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Stoichiometric condition

stoichiometric condition That condition at which the proportion of the air-to-fuel is such that all combustible products... Read More

Condition

Condition a mode or state of being, the state of being fit: the physical status of the body as a whole or of one of its... Read More

Hypertrichosis

Definition noun, plural: hypertrichoses An atypical hair growth in excess over the body Supplement Trichosis is an archaic... Read More

Klinefelter syndrome

Definition noun A genetic condition in a male characterized by the presence of at least one extra X chromosome Supplement In... Read More

Hyperosmotic

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

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... 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

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Turgidity

Turgidity is the state of being turgid or swollen, especially due to high fluid content. In general context, turgidity... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Haploid

In biology, haploid pertains to a condition, a cell, or an organism that has half of the usual complete set of chromosomes... Read More

Conditions

Condition a mode or state of being, the state of being fit: the physical status of the body as a whole or of one of its... Read More

Reduce

reduce 1. To bring or lead back to any former place or condition. And to his brother's house reduced his wife. (Chapman) The... Read More

Multiple alleles

Alleles are the pairs of genes occupying a specific spot called locus on a chromosome. Typically, there are only two alleles... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Vapor

vapor To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid. Alternative forms: vapour He'd laugh to see... Read More

Codominance

Codominance Definition Codominance is a form of inheritance wherein the alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully... Read More

Complete dominance

Complete Dominance Definition Genetics is the study of how traits are inherited by organisms and in what ways these... Read More

Graphesthesia

Definition noun The ability of an individual to recognize writing on the skin (such as on the palm of the hand) purely by... Read More

Glycosuria

Definition noun, plural: glycosuria The presence of atypically high sugar level in urine Supplement Glycosuria is a... Read More

Allelism

Definition noun, plural: allelisms The condition of alleles, such as the state of having several forms of a particular gene,... Read More

Isomaltose

Definition noun plural: isomaltoses i·so·mal·tose, aɪsoʊˈmɔːltəʊz A disaccharide formed from the combination of... Read More

Melanism

Definition noun The condition wherein an unusually high amount of melanin is produced and deposited resulting in the dark... Read More

Tonicity

Definition noun (1) A property of a solution that depends on the osmotic force exerted across the membrane as influenced by... Read More

Y-linked inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) Inheritance for genes on the Y chromosome Supplement Sex chromosomes are not only relevant... Read More

Uritis

Definition noun Inflammation of the skin as a result of the action of heat Supplement Uritis is a rarely used nowadays to... Read More

Diabetes

Diabetes Definition Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by excessive urine excretion (polyuria) and persistent... Read More

Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Anhidrosis

Definition noun, plural: anhidroses A pathological condition characterized by the inability to sweat... Read More

Equilibrium

Definition noun, plural: equilibriums or equilibria (1) The condition in which all acting influences are balanced or... Read More

Isomaltulose

Definition noun plural: isomaltuloses A disaccharide comprised of a glucose monomer and a fructose monomer joined by... Read More

Trehalose

Definition noun plural: trehaloses tre·ha·lose, loʊs A disaccharide made up of two α-glucose molecules, and serves as... Read More

Generation of resting membrane potential

Stephen H. Wright Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724... Read More

Coughing Cats May Be Allergic to People, Vets Say

    People can trigger asthma attacks in cats, according to veterinarians at a Scottish... Read More

Sphingolipid

Definition noun plural: sphingolipids sphin·go·lip·id A type of lipid with a sphingoid base (e.g. sphingosine and... Read More

Synophrys

Definition noun Medical term for hypertrichosis in between the eyebrows, thus giving an appearance of a single long eyebrow... Read More

Metamerism

Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More

Trimorphism

trimorphism 1. (Science: chemistry) The property of crystallizing in three forms fundamentally distinct, as is the case with... Read More

Cystic fibrosis

Definition noun An autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the gene that encodes for cystic fibrosis... Read More