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Bend

Bend 1. A turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a... Read More

Incline

Incline 1. To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline... Read More

Reflect

reflect 1. To bend back. 2. To throw back, as of radiant energy from a surface. 3. To meditate; to think over a matter. 4.... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Cis fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: cis fatty acids A fatty acid in a cis configuration, i.e. two hydrogen atoms adjacent to the double... Read More

Loop

Loop 1. A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc, through which another thread, cord, etc, can be passed, or which a... Read More

Fangs

Fang 1. (Science: zoology) The tusk of an animal, by which the prey is seized and held or torn; a long pointed tooth;... Read More

Offset

offset In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something; as: 1. (Science: botany) A short prostrate... Read More

photobiology

Photobiology Definition Photobiology, the biology of light, is a subdiscipline in biology. It focuses on the effects of... Read More

Plant Auxins – Phototropism & Geotropism

As with animals, plants also use a variety of hormones to control their growth and development. A family of hormones called... Read More

A Balanced Vitamin Diet – Vitamins A – K

As mentioned in the previous tutorial, a balanced diet is essential to a healthy organism. Deficiencies in particular... Read More

Hydrogen bond

Definition noun plural: hydrogen bonds A type of chemical bond that is formed when the slightly positive hydrogen atom of... Read More

Intraspecific competition

Definition noun (ecology) A form of competition between members of the same species Supplement In biology, competition... Read More

Sag

sag 1. To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or... Read More

Limbus

Limbus 1. An extramundane region where certain classes of souls were supposed to await the judgment. As far from help as... Read More

Replicate

Definition noun Any from a set of copies or repetitions, especially of a laboratory or research procedure. verb To make an... Read More

Offsets

offset In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something; as: 1. (Science: botany) A short prostrate... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Pliable

pliable 1. Capable of being plied, turned, or bent; easy to be bent; flexible; pliant; supple; limber; yielding; as, willow... Read More

Competition

Definition noun (ecology) A symbiotic relationship between or among living things that compete for a limited resources,... Read More

Trap

trap (Science: geology) An old term rather loosely used to designate various dark-coloured, heavy igneous rocks, including... Read More

Angle

Angle 1. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line. 2. (Science: geometry) The figure made by two lines which... Read More

Display

Display 1. To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread. The northern wind his wings did broad display.... Read More

Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Eukaryotic Gene Structure In prokaryotes the DNA is located in the... Read More