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Double circulation

Definition noun A type of blood circulation system in which the blood flows through the heart twice. In this type of... Read More

Circulation

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

Greater circulation

Greater circulation --> systemic circulation The circulation of blood through the arteries, capillaries, and veins of the... Read More

Single cycle circulation

Definition noun A type of blood circulation in which the system has only one circuit, with the blood being pumped through... Read More

Pulmonary circulation

pulmonary circulation The circulation of blood through the... Read More

Circulation

Circulation (Science: physiology) movement in a regular or circuitous course, as the movement of the blood through the heart... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Portal caval system

Definition noun A type of anastomoses which occurs between the veins of portal circulation and veins of systemic... Read More

Portal-systemic anastomoses

Definition noun A type of anastomoses which occurs between the veins of portal circulation and veins of systemic... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Splanchnic

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, relating to, near to, or describing the viscera or entrails;... Read More

Cell adhesion

Cell Adhesion Definition Cell adhesion is the process in which a cell uses a specialized complex of proteins to get... Read More

Circulatory system

Circulatory System Definition noun The organ system responsible for the circulation and transport of oxygen, carbon... 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

Nitrogen Cycle

The circulation of nitrogen; nitrates from the soil are absorbed by plants which are eaten by animals that die and decay... Read More

Endocrine gland

Definition noun, plural: endocrine glands Any of the ductless glands secreting hormones that are released directly into... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Erythroblastosis fetalis

Definition noun A medical condition in the fetus or newborn in which many erythroblasts are released in fetal blood from the... Read More

Lymphoid cell

Definition noun, plural: lymphoid cells (1) Any of the cells that mediate the production of immunity, including lymphocytes,... Read More

Antemortem thrombus

Antemortem thrombus a clot formed in the circulation during... Read More

Argipressin

Definition noun, plural: argipressins A vasopressin that has an amino acid sequence:... Read More

Positive feedback

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

Book lungs

Book Lungs Definition Lungs are known as the organs that help organisms breathe. When we think of lungs, we think of the... Read More

Buck’s traction

Buck's Traction Definition Buck's traction for femur fracture is very helpful. It can be utilized in the treatment and... Read More

Scientists brought dead pig brain partly back to life

Death is inevitable to any entity that has life. When there is a beginning there ought to be an end.  However, the recent... Read More

Micromolecule

Micromolecules Definition How to define micromolecule? Micromolecules are relatively small molecules that are combined... Read More

Depolarization

Depolarization is the removal of polarity by a process or action. It might also be used to describe how such activity leads... Read More

Freshwater Communities & Lentic Waters

Lentic (still water) communities can vary greatly in appearance, anything from a small temporary puddle to a large lake is... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More

Circulatory fluid

Definition noun The fluid confined within the vessel in a closed circulatory system or that contained in a cavity (hemocoel)... Read More

Lymphatic duct

Definition noun, plural: lymph ducts A lymphatic vessel that carries lymph and drain it into the subclavian... Read More

Lymph capillary

Definition noun, plural: lymphatic capillaries (anatomy) A minute, thin-walled vessel of the lymphatic system that is... Read More

Plasma volume

Definition noun The total volume of the blood plasma in the circulatory system Supplement The blood is comprised of plasma... Read More

Ultradian rhythm

Definition noun, plural: ultradian rhythms A biological rhythm that is repeated throughout a 24-hour circadian day and... Read More

Metatherian mammal

Definition noun, plural: metatherian mammals Any from the group of mammals possessing choriovitelline type of placenta (as... Read More

Angiotensinogen

Definition noun An alpha-2 globulin protein that is found in the bloodstream and release into circulation mainly by the... Read More

Filarioidea

Definition noun (taxonomy) A superfamily of the phylum Nematoda and is comprised of small, threadlike parasitic nematodes... Read More

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)   ... Read More

Lymphokinesis

Lymphokinesis 1. Circulation of lymph in the lymphatic vessels and through the lymph nodes. 2. Movement of endolymph in the... Read More

Anemia

Definition noun A qualitative or quantitive deficiency of hemoglobin or red blood cells in circulation resulting in reduced... Read More