
 
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Does anyone know about calcium phosphate and bone?

... a mineral that dds strength and hardens the framework .... For the complete article, click this: http://www.pharmanex.com/corp/library/pdf/pip/boneformula.pdf

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Feb 13, 2006 10:45 am
 
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