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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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The high silica content present in the rice husk is a major barrier to its digestion and prevents parenchymal tissue from degradation (Agbagla et al.
1, Additions of rice husk resulted in higher values of resistance to simple compression, at all contents and ages, compared with those obtained with Brachiaria seed husk,
Native rice husk (local variety of rice) was obtained from rice milling centre at Igbemo-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
In this study, we assessed the effect of cacao bean husk as bedding material in free stall barn compared to conventional stall surfaces; no bedding, sawdust, and chopped wheat straw.
philadelphica), is the other major cultivated husk tomato.
The seedling substrates tested included the rice husk substrate (Control, CK), 0.
Estimation of cellulose and lignin: To determine cellulose, 1g treated rice husk labelled as W1 was first treated with ADF solution and the resulting residue was used to determine cellulose.
Table 1: Chemical and physical properties of Rice Husk Ash (RHA)
The AgNPs synthesized by using rice husk, tomato seeds and Multani mitti were analyzed by UV-Visible spectroscopy, XRD, SEM and FT-IR spectrometer.
There have been few reports on the use of cocoa pod husk powder as organic amendments on some vegetables but no report of its use on black benniseed.
PDSA head nurse Miriam Wilson said: "We had to open up Hooch's intestine to remove a large piece of corn husk and some smaller pieces that had broken off.