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Apex of head of fibula

Apex of head of fibula The pointed upper end of the fibular head to which is attached the arcuate popliteal ligament and... Read More

Apex

Apex (Science: dentistry) The very bottom of the root of your... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Dominant species

Dominance is the state of being supreme or dominant. Community dominance refers to the form of dominance where certain... Read More

Trophic level

In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More

Apical meristem

Definition noun, plural: apical meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue that is located at the tips or terminal... Read More

Root cap

root cap (Science: botany) A mass of parenchymtous cells which covers and protects the growing cells at the end of a root; a... Read More

Primary meristem

Definition noun, plural: primary meristems (''botany') A type of meristem that is involved in the primary growth and thus... Read More

Protoderm

Definition noun, plural: protoderms (botany) The primary meristem from where the epidermis of the plant are... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Ground meristem

Definition ''noun, plural: ground meristem (botany) The primary meristematic tissue from where the ground tissues (i.e.... Read More

Apical Dominance

a condition where vertical growth supercedes lateral growth in a plant. this is controlled by auxins, where in high... Read More

Nyctinasty

Definition noun, plural: nyctinasties (botany) The nastic movement of plant parts such as leaves and petals in response to... Read More

Impressio trigeminalis

Impressio trigeminalis --> trigeminal impression a depression on the anterior surface of the petrous portion of the... Read More

Ecological pyramid

Definition noun A graphical representation in the shape of a pyramid to show the feeding relationship of groups of... Read More

Internal os

Definition noun The part of the cervical canal, forming an internal narrowing of the uterine cavity Supplement The cervix... Read More

Primary xylem

Definition noun, plural: primary xylems The xylem formed during the primary growth from procambium of root and shoot... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell wall. It is... Read More

Straight

straight 1. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating... Read More

Apical Meristem

Meristems are areas in plants where mitosis occurs, and due to this cell division, it is also where growth occurs. Lateral... Read More

Pyramid of Numbers

Definition A graphical representation in the form of a pyramid showing the feeding relationship and the number of organisms... Read More

Renal pyramid

Definition noun, plural: renal pyramids A conical mass of tissues as seen on longitudinal section of the kidney and... Read More

Fasciculus dorsolateralis

Fasciculus dorsolateralis --> dorsolateral fasciculus a longitudinal bundle of thin, unmyelinated and poorly myelinated... Read More

Hilum of kidney

Hilum of kidney The depression on the medial border of the kidney through which pass the segmental renal vessels and renal... Read More

Vital knot

vital knot --> noeud vital A circumscript region in the lower part of the medulla oblongata, near the apex of the calamus... Read More

Foramen opticum

Foramen opticum --> optic canal The short canal through the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone at the apex of the orbit... Read More

Pulse deficit

Definition noun A deficit in pulse when there is a difference in the apical pulse and the peripheral pulse determined by the... Read More

Triangle

triangle 1. (Science: geometry) A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles. A triangle is either plane,... Read More

Terminal web

Definition noun (cell biology) The subapical zone rich in microfilaments, and acts as the attachment point for the bundles... Read More

Vertex

vertex 1. (Science: anatomy) A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex. Specifically: the... Read More

Basipetal

Basipetal developing, in sequence, from the apex towards the base. Compare:... Read More