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Appendage

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

Appendages

See appendage (singular) for definition and additional... Read More

Tail

tail 1. (Science: zoology) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. The tail of mammals and... Read More

Pedipalp

Definition noun, plural: pedipalps Either of the second pair of appendages located laterally to the chelicerae and... Read More

Process

Process Definition What is a process? In biology, a process (plural: processes) means any of the various biological... Read More

Fringes

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Appendix

Definition noun, plural: appendixes (1) (anatomy) A worm-shaped, vestigial process extending from the lower blind end of... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Fringe

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Preauricular

Definition adjective Of a part or area located anterior to the auricle of the ear Supplement Preauricular is a descriptive... Read More

Dactylus

Definition noun, plural: dactyla (zooanatomy) A dactyl, i.e. a digit (a finger or a toe) Supplement The term dactylus refers... Read More

Body

Definition noun, plural: bodies (1) The physical structure or of an organism, whether living or dead (2) The major... Read More

Limulus

Definition noun A genus of the family Limulidae Supplement Limulus is a taxonomic genus of the family Limulidae, commonly... Read More

Book lungs

Book Lungs Definition Lungs are known as the organs that help organisms breathe. When we think of lungs, we think of the... Read More

Pronation

pronation rotation of a body part (usually the hand or foot) resulting in appendage facing downward A rotation of the... Read More

Horseshoe crab

Definition noun, plural: horseshoe crabs A crab-like marine chelicerate arthropod of the taxonomic family... Read More

Chelicera

Definition noun, plural: chelicerae Either of the first set of appendages of the chelicerates (e.g. arachnids, horseshoe... Read More

Fetal membrane

Definition noun, plural: fetal membranes A membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus and is involved in nutrition,... Read More

Flagellum

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

Integument

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The outer protective covering of (the body of) an organism, such as cuticle, fur, shell, rind,... Read More

Digit

Digit 1. (Science: zoology) One of the terminal divisions of a limb appendage; a finger or toe. The ruminants have the... Read More

Horn

Horn 1. A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, especially. Of the... Read More

Tetrapod

Definition noun, plural: tetropods A vertebrate with four limbs or leg-like appendages Supplement Tetrapods pertain to the... Read More

Pitcher

pitcher 1. A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar... 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

Incisura

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

Addition

Addition 1. The act of adding two or more things together; opposed to subtraction or diminution. This endless addition or... Read More

Fin

Fin 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) An organ of a fish, consisting of a membrane supported by rays, or little bony or... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Sessile hydatid

sessile hydatid --> testicular appendage A vesicular nonpedunculated structure attached to the cephalic pole of the testis;... Read More

Leaf

Leaf Definition (botany) A plant organ that is specialized for photosynthesis. Collectively, it constitutes foliage.... Read More

Vermiform appendix

Definition noun, plural: vermiform appendixes (anatomy) A worm-shaped, vestigial process extending from the lower blind end... Read More