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Vertebral column

Definition noun, plural: vertebral columns The series of vertebrae that extend from the cranium to the coccyx, and serves as... Read More

Renal column

Definition noun, plural: renal columns A column-like extension of the renal cortex in the renal medulla Supplement A... Read More

Vertebra

Definition noun, plural: vertebrae, vertebras Any of the irregular bony structure with some hyaline cartilage that make up... Read More

Simple columnar epithelium

Definition noun, plural: simple columnar epithelia Simple epithelium composed of columnar epithelial cells Supplement A... Read More

Pseudostratified columnar epithelium

Definition noun, plural: pseudostratified columnar epithelia A special type of columnar epithelium composed of a single... Read More

Stratified columnar epithelium

A stratified columnar epithelium (plural: stratified columnar epithelia) is a type of stratified epithelium in which the... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Columnae carneae

Definition noun Muscular ridges or columns projecting from the inner walls of the heart ventricles. Supplement Their... Read More

Columnar epithelium

Definition noun, plural: columnar epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of columnar epithelial cells, with or without... Read More

Anterolateral

Definition adjective (anatomy) In front of the body, away from the middle line Supplement The term anterolateral is used in... Read More

Affinity chromatography

Affinity chromatography (Science: investigation) a technique of analytical chemistry used to separate and purify a... Read More

Coccygeal spinal nerve

Definition noun, plural: coccygeal spinal nerves Any of the pair of nerves that emerge from the coccygeal region of the... Read More

Pillar

pillar 1. The general and popular term for a firm, upright, insulated support for a superstructure; a pier, column, or post;... Read More

Elution volume

Definition noun (1) The volume of the eluent or buffering agent that elutes from the column of a chromatograph before a... Read More

Planar chromatography

Definition noun A type of chromatography in which the chromatographic bed or the stationary phase is on a plane, such as a... Read More

Backbone

Backbone (Science: anatomy) The spinal column, found in vertebrate animals, which runs along the dorsal side and contains... Read More

Anterior funiculus

Anterior funiculus anterior white column of spinal cord, a column or bundle of white matter on either side of the anterior... Read More

Thermometer

thermometer (Science: physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature... Read More

Codon

What does codon mean? A codon, in biology, is the basic genetic unit of life that acts as the template for the amino acid... Read More

Rib

Rib 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral column and supporting the lateral walls of the... Read More

Invertebrate

Invertebrate Definition An invertebrate refers to any of the animals lacking a vertebral column. The term invertebrate came... Read More

Shaft

shaft 1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow. His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft, That lean he... Read More

Eluent

Definition noun, plural: eluents A substance that separates and moves constituents of a mixture through the column of a... Read More

Fasciculus dorsolateralis

Fasciculus dorsolateralis --> dorsolateral fasciculus a longitudinal bundle of thin, unmyelinated and poorly myelinated... Read More

Elutant

Definition noun, plural: elutants (1) The solution of the eluent and the dye. (2) The eluent that has eluted or passed... Read More

Modulus

modulus Origin: L, a small measure. See Module. (Science: mathematics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which... Read More

Foramen magnum

Definition noun A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More

Elution

Definition noun (1) The removal or separation of one material from another, especially with a solvent. (2) The process of... Read More

Stratified epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of more than one layer of epithelial cells,... Read More

Vertebrae coccygeae

vertebrae coccygeae --> coccygeal vertebrae The four terminal segments of the vertebral column, usually fused to form the... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Ploy

ploy To form a column from a line of troops on some designated subdivision; the opposite of deploy. Origin: Prob. Abbrev.... Read More

Peripheral nervous system

Definition noun The part of the nervous system that relays between the central nervous system and the rest of the body, and... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Truncus sympathicus

Definition noun Latin for sympathetic trunk: the paired strands of nerve fibers that run from the base of the skull to the... Read More

Motor neuron

Definition noun, plural: motor neurons A type of neuron connected to a muscle fiber and originates from the central nervous... Read More

Invertebrate zoology

Definition noun A sub-discipline of zoology that particularly deals with the invertebrates Supplement Invertebrate zoology... Read More

Helminthology

Definition noun A branch of zoology that particularly deals with the helminths, particularly the parasitic... Read More

Simple epithelium

Definition noun, plural: simple epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of a single layer of epithelial cells that are in... Read More