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Adhesive

Adhesive 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances that cause the adherence of two surfaces. They include glues... Read More

Sorting out

sorting out phenomenon observed to occur when mixed aggregates of dissimilar embryonic cell types are formed in vitro. The... Read More

Slime

slime 1. Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud. As it Nilus ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime... Read More

Lasso Cell

A type of cell that is capable of secreting adhesive material. These cells are present to gather food particles or to... Read More

Weak

weak 1. Wanting physical strength. Specifically: deficient in strength of body; feeble; infirm; sickly; debilitated;... Read More

Plant Water Regulation

A plant requires water as an essential ingredient of photolysis, the photochemical stage of photosynthesis where water is... Read More

Dextrin

Definition noun, plural: dextrins A carbohydrate that has a chemical formula of C18H32O16, used chiefly as a thickening... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Belt desmosome

Definition noun, plural: belt desmosomes A type of desmosome characterized by a belt-like rivet between neighboring... Read More

Smear

smear 1. To overspread with anything unctuous, viscous, or adhesive; to daub; as, to smear anything with oil. Smear the... Read More

A granules

A granules large, rodlike, or filamentous granules found in several types of cells, especially platelets where they are the... Read More

Sex pili

sex pili (Science: cell biology) fine filamentous projections (pili) on the surface of a bacterium that are important in... Read More

Waxy

waxy Resembling wax in appearance or consistency; viscid; adhesive; soft; hence, yielding; pliable; impressible. ''Waxy to... Read More

Anchorage

Anchorage (Science: cell biology) attachment, not necessarily adhesive in character, because the mechanism is not assumed... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Cohesion

Cohesion Definition What is cohesion? Cohesion, in science definition, refers to the state of cohering or sticking together... Read More

Adhesion

Definition noun (cell biology) The binding of a cell to another cell, or a cell to a surface, via specific cell adhesion... Read More

Arboreal

Arboreal Definition Arbor is a Latin word meaning "tree". Thus, arboreal means "related to or pertaining to trees". The... Read More

Plaster

plaster 1. (Science: medicine) An external application of a consistency harder than ointment, prepared for use by spreading... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More