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Coating

Coating a covering; a layer of some substance spread over a... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Fur

Fur 1. The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Mucin

Definition noun, plural: mucins Any of the class of glycoproteins found in mucus (e.g. saliva, gastric juice, etc.) secreted... Read More

Encapsulation

Encapsulation The coating or engulfing of particles within a continuous... Read More

Pinocytosis

Pinocytosis Definition What is pinocytosis?  Pinocytosis is the ingestion of extracellular fluids, i.e. the fluid... Read More

Hydrophobic

Hydrophobic Definition The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred... Read More

Opsonization

Definition noun, plural: opsonizations The process at which opsonins bind to the surface of the antigen so that the... Read More

Unicellular

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

Foliation

Foliation 1. The process of forming into a leaf or leaves. 2. The manner in which the young leaves are dispoed within the... Read More

Plaster

plaster 1. (Science: medicine) An external application of a consistency harder than ointment, prepared for use by spreading... Read More

Strip

strip 1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as,... Read More

Lining

Lining a coating applied to the pulpal wall(s) of a restorative dental preparation to protect the pulp from thermal or... Read More

Plate

plate 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More