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Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Element

Element Definition noun plural: elements el‧e‧ment, ˈel.ɪ.mənt (biochemistry) A substance that cannot be... Read More

Asteraceae

'Asteraceae'', composite family. A single family enclosed in order Asterales in subclass Asteridae. The other name -... Read More

Anterolateral system

Definition noun A composite bundle of fibers in the ventral half of the lateral funiculus of the spinal cord, and comprised... Read More

Mist

mist 1. Visible watery vapor suspended in the atmosphere, at or near the surface of the earth; fog. 2. Coarse, watery vapor,... Read More

Cellulose

Cellulose Definition noun plural: celluloses cel·lu·lose, sĕl′yə-lōs (1) A polysaccharide consisting of a linear... Read More

Sow

sow 1. To scatter, as seed, upon the earth; to plant by strewing; as, to sow wheat. Also used figuratively: To spread... Read More

Resin

resin Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid inflammable substances, of vegetable origin, which are nonconductors of... Read More

Tassel

tassel (Science: veterinary) A male hawk. See Tercel. 1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to... Read More

Lettuce

Lettuce (Science: botany) a composite plant of the genus Lactuca (L. Sativa), the leaves of which are used as salad. Plants... Read More

Position

position 1. The state of being posited, or placed; the manner in which anything is placed; attitude; condition; as, a firm,... Read More

Incorporation

Incorporation 1. (Science: chemistry) The union of one substance with another or with others, in a composite mass. 2.... Read More

Graft

Definition noun, plural: grafts (botany) A shoot, bud, or scion of one plant that is inserted to another plant that would... Read More

Mineral

Definition noun plural: minerals min·er·al, ˈmɪn.əɹ.əl Any of the various naturally-occurring abiogenic substances,... Read More

Vase

vase 1. A vessel adapted for various domestic purposes, and anciently for sacrificial used; especially, a vessel of antique... Read More

Life table

Life table a representation of the probable years of survivorship of a defined population of subjects; since survivorship is... Read More

Protist

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

Binocular vision

Definition noun (1) (zoology) A type of vision wherein both eyes of an animal are used at the same time (as opposed to... Read More

Transposon

Definition noun, plural: transposons A small segment of DNA that is capable of replicating and inserting copies of DNA at... Read More

Gall

Gall 1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by... Read More