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Bell

Bell 1. a hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue,... Read More

Bell-Magendie law

Definition noun The principle referring to the separation of sensory and motor neurons of the spinal cord, where the... Read More

Bell jar

Bell jar (Science: physics) a glass vessel, varying in size, open at the bottom and closed at the top like a bell, and... Read More

Nectophore

Definition noun, plural: nectophores The swimming bell in (the colony of) siphonophores Supplement The nectophores are the... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic trait definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Respondent conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning or associative learning first demonstrated by Ivan Pavlov (a physiologist,... Read More

Fog

Fog 1. Watery vapor condensed in the lower part of the atmosphere and disturbing its transparency. It differs from cloud... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Classical conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning or associative learning first demonstrated by Ivan Pavlov (a physiologist,... Read More

Neutral stimulus

Definition noun, plural: neutral stimuli In classical conditioning, it is the type of stimulus that initially or normally... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Cotyledon

Definition noun, plural: cotyledons (1) (botany) The primary or rudimentary leaf of the embryo of a seed plant that either... Read More

Bud stage

Definition noun (dentistry) The first stage in a developing tooth where a tooth bud forms from the dental... Read More

Heather

Heather heath. ''Gorse and grass And heather, where his footsteps pass, The brighter seem. (Science: botany) '' (Longfellow)... Read More

Sarcina

Sarcina (Science: biology) A genus of bacteria found in various organic fluids, especially in those those of the stomach,... Read More

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More

Swimming

swimming 1. That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion. 2.... Read More

Answer

Answer 1. To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response. There was no voice,... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Narrow

narrow 1. Of little breadth; not wide or broad; having little distance from side to side; as, a narrow board; a narrow... Read More

Trombone

trombone 1. A powerful brass instrument of the trumpet kind, thought by some to be the ancient sackbut, consisting of a tube... Read More

Divergence

Definition noun (evolutionary biology) The evolutionary process wherein a population of species diverge into two or more... Read More

Stentor

stentor 1. A herald, in the Iliad, who had a very loud voice; hence, any person having a powerful voice. 2. (Science:... Read More

Receiver

receiver 1. One who takes or receives in any manner. 2. A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Trumpet

trumpet 1. A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the... Read More

Mortar

mortar 1. A strong vessel, commonly in form of an inverted bell, in which substances are pounded or rubbed with a pestle. 2.... Read More

Jar

Jar 1. A deep, broad-mouthed vessel of earthenware or glass, for holding fruit, preserves, etc, or for ornamental purposes;... Read More

Garden

Garden 1. A piece of ground appropriates to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables. 2. A rich,... Read More

Hammer

Hammer 1. An instrument for driving nails, beating metals, and the like, consisting of a head, usually of steel or iron,... Read More

Steam

steam 1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More

Metal

Metal 1. (Science: chemistry) An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic... Read More

Weight

weight 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect... Read More