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Angular

Angular 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Angular aperture

Angular aperture The angle, in air, of light that passes from the object to the ends of the diameter of the front lens of... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Angle

Angle 1. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line. 2. (Science: geometry) The figure made by two lines which... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Collenchyma

Definition noun, plural: cholenchymas (botany) A fundamental type of tissue in plants characterized by cells with thicker... Read More

Vitamin B complex

Definition noun (pharmacology) A supplement containing the eight B vitamins, particularly thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin... Read More

Tracheid

Definition noun, plural: tracheids (botany) A tubular cell in the xylem of vascular plants whose primary function is to... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Microscopic section

microscopic section --> section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part... Read More

Cristae

Definition noun, singular: crista (cell biology) The infoldings or inward projections of the inner membrane of the... Read More

Angulation

Angulation (Science: orthopaedics) a term used to describe the presence of angular deformity to a fractured bone. Increasing... Read More

Amplitude

Amplitude 1. State of being ample; extent of surface or space; largeness of dimensions; size. The cathedral of Lincoln . . .... Read More

Latitudes

Latitude 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More

Incisura

Definition noun, plural: incisurae A notch; an indent; a small hollow Supplement Incisura is a Latin word for incisure... Read More

Distance

Distance 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things... Read More

Broom

Broom 1. (Science: botany) a plant having twigs suitable for making brooms to sweep with when bound together; especially,... Read More

Lightning

Lightning 1. A discharge of atmospheric electricity, accompanied by a vivid flash of light, commonly from one cloud to... Read More

Survey

survey 1. To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook; as, to stand on a hill,... Read More

Declination

Declination 1. The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head. 2. The act or state of... Read More

Latitude

Latitude 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More

Sections

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Magnitude

Magnitude 1. Extent of dimensions; size; applied to things that have length, breath, and thickness. Conceive those particles... Read More

Section

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Sharp

sharp 1. Having a very thin edge or fine point; of a nature to cut or pierce easily; not blunt or dull; keen. He dies upon... Read More

Feathers

Feather 1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More