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Cup

Cup 1. An excavated or cup-shaped structure, either anatomical or pathologic. Synonym: poculum. Synonym: cupping... Read More

Buttercup

Buttercup (Science: botany) a plant of the genus ranunculus, or crowfoot, particularly R. Bulbosus, with bright yellow... Read More

Stirrups

stirrup 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like, horizontal in one part for receiving the foot... Read More

Bell

Bell 1. a hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue,... Read More

Stirrup

The stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea.stirrup 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of... Read More

Sponge

Sponge 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of spongiae, or porifera. 2. The elastic fibrous skeleton of many... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Horn

Horn 1. A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, especially. Of the... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... 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

Protist

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

Hydrocalycosis

Hydrocalycosis a usually symptomless anomaly of the renal calix that is dilated from obstruction of the infundibulum;... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Calyx

Definition noun, plural: calyxes or calyces or calices (anatomy) Funnel-shaped structures that act as passageway of urine... Read More

Pallet

pallet 1. Same as palette. 2. A wooden implement used by potters, crucible makers, etc, for forming, beating, and rounding... Read More

Acetabulum

Acetabulum (Science: anatomy) The hollow, cuplike portion of the pelvis into which the head of the thigh bone (femur)... Read More

Pot

pot To place or inclose in pots; as: To preserve seasoned in pots. Potted fowl and fish. . To set out or cover in pots; as,... Read More

Acorn

Acorn 1. (Science: botany) The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule. 2. A cone-shaped piece... Read More

Drink

Drink 1. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as... Read More

Hydraulic

Hydraulic Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,... Read More

Graduate

Graduate 1. One who has received an academical or professional degree; one who has completed the prescribed course of study... Read More

Ocular

Definition noun, plural: oculars Eyepiece of the microscope; the lens at the end of certain optical instruments (e.g.... Read More

Siphon

siphon 1. A device, consisting of a pipe or tube bent so as to form two branches or legs of unequal length, by which a... Read More

Invert

Invert 1. To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or direction; to reverse; as, to invert a... Read More

Percussion

percussion 1. The act of percussing, or striking one body against another; forcible collision, especially. Such as gives a... Read More

Univalves

univalve (Science: zoology) A shell consisting of one valve only; a mollusk whose shell is composed of a single piece, as... Read More

Pin

pin To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together. Aa if she would pin her to her... Read More

Shield

shield 1. To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury. Shouts of... Read More

Steam

steam 1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More

Sides

sidesaddle A saddle for women, in which the rider sits with both feet on one side of the animal mounted. (Science: botany)... Read More

Superior

superior (Science: anatomy) Situated above another structure. (Science: plant biology) Of an ovary, borne above the level of... Read More

Bryophytes

Bryophytes (nonvascular plants) do not have xylem or phloem. The habitations of this plant group are widely varied and... Read More