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The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Contamination

Contamination The soiling or pollution by inferior material, as by the introduction of organisms into a wound or sewage into... Read More

Sterile

Sterile Definition What does sterile mean? In reproductive biology, we can define sterile as an inability to reproduce or... Read More

Pollution

Definition noun (1) The change in the environment caused by natural or artificial input of harmful contaminants into the... Read More

Fibroblast

The building block of living things is known as the cell. The cell contributes to many parts and functions of different... Read More

Colony-forming unit

Definition noun A measure of viable cells in which a colony represents an aggregate of cells derived from a single... Read More

Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria Definition Cyanobacteria is a group of photosynthetic bacteria widely distributed in various aquatic habitats... Read More

Auxin

Auxin (Science: plant biology) a group of plant growth substances (often called phytohormones or plant hormones), the most... Read More

Hydrophobic

Hydrophobic Definition The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred... Read More

Inoculating loop

Definition noun, plural: inoculating loops A tool usually made of platinum or nichrome wire in which the tip forms a small... Read More

Balanced diet

What is a balanced diet? What is the definition of a balanced diet? A nutritionally balanced diet fulfills all nutritional... Read More

Petri dish

Definition noun, plural: Petri dishes A circular dish made of glass or plastic and with a loose-fitting cover, used in... Read More

Biological Viruses

The prime directive of all organisms is to reproduce and survive and this also applies to viruses. Apparently, viruses are... Read More