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Arrest

Arrest 1. The act of stopping, or restraining from further motion, etc.; stoppage; hindrance; restraint; as, an arrest of... Read More

Gap 2-M DNA damage checkpoint

Definition noun (cell biology) A control mechanism in G2 phase of the cell cycle that ensures the cell is ready for cell... Read More

Pause

pause 1. A temporary stop or rest; an intermission of action; interruption; suspension; cessation. 2. Temporary inaction or... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Maturation

Definition noun, plural: maturations (1) The process of differentiation (2) The process of becoming... Read More

Seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: seminiferous tubules Any of the tubules in the testes through which spermatozoa are produced and... Read More

Epistasis

Definition noun, plural: epistases (genetics) The interaction between nonallelic genes at two or more loci resulting in one... Read More

Embolic abscess

Embolic abscess An abscess arising at the point of arrest of a septic... Read More

Harris lines

Definition noun Lines near the end of a juvenile long bone (e.g. tibia), detected through radiographs (e.g. by X-ray), and... Read More

Bradyteleocinesia

Bradyteleocinesia sudden arrest of a movement just before its intended termination, then after a pause it is completed... Read More

Hemostasis

Definition noun, plural: hemostases The process of stopping or arresting bleeding or keeping the blood within the damaged... Read More

Demecolcine

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A cytotoxic alkaloid isolated from Colchicum autumnale, and is used as an antineoplast... Read More

Haemostatic

Definition adjective (1) Capable of stopping haemorrhage or bleeding. (2) An agent or device that can arrest haemorrhage or... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Signal sequence

Definition noun A sequence of amino acid residues bound at the amino terminus of a nascent protein during protein... Read More

Multipolar mitosis

Multipolar mitosis Abberant mitotic figures, where the chromosomal material is pulled to more than two poles. Multipolarity... Read More

Colcemid

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A methylated derivative of colchicine capable of depolymerizing microtubules and arresting... Read More

Hatches

Hatch (Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More

Blockade

Blockade 1. Intravenous injection of large amounts of colloidal dyes or other substances whereby the reaction of the... Read More

Hatch

Hatch (Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More

Ca

Ca (Science: abbreviation) Carcinoma; cardiac arrest; cancer; chronologic age; cytosine arabinoside. 1. (Science:... Read More

Fixation

Definition noun, plural: fixations (biological technique) The use of a fixative to preserve histological, cytological, or... Read More

Warrant

warrant 1. That which warrants or authorises; a commission giving authority, or justifying the doing of anything; an act,... Read More

Fixing

Fixing --> fixation 1. (Science: orthopaedics) The act or operation of holding, suturing or fastening in a fixed... Read More

Escape

Escape 1. To flee, and become secure from danger; often followed by from or out of. Haste, for thy life escape, nor look... Read More

Rabies pathobiology and its RNA virus agent – Lyssavirus

Having a dog as a pet presents a myriad of benefits. One of them is having a companion reputed for being charismatic and... Read More