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Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)

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Synonymous

synonymous Having the character of a synonym; expressing the same thing; conveying the same, or approximately the same,... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Red algae

The red algae belong to the phylum Rhodophyta which literally was derived from the Greek word ῥόδον (rhodon), meaning... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Connections

Connection a union of elements or things; a connecting structure. Synonym: connexus,... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis Definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Cell junction

Definition noun, plural: cell junctions Intercellular connections between adjacent cells, resulting in varying degrees of... Read More

Bondok’s Classification of the Thalamic Nuclei

Anatomists usually classify the thalamic nuclei according to their relation to the internal medullary lamina into 5 groups:... 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

Loose associations

Definition noun A thought or communication pattern disorder characterized by loose or odd connections between ideas. A... Read More

Reticular activating system

reticular activating system (Science: physiology) A physiological term denoting that part of the brainstem reticular... Read More

Microtubule

Microtubule Definition noun plural: microtubules mi·cro·tu·bule, mī'krō-tū'byūl A cytoplasmic tubule made up of... Read More

Basophil

Definition noun, plural: basophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with two or three... Read More

Neuroglia

Definition noun, plural: neuroglia A cell that surrounds a nerve cell that is responsible for providing mechanical and... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

Protist

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

GERL

Definition noun Acronym for Golgi - Endoplasmic Reticulum - Lysosome complex, a system found in the cell that involves... Read More

Intermediate filaments

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Axon terminal

An axon terminal is any of the button-like endings of axons through which axons make synaptic contacts with other nerve... Read More

Eosinophil

Definition noun, plural: eosinophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having a kidney-shaped nucleus,... Read More

Intermediate filament

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Sleep and Dreams – Neurology

The Falling Asleep Process During the day when we are awake, our body and brain are working tirelessly to operate our body,... Read More

Regeneration in humans – Finding the gene switch

Regeneration in humans is much more limited compared in other animals. Say for instance when one lost a limb, much as well... Read More

Intermediate host

Intermediate Host Definition When looking at the relationships amongst different biological members of our biosphere, we... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Microfilament

Definition noun plural: microfilaments mi·cro·fil·a·ments, mī'krō-fil'ă-mĕnts A thin, helical, single-stranded... Read More

Hierarchy

Hierarchy 1. Any system of persons or things ranked one above the other. 2. In psychology and psychiatry, an organization of... Read More

Scared to Death

Scared to Death: Self-Willed Death, or the Bone-Pointing Syndrome   by Patrick D Hahn   Accepted on: September 4,... Read More

Bearing

Bearing 1. The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage. I know him by his bearing.... Read More

Wit

wit (Science: psychology) The faculty of expressing the amusing, clever, or comical or the keen perception and cleverly apt... Read More

Tree

“The biological diversity is plenty if you look around yourself a little closely; with an eye for life!” … People... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Nerve

nerve 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibres, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit... 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

Permeability

Permeability Definition What is permeability? In earth science, its definition is this: "the ability of any material such... Read More

Structural formula

structural formula A formula in which the connections of the atoms and groups of atoms, as well as their kind and number,... Read More

Primary cell wall

Definition noun plural: primary cell walls ˈpɹaɪməɹi sɛl wɔːl The layer of the plant cell wall that forms prior to... Read More