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Bud

Definition noun, plural: buds (general) An immature or undeveloped structure that develops into a bodily structure or a new... Read More

Budding

Budding definition In a general context, budding refers to a state where development begins. In science, its meaning refers... Read More

Vegetative bud

Definition noun, plural: vegetative buds (botany) A leaf bud; the bud that contains embryonic leaf. Supplement Plant buds... Read More

Adventitious bud

Definition noun, plural: adventitious buds (botany) The bud occurring elsewhere on the plant (such as on trunks, roots, or... Read More

Apical bud

Definition noun, plural: apical buds (botany) The bud located at the top of the plant. Supplement Buds may be classified and... Read More

Terminal bud

Definition noun, plural: terminal buds (botany) The bud located at the tip of a stem. Supplement Buds may be classified and... Read More

Scaly bud

Definition noun, plural: scaly buds (botany) A bud covered with scales which protect the embryonic parts it... Read More

Bud stage

Definition noun (dentistry) The first stage in a developing tooth where a tooth bud forms from the dental... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Tooth bud

Definition noun, plural: tooth buds An undeveloped tooth consisting of aggregates of cells organized in three organs: the... Read More

Apical Dominance

a condition where vertical growth supercedes lateral growth in a plant. this is controlled by auxins, where in high... Read More

Apocrine gland

The human body is a complex assemblage of many different organs, systems, glands, bones, and tissues. Weighing any one over... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Graft

Definition noun, plural: grafts (botany) A shoot, bud, or scion of one plant that is inserted to another plant that would... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... 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

Pinocytosis

Pinocytosis Definition What is pinocytosis?  Pinocytosis is the ingestion of extracellular fluids, i.e. the fluid... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Bryophytes

Bryophytes (nonvascular plants) do not have xylem or phloem. The habitations of this plant group are widely varied and... Read More

Golgi apparatus

Definition noun Gol·gi ap·pa·rat·us, ˈgɔl dʒi ˌæpəˈreɪtəs (cell biology) An organelle that is comprised of... Read More

Convoluted

The word convoluted is often used to describe different things, especially structures or components, that have overlapped.... Read More

Imbricate

Definition adjective (botany) Of a flower bud in which the margins of petals and sepals within the flower bud are... Read More

Gem

Gem 1. (Science: botany) a bud. 2. A precious stone of any kind, as the ruby, emerald, topaz, sapphire, beryl, spinel, etc,... Read More

Eye

Definition noun, plural: eyes (1) The organ of sight or vision; the visual sense; the sense of seeing. (2) A mark... Read More

Gemmule

Definition noun, plural: gemmules (botany) A small gemma; a bud produced by gemmation. (zoology) A mass of cell capable of... Read More

Gemmulation

Gemmulation (Science: biology) see gemmation. Origin: From L. Gemmula, dim. Of gemma... Read More

Blastocoel

Definition noun The primordial, fluid-filled cavity inside the early forms of embryo, e.g. of blastula. Supplement The... Read More

Scales

scale A reduced or rudimentary leaf, for example surrounding a dormant bud, a thin flap of tissue, for example on the... Read More

Cnidoblast

Definition noun, plural: cnidoblasts A developing cell containing a cnidocyst Supplement Cnibolasts are cells that develop... Read More

Sense organ

Definition noun, plural: sense organs An organ or structure that has nerve endings capable of detecting and reacting to a... Read More

Areole

Definition noun, plural: areoles (botany) A spot, which may be raised or depressed, on the cactus body where spines, hair,... Read More

Gemmation

Gemmation 1. (Science: biology) The formation of a new individual, either animal or vegetable, by a process of budding; an... Read More

Tannosome

Definition noun, plural: tannosomes An organelle, particularly a special type of leucoplast, involved primarily in... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Cuttings

Cutting (Science: botany) portion of a stem, root, or leaf cut from the parent plant for the production of a new independent... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Naked

naked 1. Having no clothes on; uncovered; nude; bare; as, a naked body; a naked limb; a naked sword. 2. Having no means of... Read More

Scale

Scale A reduced or rudimentary leaf, for example surrounding a dormant bud, a thin flap of tissue, for example on the... Read More