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Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Cylinder

Cylinder 1. A cylindrical lens. 2. A cylindrical or rodlike renal cast. 3. A cylindrical metal container for gases stored... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... 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

Roller

roller 1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc, used in... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Strangler

Definition noun, plural: stranglers (botany) A hemiepiphyte or epiphyte that grows when seed germinates at the canopy of the... Read More

Pencils

pencil 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More

Jacket

Jacket 1. A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts. 2. An outer covering for... Read More

Horsepower

Horsepower 1. The power which a horse exerts. 2. (Science: machinery) a unit of power, used in stating the power required to... Read More

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae)

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae) VIANNA, Wânia de Oliveira, SOARES, Marli Kasue Misaki... Read More

Receiver

receiver 1. One who takes or receives in any manner. 2. A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in... Read More

Exhaust

Exhaust 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc, that is released... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Pump

pump An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving... Read More

Fleece

Fleece 1. The entire coat of wood that covers a sheep or other similar animal; also, the quantity shorn from a sheep, or... Read More

Vascular Plants: Ferns and Relatives

These plants are seedless plants, but unlike the bryophytes, they do have vascular tissue (xylem and phloem). Because of the... Read More

Swift

swift 1. The current of a stream. 2. (Science: ornithology) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous... Read More

Shaft

shaft 1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow. His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft, That lean he... Read More

Vertical

vertical 1. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith;... Read More

Balete

Definition noun (botany) A plant species of the genus Ficus of the family Moraceae, and is endemic in the... Read More

Rib

Rib 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the curved bones attached to the vertebral column and supporting the lateral walls of the... Read More

Rotary joint

Definition noun, plural: rotary joints A synovial joint in which a section of a cylinder of one bone fits into a... Read More

Articulatio trochoidea

Definition noun Latin for trochoid articulation, a synovial joint in which a section of a cylinder of one bone fits into a... Read More

Helix

Helix (Science: chemistry molecular biology) a spiral structure in a macromolecule that contains a repeating pattern. A... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Hydra

Hydra (Science: organism) genus of freshwater coelenterates (cnidarians). They are small, solitary and only exist in the... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Bore

Bore 1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion 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

Atmospheric

Atmospheric --> atmospherical 1. Of or pertaining to the atmosphere; of the nature of, or resembling, the atmosphere; as,... Read More

Hoops

Hoop 1. A pliant strip of wood or metal bent in a circular form, and united at the ends, for holding together the staves of... Read More

Gallons

Gallon a measure of capacity, containing four quarts; used, for the most part, in liquid measure, but sometimes in dry... Read More

Screen

screen 1. To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvience, injury, or danger; to... Read More

Face

Face 1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More

Projection

projection 1. The act of throwing or shooting forward. 2. A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an... 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