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Constriction

Constriction The act of... Read More

Vasoconstriction

vasoconstriction The diminution of the calibre of vessels, especially constriction of arterioles leading to decreased blood... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Annular band

Annular band --> amniotic bands The strands of amniotic tissue adherent to the embryo or foetus; they may cause... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Pupillary light reflex

Definition noun, plural: pupillary light reflexes A reflex marked by the constriction of the pupil in response to the... Read More

Crocodilia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A taxonomic order that includes the crocodilian species Supplement The order Crocodilia is... Read More

Crocodile

Definition noun, plural: crocodiles Any of the amphibious reptile species of the subfamily Crocodylinae Supplement The... Read More

Amitosis

Definition noun, plural: amitoses A direct type of cell division wherein the nucleus and the cytoplasm go through a simple... Read More

Internal os

Definition noun The part of the cervical canal, forming an internal narrowing of the uterine cavity Supplement The cervix... Read More

Labia

Labia Definition Often, when persons think of the female reproductive system, they think of the vagina. However, the female... 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

Neck

neck 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more... Read More

Metamerism

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

Os uteri internum

os uteri internum --> isthmus of uterus An elongated constriction at the junction of the body and cervix of the... Read More

Cytokinesis

Definition noun The division of the cytoplasm and the plasma membrane following the division of the nucleus resulting into... Read More

Inflammatory response

Definition noun, plural: inflammatory responses (medicine) A response of the body to an injurious agent, characterized by... Read More

Accommodation

Accomodation, in general sense, may refer to the dwelling or a transient lodging. In biology, it refers to an adjustment or... Read More

Spasm

spasm 1. (Science: physiology) A sudden, violent, involuntary contraction of a muscle or a group of muscles, attended by... Read More

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More