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residue

 [rez´ĭ-doo]
a remainder; that which remains after the removal of other substances; in organic chemistry a portion of a molecule that is incorporated into another molecule, e.g., an amino acid residue of a polypeptide.

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū),
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
Synonym(s): residuum
[L. residuum]

residue

/res·i·due/ (rez´ĭ-doo)
1. a remainder; that remaining after removal of other substances.
2. in biochemistry, that portion of a monomer that is incorporated in a polymer.resid´ual

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū)
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
Synonym(s): residuum.
[L. residuum]

residue

  1. a MONOMER that is joined to others in a POLYMER, for example an AMINO ACID in a POLYPEPTIDE CHAIN, a NUCLEOTIDE in a POLYNUCLEOTIDE CHAIN.
  2. the remainder, such as the substance left on the filter in the process of filtration; the amount of pesticide remaining on plant material or in soils at given times after application.

Residue

Traces that remain after most of the rest of the material is gone.
Mentioned in: Antiseptics

res·i·due

(rez'i-dū)
That which remains after removal of one or more substances.
[L. residuum]

residue,

n remainder; that which remains after the removal of other substances.

residue

a remainder; that which remains after the removal of other substances; in organic chemistry a portion of a molecule that is incorporated into another molecule, e.g. an amino acid residue of a polypeptide. See also unintentional residue.

residue avoidance
procedures in the handling of chemicals adopted on the farm and in food processing facilities to ensure that human food is not contaminated.
cannery residue
cannery wastes used as supplementary feed for cattle in feedlots. Tomato and onion wastes have caused poisoning incidents. Damaged materials, especially those infected with fungi, may cause mycotoxicoses.
chemical food residue
chemicals used in agriculture present a real threat to the saleability of animal products if they are contaminated with chemical residues. The residues are often harmful to human health and are also the target of some very stringent pure foods legislation. Mercury in fish, sulfonamides in pig products, iodine in milk and chlorinated hydrocarbons in beef have been some of the celebrated examples of environmental and human food chain pollution.
drug residue
see drug residue.
maximum residue limits
maximum concentrations of individual chemicals, or groups of chemicals, especially metabolites, and including pharmaceutical and industrial chemicals, in commodities or tissues to be used as human or animal feeds, and as defined by the food standard codes of a particular country or state; permissible levels vary with local legislation. Called also MRL.
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Managing residues to essentially make them disappear is the norm in California.
The findings are a positive affirmation of our milk safety, although we need continued education among farmers, veterinarians and pharmaceutical companies, and outreach on how to prevent future trace levels of residues.
Deposits and Guarantees required: Bid Bond liquid residues 50 000 EUR and solid residues 30 000 EUR.
Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad opened in Sharjah today, a laboratory to detect pesticide residues on food products and agricultural produces.