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egg·shell

(eg'shel),
The calcareous envelope of a bird's egg.

eggshell

(ĕg′shĕl′)
n.
The thin, often brittle exterior covering of the egg of a bird or reptile.
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The egg shells replace traditional filler and help reduce the amount of ground polymer used in the masterbatch formulation.
Egg shell weight (g): The difference in mean egg shell weight (g) in the imported flock of Japanese quails was significant (pless than 0.
This time is thought to be used for possible acquisition of symbionts from the upper surfaces of the eggs, and ingestion of liquids that remain inside the egg shells.
After tossing the egg shells and the plastic jug into the appropriate boxes, Joshua repeated, "Wow.
Our results indicated that egg shell contamination with the fecal material was significantly higher with that of egg contents.
Apart from standard calcium salts HAp can also be produced from some natural sources of calcium like sea corals [7], egg shells [8-9], sea shells [10] and also from body fluids [11].
Samples of 264 eggs of each genotype in both rearing systems which were collected 11 times with 4-wk intervals (4 eggs in cages and 6 eggs in organic pens, respectively, per replication of each examination period) throughout the entire trial phase, were used to determine the egg albumen ratio, egg yolk ratio, and egg shell ratio.
The collected egg shells were thoroughly washed with double distilled water to remove any extraneous material and then dried at room temperature.
coli, coliform and Salmonella bacteria are examples of food born disease agents transmitted to people from contaminated egg shells.
CHAMPION trainer Paul Nicholls may be treading on egg shells as the Cheltenham Festival draws ever nearer but he'll still be out to strike at his local Wincanton track tomorrow.
The table-trash canisters keep them out sight--along with wet tea bags, orange skins, egg shells, and banana peels.