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spreading

(sprĕd′ĭng) [AS. spraedan, to strew]
The extension of a bacterial culture on a growth medium.
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Littlerock's highest nitrate concentrations were nearly eight times the level tested below the Palmdale spreading grounds, records show.
Therefore, we can conclude that the last two factors may affect the nationwide spreading patterns of epidemics (15-17).
Sludge spreading has been controversial in the Antelope Valley since the 1980s, with local environmentalists fearing that it could carry harmful bacteria, viruses and industrial wastes.
These agreements included a voluntary embrace by western rulers of the spreading language, she contends.
Khavari said he could imagine a drug that blocks the collagen VII fragment being used pre-emptively to prevent skin cancer from spreading in people who are highly susceptible, such as children with RDEB or people who are chronically immune suppressed due to organ transplantation.
noted that the highland belt appears to share many similarities with the seafloor spreading ridges that cross Earth's ocean basins.
GREEN SUGAR ICING: Add sufficient milk OR cream to 2 cups powdered sugar to make of spreading consistency.
Researchers have now identified an actual eruption believed to be part of a seafloor spreading episode.
With the rapid growth of the Internet, viruses are spreading even more rapidly.
He estimated wind speed at 25 to 35 mph Monday afternoon, when Pima Gro stopped spreading at his suggestion.
Rather, it is broken into small, straight sections called spreading centers.
We were able to let them back into our network with confidence, while they made sure the worm was completely eliminated to prevent it from spreading to other systems.