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Band cell

Definition noun, plural: band cells A cell derived from metamyelocyte and develops into a mature granulocyte during... Read More

Mitosis

Mitosis Definition What is mitosis? In biology, mitosis refers to the cellular process where a single cell divides... Read More

Cytoskeleton

Definition noun plural: cytoskeletons cy·to·skel·e·ton (cell biology) The lattice or internal framework of a cell... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Metamyelocyte

Definition noun, plural: metamyelocytes A cell derived from myelocyte and develops into a band cell during... Read More

Cell matrix

Definition noun plural: cell matrices cell ma·trix, ˈmeɪtɹɪks An insoluble, dynamic gel in the cytoplasm, believed... Read More

Microfilament

Definition noun plural: microfilaments mi·cro·fil·a·ments, mī'krō-fil'ă-mĕnts A thin, helical, single-stranded... Read More

Granulocyte

Definition noun, plural: granulocytes A leukocyte characterized by the presence of numerous staining granules in the... Read More

Granulopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of granulocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Adhesion

Definition noun (cell biology) The binding of a cell to another cell, or a cell to a surface, via specific cell adhesion... Read More

Myeloblast

Definition noun, plural: myeloblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promyelocyte during... Read More

Erythrocyte

Definition noun, plural: erythrocytes A blood cell with hemoglobin-rich cytoplasm and whose main function is to transport... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

The Evolution of Cell Organelles

The previous tutorial page noted the emergence of protists, organisms that possessed a distinct cell nucleus and contained... Read More

Basophil

Definition noun, plural: basophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with two or three... Read More

Mexican hat cell

Mexican hat cell --> target cell An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band... Read More

Necrosis

Definition noun, plural: necroses Premature death of cells in a living tissue or organ caused by the progressive degradative... Read More

Target cell

target cell An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band that again is encircled by... Read More

Neutrophil

Definition noun, plural: neutrophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having multilobed nucleus,... Read More

Eosinophil

Definition noun, plural: eosinophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having a kidney-shaped nucleus,... Read More

Casparian strip

Definition noun (botany) A strip or a band of cell wall material around the walls of endodermal cells of... Read More

Suberin

Definition noun, plural: suberins (botany) A lipophilic complex polyester biopolymer that occurs in the cell... Read More

Apoplast

Definition noun, plural: apoplasts (botany) The space in between the cells, such as that in the root of a plant, creating a... Read More

Stems

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

Membrane protein

Definition noun, plural: membrane proteins A type of protein that is attached to, or associated with, a biological... Read More

Cyanobacteria

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

Fimbria

Definition noun, plural: fimbriae (1) (microbiology) A short, filamentous projection on a bacterial cell, used not for... Read More

Absorption

Definition noun, plural: absorptions The process of absorbing or assimilating substances into cells or across the tissues... Read More

Polytene chromosome

polytene chromosome (Science: cell biology) giant chromosomes produced by the successive replication of homologous pairs of... Read More

Chromosome 2

Definition noun In humans, the autosome that is considered as the second-largest, spanning more than 242 million base pairs,... Read More