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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]

viscid

/vis·cid/ (vis´id) glutinous or sticky.

vis·cid

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

viscid

(of plant parts) sticky.

viscid

glutinous or sticky.
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Thread samples from sheets were collected on slides framed with strips of double-sided adhesive tape, and density of viscid globules was measured following Barrantes & Weng (2006b).
The reason that NAC is ineffective may be due to the fact that NAC only affects the mucin polymer structure leaving DNA and debris intact, resulting in secretions that are still viscid.
In contrast to the uncontaminated flow and lightness of limp thought, the Danube presented itself as a viscid and heavy river.
At such times, Sherman and his officers become powerless to control their men, who undergo a careless "drip by drip depletion of their warblood" as they consume the cities "like some viscid pool of humanity.
Shrub-steppe was characterized by juniper (Juniper osteosperma), big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata), greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus), horsebrush (Tetradymia glabrata) and viscid rabbit brush (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus).
While careering through various filthy, viscid, and slimy areas, he finds himself pursued by "dark forms," "crouching figures," to which arbitrary ferocity is sometimes assigned, kennable but unrecognizable and irregularly formed smears and splotches that co-exist among the "real" forms in the natural world.
The force of viscid friction, caused by the flowing of the liquid through the interstitions of the magnetic mould core in the opposite way to the movement of the element in motion, can be determined according to the tangent, unitary efforts which may appear, figure 3.
On blood agar the colonies appear white, semitranslucent, and viscid (older colonies appear yellow).
His flesh turns to viscid, transparent jelly that drifts away in green mist, unveiling a monster black centipede.
This results in disordered ion and water exchange and the production of abnormally thick viscid secretions in various luminal systems, particularly the lungs, paranasal sinuses, and gastrointestinal tract.
And some other ghostly figure who had been there had gone and an ectoplasm held its place, wafting this way and that way in the breeze, but there was no breeze, nothing to dispel the heat that filled the room, climbed up his legs from the floor, into his back from the mocking chair, now he knew why it mocked, it was an electric chair and its electric heat was spreading all through him, rising into the underside of his thighs and pressing into his back and shoulders and rising up into his head which would burst unless he could dispel the heat into the room and melt all the hanging carcasses, soften their frozen forms till they went soft and viscid and rotted there, putrefying around him.