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moist

having a moderate moisture content, slightly wet to the touch.

moist dermatitis
see moist dermatitis of rabbits.
moist grain storage
grain stored at about 30% moisture in airtight silos. (Normally grain is stored at 10-15% moisture.) Care is needed to avoid errors in the ensiling process and the storage costs are much higher, but the grain is more digestible. To avoid the silo costs, the grain can be treated with propionic or acetic acid and stored in bins, but care needs to be given to the grain's vitamin E content, which may be diminished by this treatment.
moist lung sounds
sounds heard on auscultation of the lungs that indicate the presence of inflammatory or edema fluid in the bronchi or alveoli.

Patient discussion about moist

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?

A. Are you seiously, Ann? I mean, I'm sure y're wet hair make Pneumonia?...I sorry this is not true.

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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It has shown the effect of planting methods ,the distance between rows and the kind of furrow opener for seedling emergence percentage was significantly (P[greater than or equal to]1%) greater where the moisten planting was conducted.
Examiners should moisten two swabs with two drops of isopropyl alcohol, then wipe the penis from the base to the tip.
This is a soft, pink, skin-like layer that secretes a fluid which helps moisten the air inhaled through the nose and trap smoke and other foreign particles.
Rub lemon or lime peel around the rim of a cocktail glass to moisten it and coat rim with salt (optional).
Moisten a clean piece of lens tissue with water of glass cleaner.
Moisten the gasket on the cap with water or antifreeze, the way it would be under normal conditions.
moisten the hole in the rubber stopper and place the large diameter of the stopper over the copper tube;
Moisten hands with water and shape each portion firmly into a ball.
Moisten hands with water and roll each portion into a ball.