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Search Results for: circulatory fluid

Circulatory fluid

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

Exudate

What is an exudate? The inflammation or injury in a tissue result in increased permeability of the blood vessels that... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition What is hyperosmotic? The word hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning... Read More

Closed circulatory system

Definition noun A type of circulatory system where blood circulates within closed vessels, thus, blood is distinct from... Read More

Open circulatory system

Definition noun A type of circulatory system wherein the hemolymph bathes the organs and tissues directly thus there is no... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Transudation

Definition noun (1) The act, process, or condition of transuding, i.e. the oozing or passing gradually of a liquid possibly... Read More

Lymphatic duct

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

Triploblastic

Triploblastic Definition A triploblastic animal had three main layers of tissue during embryonic development. The central... 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

Lymphatic vessel

Definition noun, plural: lymphatic vessels (anatomy) A vessel that carries lymph and is responsible for the removal of... Read More

Transudate

Definition noun, plural: transudates A fluid passing through a mebrane, a pore, or an interstice, and accumulating in... 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

Coelom

Definition noun, plural: coeloms (1) A fluid-filled body cavity formed from the splitting of lateral plate mesoderm during... 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

Erythrocyte

Definition noun, plural: erythrocytes A blood cell with hemoglobin-rich cytoplasm and whose main function is to transport... Read More

Red blood cell

Definition noun, plural: red blood cells The blood cell containing hemoglobin and functions primarily to transport... Read More

Triple response

Definition noun (immunology) The three cardinal circulatory responses of the skin (i.e. reddening, flare formation or... 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

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Transport

In biology, transport refers to the act or the means by which a molecule or ion is moved across the cell membrane or via the... Read More