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Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition In biology, synergistic effects are the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Adverse effects

Adverse effect this is an abnormal or harmful effect to an organism caused by exposure to a chemical. It is indicated by... Read More

Analgesic

Definition noun, plural: analgesics (pharmacology) A drug used to relieve pain without causing loss of consciousness; the... Read More

Epistasis

Epistasis Definition What is epistasis in genetics? How does epistasis occur? The epistasis definition, in biology, refers... Read More

Physical Development in Humans

The Newly Born Child Depending on the nutrients available to the child within pregnancy and the genetic makeup of the... Read More

Effect of Chemicals on Growth & Development in Organisms

Plants Plants require a large number of elements to function properly, mainly carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, essentially... Read More

Dopamine

Definition noun, plural: dopamines 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine (chemical formula: C8H11NO2); a neurotransmitter or a hormone... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... 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

Abiotic factor

An abiotic factor is a non-living element of the environment that influences the way organisms and ecosystems function. Some... Read More

Corticosteroid

Definition noun, plural: corticosteroids A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex, e.g. glucocorticoids and... Read More

Diaphoresis

What is Diaphoresis? Diaphoresis is referred to excessive or profuse perspiration or sweating which may be due to... Read More

Aspartate

What Is Aspartate? Aspartate is an amino acid involved in protein production. Like all other amino acids, it possesses both... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Melanosome

Definition noun, plural: melanosomes An organelle in pigment cell that synthesizes and stores melanin Supplement A... Read More

Chromatophore

Definition noun, plural: chromatophores A pigment-containing cell or light-reflecting structure, especially found in fish,... Read More

Methampyrone

Methampyrone --> dipyrone (Science: chemical)... Read More

Glycosidase

Definition noun, plural: glycosidases (biochemistry) An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of a... Read More

Amelanism

Definition noun A condition characterized by the complete lack of pigments (or melanin) Supplement Melanin is a compound... Read More

Ferrous lactate

Definition noun A greenish white crystal or (powder) made up of iron (Fe2+) and lactate anions Supplement Ferrous lactate is... Read More

Deciduous forest

Deciduous Forest Definition A deciduous forest is a type of forest dominated by trees that lose their foliage at the end of... Read More

Exotic species

Exotic Species Definition What is an exotic species? In biology, an exotic species refers to a plant species or an animal... Read More

Mitochondrion

Mitochondrion Definition What are mitochondria? The term “mitochondrion” comes from the two words of the Greek... Read More

Melanophore

Definition noun, plural: melanophores A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce and store... Read More

Hemolysis

The breakdown or catabolism of red blood cells or erythrocytes that result in the expulsion of hemoglobin and other... Read More

Melanocyte

Definition noun, plural: melanocytes A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce melanin, and occurs in the... Read More

Microwave

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation that is generally characterized by wavelengths ranging from one meter to... Read More

Threshold limit value

threshold limit value The maximum concentration of a chemical recommended by the American Conference of government... Read More

Bile

Have you ever wondered how the fats from butter, cheesy burgers, and pizzas get digested in your body? Or have you heard of... Read More

Spermiogenesis

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

Phosphate

Phosphate is an essential inorganic compound composed of a phosphorus atom bonded to four oxygen atoms. This molecular... Read More

Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More