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turbid

 [ter´bid]
cloudy.

tur·bid

(tŭr'bid),
Cloudy, as by sediment or insoluble matter in a solution.
[L. turbidus, confused, disordered]

turbid

[tur′bid]
Etymology: L, turbidus, confused
clouded or obscured, as in solids in suspension in a solution.

tur·bid

(tŭr'bid)
Clouded, as by sediment or insoluble matter in a solution.
[L. turbidus, confused, disordered]

turbid

cloudy.
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