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Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Vital capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas that can be forced out from the lungs at the end of maximum inhalation. Supplement Vital... Read More

Functional residual capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas that stays in the lungs at resting expiratory level or at the end of a normal... Read More

Inspiratory capacity

Definition noun The maximum volume of gas that can be drawn into the lungs after a normal, quiet expiration. Supplement The... Read More

Oxygen capacity

oxygen capacity The maximum quantity of oxygen that will combine chemically with the haemoglobin in a unit volume of blood;... Read More

Capacity

Capacity power or ability to hold, retain or contain or the ability to absorb. Origin: L. Capacitas, from capere = to... Read More

Heat capacity

Heat capacity (Science: chemistry) The amount of energy required to raise the temperature of an object by one degree Celsius... Read More

Cranial capacity

Cranial capacity The cubic content of the skull obtained by determining the cubage of small shot, seeds, or beads required... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting factor in biology refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting a process, such as... Read More

Regeneration in humans – Finding the gene switch

Regeneration in humans is much more limited compared in other animals. Say for instance when one lost a limb, much as well... Read More

Fecundity

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

Abilities

Ability The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal;... Read More

Ability

Ability The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal;... Read More

Faculty

Faculty Origin: f. Facult, L. Facultas, fr. Facilis easy (cf. Facul easily), fr. Fecere to make. See Fact, and cf.... Read More

Fluid

Fluid Having particles which easily move and change their relative position without a separation of the mass, and which... Read More

Inspiratory reserve volume

Definition noun The maximal volume of additional gas that can be inhaled through forcible inspiration following a normal... Read More

The Plausibility of Life: Resolving Darwin’s Dilemma

The Plausibility of Life: Resolving Darwin's Dilemma    ... Read More

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Lung capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas within the lungs at the end of maximal inspiration. Supplement Abbreviation: ... Read More

Total lung capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas within the lungs at the end of maximal inspiration. Supplement Abbreviation: ... Read More

Potency

Definition noun (general) The ability or capacity to perform something. (biology) The ability of a stem cell to... Read More

Viable

Viable definition In biology, the word viable pertains to a life form, such as a cell, that is alive or capable of... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Sensibility

sensibility Origin: Cf. F. Sensibilite, LL. Sensibilitas. 1. (Science: physiology) The quality or state of being sensible,... Read More

Volume

Definition noun (1) A three-dimensional measure of space occupied or displaced by an object, usually expressed in cubic... Read More

Muscle fatigue

Definition noun (physiology) A condition of the muscle in which its capacity to produce maximum voluntary action, or to... Read More

Engine

Engine 1. (pronounced, in this sense,) natural capacity; ability; skill. A man hath sapiences three, memory, engine, and... Read More

Gauge

Gauge 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More

Heat

Definition noun (1) A form of energy that is transferred from between objects due to a temperature difference; the thermal... Read More

Facilitated diffusion

Facilitated diffusion is the transport of substances across a biological membrane from an area of higher concentration to an... Read More

Complementary air

Definition noun The amount of air that can be drawn maximally into the lungs after a normal, quiet... Read More

Passions

passion 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion);... Read More

Expiratory reserve volume

Definition noun The additional volume of gas exhaled with maximum effort at the end of a normal, quiet... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Complemental air

Definition noun The amount of additional air that can be inhaled through forcible inspiration following a normal... Read More

Feeling

Feeling 1. Possessing great sensibility; easily affected or moved; as, a feeling heart. 2. Expressive of great sensibility;... Read More

The World Without Us

The World Without Us     AUTHORS:  ... Read More