28 results found

Search Results for: burst

Burst

Burst 1. To fly apart or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or pressure, especially to a sudden and violent... Read More

Bursts

Burst size The number of phages produced by an infected... Read More

Photolysis

Photolysis Definition We define photolysis as a chemical process in which chemical compounds or molecules are split into... Read More

Newly Discovered Exploding Ants – Colobopsis explodens

A new ant species, Colobopsis explodens, was recently identified. Similar to other exploding ant species, Colobopsis... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Phagosome

Definition noun plural: phagosomes phag·o·some, ˈfæg əˌsoʊm (cell biology) A vesicle that forms by pinching off... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living thing pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the characteristics... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Turgidity

Turgidity is the state of being turgid or swollen, especially due to high fluid content. In general context, turgidity... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Dumdum fever

Dumdum fever --> visceral leishmaniasis a chronic disease, occurring in india, Assam, china, the area formerly known as... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Osmosis

Osmosis is the net movement of solvent molecules through a semipermeable membrane. It is similar to diffusion as the... Read More

Black sickness

Black sickness --> visceral leishmaniasis a chronic disease, occurring in india, Assam, china, the area formerly known as... Read More

Scared to Death

Scared to Death: Self-Willed Death, or the Bone-Pointing Syndrome   by Patrick D Hahn   Accepted on: September 4,... Read More

Erumpent

Erumpent (Science: botany) Breaking out; said of certain fungi which burst through the texture of leaves. Origin: L.... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Uncinate fit

uncinate fit --> temporal lobe epilepsy seizures with elaborate and multiple sensory, motor, and/or psychic components. A... Read More

Cytolysis

Definition noun (1) Osmotic lysis, i.e. the bursting or rupturing of cell membrane when the cell can no longer contain the... Read More

Seizure

seizure (Science: clinical sign, neurology) A sudden attack or convulsion due to involuntary electrical activity in the... Read More

Energy coupling

What is Energy Coupling? Work, whether it be physical or biological, requires energy to be expended. In biological... Read More

Expire

Expire 1. To breathe out; to emit from the lungs; to throw out from the mouth or nostrils in the process of respiration;... Read More

Split

split 1. To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, especially. By force; to divide in the direction of the grain... Read More

Shell

shell 1. A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal. Specifically: The covering, or outside part, of a nut; as, a... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Spontaneous

spontaneous 1. Proceding from natural feeling, temperament, or disposition, or from a native internal proneness, readiness,... Read More

Ebullition

Ebullition 1. A boiling or bubbling up of a liquid; the motion produced in a liquid by its rapid conversion into vapor. 2.... Read More