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Hydrophobic

Describing any substance that repels water. This is important in the petroleum industry.
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He displayed tremors, spastic extremity movements, and hydrophobia. There were no mucocutaneous lesions.
The dog died last March after showing symptoms of hypersalivation, unsteady gait and hydrophobia, he added.
Although our experiences have not included mechanistic studies to determine the mode of action of the monoterpenes, several references regarding their action on different microorganisms emphasize that a factor to bear in mind in their biocidal effect is the hydrophobia (or lipophilia) that characterizes them.
Victims suffer from speech and co-ordination problems, hydrophobia, delirium, hyperactivity and hallucinations before lapsing into a coma and dying.
Hydrophobia is the hallmark of rabies, characterised by a thirst for water accompanied by terror and spasms in the throat at the mere sight of it.
Rabies, a very dangerous disease also called hydrophobia, kills its victim within a few days.
Symptoms include headache, fever, paralysis, foaming at the mouth, confusion and a fear of water (hydrophobia).
The disease rapidly advances producing paralysis, hallucinations, muscle spasms and eventually hydrophobia and death.
And the fourth one ran through the library of his mind and said, "The sublateral equation of 100 kilotons of hydrophobia in the second week of April equals precisely 4000 loaves of bread and fifteen cups of sugar" And that was the right answer.
Sufferers recoil from water, a reaction so pronounced the disease has been called hydrophobia.
Checks found that he has symptoms of hydrophobia, aerophobia and confusion,' it said.
On January 14, 2016, a woman with behavioral changes and hydrophobia visited a regional hospital in Cap-Haitien, Nord Department, Haiti.