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Abnormal

Abnormal Not normal, contrary to the usual structure, position, behaviour or rule. What is normal and what is... Read More

Cancer

Cancer definition In biology, cancer is defined as the malignant growth due to uncontrolled cell division. It is now used... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Abnormality

Definition noun (1) The state or quality of not being normal. (2) An anomaly, deformity, malformation, impairment,... Read More

Sphingolipidosis

Definition noun, plural: sphingolipidoses A lysosomal disease due to an abnormal sphingolipid... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Hyperplasia

Hyperplasia (Science: pathology) The abnormal multiplication or increase in the number of normal cells in normal arrangement... Read More

Anomalous

Anomalous Deviating from a general rule, method, or analogy; abnormal; irregular; as, an anomalous proceeding. Origin: L.... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Introduction to Bioengineering by S.A. Berger et al.

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Mosby’s Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference

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Decerebrate rigidity

Definition noun An involuntary posturing whereby the arms are extended on the sides while the head is arched back, as... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Brachysyndactyly

Brachysyndactyly abnormal shortness of fingers or toes combined with a webbing between the adjacent digits. Origin: brachy--... Read More

Lipidosis

Definition noun, plural: lipidoses A type of lysosomal storage disease that is often caused by a deficiency of enzymes... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Nervous colon syndrome

nervous colon syndrome (Science: syndrome) A common gastrointestinal disorder characterised by abdominal pain, bloating,... Read More

Leukocytosis

Definition noun, plural: leukocytoses An abnormal increase in white blood cell count in the blood. Supplement Leukocytosis... Read More

Cell line

Cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that will proliferate indefinitely... Read More

Stasis

stasis A word termination indicating the maintenance of (or maintaining) a constant level, preventing increase or... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Partial aneuploidy

partial aneuploidy A type of mosaicism in which some cells have a normal number of chromosomes and some have an abnormal... Read More

Lactogen

Lactogen An agent that stimulates milk production or secretion. Origin: Lacto-- g. -gen, producing human placental lactogen... Read More

Circadian rhythm

Circadian Rhythm Definition A circadian rhythm is an endogenously-driven biological rhythm with a period close to 24... Read More

Proerythroblast

Definition noun, plural: proerythroblasts A progenitor cell that arises from the CFU-e, and then develops to become an... Read More

Ct scan

Ct scan --> computed tomography (Science: investigation, procedure, radiology) a special radiographic technique that uses... Read More

Contrast enhancement

Contrast enhancement The intravenous administration of water-soluble iodinated contrast material, which increases the CT... Read More

Paroxysmal cerebral dysrhythmia

paroxysmal cerebral dysrhythmia A diffusely abnormal electroencephalogram often seen with... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Homeosis

Definition noun The formation of a normal structure or organ in place of another at an abnormal site, as caused by the... Read More

Gametophobia

Definition noun An abnormal fear of marriage or being married. Supplement Individuals experiencing gametophobia often have... Read More

Cross linking

Cross linking 1. (Science: chemistry) The linking of the chains of a polymer to one another so that the polymer, as a... Read More

Hypermenorrhoea

Definition noun The extremely heavy or long periods of menstrual period in a woman of reproductive... Read More

Rabies pathobiology and its RNA virus agent – Lyssavirus

Having a dog as a pet presents a myriad of benefits. One of them is having a companion reputed for being charismatic and... Read More

Sphingolipid

Definition noun plural: sphingolipids sphin·go·lip·id A type of lipid with a sphingoid base (e.g. sphingosine and... Read More

Pupillary light reflex

Definition noun, plural: pupillary light reflexes A reflex marked by the constriction of the pupil in response to the... Read More

Patau syndrome

Definition noun A genetic disorder caused by genetic changes in chromosome 13, such as an extra copy of chromosome 13... Read More

Mucolipidosis

Definition noun A type of mucopolysaccharides and mucolipids Supplement Lysosomal storage disease is a collective term for... Read More