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Clone

Definition noun, plural: clones A propagating population of organisms, either single cell or multicellular, derived from a... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Reproduction

Definition noun The production of offspring by organized bodies verb: reproduce To produce again; to... Read More

Allelic exclusion

Allelic exclusion (Science: cell biology, genetics) The process whereby one or more loci on one of the chromosome sets in a... Read More

Animal

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

Biogenesis

Biogenesis Definition Biogenesis refers to the idea or the process whereby a living thing comes from another living thing,... Read More

Budding

Budding definition In a general context, budding refers to a state where development begins. In science, its meaning refers... Read More

Binary fission

Binary Fission Definition What is binary fission? In biology, binary fission is a type of asexual reproduction where a... Read More

Inbred strain

Definition noun, plural: inbred strains A strain of animal or plant that has undergone an inbreeding strategy (e.g. brother... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Monoclonal antibody

monoclonal antibody (Science: immunology molecular biology) A substance, usually a protein, which can be synthsised in the... Read More

Memory T cell

Definition noun, plural: memory T cells A long-lived T cell that bears receptors for an antigen during its encounter with a... Read More

Plasma B cell

Definition noun, plural: plasma B cells A large B lymphocyte that when exposed to antigen, produce, and secrete large... Read More

Somaclonal variation

somaclonal variation The variation between individuals in a clone, particularly in plant clones. While the objective is... Read More

Dna sequence analysis

Dna sequence analysis (Science: molecular biology) determination of the nucleotide Sequence of a length of dna. Typically,... Read More

Heredity

Heredity Definition In biology, heredity refers to the passing of genetic factors from parents to offspring or from one... Read More

Automixis

Definition noun (botany) Self-fertilization; a mode of fertilization where fertilization takes place on the flower itself,... Read More

Monoclonal

monoclonal 1. (Science: cell biology) Used of a cell line whether within the body or in culture to indicate that it has a... Read More

Homologous chromosome

A homologous chromosome pertains to one of a pair of chromosomes with the same gene sequence, loci, chromosomal length, and... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Memory cell

Definition noun, plural: memory cells A long-lived immune cell that has the ability to recognize a foreign particle that it... Read More

Genetic material

Genetic Material Definition What is genetic material? Genetic material is the hereditary substance in the cell. It carries... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Colony

Definition noun, plural: colonies (biology) Several individual organisms (especially of the same species) living together in... Read More

Memory B cell

Definition noun, plural: memory B cells A small, long-lived B lymphocyte that was previously exposed to a particular... Read More

Chromosomal crossover

Chromosomal Crossover Definition noun A process occurring during meiosis wherein homologous chromosomes pair up and... Read More