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


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

Reproductive bud

Definition noun, plural: reproductive buds (botany) A flower bud; the bud that contains embryonic flower. Supplement Plant... 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

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

Axillary bud

Definition noun, plural: axillary buds (botany) The bud located in the axil of a leaf. Supplement Buds may be classified... Read More

Scaly bud

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

Naked bud

Definition noun, plural: naked buds (botany) A bud not covered with scales. Supplement Plant buds may be classified and... Read More

Mixed bud

Definition noun, plural: mixed buds (botany) A bud that contains both embryonic leaves and flowers. Supplement Plant buds... Read More

Bud stage

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

Shield budding

Definition noun A form of grafting in which a bud of a plant is inserted or grafted into another plant. Supplement The most... Read More


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

Asexual reproduction

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


Gemma (Science: plant biology) a bud or outgrowth of a plant which develops into a new organism. A leaf bud rather than a... Read More


Definition noun (botany) The arrangement of the individual leaf within a leaf bud. Supplement Vernation describes the... Read More


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


Definition adjective (1) (botany) (Of a leaf bud) Leaves rolled together longitudinally. (2) (botany) (Of a flower bud)... Read More


Button 1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass. 2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More


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


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

Cap stage

Definition noun (dentistry) The stage in tooth development marked by cell proliferation and differentiation resulting in... Read More


Knop 1. A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button. Four bowls made like unto almonds, with their knops and their flowers. (ex. Xxv.... Read More


Definition adjective (1) (botany) Of a leaf bud in which several leaves are rolled together longitudinally, or of a flower... Read More


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


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


Definition noun, plural: sprouts (1) A newly grown plant. (2) A new branch, bud or shoot of a plant. (3) Brussels sprout,... Read More

Rabies pathobiology and its RNA virus agent – Lyssavirus

Having a dog as a pet presents a myriad of benefits. One of them is having a companion reputed for being charismatic and... Read More


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


Definition noun, plural: vernations (botany) The arrangement of leaves within the leaf buds. Supplement Vernation may be... Read More


Calyptra in mosses, a cap-like structure covering or partly covering the capsule and derived from the neck of the... Read More


Definition noun (1) (botany) The arrangement of petals (as well as sepals) within a flower bud that is yet to open. (2)... Read More