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Constitution

Constitution 1. The physical makeup of a body, including the mode of performance of its functions, the activity of its... Read More

Constitutional

Constitutional 1. Affecting the whole constitution of the body, not local. 2. Pertaining to the... Read More

Nature

nature 1. The existing system of things; the world of matter, or of matter and mind; the creation; the universe. But looks... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

Frame

Frame 1. To construct by fitting and uniting the several parts of the skeleton of any structure; specifically, in woodwork,... Read More

Monozygotic twins

Monozygotic Twins Definition Monozygotic twins are twins that developed from a single zygote. Etymologically, the term is... Read More

Temper

temper 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of... Read More

Natural

natural 1. Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character;... Read More

Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other... Read More

Nuclide

nuclide (Science: physics) A species of atom characterised by the constitution of its nucleus, which is specified by the... Read More

Last universal ancestor

Definition noun The hypothetical primordial organism from which all other species of organisms on Earth... 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

Genotypic ratio

Definition noun Pattern of offspring distribution according to genotype (i.e. the genetic constitution determining the... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Integrant

Integrant Making part of a whole; necessary to constitute an entire thing; integral. All these are integrant parts of the... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

Iso-

Iso- 1. (Science: prefix) a prefix that means equal or like. 2. (Science: chemistry) a prefix indicating isomer of... Read More

Phlegmatic

phlegmatic 1. Watery. Aqueous and phlegmatic. 2. Abounding in phlegm; as, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution. 3.... Read More

Heredity

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Heredity Definition In biology, heredity refers to the passing of genetic... Read More

Mosaicism

Definition noun A condition wherein two or more cell populations with different genotypes exist in an organism, derived from... Read More

Bull

Bull Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce. Bull bat, the pine snake of the united states. Bull... Read More

Geology

Geology Origin: gr, the earth: cf. F. Geologie. 1. The science which treats: Of the structure and mineral constitution of... Read More

Anger

Anger 1. Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc. I made the experiment, setting the moxa where . . .... Read More

Homogenous

What is homogenous? What does homogenous mean? The word homogenous has been derived from two Greek words that are... Read More

Proper

proper 1. Belonging to one; one's own; individual. His proper good E, his own possessions . My proper son. Now learn the... Read More

Innate

Innate 1. Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence. 2. (Science: psychology) Originating in, or derived... Read More

Delicacy

Delicacy Origin: From delicate. 1. The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness;... Read More

Decline

Decline 1. A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is... Read More

Plan

plan 1. A draught or form; properly, a representation drawn on a plane, as a map or a chart; especially, a top view, as of a... Read More

Delicate

Delicate 1. Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring. Dives, for his delicate life, to the devil went. (Piers... Read More

Sound

sound The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. Origin: AS. Sund a swimming, akin to E.... Read More

Liberal

Liberal 1. Free by birth; hence, befitting a freeman or gentleman; refined; noble; independent; free; not servile or mean;... Read More

Revolution

revolution 1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Iron

Iron 1. to smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; sometimes used with... Read More

Slender

slender 1. Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More