It is excreted very slowly and therefore accumulates in the system.
The molten sulphur accumulates on the sole, whence it is from time to time run out into a square stone receptacle, from which it is ladled into damp poplar-wood moulds and so brought into the shape of truncated cones weighing 110 to 130 lb each.
If these spark balls are set at the right distance, then when the potential difference accumulates the antenna will be charged and at some stage suddenly discharged by the discharge leaping across the spark gap. This was Marconi's original method, and the plan is still used under the name of the direct method of excitation or the plain antenna.
Information respecting the country accumulates but slowly.
Multitudes of such hairs on the branches of the roots cause the entry of great quantities of water, which by a subsequent similar osmotic action accumulates in the cortex of the roots.
In the yeast cell it accumulates and disappears very rapidly according to the conditions of nutrition and is sometimes so abundant as to fill the cell almost entirely (Errera, 1882, 1895: Wager and Peniston, 1910).
The warmth, shelter and abundant food in the nests, due both to the fresh supplies brought in by the ants and to the large amount of waste matter that accumulates, must prove strongly attractive to the various " guests."
In Switzerland and parts of Germany, where it is collected in some quantity for commerce, a long strip of bark is cut out of the tree near the root; the resin that slowly accumulates during the summer is scraped out in the latter part of the season, and the slit enlarged slightly the following spring to ensure a continuance of the supply.
Dropsy During conditions of health a certain quantity of lymphy liquid is constantly being effused into the tissues and serous cavities of the body, but in the case of the tissues it never accumulates to excess, and in that of the serous cavities it is never more than sufficient to keep them moist.
It accumulates in the brain, and there generates the" nervous fluid "or pneuma - a theory closely resembling that of Mead on the" nervous liquor,"unless indeed Mead borrowed it from Hoffmann.
The accumulated treasures of Meshed `Ali were carried off by the Wahhabites early in the 19th century, and in 1843 the town was deprived of many of its former liberties and compelled to submit to Turkish law; but it is again' enormously wealthy, for what is given to the shrine may never be sold or used for any outside purpose, but constantly accumulates.
The pumps, placed close to the point where the water accumulates, may be worked by an engine on the surface by means of heavy reciprocating rods which pass down the shaft, or by underground motors driven by steam, compressed air or electricity.
During electrolysis, oxygen is evolved at the anode and escapes from the outer vessel, while the sodium deposited in globules on the cathode floats upwards into the iron cylinder, within which it accumulates, and from which it may be removed at intervals by means of a perforated iron ladle, the fused salt, but not the metal, being able to pass freely through the perforations.
It is this ` superfluous' expiation that accumulates in the Treasure of the Church " (Bp. of Newport, p. 166).
Beecher (1856-1905) has pointed out (1898), many animals possessing hard parts tend toward the close of their racial history to produce a superfluity of dead matter, which accumulates in the form of spines among invertebrates, and of horns among the land vertebrates, reaching a maximum when the animals are really on the down-grade of development.
Being less volatile than nitrogen, argon accumulates relatively as liquid air evaporates.
A portion of this is carried away by the wind before it is consolidated; a larger portion accumulates in hollows and depressions of the region.
Remove the snow that accumulates on cold frames or other glass structures, particularly if the soil which the glass covers was not frozen before the snow fell; it may remain on the sashes longer if the plants are frozen in, since they are dormant, and would not be injured if deprived of light for eight or ten days.
The cushions must be connected to earth to remove the negative electricity which accumulates on them.
A place is not hard to find, for the powerful corporation of the ulema seeks to put its own members into all posts, and, though the remuneration is at first small, the young `alim gradually accumulates the revenues of several offices.
In the valleys there are usually about two snows a year and these quickly disappear; but on the mountain peaks and in the canyons the snow accumulates to great depths and forms a steady source of water-supply for the rivers.
The 8th series is occupied with a discussion of the theory of the voltaic pile, in which Faraday accumulates evidence to prove that the source of the energy of the pile must be chemical.
Large quantities of turpentine are extracted from this pine in Sweden and Russia by removing a strip of bark, terminating below in a deep notch cut in the wood, into which the turpentine runs, and from which it is scooped as it accumulates; but the product is not equal to that of the silver fir and other species.
The ferric hydroxide accumulates in the sheath, and gradually passes into the more insoluble ferric oxide.
The floating ice which accumulates in the northern parts of the Sea of Okhotsk and the cold current which flows along the east coast of the peninsula render its summers chilly, but the winter is relatively warm, and temperatures below - 40° F.
The deposit grows on the sides of the pipes and accumulates at the bottom, and causes most serious obstruction to the flow of water.
Simple interest arises where unpaid interest accumulates as a debt not itself bearing interest; but, if this debt bears interest, the total, i.e.
It will thus be seen that the volume of water it captures from the Orinoco is small in comparison to what it accumulates in its course.
The retina is more enriched with DHA than any other tissue in the human body as it naturally accumulates here.
accumulates increasingly quickly.
accumulates in the liver, especially during mental stress, when muscle energy demand is limited.
accumulates in the brain and continues to keep Cdk5 active.
accumulates in the food chain, which results in high concentrations in marine mammals.
The zone is weakly hydrogen-bonded, fluid and reactive, and accumulates small cations, multivalent anions and hydrophobic solutes.
drosophila melanogaster is a fruit fly, a little insect about 3mm long, of the kind that accumulates around spoiled fruit.
Hearing aids push earwax further back into the ear canal therefore it accumulates and creates a wax plug.
Previous research has shown that fibrin accumulates in the damaged nerves of MS patients.
Gingivitis: Plaque which accumulates at the tooth gum junction harbors various bacteria which produce metabolites.
The molecular sieve with very large surface area accumulates water molecules from the gas stream.
The comparative scantiness of its sources, the steepness of its upper course and the rapid evaporation which takes place after the short rainy season would make the Senegal an insignificant stream for more than half the year; but natural dams cross the channel at intervals and the water accumulates behind them in deep reaches, which thus act as reservoirs.
The temperature of the interior of the chamber soon rises to more than the fusing-point of sulphur (113Ã‚° C.), and the distillate accumulates at the bottom as a liquid, which is tapped off from time to time to be cast into the customary form of rods.
The floating ice which accumulates in the northern parts of the Sea of Okhotsk and the cold current which flows along the east coast of the peninsula render its summers chilly, but the winter is relatively warm, and temperatures below - 40Ã‚° F.
of cathode may be used, but as copper accumulates in it, the current-density must be diminished to (say) 15 to 20 amperes per sq.
In the first type referred to as the "wet form" of the disease, fluid accumulates in the abdomen of the cat.
So, if a cardholder accumulates $100 in purchases during a month, their monthly statement would show a cash back reward of $5.
Whether you have an entire room devoted to your crafting or your supplies are stowed away in a hallway closet, anyone who scrapbooks eventually accumulates a variety of tools and accessories.
Both will play a factor in how much snow accumulates on the runs.
Not to mention that all of these contain high levels of fat that accumulates in your body over time.
You will need to clean it from time to time to remove dirt and silt that accumulates on top.
The almost invisible coating of ice can accumulates on almost any type of surface including steps, decks, sidewalks and driveways.
Over time, the damage to caused by the sun accumulates and may lead to premature aging and skin cancer.
This type of life insurance policy also accumulates a cash value that the insured can borrow against.
Phenylalanine accumulates in blood and seriously impairs early neuronal development.
If the body accumulates an excess of bilirubin, it turns yellow (jaundiced).
This chemical accumulates in the areas of cancer or infection, allowing them to be viewed with a special camera.
The undigested fructose accumulates in the liver, kidneys, and small intestine, progressively causing damage that can lead to liver and kidney failure.
Some children with Marfan develop cystic disease of the lungs or recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax, which is a condition in which air accumulates in the space around the lungs.
As mucus accumulates, it can plug up the smaller passageways in the lungs, decreasing functional lung volume.
Copper accumulates in the liver, kidney, and brain, resulting in damage to the liver and nervous system.
In Menkes disease, which is usually first noticed in infancy, impaired transport of copper from the digestive tract results in low levels of copper in the blood, while copper accumulates in the kidney, pancreas, and skeletal muscle.
Heparan sulfate is mainly found in the central nervous system and accumulates in the brain when it cannot be broken down because one of those four enzymes is deficient or missing.
Iron overload-A side effect of frequent blood transfusions in which the body accumulates abnormally high levels of iron.
Infants with the disease are unable to process a certain type of fat which accumulates in nerve and brain cells, causing mental and physical retardation, and, finally, death.
When coughing is suppressed, the mucus accumulates in the plugged airways and can become a breeding ground for pneumonia bacteria.
Cerumen impaction develops when earwax accumulates in the inner part of the ear canal and blocks the eardrum.
As the skin begins to thaw during treatment, edema (excess tissue fluid) often accumulates, causing swelling.
Hydranencephaly is distinct from hydrocephalus, in which CSF accumulates within a normally-formed brain, putting pressure on it and possibly causing skull expansion.
Hydrops fetalis-A condition in which a fetus or newborn baby accumulates fluids, causing swollen arms and legs and impaired breathing.
Instead, it accumulates and starts getting toxic once you've jammed enough in there.
Over time, it accumulates in their tissues, which becomes the steak on your plate at dinner time.
An apple or inverted triangle has larger shoulders or bust; excess weight often accumulates around the tummy.
It accumulates over a period of time as little things begin to mount up.
It can be difficult to remove the brake dust that accumulates on the wheels, but this step will really improve the appearance of your vehicle.
Doing so will reduce the amount of dust and grime that accumulates on each slat.
The 7 Day Detox Diet is based on the concept that the body accumulates up to twelve pounds of undigested "junk" in the digestive tract.
If you don't use the money that accumulates (with tax-free interest) in the investment account for medical care, you can withdraw it for other purposes.
As the policy owner, you can borrow against this cash reserve, which accumulates at a guaranteed rate of interest.
Because the genetic damage caused by the sun accumulates over time like compound interest, any protection that can be provided in childhood will pay off later.
The temperature of the interior of the chamber soon rises to more than the fusing-point of sulphur (113° C.), and the distillate accumulates at the bottom as a liquid, which is tapped off from time to time to be cast into the customary form of rods.
The shortest route, though not the easiest, between Kashgar and East Turkestan in the east and Ferghana and West Turkestan in the west is over the Terek pass or the pass at the head of the Alai valley, a dangerous route in winter by reason of the vast quantity of snow which usually accumulates there.
Granular and concretionary limonite accumulates by organic action on the floor of certain lakes in Sweden, forming the curious "lake ore."
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