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Search Results for: buoyancy

Buoyancy

Buoyancy 1. The property of floating on the surface of a liquid, or in a fluid, as in the atmosphere; specific lightness,... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Brown algae

Brown Algae Definition Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having a brown or... Read More

Still Freshwater & Plants

Plants in the freshwater community provide a means of food for herbivores and harness new energy into the community as a... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Diatom

Diatom Definition A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by having a siliceous covering and a symmetrical... Read More

Kelp

The swaying and winding of kelp in the ocean currents has an entrancing, hypnotic quality that would be the envy of the... Read More

Vacuole

A vacuole is a single membrane-bound organelle with no definite shape or size found in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic... Read More

Tetrapod

Definition noun, plural: tetropods A vertebrate with four limbs or leg-like appendages Supplement Tetrapods pertain to the... Read More

Vesicle

Definition noun, plural: vesicles (general) A small sac or cyst containing fluid or gas (cell biology) A bubble-like... Read More

Freshwater Communities & Plankton

Plankton are microscopic organisms that live suspended in the water environment and form a very important part of the... Read More