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Birth

Birth 1. The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a... Read More

Birth Control and Contraception

Birth Control Some religious beliefs see methods of contraception unethical while some political bodies chose birth control... Read More

Birthmark

Definition noun, plural: birthmarks A mark on the skin that is visible at birth or shortly after birth Supplement Birthmarks... Read More

Birth canal

Birth canal cavity of the uterus and vagina through which the foetus passes. Synonym: parturient... Read More

Birth of a Human Baby

Continued from the previous tutorials, Fertilization and Fetal Growth and Development. The baby soon outgrows the energy... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Demographic transition

Definition noun A concept in demography that elucidates the transition from high to low birth and death rates as a country... Read More

Native

native 1. One who, or that which, is born in a place or country referred to; a denizen by birth; an animal, a fruit, or... Read More

Imprinting

What does imprinting mean? Have you watched the TV cartoon show “Tom and Jerry” with an episode of a duck and its... Read More

Nativity

nativity Origin: F. Nativite, L. Nativitas. See Native, and cf. Naivete. 1. The coming into life or into the world; birth;... Read More

Birth Rate

The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.The total births... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Gentles

Gentle 1. Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble. British society is divided into nobility,... Read More

Multiparous

Definition adjective Of, denoting to, or relating to multipara, i.e. a female that has given birth to more than one viable... Read More

Placentalia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia characterized primarily by their fetus being carried in the... 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

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Human development

Definition noun The study of the chronological processes or changes that occur from fertilization to the formation of the... Read More

Labour

Labour (Science: obstetrics) The act of giving Birth to a baby. There are four stages: The first stage lasts from the onset... Read More

Placenta

Definition noun, plural: placentae or placentas (1) (zoology) The vascular organ formed during gestation of female mammals... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Fetus

Definition noun, plural: fetuses The yet-to-be born mammalian offspring following the embryonic stage, and is still going... Read More

Primiparity

Definition noun A medical term used to refer to a condition or state in which a woman is bearing a child for the first time... Read More

Primiparous

Definition adjective Of, denoting to, or relating to primapara; having given birth to offspring first time or at one... Read More

Lanugo

Definition noun, plural: lanugos Thin, soft, and poorly pigmented hair, and is the first to be produced by the hair... Read More

Vernacular

vernacular Belonging to the country of one's birth; one's own by birth or nature; native; indigenous; now used chiefly of... Read More

Vellus hair

Definition noun Very fine, non-pigmented hair that covers most of the body of human and other mammals Supplement The vellus... Read More

Deformation

Deformation a change from the normal size or shape. Also called deformity. A deformation can be present at birth... Read More

Amnion

Definition noun, plural: amnions The innermost membrane of the extraembryonic or the fetal membranes of amniotes surrounding... Read More

Monotremata

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia comprised of mammals laying eggs rather than giving birth to... Read More

Dizygotic twins

Definition noun Two offspring that develop from two zygotes but share a common uterine environment, and would be born at the... Read More

Inborn

Inborn born in or with; implanted by nature; innate; as, inborn passions. Synonym: innate, inherent, natural. Normally... Read More

Neonatal

Neonatal (Science: paediatrics) Pertaining to the first four weeks after birth. Origin: L. Natus = born Relating to or... Read More

Natality

Definition noun, plural: natalities The birthrate, which is the ratio of total live births to total population in a... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

Phylogenetics

Definition noun (1) The study of phylogeny (2) The study of evolutionary relatedness among various groups of organisms... Read More