mud bed

mud bed

a bed in which the mattress consists of semiliquid mud made from special clays, covered with a sheet of plastic material; used to widely distribute the pressure of the body weight over the dependent surface, for patients with burns or large anesthetic areas.
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It wasn't until recently that Andy Ihnatko spotted the shiny camera in the dry mud bed of the lagoon that the camera resurfaced.
Construction Of the new water treatment plant with a file consisting of pretreatment, low load activated sludge, a tertiary filtration, and a discharge area and queue vegetated mud beds planted by reeds;
When the sub-zero temperatures before Christmas caused our pond to freeze over and become a glacier of ice two feet thick we assumed that the frogs would be safely tucked up in their mud beds, their metabolisms ticking over slowly in a state of near hibernation.