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Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Systole

Systole (Science: physiology) The time at which ventricular contraction occurs. systole is the contraction of the chambers... Read More

Chambers

Chamber a compartment or enclosed space. See: camera. Origin: L.... Read More

Aqueous humor

Definition noun, plural: aqueous humors A clear, watery body fluid secreted by the ciliary epithelium, and fills the... Read More

Atrium

Atrium (Science: anatomy) a chamber, used in anatomical nomenclature to designate a chamber affording entrance to another... Read More

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More

Transcellular fluid

Definition noun A bodily fluid found in chambers created by the linings of epithelial cells Supplement The extracellular... Read More

Humans are Omnivores – Evidence

A number of popular myths about vegetarianism sprung with no scientific basis. One example of such a myth is that man is... Read More

Cardiovascular system

Definition noun The organ system in which the blood is pumped through the heart and circulates throughout the body through... Read More

Tricuspid valve

Definition noun, plural: tricuspid valves The heart valve located on the right side of the heart between the right atrium... Read More

Body fluid

Definition noun, plural: body fluids Any fluid found in a living organism Supplement A body fluid refers to any fluid... Read More

Camelid

Definition noun, plural: camelids Any of the even-toed ungulates of the family Camelidae, e.g. camels, llamas, alpacas,... Read More

Penis erection of the

penis, erection of the When the penis fills with blood and is rigid. The penis contains two chambers, called the corpora... Read More

Ethmoidal labyrinth

Definition noun, plural: ethmoidal labyrinths Either of the paired lateral masses of the ethmoid bone, consisting of the... Read More

Tools and Methods for Data Collection in Ethnobotanical Studies of Homegardens

Tools and Methods for Data Collection in Ethnobotanical Studies of Homegardens CHRISTIAN R. VOGL BRIGITTE VOGL-LUKASSER... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Meters

meter 1. One who, or that which, metes or measures. See coal-meter. 2. An instrument for measuring, and usually for... Read More

Regurgitation

regurgitation (Science: cardiology, gastroenterology) A backward flowing, as the casting up of undigested food or the... Read More

Atria

Atria (Science: anatomy, cardiology) The thin-walled chambers of the heart that pump blood into the ventricles. Consists of... Read More

Stannius ligature

Definition noun A ligature done in between the sinus venosus and the atrium or around the atrioventricular junction of an... Read More

Cor

Cor The muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood. C. Adiposum a heart that has undergone fatty... Read More

Three-chambered heart

Three-chambered heart congenital abnormality in which there may be a single atrium with two ventricles or a single ventricle... Read More