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ooze

a soft mud-like deposit, found on extensive areas of the ocean floor and formed from the skeletal material of small oceanic organisms. An example is GLOBIGERINA OOZE.
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Muddy Ooze was a wonderful place, except for one thing.
One wrong step onto a weakened tube, and Edmonds could fall into the blistering-hot ooze.
The legend of the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES begins when four, ordinary pet store turtles are exposed to a mysterious green ooze.
As seawater flooded the ship and oil started to ooze, its crew radioed a frantic SOS (see diagram, p.
A sample of mysterious ooze has shed new light on the use of biological weapons in 1993 by the Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo.
INCELL will replace currently used eighteenth century vaccination methods where calves are infected, and virus is drained from calf lymph fluid, to make a vaccine that is injected into humans where it grows in pustules that ooze infectious virus.
The fossil-bearing chalk deposits were laid down as ocean-floor ooze hundreds of kilometers from the waterways shores.
The twenty-five-year-old displays a beyond-her-years songwriting maturity, with lyrics that ooze the sincerity of an old soul.
The play martyrs Shelby, given that she's the character who pretty much always has to be serious, but Garrison routinely rises above the ooze.
Telltale symptoms of the disease include thin cracks in the bark that ooze sap and a startling pink shade to tissue just under the bark in fall, Hudler and his colleagues reported in Milwaukee this week at the annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society.
But they do know that gases dissolved in the magma, like carbon dioxide bubbles in a shaken soda bottle, help propel the pressurized ooze through cracks in Earth's crust.
The seafloor sediments in place at the time contained tiny living marine organisms, called dinoflagellates, which spend part of their life cycle in a cyst buried in ocean-floor ooze.