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1. Aquatic plants
Plants that must grow in water whether rooted in the mud or floating without anchorage; plants that must complete part or all of their life cycle in or near the water.

2. Clay
* Particles in siliciclastic sediment that are smaller than 0.0039 millimeters in size, according to the Udden-Wentworth scale . Clay and silt are collectively classified as mud . * A collective term for a large group of minerals that are found in great abundance in extremely fine-grained sediments or sedimentary rocks (i.e. shales).

3. Colony hybridization
A genetics lab technique used to identify which colonies of bacteria on an agar plate contain a particular sequence of DNA or a particular gene . The technique involves pressing a nylon or nitrocellulose membrane onto the plate so that each colony contributes a small smudge of itself to the membrane, then treating the membrane with chemicals and heat, then washing the membrane with a labeled probe to find the specific DNA sequence. The smudges which are indicated by the probe are then compared back to the colonies on the agar plate. This technique is often used in conjunction with experiments involving the making of genomic libraries.

4. Dredge spoils
The mud removed from a body of water during dredging.

5. Leptospirosis (spirochetal jaundice, Weil's disease, canicola fever)
Any disease caused by a member of the bacterial genus Leptospira , which chiefly afflicts a number of livestock and other domestic animals but can also affect humans. The disease is spread by the urine of infected people and animals. When found in humans, the disease is also called canicola fever, mud fever, swamp fever, hemorrhagic jaundice, infectious jaundice, spirochetal jaundice, swineherd's disease, and Weil's disease, and tends to infect people who handle animals or who come into contact with animal urine (either directly or through contaminated soil and water) or infected animal tissue. Symptoms often include fever, headache, chills, and muscle pain, but can also include jaundice , bleeding and/or hemorrhaging in or below the skin, rash, meningitis , and renal insufficiency (kidney failure).

6. Mud
Particles in siliciclastic sediment that are 0.0625 millimeters in size or smaller, according to the Udden-Wentworth scale . Particles classified as mud are often farther subdivided into silt and clay .

7. Mudflats
Flat unvegetated wetlands subject to periodic flooding and minor wave action.

8. Sedimentary rock
Any rock composed of sediment, i.e., solid particles and dissolved minerals. Examples include rocks that form from sand or mud in riverbeds or on the sea bottom.

9. Silt
Particles in siliciclastic sediment that range in size from 0.0039 millimeters (very fine silt) to 0.0625 millimeters (coarse silt), according to the Udden-Wentworth scale . In field geology, a mudrock has silt in it if it feels smooth to the fingers but tastes gritty between the teeth. Silt and clay are collectively classified as mud .

10. Slough
A wet place of deep mud or mire; a sluggish channel; a swamp, bog, or marsh, especially one that is part of an inlet or backwater.


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