Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An element in compound words of Greek origin, meaning ‘wet,’ ‘moist.’

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  • Modifications and additions consist of including the hygro-thermophilous mixed deciduous broadleaf forests (and portions of swamp forests) in the eastern sections of the ecoregion as well as an area of the montane Black Sea unit in European Turkey.

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  • The constructs were: the pSLTT-AIG linearised at the PvuI sites and the pTriEx-2 hygro construct (Novagen, UK) linearised at the MluI site and were represented 10: 1 ratio in the total 25 µg of DNA electroporated.

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  • Vaginal pessaries are suppositories designed for Water-soluble drugs are usually also hygro - a more acidic environment than that found in the scopic.

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  • The hygro - meter was a dew-point instrument of the kind described by Jones in the Transactions of the Royal Society of London for 1826: it consisted of a mercurial thermometer with a small bulb of blue glass; one of the hemispheres into which this bulb would have been divided by a vertical plane, was covered with a piece of stulT held in its place by a metallic ring which served further to prevent the ether used in cooling the bulb from flowing over the uncoated part.

    Transactions of the American Philosophical Society

  • [Our readers will recollect, that his own hygro - meter is of the firft clafs, a whalebone flip; and M.

    The Monthly Review

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