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Search Results for: benign

Benign

Benign Definition How to define benign? The meaning of benign in a general sense is "beneficial" and "pleasant". Benign is... Read More

Cytology

The biological world is so diverse that studying it under a single umbrella as a subject is next to impossible. Hence,... Read More

Chondroblast

There are two forms of cells in cartilage: chondroblasts and chondrocytes. The chondroblasts are cells that secrete the... Read More

Adenofibrosis

Adenofibrosis --> sclerosing adenosis a nodular, benign breast lesion occurring most frequently in relatively young women... Read More

Bone

Definition noun, plural: bones The rigid organ comprised of bone tissues, and forms the skeleton of most... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Lactotroph

Definition noun, plural: lactotrophs An acidophilic cell in the anterior pituitary that releases prolactin Supplement The... Read More

Arteriolar sclerosis

Arteriolar sclerosis --> arteriolosclerosis (Science: cardiology, disease) sclerosis and thickening of the walls of the... Read More

Vacuolization

Definition noun, plural: vacuolizations The formation into, or multiplication of, vacuoles; being filled with... Read More

Parasitism

Organisms depend on different sources of food to survive. Larger organisms like plants make their own food (autotrophs) and... Read More

Polyp

Definition noun, plural: polyps (1) (zoology) The hollow, columnar, sessile form of Cnidarians (as opposed to the medusa... Read More

Splenunculus

Definition noun, plural: splenunculi Small nodule of splenic tissue that may be connected to or detached from the... Read More

Tumor

Tumor --> tumour 1. (Science: oncology) An abnormal mass of tissue that results from excessive cell division that is... Read More

Fibroepithelial polyp

Definition noun, plural: fibroepithelial polyps A benign, often solitary, rubbery, polypoid outgrowth of epidermal and... Read More

Cancer

Cancer definition In biology, cancer is defined as the malignant growth due to uncontrolled cell division. It is now used... Read More

Kind

Kind 1. Nature; natural instinct or disposition. He knew by kind and by no other lore. (Chaucer) Some of you, on pure... Read More

RASER proteins selectively “hack” and “shut down” cancer cells

According to World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. The record showed that it... Read More