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Accelerate

Accelerate 1. To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; opposed to retard. 2. To quicken... Read More

Advance

Advance 1. The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress. 2. Improvement or progression, physically, mentally,... Read More

Traits

Traits Definition "Trait" is a rather well-known word in the English language. What does trait mean? A trait is defined... Read More

Forward

Forward 1. To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a... Read More

Gauge

Gauge 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Heterogeneous catalysis

Definition noun (chemistry) A form of catalysis in which the physical state of the catalyst is different from that of the... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Negative feedback

Definition noun (1) A feedback in which the system responds to the perturbation in the opposite direction as the... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Early Mammals on Earth

By the time the dinosaurs were extinct 65 million years ago, the world's landmass had split up into more or less the... Read More

Growth Patterns

When measuring growth, it is more desirable to use dry mass as a reliable indication. However, since you can't just 'suck'... Read More