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Antenna

Antenna Origin: L. Antenna sail-yard; NL, a feeler, horn of an insect. (Science: zoology) a movable, articulated organ of... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Chlorosome

Chlorosome is a photosynthetic micro-compartment that serves as a light-harvesting complex in sulfur bacteria and other... Read More

Feeler

Feeler 1. One who, or that which, feels. 2. (Science: entomology, zoology) One of the sense organs or certain animals (as... Read More

Isopod

Definition noun, plural: isopods Any of the members of the order Isopoda, which is a taxonomic group characterized mainly by... Read More

Pedicel

Definition noun, plural: pedicels (1) (botany) The stalk of a flower. (2) (entomology) The waist of the ant bearing one or... Read More

Coils

Coil 1. A spiral or series of loops. 2. An object made of wire wound in a spiral configuration, used in electronic... Read More

Flagellum

Definition noun, plural: flagella (1) (biology) Long, slender, threadlike, whiplike extension of certain cells or... Read More

Light reactions

Definition noun The series of biochemical reactions in photosynthesis that require light energy that is captured by... Read More

Pedicle

Definition noun, plural: pedicles (1) (botany) The stalk of a flower. (2) (entomology) The waist of the ant bearing one or... Read More

Appendage

Definition noun, plural: appendages (general) Things or parts added or attached to another entity. (biology) Parts or organs... Read More

Chloroplast

Chloroplast Definition What is chloroplast? In biology, a chloroplast refers to the organelle found within the cell of... Read More

Autotroph

Autotroph Definition What is an autotroph? In biology and ecology, an autotroph is an organism capable of making nutritive... Read More

Entomology

Definition noun The scientific study of insects Supplement Entomology is a branch of biology dealing with the study of... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More

Photosystem I

Definition noun The photosystem that makes use of light to transfer electron particualrly from plastocyanin to ferredoxin,... Read More

Accessory pigment

Definition noun, plural: accessory pigments A non-chlorophyll pigment inside the chloroplast of photosynthetic organisms,... Read More

Hox gene

Definition noun, plural: Hox genes Any of the developmental control genes involved in establishing the anterior-posterior... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More