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Contact area

Contact area That part of the proximal surface of a tooth which touches the adjacent tooth mesially or distally. Synonym:... Read More

Hydrophilic

Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile (or hydrophilic molecule) mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Freshwater Communities & Lentic Waters

Lentic (still water) communities can vary greatly in appearance, anything from a small temporary puddle to a large lake is... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Still Water Animals

Through millions of years of evolution, animals living in an aquatic environment have diversified to occupy the ecological... 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

Endoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: endoplasmic reticula (cell biology) A membrane-bound organelle that occurs as labyrinthine,... 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

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... 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

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

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Tools and Methods for Data Collection in Ethnobotanical Studies of Homegardens

Tools and Methods for Data Collection in Ethnobotanical Studies of Homegardens CHRISTIAN R. VOGL BRIGITTE VOGL-LUKASSER... Read More

Plant Water Regulation

A plant requires water as an essential ingredient of photolysis, the photochemical stage of photosynthesis where water is... Read More

Scratch reflex

Definition noun, plural: scratch reflexes (1) A spinal reflex characterized by a response to the activation of sensory... Read More

Roach clasp

Roach clasp --> bar clasp A clasp whose arms are bar-type extensions from major connectors or from within the denture... Read More

Cohesion

Cohesion Definition What is cohesion? Cohesion, in science definition, refers to the state of cohering or sticking together... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Chickenpox

Definition noun A highly contagious air-borne disease caused by varicella zoster virus commonly affecting children and... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More

Joint

Joint 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... 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

Trichomoniasis

Definition noun (pathology) A sexually transmitted infection caused by a trichomonad species, especially Trichomonas... Read More