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bog

A quagmire covered with grasses, wet, spongy ground; a small marsh or plant community on moist, acidic peat.
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bog

an area of peat formation, typically in upland situations, which supports an extremely OLIGOTROPHIC vegetation. See FEN.
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"There's no bogginess underfoot and it's a chance to play some running rugby and hopefully get a few tries in.
Signs and Symptoms of Shunt Malfunction/Infection * Any drainage or odor from the incision sites * Any tenderness or bogginess at incision sites * Fever * Headaches * Nausea or vomiting * Abdominal pain * Irritability * Sleepiness or drowsiness * Changes in school performance * Any change in level of consciousness * "Sunsetting" eyes Sources: Barnes et al., 2002; Fudge, 2002; Isaacman et al., 2003; and Rekate, 1991.
Dr Martin Ward-Platt, consultant paediatrician at the RVI who was called in from home to deal with Sam, said he felt the "bogginess" was due to massive internal bleeding caused by the head injury.