Slough (disambiguation)

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Slough is a town in Berkshire, England.

Slough may also refer to:

Hydrology[edit]

Slough (hydrology) is a term in hydrology that refers to:

  • a stream distributary or anabranch, or in some cases, a regular stream.
  • a muddy marsh in the British Isles.
  • a swamp or shallow lake system with trees (Eastern and South Eastern United States).
  • a secondary channel of a river delta, without trees (Pacific coast of North America).
  • a pond, often alkaline

Place[edit]

Medicine[edit]

  • Yellow necrotic tissue referred to as slough.

Literature[edit]

Zoology[edit]

  • Slough (moulting), in animals, to shed the skin or shell
  • Sloughing, the act of shedding or casting off dead tissue

Botany[edit]

People[edit]

  • Alan Slough (born 1947), footballer who played for Luton Town and Fulham
  • John P. Slough (1829–1867), American politician and general

See also[edit]