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Appearance

Appearance 1. The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

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

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Face

Face 1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More

Elastic cartilage

The cartilage is a connective tissue characterized by having an extracellular matrix that is abundant in chondroitin sulfate... Read More

Great Oxygenation Event

Definition noun The appearance of dioxygen (O2) in the atmosphere of the earth as a result of biological activity,... Read More

Incomplete dominance

Incomplete Dominance Definition After Gregor Mendel discovered inheritance laws, the term ''incomplete dominance'' was... Read More

Magnification

Definition noun, plural: magnifications (1) The act or process of enlarging the physical appearance or image of... Read More

Figures

Figure 1. The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. Flowers have all exquisite figures. (Bacon) 2. The... Read More

Anaphase

In order to keep the process of biological existence ever-going, the phenomenon of cell multiplication is very important.... Read More

Incubation period

Incubation Period Definition The incubation period is the time duration between exposure to the pathogen and the appearance... Read More

Woolly cheetah

Woolly cheetahs were reported in the 19th century as a separate species of cheetah that had longer, denser fur. Several... Read More

Phyllode

Definition noun, plural: phyllodes (1) A modified petiole in some plants in which the petiole is characteristically... Read More

Chromoplast

Definition noun, plural: chromoplasts Any of the coloured plastids associated with pigment synthesis and... Read More

Analogous

In evolutionary biology, the meaning of analogous is “having similarities in functions but different evolutionary... Read More

Diploid

Diploid Definition Let's first understand the meaning of the word - diploid. From the words ‘di’, meaning "two", and... Read More

Rough endoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: rough endoplasmic reticula (cell biology) A type of endoplasmic reticulum wherein polyribosomes... Read More

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Spot desmosome

Definition noun, plural: spot desmosomes A type of desmosome characterized by a circular or spot-like rivet between... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Bilateral symmetry

Definition noun, plural: bilateral symmetries A form of symmetry in which the opposite sides along a midline is a duplicate... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... 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

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Species

Every living organism is unique when you observe its morphological, anatomical, molecular, genetic, biochemical, chemical,... Read More

Synophrys

Definition noun Medical term for hypertrichosis in between the eyebrows, thus giving an appearance of a single long eyebrow... Read More

Almas

The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and... Read More

Phenotype

Phenotype refers to the observable characteristics of an organism as a multifactorial consequence of genetic traits and... Read More

Primitive Animals

Incorrect taxonomic classifications deemed organisms to be either animals or plants, in the Plantae or Animalia kingdoms... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... 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

Air

Air 1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More

Prophase

Prophase is the first stage of mitosis; the very first step in this crucial process of the M-phase of the cell cycle. Now as... Read More

Nucleolus

Nucleolus Definition noun plural: nucleoli nu·cle·o·lus, njuːˈkliːələs (cell biology) The round granular... Read More

Cell Structure

The interior of the cell is divided into the nucleus and the cytoplasm. The nucleus is a spherical or oval-shaped structure... Read More

Labia

Labia Definition Often, when persons think of the female reproductive system, they think of the vagina. However, the female... Read More

Omnivore

Organisms need to eat food in order to gain energy and survive in the ecosystem. Often, living things are categorized by how... Read More

Round heart

round heart Abnormally smooth arcuate contours of the heart due either to disease of the ventricles or to a false cardiac... Read More