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Circulatory system

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

Circulatory fluid

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

Arthropod

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

Lymphatic duct

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

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... 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

Coelom

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

Triploblastic

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

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... 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

Plasma volume

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

Organization

Organization Definition The meaning of the term "organization" is very simple. It means the state wherein things are... Read More

Autocrine signaling

Autocrine Signaling Definition What is autocrine signaling? Autocrine signaling is a type of cell signaling wherein a cell... Read More

The Human Physiology

Physiology is the study of how living organisms function. Thus, human physiology deals specifically with the physiological... Read More

Haemocoel

Definition noun, plural: haemocoels The body cavity in between organs whereby the hemolymph circulates through Supplement In... Read More

Homeostasis of Organism Water Regulation

Osmoregulation Osmoregulation is the regulation of water concentrations in the bloodstream, effectively controlling the... 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

Hemocoel

Definition noun, plural: hemocoels The body cavity found in many invertebrates where the hemolymph circulates... Read More

Erythrocyte

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

A Balanced Vitamin Diet – Vitamins A – K

As mentioned in the previous tutorial, a balanced diet is essential to a healthy organism. Deficiencies in particular... Read More

Chelicerate

Definition noun, plural: chelicerates Any of the species belonging to the subphylum Chelicerata Supplement The chelicerates... Read More

Monogenea

Definition noun A group of ectoparasitic tapeworms of the phylum Platyhelminthes Supplement The phylum Platyhelminthes... Read More

Growth and Development of a Human Baby

Continued from the initial human reproduction of the previous page in this tutorial. Upon arrival in the uterus, the... Read More

Red blood cell

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

Edmonton Protocol – Possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes patients

Abstract The Edmonton Protocol is only capable of treating patients with Type 1 Diabetes since they lack the appropriate... Read More

Hemoglobin

Definition noun, plural: hemoglobins A biomolecule made up of haeme (i.e. oxygen-carrying, nonprotein, ferrous component)... Read More

Biological Viruses

The prime directive of all organisms is to reproduce and survive and this also applies to viruses. Apparently, viruses are... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Human

Human Definition A human is a bipedal hominin characterized by having a higher and vertical forehead compared with earlier... Read More

Ant

Ant Definition An ant is an insect belonging to the family Formicidae. It belongs to the order Hymenoptera, together with... Read More

Animal

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

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Bloodstream

Definition noun The blood flowing through a circulatory system of an animal, carrying substances from one tissue to... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Blood volume

Definition noun The total amount of blood in the body; the sum of the plasma volume and erythrocyte volume; the volume of... 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

Turbellaria

Definition noun A taxonomic class belonging to the phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms) characterized by having a body... Read More