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Related to husk: psyllium husk, Ispaghula husk

husk

 [husk]
an outer covering or shell, as of some fruits and seeds.
psyllium husk the cleaned, dried seed coat from the seeds of Plantago species; used as a bulk-forming laxative.

husk

(husk) an outer covering or shell, as of some fruits and seeds.
psyllium husk  the cleaned, dried seed coat from the seeds of Plantago species; used as a bulk-forming laxative; also used for various purposes in ayurveda and folk medicine.

husk

see lungworm disease.
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10] studied the potential of coconut husk to be used for bioethanol production after treating it with 20, 25 and 30% sodium hydroxide at 100[degrees]C for 2 to 3 hours and obtained high ethanol productivity, almost 85% of theoretical ethanol yield.
2013) and were compared with concentrations in walnut husk maggot larval tissue to increase our understanding of insecticide translocation in this system.
She spent three weeks in intensive care and Ms Husk and her husband Cian were not allowed to hold her for the first three days.
Rice husk has a major potential for this purpose," said Dr.
The mold benefits because its spores get a free ride on the larvae into the interior of the husk.
In this study, rice husk (RH) was used as filler in the preparation of biocomposites-based wheat gluten/glycerol and wheat gluten-glycerol/chitosan-polyethylene glycol (CP).
The ruminal disappearance rates of NDF of the abovementioned 3 fractions at 48 h followed the same order: leaf blade>ear husk>stem pith, while that of ADF decreased in the following order: leaf blade>stem pith >ear husk.
The tiny holes of husks that allow the rice kernel to breathe should also mean that any derived silicon will also be porous.
Slide the corn into the husk and secure it with tape.
Considering the side-effects of CHX mouthrinse and the promising effect of cacao bean husk extract mouthrinse, this study was designed to compare the efficiency of both mouthrinses as antimicrobial agents in children.
Also, in ethanol production using rice husk and bagasse, Patel et al.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers at Iran's Zanjan University reported success in synthesizing silica nanoparticles from rice husk and using it as an effective nanocatalyst in chemical reactions.