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Biogenesis

Biogenesis Definition Biogenesis refers to the idea or the process whereby a living thing comes from another living thing,... Read More

Abiogenesis

Definition noun plural: abiogeneses a·bi·o·gen·e·sis, eɪbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs (1) The idea that primitive life... Read More

Spontaneous generation

Definition noun plural: spontaneous generations The previously popular notion that living organisms arise or develop from... Read More

Law of biogenesis

Definition noun (1) The principle stating that life arises from pre-existing life, not from nonliving material. (2)... Read More

Ribosome

A biological cell is composed of many components called organelles. These organelles serve their specific purposes to make... Read More

Nucleolus

Nucleolus Definition noun plural: nucleoli nu·cle·o·lus, njuːˈkliːələs (cell biology) The round granular... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Centrosome

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

Nuclear body

Definition noun plural: nuclear bodies nu·cle·ar bod‧y, ˈnjuː.kli.ər ˈbɒdi Any of the prominent non-membraned,... Read More

Ribosomal ribonucleic acid

Definition noun plural: ribosomal ribonucleic acids ri•bo•so•mal ri•bo•nu•cle•ic ac•id, ˈraɪ... Read More

Hypomelanism

All the body cells of living organisms bear some color due to one or the other pigment molecule or complex. The pigment can... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Prokaryote

Prokaryote refers to any of the group of living organisms primarily characterized by the lack of a true nucleus and other... Read More

Nucleus

In cell biology, the nucleus is the large, membrane-bounded organelle that contains the genetic material in the form of... Read More

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Helicase

Definition noun, plural: helicases An enzyme that utilizes energy from nucleoside triphosphate (e.g. ATP) hydrolysis in... Read More

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition What is metabolism in the body? Metabolism encompasses the various biochemical processes, reactions,... Read More

Germ

Germ 1. (Science: biology) That which is to develop a new individual; as, the germ of a foetus, of a plant or flower, and... Read More

Vacuole

A vacuole is a single membrane-bound organelle with no definite shape or size found in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic... Read More

Nucleoplasm

Definition noun plural: nucleoplasm nu·cle·o·plasm, ˈnjuːklɪəˌplæzəm (cell biology) The protoplasm of the... Read More