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Critical

Critical 1. Denoting or of the nature of a crisis. 2. Denoting a morbid condition in which death is possible. 3. In... Read More

Critical concentration

Critical concentration (Science: chemistry) The minimum concentration of units needed before a biological polymer will... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Threatened species

Definition noun Any of the species vulnerable to becoming endangered within all or much of its range in the near... Read More

Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (9th Edition) by R.T. Wright

 Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (9th Edition)  ... Read More

Hydrophilic

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

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future ... Read More

Bad Moon Rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness

Over and above Alina Iosif and Bruce Ballon I see the bad moon arising. I see trouble on the way. I see earthquakes... Read More

Delicate

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

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations ... Read More

Biotechnology

Biotechnology Definition Biotechnology is a technology that uses biological systems or living organisms for a particular... Read More

Integrating Technology for Meaningful Learning

Integrating Technology for Meaningful Learning      ... Read More

Density dependent inhibition of growth

Density dependent inhibition of growth (Science: cell culture) The phenomenon exhibited by most normal (anchorage dependent)... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Molecular Basis of Temperature-Dependent Gender of Red-Eared Slider Turtle

Imagine a child inside a womb with a sex yet to be decided not by the pair of sex chromosomes but by the ambient temperature... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

  Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description Introduction to Genetics Genetics - Definition:... Read More

The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast

The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast ... Read More

Reflection

reflection 1. The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected. Specifically: The return... Read More

Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe by P. Ward & D. Brownlee

Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe      ... Read More

Biology: Life on Earth (7th Ed) by G Audesirk and others

Biology: Life on Earth (7th Edition)         ... Read More

Heterotroph

Heterotroph Definition What is heterotroph? In biology and ecology, a heterotroph is an organism that does not have 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

Codon

What does codon mean? A codon, in biology, is the basic genetic unit of life that acts as the template for the amino acid... Read More

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine 16e (Two-Volume Set) by D.L. Kasper

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 16e (Two-Volume Set)      ... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Metabolite

Definition noun, plural: metabolites A substance that is a product of metabolic action or that is involved in a metabolic... Read More

The ICU Book (ICU Book (Marin0/ Lippincott))

The ICU Book (ICU Book (Marin0/ Lippincott))       ... Read More

Aspartate

Aspartate (Science: amino acid) a nonessential amino acid that plays a critical part of the enzyme in the liver that... Read More

Puddings

pudding 1. A species of food of a soft or moderately hard consistence, variously made, but often a compound of flour or... Read More

Antagonistic Muscle

Definition of Antagonistic Muscle What does the term “antagonistic” mean? As the name suggests, the word antagonistic... Read More

Metaphor

metaphor The application of a concept to which it is not literally applicable but which suggests a resemblance and invites... Read More

Threshold trait

Threshold trait A trait that falls into natural groups that originate not in categorically distinct causes but in whether or... Read More

Chemistry and Life: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry (6th Edition)

Chemistry and Life: An Introduction to General, Organic and Biological Chemistry (6th Edition)  ... Read More

Juncture

Juncture 1. A joining; a union; an alliance. Devotional compliance and juncture of hearts. 2. The line or point at which two... Read More

Focus

Definition noun, plural: foci (general) A central point (pathology) The central site in which a disease localizes or... Read More