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Application

Application employment as a means, specific... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Biotechnology

Biotechnology Definition Biotechnology is a technology that uses biological systems or living organisms for a particular... Read More

Practices

practice 1. Frequently repeated or customary action; habitual performance; a succession of acts of a similar kind; usage;... Read More

The Application of Biotechnology to Nutrition: An Overview

Maureen Mackey, PhD, FACN Monsanto Company, St Louis, Missouri Address reprint requests to: Maureen Mackey, PhD,... Read More

Lubrication

Lubrication The application of a substance to diminish friction between two surfaces. It may refer to oils, greases, and... Read More

Thrust

thrust 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or... Read More

Moment

moment 1. A minute portion of time; a point of time; an instant; as, at thet very moment. In a moment, in the twinkling of... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

photomedicine

Photomedicine Definition Photomedicine is a branch of medicine that specializes in the therapeutic application of light. As... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Galvanism

Definition noun, plural: galvanisms (biology) Muscle contraction stimulated by an electric current (medicine) Therapeutic... Read More

Concurrent disinfection

Concurrent disinfection application of disinfective measures as soon as possible after discharge of infectious material from... Read More

Renaturation

Definition noun, plural: renaturations (molecular biology) The conversion of denatured protein or nucleic acid to its native... Read More

Clinical anatomy

Clinical anatomy (Science: procedure) The practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment. Synonym:... Read More

photobiology

Photobiology Definition Photobiology, the biology of light, is a subdiscipline in biology. It focuses on the effects of... Read More

Dissociation constant

Definition noun (1) A mathematical constant that describes the tendency of a large molecule to dissociate reversibly into... Read More

Pickles

pickle 1. A solution of salt and water, in which fish, meat, etc, may be preserved or corned; brine. Vinegar, plain or... Read More

Physicology

physicology --> physics The science of nature, or of natural objects; that branch of science which treats of the laws and... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Hydrophilic

Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile (or hydrophilic molecule) mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Bayes theorem

Bayes theorem a theorem in probability theory named for thomas bayes (1702-1761). In epidemiology, it is used to obtain the... Read More

Meta-analysis

meta-analysis (Science: statistics) A quantitative method of combining the results of independent studies (usually drawn... Read More

Polypeptide

Polypeptide Definition Biology What are polypeptides? A polypeptide is defined as a polymer of amino acids joined together... Read More

Tenderness to palpation

tenderness to palpation (Science: clinical sign) A physical examination finding that is characterised by the development of... Read More

-ine

-ine 1. (Science: chemistry, suffix) a suffix, indicating that those substances of whose names it is a part are basic, and... Read More

Eye ointment

Eye ointment --> ophthalmic ointment a special ointment for application to the eye that must be free from particles and... Read More

Imposition

Imposition 1. The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like. From imposition of... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Fumigation

Fumigation The application of smoke, vapor, or gas for the purpose of disinfecting or destroying pests or... Read More

Neuroscience

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with the nervous system, particularly structure, development, function,... Read More

Methanotroph

Definition noun, plural: methanotrophs An organism that metabolize methane as a source of carbon and... Read More

Genetics and Evolution

Tutorials in Genetics and Evolution immerse on the molecular aspects and the works of nature that led to what every living... Read More

Iodine test

Iodine Test Definition The iodine test is a chemical reaction-based identification test for starch. In this test, iodine... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Water in Plants

The movement of molecules, specifically water and any solutes, is vital to understand in light of plant processes. This will... Read More

Ki

Definition (genetics) Gene knock-in, as in genetic engineering method (chemistry) A symbol for the dissociation constant of... Read More