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Anabolism

Definition noun (1) The process involving a sequence of chemical reactions that constructs or synthesizes molecules from... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition noun The process involving a set of chemical reactions that modifies a molecule into another to... Read More

Cell

A cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular organisms,... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living things pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the... Read More

Cytoplasm

Cytoplasm definition noun plural: cytoplasms cy·to·plasm, ˈsaɪtoʊˌplæzəm The contents of a cell surrounded by... Read More

Protoplasm

Definition noun plural: protoplasms pro·to·plasm, ˈprəʊtəˌplæzəm The fluid living content of the cell that... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Metabolic disorder

Definition noun, plural: metabolic disorders A disorder in the metabolism, often caused by a dysfunctional enzyme as a... Read More

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism

Protein Binding Sites The ability of various molecules and ions to bind to specific sites on the protein surface forms the... Read More

The Human Physiology

Physiology is the study of how living organisms function. Thus, human physiology deals specifically with the physiological... Read More

Anabolic steroid

Definition noun, plural: anabolic steroids Any of the synthetic steroid hormones (androgens) that promote muscle and bone... Read More

Anabolic pathway

Definition noun The series of chemical reactions that constructs or synthesizes molecules from smaller units, usually... Read More

Metabolic pathway

Definition noun A series of chemical reactions catalyzed by enzymes and are connected by their intermediates, i.e. the... Read More

Chemosynthesis

Definition noun, plural: chemosyntheses The production of a more complex chemical compound by combining two or more simpler... Read More

Energy coupling

Definition (1) Transfer of energy from catabolism to anabolism, or transfer of energy from exergonic process to endergonic... Read More

Biosynthesis

Definition noun The production of a complex chemical compound from simpler precursors in a living organism, usually... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More