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Affected

Affected 1. Regarded with affection; beloved. His affected hercules. (Chapman) 2. Inclined; disposed; attached. How stand... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Quadrantanopia

Definition noun, plural: quadrantanopias A visual field defect characterized by a loss of vision in a quarter section of the... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Lobar pneumonia

Definition noun (pathology) A type of pneumonia that affects the lobe or an enormous section of a lung, and is often caused... Read More

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More

Facilitated diffusion

Facilitated diffusion is the transport of substances across a biological membrane from an area of higher concentration to an... Read More

Milk yields affected by music tempo

Dairy cows produce more milk when listening to REM's 'Everybody Hurts' or Beethoven's 'Pastoral Symphony' than when... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Stiff

stiff 1. Not easily bent; not flexible or pliant; not limber or flaccid; rigid; firm; as, stiff wood, paper, joints. They... Read More

Passions

passion 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion);... Read More

Sensitive

sensitive 1. Having sense of feeling; possessing or exhibiting the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects;... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... 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

Density dependent limiting factor

Definition noun A limiting factor of a population wherein large, dense populations are more strongly affected than small,... Read More

Haematoma

Definition noun, plural: haematomas or haematomata or haematomae A localised collection of blood, usually clotted, in an... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Purulent

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, describing, associated with, or promoting purulence Supplement The term purulent is... 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

Thrombosis

Definition noun, plural: thromboses Thrombus (blood clot) that forms in any part of the circulatory system, causing... Read More

Concordance

Concordance Agreement in the types of data that occur in natural pairs. For example, in a trait like schizophrenia, a pair... Read More

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More

Hot spot

Definition noun, plural: hot spots (1) (pathology) A superficial weeping skin lesion such as in dogs and cats caused by an... Read More

Pollution in Freshwater Ecosystems

As with all ecosystems, the existence and operations of human society inevitably have an effect on the way of life in a... Read More

The biology of how the brain forgets

Our brain tends to forget things that we wish we would always remember. And yet, it cannot forget certain things we wish... Read More

Biosecurity and Biocontrol

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the importance of modern science... Read More

The Destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Jericho: Geological, Climatological, and Archaeological Background

The Destruction of Sodom, Gomorrah, and Jericho: Geological, Climatological, and Archaeological Background ... Read More

Fordyce spots

Definition noun Sebaceous glands that appear as raised bumps on the vermilion border of the lips, on the scrotum, shaft of... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Chemokinesis

Definition noun A behavioral response of a cell or an organism to a soluble chemical that leads to random or directionally... Read More

Chemotaxis

Definition noun The directional movement of an organism or a living motile cell in response to certain diffusible chemicals... Read More

Ddt

Ddt (Science: chemical) this chlorinated organic insecticide was discovered by Swiss chemist Paul Muller in 1939. ddt has... Read More

Rachischisis partialis

Definition noun A rachischisis characterized by a fissure of a part of the spinal cord Supplement Rachischisis is a birth... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA not just from moms but also from dads?

If one wants to trace down lineage, that person could turn to the cell's powerhouse, the mitochondrion. This organelle... Read More

RASER proteins selectively “hack” and “shut down” cancer cells

According to World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. The record showed that it... Read More

Kinesis

Definition noun, plural: kineses A behavioral response of a cell or an organism to a stimulus but not directionally oriented... Read More

Melatonin

Definition noun, plural: melatonin or melatonins The hormone involved in the regulation of several physiological mechanisms... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More