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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

Cranial capacity

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

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

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

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... 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

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

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

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... 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

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Fluid

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

Lung capacity

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

Vital

vital 1. Belonging or relating to life, either animal or vegetable; as, vital energies; vital functions; vital actions. 2.... Read More

Laterite

Definition noun,plural: laterites A layer of the soil that is abundant in iron oxide which is resulted from the various... Read More

Life

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

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... 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

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Complemental air

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

Measure

measure 1. To make a measurement or measurements. 2. To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the... Read More

Arthropod

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

Complementary air

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

Gauge

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

Feeling

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

Potency

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

Passions

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

Pleiotropy

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

Volume

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