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Search Results for: cushion

Cushion

Cushion (Science: botany) a swollen floral stem on which several small flowers are... Read More

Pad

pad 1. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing. 2. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting;... Read More

Air

Air 1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Adipose tissue

Definition noun, plural: adipose tissues A special connective tissue made up mainly of adipocytes that synthesize and store... Read More

Bolster

Bolster 1. A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; generally laid under the pillows.... Read More

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition What is metabolism in the body? Metabolism encompasses the various biochemical processes, reactions,... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Sucking pad

sucking pad --> buccal fat-pad An encapsuled mass of fat in the cheek on the outer side of the buccinator muscle,... Read More

Cerebrospinal fluid

Definition noun, plural: cerebrospinal fluids A clear, colorless body fluid that fills the ventricles of the brain and the... Read More

Adipocyte

Definition noun, plural: adipocytes A specialized connective tissue cell that stores fat (lipid); the predominant cell in... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Fetal membrane

Definition noun, plural: fetal membranes A membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus and is involved in nutrition,... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Flora

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we've come to know some of the most fascinating endemic... Read More