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Basal lamina

Definition noun (histology) A layer of extracellular matrix found on the basal surface of epithelial cells, and which is... Read More

Basal surface

Definition noun (histology) The edge of the cell or tissue facing the underlying connective tissue (dentistry) The... Read More

Basal layer

Definition noun (1) The innermost layer of the epidermis made up of basal or germinative cells capable of proliferating by... Read More

Basal corpuscle

Basal corpuscle --> basal body (Science: cell biology) structure found at the base of eukaryotic cilia and flagella... Read More

Basal granule

Basal granule --> basal body (Science: cell biology) structure found at the base of eukaryotic cilia and flagella... Read More

Basal metabolic rate

Basal metabolic rate is the amount of enrgy required to sustain only vital organs when one is at rest (Science:... Read More

Basal body

Basal body (Science: cell biology) structure found at the base of eukaryotic cilia and flagella consisting of a continuation... Read More

Basal

Basal Pertaining to or situated near a... Read More

Basal medium

Basal medium (Science: cell culture) An unsupplemented medium which promotes the growth of many types of microorganisms... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Stratified epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of more than one layer of epithelial cells,... Read More

Stratified cuboidal epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified cuboidal epithelia A type of stratified epithelium in which the topmost layer is made up... Read More

Stratified columnar epithelium

A stratified columnar epithelium (plural: stratified columnar epithelia) is a type of stratified epithelium in which the... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Stratified squamous epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified squamous epithelia A type of stratified epithelium in which the topmost layer is made up... Read More

Microtubule organizing center

Definition noun A structure inside the cell from where microtubules organize following depolymerization to turn into tubular... Read More

Cell morphology

The basic essence for any living organism is its structural framework which includes appearance, form, and the... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... 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

Lamina ventralis

Lamina ventralis --> basal lamina of neural tube The ventral division of the lateral walls of the neural tube in the embryo;... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Hemidesmosome

Definition noun, plural: hemidesmosomes A type of anchoring junction between neighboring cells forming a rivet-like links... Read More

Malpighian layer

Definition noun The lower layer of epidermis consisting of non-keratinized, viable cells, in contrast to the outer (upper)... Read More

Benedict-roth apparatus

Benedict-roth apparatus (Science: apparatus, physiology) a device employed to measure the amount of oxygen utilised in quiet... Read More

Adventitious root

Definition noun, plural: advemtitious roots A root growing on the stem, leaf, or other body parts apart from the usual the... Read More

Stratum germinativum

Definition noun The innermost layer of the epidermis comprised of keratinocyes capable of proliferating by mitosis,... Read More

Spermatocytogenesis

Definition noun The initial stage of spermatogenesis in which the spermatogonia repeatedly divide by mitosis to produce a... Read More

Chromatin

Chromatin Definition What is chromatin in a cell? Chromatin is a complex of nucleic acids (e.g. DNA or RNA) and proteins... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Limiting sulcus

Limiting sulcus The medial longitudinal groove on the inner surface of the neural tube separating the alar and basal... Read More

Spine cell

spine cell --> prickle cell (Science: cell biology) large flattened polygonal cells of the stratum germinosum of the... Read More

Basolateral plasma membrane

Basolateral plasma membrane (Science: cell biology) The plasma membrane of epithelial cells that is adjacent to the basal... Read More

Basilar process of occipital bone

Basilar process of occipital bone --> basilar part of the occipital bone The part of the occipital bone that lies anterior... Read More

Pars basilaris ossis occipitalis

pars basilaris ossis occipitalis --> basilar part of the occipital bone The part of the occipital bone that lies anterior to... Read More