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Ascending

Ascending Rising or curving upward. (Science: botany) growing erect after an oblique or semi-horizontal... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Alimentary canal

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

Internal capsule

Definition noun (anatomy) A fan-like, 8-10 mm thick of white matter separating the caudate nucleus and the thalamus from the... Read More

Trigeminal lemniscus

trigeminal lemniscus Collective term denoting the fibres ascending from the sensory nucleus of the trigeminus; one such... Read More

Latitudes

Latitude 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More

Ascension

Ascension 1. The act of ascending; a rising; ascent. 2. Specifically: The visible ascent of our Savior on the fortieth day... Read More

Latitude

Latitude 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More

Trichuris trichiura

Definition noun Human whipworm species of the family Trichuridae Supplement Whipworms are a group of helminths together with... Read More

Anterolateral system

Definition noun A composite bundle of fibers in the ventral half of the lateral funiculus of the spinal cord, and comprised... Read More

Gyration

Gyration 1. The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center; a circular or spiral motion; motion about an axis;... Read More

Reticular activating system

reticular activating system (Science: physiology) A physiological term denoting that part of the brainstem reticular... Read More

Nephron

Definition noun, plural: nephrons The structural and functional unit of the kidney, i.e. a structure comprised of a set of... Read More

Intestinum crassum

Intestinum crassum --> large intestine (Science: anatomy) also called the colon, this structure has 6 major divisions:... Read More

White line of toldt

Definition noun, plural: white lines of Toldt (1) The lateral peritoneal reflection along the outer edge of the ascending... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Laryngopharynx

Definition noun, plural: laryngopharynges, laryngopharynxes The caudal part of the pharynx, connects to the... Read More

Gallstone

Definition noun, plural: gallstones A calculus or stone composed of cholesterol and bile salts, forming within the... Read More

Anterior

Definition (anatomy) (1) Situated before or in front; prior to. (2) Near or toward the head or forward end of a quadruped... Read More

Midgut

Definition noun (1) The middle portion of the alimentary canal of certain vertebrate animals in which it is continuous with... Read More

Increments

Increment 1. The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation;... Read More

Loop of henle

Loop of henle a u-shaped turn in the medullary portion of a renal tubule, with a descending limb from the proximal... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More

Increment

Increment 1. The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation;... Read More

Rack

rack 1. An instrument or frame used for stretching, extending, retaining, or displaying, something. Specifically: An engine... Read More

Median

median (Science: statistics) Any value that divides the probability of a random variable in half, i.e. The probability of... Read More

Ascendant

Ascendant 1. Ascent; height; elevation. Sciences that were then in their highest ascendant. (Temple) 2. (Science: astronomy)... Read More

Slope

slope 1. An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an... Read More

Rain

rain water falling in drops from the clouds; the descent of water from the clouds in drops. Rain is water by the heat of the... Read More

Grade

Grade a harsh scraping or cutting; a grating. The grade of hatchets fiercely thrown. On wigwam log, and tree, and stone.... Read More

Gallbladder

Definition noun A small, pear-shaped, muscular, hollow organ responsible for storing bile, and for creating insulin in the... Read More

Cohesion

Cohesion Definition What is cohesion? Cohesion, in science definition, refers to the state of cohering or sticking together... Read More