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We see something of the same kind even in our domestic varieties, as in the thickened stems of the common and swedish turnip.
But, as the body of the herd pressed more and more upon the open line of its defenders, and the dust thickened, so as to obscure their persons, there was, at each instant, a renewed danger of the beasts breaking through.
Her heart was set on performing her promise to Tom and Aunt Chloe, and she sighed as discouragements thickened around her.
During hospitalization in the neonatal intensive care unit, pasteurized human milk from the BLH-IFF is thickened and, after hospital discharge, if there is still indication, the mother may continue to thicken raw human milk at home.
Once it has the right color, add the liquid, stir and cook until thickened. Roux gravy will thicken as it cools.
Moreover, the nodes of the stem branches, when stimulated by fragmentation, also thicken and form adventitious roots, thereby increasing the chances for vegetative propagation (Soares et al., 2011).
The amino acids in the formula help to thicken each strand of hair from the first wash.
Pick the right shampoo: volumising ones thicken hair strands, but sleekening formulas weigh hair down making it harder to add volume.
This thickening agent, which helps thicken breast milk and formula for premature babies who have difficulty swallowing, has caused necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in at least 15 infants born before 37 weeks gestation, including two that died.
Unlike conventional cellulosic thickeners that dissolve and increase the viscosity of the aqueous phase, associative thickeners thicken aqueous media through a complex mix of inter- and intra-molecular associations as well as interactions with the surfaces of latex polymer and inorganic colloidal particles.
A number of products used in institutional settings to thicken liquids are available from several manufacturers.
Field Science--Does it thicken from the top or bottom?