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Breast

Breast to meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves. The court breasted... Read More

Human milk oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: human milk oligosaccharides An oligosaccharide that occurs in high concentrations and exclusively... Read More

Encyclopedia of Human Biology, 9 Volume Set (Encyclopedia of Human Biology)

Encyclopedia of Human Biology, 9 Volume Set (Encyclopedia of Human Biology)  ... Read More

Pectoral

pectoral 1. Of or pertaining to the breast, or chest; as, the pectoral muscles. 2. Relating to, or good for, diseases of the... Read More

Lactose

Definition noun plural: lactoses lac·tose, ˈlæk.toʊs A disaccharide (chemical formula: C12H22O11) made up of one... Read More

Formula feeding

Formula feeding The ability of the breast to produce milk diminishes soon after childbirth without the stimulation of... Read More

Frontiers of Life 4 Volume Set

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Milk-ejection reflex

milk-ejection reflex release of milk from the breast following tactile stimulation of the nipple; the afferent path is... Read More

Oxytocin

Definition noun, plural: oxytocins An antidiuretic peptide hormone (chemical formula: C46H66N12O12S2) produced chiefly by... Read More

Estrogen

Definition noun, plural: estrogens A sex steroid hormone produced in large quantities chiefly in the ovaries in females;... Read More

Estradiol

Definition noun, plural: estradiol An estrogenic hormone with a chemical formula of C18H24O2; a potent estrogen; a major... Read More

Centrosome

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

Mamma

Mamma (Science: anatomy) a glandular organ for secreting milk, characteristic of all mammals, but usually rudimentary in the... 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

Tilt

tilt 1. To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a... Read More

Lodge

Lodge 1. To rest or remain a lodge house, or other shelter; to rest; to stay; to abide; especially, to sleep at night; as,... Read More

Suck

suck 1. To draw, as a liquid, by the action of the mouth and tongue, which tends to produce a vacuum, and causes the liquid... Read More

Hedge

Hedge 1. To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... Read More

Myoepithelial cell

Definition noun, plural: myoepithelial cells (1) (histology) A slender, spindle-shaped contractile cell forming the thin... Read More

Natural passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity acquired by the fetus or newborn from the mother via the placental transfer of antibodies... Read More

Mucin

Definition noun, plural: mucins Any of the class of glycoproteins found in mucus (e.g. saliva, gastric juice, etc.) secreted... Read More

Emulation

Emulation 1. The endeavor to equal or to excel another in qualities or actions; an assiduous striving to equal or excel... Read More

Pant

pant 1. To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with... Read More

Comedonecrosis

Comedonecrosis a type of necrosis occurring with glands in which there is central luminal inflam-mation with devitalised... Read More

Weaning

weaning permanent deprivation of breast milk and commencement of nourishment with other food. The act of substituting other... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Fauna

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the high biodiversity of New Zealand and how... Read More

Prognostic biomarkers in Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer started at the tissue of the pancreas – an organ in the abdomen that lies behind the lower stomach. ... Read More

Fat necrosis tumour

Fat necrosis tumour (Science: surgery) Destruction of fat cells in the breast due to trauma or injury that can cause a hard... Read More

Nipple

nipple 1. (Science: anatomy) The protuberance through which milk is drawn from the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Lactation

Lactation (Science: obstetrics) The period of the secretion of milk. Origin: L. Lactatio, from lactare = to suckle The... Read More

Montgomerys follicles

Montgomery's follicles --> areolar glands A number of small mammary glands forming small rounded projections from the... Read More

Lobule

Lobule a subdivision of the lobes of the... Read More

Body fluid

Definition noun, plural: body fluids Any fluid found in a living organism Supplement A body fluid refers to any fluid... Read More

Bib

Bib 1. A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes. 2. (Science: zoology) An arctic fish... Read More

Naturally acquired passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity that is acquired by the fetus or newborn through its mother, and typically lasts the... Read More

Testosterone

Definition noun, plural: testosterones A steroid hormone with a chemical formula of C19H28O2, and is regarded as the primary... Read More

Intertriginous

Definition adjective (1) Of, or relating to, or characterized by intertrigo. (2) Of, or pertaining to areas in the body... Read More