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dAMP

Abbreviation for deoxyadenylic acid.

damp

(damp),
1. Humid; moist.
2. Atmospheric moisture.
3. Foul air in a mine; air charged with carbon oxides (black or choke damp) or with various explosive hydrocarbon vapors (firedamp).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

damp

(damp)
1. Humid; moist.
2. Atmospheric moisture.
3. Foul air in a mine; air charged with carbon oxides (black or choke damp) or with various explosive hydrocarbon vapors (firedamp).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

damp

1. Moist, humid.
2. A noxious gas in a mine.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

Patient discussion about damp

Q. Can I catch pneumonia, if I go outside with wet hair? My Mother used to tell me when I was a kid that if I go outside with wet hair, I will catch pneumonia. Is this true?

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Q. why is it bad to walk outside with wet hair after you have taken a shower , when it's clod out side? what can happen to me if i will do it ?

A. I've done this several times. The few times, my mother told me not to, I caught a cold.

Q. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. I am wondering what this wet brain is all about?

A. It known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome also referred to as wet brain often is seen in later stage alcoholics. This condition shows up on an MRI as a smaller less functional brain. The symptoms such as short term memory loss, inability to learn new things, inability to concentrate or focus could apply to a lot of things. I have never known people actually diagnosed with this. This knowledge I gained through surfing the net.

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AFTERMATH: Fire crews damp down the gutted office block which is in danger of collapse
Iain Duncan Smith, pictured, has told North East Tories the party is poised to win back the region as he tries to damp down speculation that he could be ousted as Conservative leader.
IF a greenhouse or cold frame gets too hot, top up shading levels and regularly "damp down" the flooring by hosing it down - this is a great way to lower temperatures.
They had to put out the fire and make sure the building was safe for firefighters to enter to damp down any smouldering bales.
A crew from Bangor returned to the scene later yesterday to damp down and make sure there were no active pockets of fire.
FIRE BATTLE: Fire crews attempt to damp down the fire on the roof of the building using an aerial platform Picture: PHILIP MUSCART; DAMAGE: A firefighter sprays the inside of the old Sayers factory, Lorenzo Drive Picture: RICHARD WILLIAMS
Left: Firemen damp down the ruins of Moseley Street after the raid of October 25-26.
Crews stayed at the building all night and were set to go back today to continue to damp down the bales, which were still smouldering.
IF greenhouse or conservatories full of plants get too hot then "damp down" the floor area with water to lower temperatures and try to increase ventilation.