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Aggregate

Aggregate (Science: zoology) a group of species, other than a subgenus, within a genus, or a group of subspecies within a... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic Definition Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and... Read More

Aggregate fruit

Definition noun A type of fruit that develops from a single flower of many simple pistils. Supplement Examples are... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Tropocollagen

Definition noun, plural: tropocollagens A single collagen molecule; a molecular structure that makes up a collagen fiber,... Read More

Eumelanin

Definition noun An aggregate of pigment molecules, each made up of cross-linked 5,6-dihydroxyindole (DHI) and... Read More

Fruit

Definition noun, plural: fruits (1) (botany) The seed-bearing structure in angiosperms formed from the ovary after... Read More

Collagen fiber

Definition of collagen fiber Collagen fiber is the fiber in the extracellular matrix of connective tissues characterized... Read More

Arcus vertebrae

Arcus vertebrae --> vertebral arch The posterior projection from the body of a vertebra that encloses the vertebral foramen;... Read More

Agglutinin

Definition noun, plural: agglutinins Any substance, usually of biological origin, that causes agglutination or clumping... Read More

Multiple fruit

Definition noun, plural: multiple fruits A type of fruit that develops from the ovaries of many flowers growing in a cluster... Read More

Simple fruit

Definition noun, plural: simple fruits A type of fruit that develops from a single or compound ovary with only one pistil... Read More

Nekton

The aggregate of actively swimming animals in a body of water ranging from microscopic organisms to whales.Animals that... Read More

Accessory fruit

Definition noun, plural: accessory fruits A fruit that contains tissue derived from plant parts other than the... Read More

Nucleoporin

Definition noun plural: nucleoporins Any of the family of porins that make up the nuclear pore complex Details Overview... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Tight junction

What are tight junctions? Tight junctions are the intercellular barrier between two neighboring endothelial and epithelial... Read More

Hemostasis

Definition noun, plural: hemostases The process of stopping or arresting bleeding or keeping the blood within the damaged... Read More

Organization

Organization Definition The meaning of the term "organization" is very simple. It means the state wherein things are... Read More

C4 plant

Carbon fixation is a process of taking carbon dioxide in order to synthesize sugar, such as glucose. Thus, carbon dioxide is... Read More

Phospholipid

What is a phospholipid? Phospholipids are a subgroup of lipids. Other major types of lipids are fatty acids, sphingolipids,... Read More

Macromolecule

Definition noun, plural: macromolecules A large complex molecule, such as nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and... Read More

Prokaryote

Prokaryote refers to any of the group of living organisms primarily characterized by the lack of a true nucleus and other... Read More

Chimera

When we learned about the basic genetics of biological life, we came to know that almost all the cells of an individual have... Read More

Plankton

plankton (Science: marine biology) small (often microscopic) plants and animals floating, drifting or weakly swimming in... Read More

Elastic cartilage

The cartilage is a connective tissue characterized by having an extracellular matrix that is abundant in chondroitin sulfate... Read More

Colony-forming unit

Definition noun A measure of viable cells in which a colony represents an aggregate of cells derived from a single... Read More

Collagen

Definition noun Any from a class of glycoproteins that form the collagenous (white) fibers, especially those that occur in... Read More

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a physio-chemical process carried out by photo-auto-lithotrophs by converting light energy into chemical... Read More

Behaviour

Definition noun The observable response or reaction of an organism, an individual, or a system to a... Read More

Bile

Definition noun A greenish-yellow bodily fluid secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder, and discharge into the... Read More

Chyle

Definition noun, plural: chyles A body fluid in the small intestine, containing mainly of emulsified fats and aids in the... Read More

Generation

Generation 1. The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals. 2. Origination by some process, mathematical,... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More