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Blast

Blast 1. (Science: biology, suffix) a suffix or terminal formative, used principally in biological terms, and signifying... Read More

Monoblast

Definition noun, plural: monoblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promonocyte Supplement Hematopoiesis is the... Read More

Osteoblast

Definition noun, plural: osteoblasts A type of bone cell that arises from fibroblasts, and upon maturity, becomes associated... Read More

Hypoblast

Definition noun (embryology) The inner (lower) layer of the embryonic disc, located beneath the epiblast Supplement In... Read More

Epiblast

Definition noun (embryology) The outer (upper) ectodermal layer of the embryonic disc, closer to the amniotic cavity, and... Read More

Seam

seam Origin: OE. Seem, seam, AS. Seam; akin to D. Zoom, OHG. Soum, G. Saum, LG. Soom, Icel. Saumr, Sw. & Dan. Som, and... Read More

Blaze

Blaze 1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame. To heaven the blaze... Read More

Nucleotide

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Nucleotide Definition A nucleotide is regarded as the basic building block of... Read More

Shaft

shaft 1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow. His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft, That lean he... Read More

Dam

Dam 1. A female parent; used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother. Our sire... Read More

Expire

Expire 1. To breathe out; to emit from the lungs; to throw out from the mouth or nostrils in the process of respiration;... Read More

Transformation

Definition noun, plural: transformations (1) The act, state or process of changing, such as in form or structure; the... Read More

Back

Back 1. Being at the back or in the rear; distant; remote; as, the back door; back settlements. 2. Being in arrear; overdue;... Read More

Hearth

Hearth 1. The pavement or floor of brick, stone, or metal in a chimney, on which a fire is made; the floor of a fireplace;... Read More

Scaffold

scaffold 1. A temporary structure of timber, boards, etc, for various purposes, as for supporting workmen and materials in... Read More

Mantle

Mantle 1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; said of hawks. Also used figuratively. Ne is there hawk which... Read More

Mitosis

Mitosis Definition What is mitosis? In biology, mitosis refers to the cellular process where a single cell divides... Read More

Air

Air 1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More

Monocytopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: monocytopoieses The hematopoiesis of monocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming... Read More