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Cues

Cues signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned... Read More

Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication

Homeostasis is the relatively stable conditions of the internal environment that result from compensatory regulatory... Read More

Conspecific

Biodiversity is divided into different hierarchical levels in order to study them in a systematic way. Whether it be a... Read More

Chronobiology

Definition noun A biological science that studies time-related phenomena in living organisms Supplement Chronobiology is a... Read More

Chronobiologist

Definition noun, plural: chronobiologists A professional or an expert in the field of chronobiology Supplement A... Read More

Zeitgeber

Definition noun, plural: zeitgebers An external or environmental cue that helps regulate biological clock that drives... Read More

Facultative heterochromatin

Definition noun Heterochromatin that may lose its condensed state and becomes genetically active Supplement Heterochromatin... Read More

Insect Behavior

Insect Behavior Definition An insect behavior refers to the various actions of an insect in response to a stimulus or to... Read More

Traits

Traits Definition "Trait" is a rather well-known word in the English language. What does trait mean? A trait is defined... Read More

Diurnal rhythm

Definition noun, plural: diurnal rhythms A biological rhythm that primarily express a periodicity during daylight... Read More

Oestrus

Definition noun A phase in the sexual cycle of female animals characterized by their sexual receptiveness or their... Read More

Mitochondrion

Mitochondrion Definition What are mitochondria? The term “mitochondrion” comes from the two words of the Greek... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Seedling

Definition noun, plural: seedlings (botany) A young sporophyte that grows from a seed; a (recent) sprout Supplement A... Read More

Sensible perspiration

Definition noun A form of perspiration in which the body is able to sense the watery fluid as moist on the... Read More

Lethal mutation

Lethal Mutation Definition Genetic mutations come from changes in the DNA structure or sequencing in an organism. Often... Read More

Circadian rhythm

Circadian Rhythm Definition A circadian rhythm is an endogenously-driven biological rhythm with a period close to 24... Read More