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Bug

Bug 1. A bugbear; anything which terrifies. Sir, spare your threats: The bug which you would fright me with i seek.... Read More

Phenotypic ratio

Phenotypic Ratio Definition How would one define phenotypic ratio? The correlation between the amount of offspring that... Read More

Armadillidiidae

Definition noun A taxonomic family comprised of terrestrial woodlouse species that are identifiable chiefly by their... Read More

Negro

negro Origin: Sp. Or Pg. Negro, fr. Negro black, L. Niger; perh. Akin to E. Night. A black man; especially, one of a race of... Read More

Capsid

Definition noun, plural: capsids (1) (virology) The protein coat surrounding the nucleic acid of a virus (2) (entomology) A... Read More

Poison + water = hydrogen. New microbial genome shows how

Poison + water = hydrogen. New microbial genome shows how Take a pot of scalding water, remove all the oxygen, mix in a bit... Read More

Sow

sow 1. To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread... Read More

Potato

potato Origin: Sp. Patata potato, batata sweet potato, from the native American name (probably batata) in Hayti. (Science:... Read More

Slater

slater (Science: zoology) Any terrestrial isopod crustacean of the genus Porcellio and allied genera; a sow... Read More

Neutral dye

Definition noun, plural: neutral dyes (biological techniques) A compound of an acid dye and a basic dye used in staining... Read More