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Cortical substance

Definition noun (anatomy) The outermost or superficial layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as kidney or... Read More

Substance

Definition noun, plural:substances (1) The physical matter, material or that of which an organ or body consists. (2)... Read More

Cortex

Definition noun, plural: cortexes, cortices (anatomy) The outer layer or region of a structure or an internal organ (botany)... 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

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Bone tissue

Definition noun, plural: bone tissues A mineralized connective tissue from which bones are made. Supplement The bone tissue... Read More

Compact substance

Definition noun A type of osseous tissue consisting of closely packed osteons or haversian systems, and forms the extremely... Read More

Compact bone

Definition noun, plural: compact bones A type of osseous tissue consisting of closely packed osteons or haversian systems,... Read More

Aldosterone

Definition noun, plural: aldosterones A mineralocorticoid with a chemical formula of C21H28O5, and controls salt and water... Read More

Mineralocorticoid

Definition noun, plural: mineralocorticoids Any of a group of corticosteroids produced by the adrenal cortex that act on the... Read More