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Scab

scab

1. An incrustation over a sore, wound, vesicle, or pustule, formed by the drying up of the discharge from the diseased part.

2. The itch in man; also, the scurvy.

3. The mange, especially. When it appears on sheep.

4. A disease of potatoes producing pits in their surface, caused by a minute fungus (Tiburcinia scabies).

5. A slight iregular protuberance which defaces the surface of a casting, caused by the breaking away of a part of the mold.

6. A mean, dirty, paltry fellow.

7. A nickname for a workman who engages for lower wages than are fixed by the trades unions; also, for one who takes the place of a workman on a strike.

Origin: OE. Scab, scabbe, shabbe; cf. AS. Scaeb, sceabb, scebb, Dan. & Sw. Skab, and also L. Scabies, tr. Scabere to scratch, akin to E. Shave. See Shave, and cf. Shab, Shabby.


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pls help- URGENT!!!

... 2 mucus wen it is swallowed? 2. How does the skin repair itself? * i know the blood clots at the surface of a cut and leucocytes start to form a scab, but what else happens- 3. how does the lymphatic system work? * i think this is specifically along the lines of producing antibodies etc. thnx ...

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by twinkle
Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:13 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... infected my body, and that my body is developing protein fibers to protect itself from the foreign artifacts just as it protects a wound with a scab. This does not mean that I can positively rule out that extra-terrestrials have implanted small organic interfaces to my central nervous system, ...

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by Frank N Stein
Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:16 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... infected my body, and that my body is developing protein fibers to protect itself from the foreign artifacts just as it protects a wound with a scab. This does not mean that I can positively rule out that extra-terrestrials have implanted small organic interfaces to my central nervous system, ...

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by Frank N Stein
Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:38 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... know....she won the manning award from the army!!!! and they know....the army is using the M5 Fiber!! Also when mrcpvs from Canada posted those scab-looking biosensors a while back well funny thing (if my memory serves me correctly) is that it was either by the manning foundation or manning ...

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by London
Tue Jan 16, 2007 5:11 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... I was pitchin)......o yes, ...she swings.... LO AND BEHOLD, WHAT'S THIS? LEVITICUS 13:2 WHEN A MAN SHALL HAVE IN THE SKIN OF HIS FLESH A RISING, A SCAB, OR BRIGHT SPOT AND IT BE IN THE SKIN OF HIS FLESH LIKE THE PLAGUE OF LEPROSY; THEN HE SHALL BE BROUGHT UNTO AARON THE PRIEST, OR UNTO ONE OF HIS ...

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by Deena
Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:50 pm
 
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