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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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London: (sample 257) 214 (85%) moisturise their face, and of those 144 (67%) moisturise their bum Birmingham: (sample 80) 42 (53%) moisturise their bum
Shower and moisturise (10 mins), blow-dry my hair (30 mins) and do make-up (30 mins).
The new addition is Healthy Legs and Feet, which contains eucalyptus and menthol to cool and soothe, and promises to "stimulate, refresh and moisturise feet and legs".
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45 Containing organic Almond Oil and sustainably-sourced Shea Butter, this wash moisturises the skin.
It protects and moisturises lips really well in cold wind, but the new peach flavour is very strong and younger testers declared it "yuk
I use cocoa butter every day to moisturise my skin all over and a Versace post-shave balm every day too.
With a blend of natural oils and waxes to moisturise and protect dry, chapped lips, the added honey provides nutrients and even more moisture.
A survey by Nivea found that 74pc of women admitted they worried if their hands were dry yet only 31pc followed Iris's golden rule of "moisturise, moisturise, moisturise".
To help combat that effect there is a new breed of moisturising handwashes which aim not only to cleanse but to moisturise the hands, too.
Marks & Spencer's SPAlife range is based on four professional practices: thalassotherapy unlocks the age- old secrets of seaweed and marine minerals to revitalise and includes a Bath Decanter (pounds 5) and Body Contour Gel (pounds 4) to firm, tone and moisturise the skin.