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Bean

Bean 1. (Science: botany) a name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, phaseolus, and... Read More

Bean sprouts

Definition noun, singular: bean sprout Beans, especially the edible kinds (e.g. mung beans and soybeans), sprouting or... Read More

Mung

Definition noun (1) Mung bean: the seed of Vigna radiata. (2) A plant of the genus Vigna in the Fabaceae family, native to... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Kidney

Definition noun, plural: kidneys (anatomy) Either of a pair of two bean-shaped organs located at the back of the abdominal... Read More

Sprout

Definition noun, plural: sprouts (1) A newly grown plant. (2) A new branch, bud or shoot of a plant. (3) Brussels sprout,... Read More

Papilionaceous

papilionaceous 1. Resembling the butterfly. 2. (Science: botany) Having a winged corolla somewhat resembling a butterfly, as... Read More

Hyacinth

Hyacinth 1. (Science: botany) a bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. H.... Read More

Renal medulla

Definition noun, plural: renal medullae or renal medullas The inner region of the kidney that is arranged into renal... Read More

Histiocyte

Definition noun, plural: histiocytes A reticular connective tissue macrophage or a dendritic cell, derived from the bone... Read More

Nuclease S1

Definition noun An endonuclease enzyme capable of degrading single-stranded DNA and RNA Supplement The nuclease S1 is a... Read More

Dicotyledon

Definition noun, plural: dicotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida of Angiospermae... Read More

Rhizobium leguminosarum

rhizobium leguminosarum A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that causes formation of root nodules on some, but not... Read More

Simple fruit

Definition noun, plural: simple fruits A type of fruit that develops from a single or compound ovary with only one pistil... Read More

PHA

Definition noun Abbreviation for phytohemagglutinin, a hemagglutinin derived from plants, especially... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Dicot

Definition noun, plural: dicotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida of Angiospermae... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Lymph glands

Lymph gland --> lymph node (Science: anatomy) small bean-shaped organ made up of a loose meshwork of reticular tissue in... Read More

Nuclease

Definition noun, plural: nucleases An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of nucleic acids to oligonucleotides or... Read More

Purine

Definition noun plural: purines pu•rine, ˈpjʊəɹiːn A heterocyclic aromatic compound with a chemical structure... Read More

String

string 1. To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin. Has not wise nature strung the legs and feet With firmest nerves,... Read More

Sweating

Definition noun (1) Perspiration; the act or process of releasing sweat from the body (2) The watery, salty fluid... Read More

Pot

pot To place or inclose in pots; as: To preserve seasoned in pots. Potted fowl and fish. . To set out or cover in pots; as,... Read More

Bush

Bush 1. To set bushes for; to support with bushes; as, to bush peas. 2. To use a bush harrow on (land), for covering seeds... Read More

Vines

vine (Science: botany) Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes. Hence, a climbing or trailing plant; the long, slender... Read More

Vine

vine (Science: botany) Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes. Hence, a climbing or trailing plant; the long, slender... Read More

Plasma

Definition noun (1) Fluid through which cellular components of blood, lymph, or intramuscular fluid are suspended (2)... Read More

Screw

screw 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

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More