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Slipper

slipper

1. One who, or that which, slips.

2. A kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a slipshoe.

3. A kind of apron or pinafore for children.

4. A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.

5. (Science: machinery) A piece, usually a plate, applied to a sliding piece, to receive wear and afford a means of adjustment; also called shoe, and gib.

(Science: zoology) Slipper animalcule, a ciliated infusorian of the genus paramecium. Slipper flower.

(Science: botany) A boat shell.


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... could talk about culturing bacterial cells taken from the pacient and then procedeing on with identification according to biochemical testing(aka slipper method)- this is done, for example, in tuberculosis. you could talk about any other desease by doing this(although i have never actually heard ...

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