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Amorphous

Amorphous (Science: cell biology) Having an irregular or undefined shape or... Read More

Coagulation

Definition noun, plural: coagulations (haematology) The process of clot formation (surgery) The disruption of tissue by... Read More

Litmus

Litmus (Science: chemistry) a dyestuff extracted from certain lichens (Roccella tinctoria, Lecanora tartarea, etc), as a... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Dextrin

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

Dense irregular connective tissue

Dense Irregular Connective Tissue Definition Dense irregular connective tissue is one of the two major types of dense... Read More

Proteinoplast

Definition noun, plural: proteinoplasts (botany) A leucoplast that stores and modifies protein Supplement Plastids are... Read More

Reticular connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue characterized by the predominance of reticular fibers made of type III collagen... Read More

Loose connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue proper that holds and binds organs together, and is characterized by its loose,... Read More

Diatomaceous earth

Definition noun A type of silica-rich dirt which is soft, fine-grained, porous, light-coloured, and composed of the... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Dental cuticle

Dental cuticle --> enamel cuticle The primary enamel cuticle, consisting of two extremely thin layers (the inner one... Read More

Yellow

yellow being of a bright saffronlike colour; of the colour of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or... Read More

Cystic fibrosis

Definition noun An autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the gene that encodes for cystic fibrosis... Read More

Elastin

Definition noun, plural: elastins A glycoprotein that renders tissues (particularly, elastic tissue) elastic properties, and... Read More

Polysaccharide

Polysaccharide Definition Biology Definition: A polysaccharide is a carbohydrate formed by long chains of repeating units... Read More

Silent allele

silent allele --> amorph 1. (Science: genetics) A gene which is inactive. Thus, an amorphic gene. 2. (Science: cell... Read More

Suspension

Definition noun, plural: suspensions (1) (biochemistry) The state in which the particles of a substance are dispersed but... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Ground substance

Definition noun (1) The amorphous, gel-like, noncellular component of the extracellular matrix where the fibers and cells... Read More