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crust

 [krust]
a formed outer layer, especially an outer layer of solid matter formed by drying of a bodily exudate or secretion.
milk crust cradle cap.

crust

(krŭst),
1. A hard outer layer or covering; cutaneous crusts are often formed by dried serum or pus on the surface of a ruptured blister or pustule.
2. A scab.
Synonym(s): crusta
[L. crusta]

crust

(krŭst)
n.
An outer layer or coating formed by the drying of a bodily exudate such as pus or blood; a scab.
v. crusted, crusting, crusts
v.intr.
1. To become covered with a crust.
2. To harden into a crust.

crust′less adj.
Cosmetic surgery A patch of dried protein-rich material that oozes from a hair graft, which sloughs off in 1–3 wks
Dermatology A layer of dried serum from an open wound
Seismology The outer layer of the Earth’s surface

crust

(krŭst)
1. A hard outer layer or covering; cutaneous crusts are often formed by dried serum or pus on the surface of a ruptured blister or pustule.
2. A scab.
Synonym(s): crusta.
[L. crusta]

crust

(krŭst)
1. A hard outer layer or covering; cutaneous crusts are often formed by dried serum or pus on the surface of a ruptured blister or pustule.
2. A scab.
[L. crusta]
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As a better sample distribution was observed on the paper that does not favor crust formation during conventional oven drying (Figure 5), the following analysis conditions were considered as optimized: drying temperature of 70 [degrees] C, drying time of 90 minutes, sample mass of 1.0 g and aluminum caps with lid containing fiberglass paper disks.
This could be because of the initial exposure of fresh slices to drying at 80[degrees]C before frying and also due to a higher extent of surface crust formation. These findings agree with the report of Tran [18].
Table 1: Presenting symptoms and signs of patients Symptoms Present Signs Present study study Crusting 41 (100%) Crust formation 41 (100%) Feter 40 (97.6%) Roomy nasal cavity 41 (100%) Anosmia/hyposmia 31 (75.6%) Turbinate atrophy 41 (100%) Blockage 26 (63.4%) Septum deviation 6 (14.6%) Nasal discharge 23 (56.1%) Depressed nasal bridge 4 (9.8%) Headache 21 (51.2%) Septal perforation 1 (2.4%) H/o maggots 12 (29.3%) Pale mucosa 33 (80.5%) Bleeding 11 (26.8%) -- -- Table 2: Response of the various treatment plans at the time of follow-up Response Group 1 Group II Group III Good 11 (37.9%) 6 (67%) 2 (67%) Fair 13 (44.8%) 2 (22%) 1 (33%) Poor 5 (17.3%) 1 (11%) 0 Total patients 29 9 3 Figure 1: Age-wise distribution of patients of atrophic rhinitis.
Our current experiments are aimed at determining the extent to which clay dispersion and crust formation, as opposed to texturally governed porosity, contribute to inherent infiltrability.
There is crust formation, which lifts with the wool leading to downgrading of the fleece; lambs often have crusty lesions of the mouth and ears.
Calamine lotion will help with the itching and crust formation. Cool water also helps as does oatmeal soaks, bicarbonate of soda and acetic acid/vinegar in water.
The study was conducted with the following objectives: first, to evaluate three tillage techniques for their effect on soil surface/subsurface conditions particularly, crust formation, bulk density and weed infestation and, second, to evaluate consequences on intake characteristics of a commonly occurring soil in the Pothwar plateau of Pakistan.
During the first two weeks, there is a crust formation that will fall off as it dries.
The team says that this single mineral surface cannot be explained by the initial crust formation and must have been the result of some secondary event.
Chronic lesions consisted of scales, alopecia and raised dense scab-like crust formation on skin at facial, thorax, dorsum, abdomen and at perineal regions (Fig.
Normal inoculation site reactions include up to 5 mm of erythematous induration, which progresses to a bluish-red pustule two to three weeks post-vaccination, subsequent ulceration, drainage, exudative crust formation after four to six weeks, and full healing 10-12 weeks postvaccination, leaving a small residual scar.
Noman Latif briefed at the site about the research outcomes and issues at CP system, crust formation of soil and availability of low organic matter.