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tide

 [tīd]
a physiologic variation or increase of a certain constituent in body fluids.
acid tide a temporary increase in the acidity of the urine that sometimes follows fasting.
alkaline tide a temporary increase in the alkalinity of the urine during gastric digestion.
fat tide the increase of a fat in the lymph and blood following a meal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tide

(tīd),
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[A.S. tīd, time]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tide

(tīd)
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tide

(tīd)
Alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Mann- Whitney test was used to determine the difference in low tide and high tide counts of shorebirds.
The Dogwood Bed, with four tall posts inspired by Paula's own bed, is available in the Low Tide or Blossom finish in all wood or in the Cobblestone finish with an upholstered linen headboard.
"During low tide, some exotic marine animals show up on the shallow side of the water, waiting for a strong tide to wash them off to sea.
Lily Tassel, head coach at Waves Swim and Sport Academy, also explained that there is a six-hour time difference between high tide and low tide. This means that it will take six hours for a tide to go from low tide to high tide and then another six hours to go from high tide to low tide.
Under normal or low tide situations, the majority of seawalls along the shorelines in my area will have a foot or so of water in front of them, with the exception of the seawalls in the canals and marinas, but during extreme high tide phases there may be an extra eight to te inches of water or more on those shallow seawalls, allowing even the largest snook, trout and redfish to hunt the concrete.
The low tide values were highest at 905 in November and lowest at 65 in April.
The higher concentration of nitrate, phosphate, and sulphate at low tide might be attributed to the higher abundance of chrysophytes and euglenoids at low tide.
The operation to remove the marine gas oil was undertaken twice at low tide, in the early morning and again in the early evening.
the evolutions & discarding: picks among bric-a-brac at low tide
Twenty-five whales from the pod died at the Kyle of Durness when the low tide swept them ashore yesterday.
The cottage is accessible by foot only at low tide so the house is being sold complete with a rowing boat.