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moist

having a moderate moisture content, slightly wet to the touch.

moist dermatitis
see moist dermatitis of rabbits.
moist grain storage
grain stored at about 30% moisture in airtight silos. (Normally grain is stored at 10-15% moisture.) Care is needed to avoid errors in the ensiling process and the storage costs are much higher, but the grain is more digestible. To avoid the silo costs, the grain can be treated with propionic or acetic acid and stored in bins, but care needs to be given to the grain's vitamin E content, which may be diminished by this treatment.
moist lung sounds
sounds heard on auscultation of the lungs that indicate the presence of inflammatory or edema fluid in the bronchi or alveoli.

Patient discussion about moist

Q. Can I catch pneumonia, if I go outside with wet hair? My Mother used to tell me when I was a kid that if I go outside with wet hair, I will catch pneumonia. Is this true?

A. Are you seiously, Ann? I mean, I'm sure y're wet hair make Pneumonia?...I sorry this is not true.

Q. why is it bad to walk outside with wet hair after you have taken a shower , when it's clod out side? what can happen to me if i will do it ?

A. I've done this several times. The few times, my mother told me not to, I caught a cold.

Q. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. I am wondering what this wet brain is all about?

A. It known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome also referred to as wet brain often is seen in later stage alcoholics. This condition shows up on an MRI as a smaller less functional brain. The symptoms such as short term memory loss, inability to learn new things, inability to concentrate or focus could apply to a lot of things. I have never known people actually diagnosed with this. This knowledge I gained through surfing the net.

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Stratigraphic excavations at Adrar Bous did allow for the resolution of the Terminal Pleistocene and Holocene assemblages into three distinct industries, each associated with moister periods and nearby lakes: the Epipalaeolithic non-microlithic, blade-based industry with characteristic points (Chapter 6); the Kiffian microlithic industry with geometrics but no distinct point forms, with tare pottery, occasional bone points and harpoons, and aquatic faunas (Chapter 7); and the Tenerian macrolithic industry with a variety of retouched forms and with pottery, groundstone and domestic cattle (Chapter 8).
Erica's results show that deeper and denser snow drifts do lead to moister soil.
Labour Research Department spokesman Neal Moister said: "Exorbitant amounts of money are being poured into the pension pots of these directors.
Next time I'll close the ends and try to keep them warmer and moister as it looks as though this is what made the difference.
If it's a moister, fresher look you want this is the one.
Furthermore, to guard against theft of the meager harvest, people stored the maize in their homes, which were warmer and moister than the granaries where it was usually stored.
Both day and night, the sap in the tree's deep taproot flowed upward from the moister deep layers of soil to the drier, shallower layers, says Lee.
Also, because the North Pole is close to sea level, it gets warmer, moister air than the South Pole, which is 9,300 feet above sea level.
I find myself questioning my journey," Ripper intones annoyingly, his sentimentality growing moister and more febrile with every upsetting revelation.
Pryor says that one of the advantages of shade-grown yerba mate is that under a rain-forest canopy the mate trees grow more slowly and produce larger, moister, sweeter leaves.