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viscid

 [vis´id]
glutinous or sticky.

vis·cid

(vis'id), Avoid the mispronunciation vis'kid.
Sticky; glutinous.
[L. viscidus, stick, fr. viscum, birdlime]

vis·cid

(vis'id)
Sticky; glutinous.
[L. viscidus, stick, fr. viscum, birdlime]

viscid

(of plant parts) sticky.
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where the variables F and G are nonviscid terms at Cartesian coordinates and [F.sub.v] and [G.sub.v] are viscid terms at Cartesian coordinates.
The spider webs found in gardens and garages are made from multiple silk types, but viscid silk and dragline silk are most critical to the integrity of the web.
The tube acts as a foreign body and therefore patients are prone to develop viscid secretions around the tube which risk tube blockage.
A previous assignment had him gettin' splattered with nasty petrochemicals, and any damage left undone to his gun-leather and gear from that job was completed by the foul, viscid corrosive goop of those subterranean sewers.
Other common forbs encountered were Euthamia gymnospermoides (viscid grass-leaved goldenrod), Coreopsis tripteris (tall tickseed), Solidago missouriensis (Missouri goldenrod), Potentilla simplex (common cinquefoil), and Rubus flagellaris (common dewberry).
The in viscid (potential-flow) pressure distributions for the S816 airfoil for various angles of attack are shown in figure 2.
Humphries' fondness for obscure words, such as lacunary, viscid and fuscous, is well indulged here, as is his outrageous, satirical sense of humour.
Humphries's fondness for obscure words, such as lacunary, viscid and fuscous, is well indulged here, as is his outrageous, satirical sense of humour.
The test drug through its anti-inflammatory action resolved the bronchial inflammation and decreased the excessive secretion of mucopurulent sputum, by demulcent action it makes the sputum less viscous, by deobstruent action it dilates the bronchioles and by its expectorant action it removes the less viscid sputum easily thus improving the pulmonary function.
The principle underlying this method is based on the use of dithiothreitol (DTT, 0.1%), the mucolytic properties of which convert the viscid, gel form of sputum to a liquid phase.
Bromhexine is a mucolytic agent used in the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with viscid or excessive mucus.