(1) An anatomical axis or imaginary line that lies perpendicular to the sagittal plane.
(2) The... Read More
(1) An anatomical axis or imaginary line that lies perpendicular to the frontal plane.
(2) The... Read More
A hypothetical curved line joining the centre point of each of the four planes of the pelvis, marking the centre... Read More
THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More
What is a diarthrodial joint?
A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More
(Science: botany) a stem, commonly used for the main stem of a whole plant or of an... Read More
A cephalometric indicator of the vertical and horizontal coordinates of mandibular growth expressed in degrees of the... Read More
What does codon mean? A codon, in biology, is the basic genetic unit of life that acts as the template for the amino acid... Read More
A form of symmetry in which the body plan is divisible into identical parts around a central... Read More
noun, plural: symmetries
Correspondence of parts (in terms of form, size, distribution, or arrangement) on... Read More
1. (Science: anatomy) A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex. Specifically: the... Read More
(Science: geometry) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of... Read More
1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More
1. Highest in rank, authority, character, importance, or degree; most considerable or important; chief; main; as,... Read More
Origin: cf. F. Excentricite.
1. The state of being eccentric; deviation from the customary line of conduct;... Read More
The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More
lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; often opposed to longitudinal.
(Science: geometry)... Read More
1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More
1. (Science: mechanics) A piece, as a ring or hook, attached to another piece by a pin, in such a manner as to permit... Read More
1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;... Read More
noun, plural: bilateral symmetries
A form of symmetry in which the opposite sides along a midline is a duplicate... Read More
well-ordered; orderly; regular; methodical. ''A life blissful and ordinate.
(Science: mathematics) '' Ordinate... Read More
What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More
1. To practice spinning; to work at drawing and twisting threads; to make yarn or thread from fibre; as, the woman... Read More
The lack or absence of symmetry
In biology, the body plan of many organisms exhibit symmetry.... Read More
Origin: L. Vortex, vertex, -icis, fr. Vortere, vertere, to turn. See Vertex.
1. A mass of fluid, especially of a... Read More
1. Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit;... Read More
1. (Science: geometry) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique... Read More
1. A line or tracing denoting varying values of commodities, temperatures, urinary output, etc.; more generally, any... Read More
A section done by a plane along the long axis of a structure
The term longitudinal section... Read More
1. A fixed pin or short axis, on the end of which a wheel or other body turns.
2. The end of a shaft or arbor which... Read More
1. Rotating on an axis, or moving along a surface by rotation; turning over and over as if on an axis or a pivot;... Read More
1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been... Read More
1. A contrivance attached to some elevated object for the purpose of showing which way the wind blows; a weathercock.... Read More
When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More
What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More
A graph in which the density of the photographic film (vertical axis) is plotted against the logarithm of... Read More
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
(Science: anatomy) Situated in front of any transverse axis in the body of an animal; anterior; cephalic;... Read More
External Form of a Woody Twig
A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More