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Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

C value

C value (Science: molecular biology) a measure of the amount of dna in the haploid genome of an organism, which can be by... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Dependent variable

Definition noun, plural: dependent variables (mathematical modeling) The variable in a functional relation whose value is... Read More

Utility

utility 1. The quality or state of being useful; usefulness; production of good; profitableness to some valuable end; as,... Read More

Median

median (Science: statistics) Any value that divides the probability of a random variable in half, i.e. The probability of... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Vmax

Vmax definition Vmax is the maximal reaction rate or velocity of an enzymatically catalyzed reaction when the enzyme is... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Nutritive value

nutritive value An indication of the contribution of a food to the nutrient content of the diet. This value depends on the... Read More

Equilibrium constant

Definition noun The ratio in which the product of the concentrations of the products divided by the product of the... Read More

Galacto-oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: galacto-oligosaccharides ga·lac·to·ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride An oligosaccharide made up of... Read More

Variable

Definition noun, plural: variables (1) Something that varies or have no fixed quantitative value. (2) A quantity that... Read More

Relative value scales

relative value scales Coded listings of physician or other professional services using units that indicate the relative... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Unit

unit 1. A single thing or person. 2. (Science: mathematics) The least whole number; one. Units are the integral parts of any... Read More

Error

Error 1. A wandering; a roving or irregular course. The rest of his journey, his error by sea. (B. Jonson) 2. A wandering or... Read More

Reduce

reduce 1. To bring or lead back to any former place or condition. And to his brother's house reduced his wife. (Chapman) The... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Repolarization

Definition noun The process or act of repolarizing; the restoration of a polarized condition Supplement In physiology,... Read More

Advance

Advance 1. The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress. 2. Improvement or progression, physically, mentally,... Read More

Reliability coefficient

Definition noun (statistics) A quantitative expression of the reliability or consistency in the measurement of test scores,... Read More

Regard

regard 1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze. But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled. (milton) 2.... Read More

Balanced diet

What is a balanced diet? What is the definition of a balanced diet? A nutritionally balanced diet fulfills all nutritional... Read More

Hydrophilic

Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile (or hydrophilic molecule) mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Equal

Equal 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same... Read More

Survey

survey 1. To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook; as, to stand on a hill,... Read More

Increment

Increment 1. The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation;... Read More

Increments

Increment 1. The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation;... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

Numerical

numerical 1. Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters; as,... Read More

Transgene

Definition noun, plural: transgenes A segment of DNA from one organism introduced into the genome of another organism (from... Read More

PH scale

'''pH scale (chemistry) A scale ranging from 0 to 14 ph units, reflecting the concentration of hydrogen ions in solution. A... Read More

Redox reaction

Redox Reaction Definition What are redox reactions? This is a common term in chemistry and biology. In chemistry, a redox... Read More

Data

Data multiple facts (usually but not necessarily empirical) used as a basis for inference, testing, models, etc. The word is... Read More

Pound

pound 1. An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in... Read More

Sensitivity and specificity

Definition noun Statistical measures for assessing the results of diagnostics and screening tests wherein sensitivity... Read More

Numerical aperture

numerical aperture For a lens the resolving power depends upon the wavelength of light being used and inversely upon the... Read More