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Bare

Bare 1. Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare. 2.... Read More

Bare area of liver

Bare area of liver The area on the posterior surface of the liver which is fused with the diaphragm and therefore not... Read More

Bare area of stomach

Bare area of stomach The part of posterior surface of the fundus of the stomach between the two diverging layers of the... Read More

Naked

naked 1. Having no clothes on; uncovered; nude; bare; as, a naked body; a naked limb; a naked sword. 2. Having no means of... Read More

Primary succession

Primary succession definition Primary succession is an ecological succession where a newly formed area is colonized for the... Read More

Thick filament

Definition noun, plural: thick filaments A type of myofilament that is made up of bipolar myosin II filaments, and is... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More

Bryophytes

Bryophytes (nonvascular plants) do not have xylem or phloem. The habitations of this plant group are widely varied and... Read More

Flehmen response

Definition noun A behavior in certain animals wherein the animal curls back the upper lip thereby exposing the front teeth,... Read More

Unmyelinated nerve

Definition noun A nerve that is bare or without the myelin sheath around the axon. Supplement The unmyelinated nerve... Read More

Pavilion

pavilion 1. A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; especially, a tent raised on posts. The greeks do pitch... Read More

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

Seral stages

seral stages (Science: botany, ecology) The series of relatively transitory plant communities that develop during ecological... Read More

Lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: lymphocytes The white blood cell of the blood derived from the stem cells of the lymphoid series of... Read More

Lean

Lean 1. That part of flesh which consist principally of muscle without the fat. The fat was so white and the lean was so... Read More

Buff

Buff 1. A sort of leather, prepared from the skin of the buffalo, dressed with oil, like chamois; also, the skins of oxen,... Read More

Ostrich

ostrich (Science: zoology) A large bird of the genus struthio, of which Struthio camelus of Africa is the best known... Read More

Sliding

sliding 1. That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly. 2. Slippery; elusory. That sliding science hath me made so bare.... Read More

Liver

Definition noun The glandular organ that stores and metabolizes nutrients, detoxifies, and produces bile Supplement In human... Read More

Raw

raw 1. Not altered from its natural state; not prepared by the action of heat; as, raw sienna; specifically, not cooked; not... Read More

Ecosystem

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

Breast

Breast to meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves. The court breasted... Read More

Scalp

scalp 1. That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair. By the bare scalp of robin Hodd's fat... Read More

Succession

Definition noun, plural: successions, word origin: Latin "successio" 1. (general) (a) The act of following in order or... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Back

Back 1. Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements. 2. Being in arrear; overdue;... Read More

Human Biology – Food and Digestion

Food is what is required by humans to grow and survive, and provide a 'fuel' for the energy needed in our biological... Read More