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Atmospheric

Atmospheric --> atmospherical 1. Of or pertaining to the atmosphere; of the nature of, or resembling, the atmosphere; as,... 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

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Photolysis

Photolysis Definition We define photolysis as a chemical process in which chemical compounds or molecules are split into... Read More

Abiotic Fixation

Definition noun It is part in nitrogen cycle wherein atmospheric nitrogen fixation carries out non-living components to... Read More

Diazotroph

Definition noun, plural: diazotrophs A microorganism capable of assimilating and fixing atmospheric nitrogen... Read More

Nif gene

Definition noun, plural: nif genes The complex of genes encoding enzymes involved in the fixation of atmospheric... Read More

Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria is a phylum comprised of photosynthetic bacteria that live in aquatic habitats and moist soils. Others are... Read More

Weather

weather To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or... Read More

Microalgae

Microalgae are microscopic algae. They are single-celled algae that may exist independently or in colonies. They are... Read More

Pressure

pressure 1. The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of... Read More

Calorie

Definition noun, plural: calories (1) Gram calorie: unit of heat energy that is equal to the amount of heat needed to... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Producer

Definition noun, plural: producers An autotrophic organism capable of producing complex organic compounds from simple... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Microaerophile

Definition noun, plural: microaerophiles An organism that lives in environment that only has a low level of... Read More

Global warming

Definition' noun The recent increase in the Earth's average atmospheric temperature due to an increase in the levels of... Read More

Obligate anaerobe

Definition noun An anaerobe that does not require oxygen and lives only in anaerobic environment. Supplement Exposure to... Read More

Streptolysin S

Definition noun A nonantigenic, oxygen-stable β-hemolytic enzyme produced by some bacteria, especially... Read More

Greenhouse gas

Definition noun Any of the atmospheric gases responsible for the greenhouse effect. Supplement Examples of greenhouse gases... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Denitrification

The conversion of nitrates into nitrogen gas which is then released into the atmosphere. This is caused by bacteria and how... Read More

Methanotroph

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

Symbiont

Definition noun, plural: symbionts An organism in a symbiotic relationship Supplement Symbiont is the term used to refer to... Read More

Endosymbiosis

Definition noun A symbiosis wherein the symbiont lives within the body of its host Supplement Symbiosis pertains to a close... Read More

Endosymbiotic theory

Endosymbiotic theory definition noun (evolutionary biology) A theory suggesting that the organelles such as mitochondria... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Mutualism

Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Suckers

sucker 1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More

Sucker

sucker 1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More

Air

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

Genius epidemicus

Genius epidemicus The influence, atmospheric, telluric, or cosmic, or the combination of any two or three, anciently... Read More

Hammer

Hammer 1. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like, consisting of a head, usually of steel or iron,... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Disintegration

Disintegration The process by which anything is disintegrated; the condition of anything which is disintegrated. (Science:... Read More

Condensation

Definition noun (1) (chemistry, physics) The process or the state of changing a substance from gas to liquid or solid (2)... Read More