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Cylinder

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

Piston

piston (Science: machinery) A sliding piece which either is moved by, or moves against, fluid pressure. It usually consists... Read More

Nematoda

Definition noun (taxonomy) A phylum comprised of roundworms characterized mainly by their smooth, cylindrical, thread-like... Read More

Erlenmeyer flask

Erlenmeyer flask (Science: apparatus) a piece of chemistry laboratory equipment, a container often made of glass, which has... Read More

Stave

stave 1. One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering,... Read More

Organelle

An organelle refers to any of the various cellular structures that perform a distinctive function inside a cell. The cell is... Read More

Anthozoan

Anthozoan (Science: zoology) Pertaining to the anthozoa. One of the anthozoa. Definition noun, plural: anthozoans Any of the... Read More

Hinge joint

Definition noun, plural: hinge joints A synovial joint in which the transversely cylindrical convexity on one bone fits into... 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

Sausage

sausage 1. An article of food consisting of meat (especially. Pork) minced and highly seasoned, and inclosed in a... Read More

Well

well 1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More

Pussy

Pussy 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. 2. A catkin of the pussy willow. 3. The game of tipcat;... Read More

Bottles

Bottle 1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for... Read More

Ascaris

Definition noun A genus comprised of species of parasitic nematodes characterized by resembling earthworms and having... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Sperm cell

Definition noun, plural: sperm cells A mature male gamete or reproductive cell; spermatozoon. Supplement A single sperm cell... Read More

Involuntary muscle

A muscle act typically either under the control of the will or without conscious control. Muscles that can be controlled at... Read More

Velvet worm

Definition noun, plural: velvet worms Any of the invertebrates belonging to the phylum Onychophora, and characterized by... Read More

Xylem parenchyma

Definition noun Parenchyma cells in the xylem tissue and are involved mainly in the storage of carbohydrates, oils, and... Read More

Z-pinch

z-pinch (Science: radiobiology) Pinch device in which the externally-driven pinching current goes in the z direction... Read More

Tents

tent (Science: surgery) A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used... Read More

Tubule

Definition noun, plural: tubules A small tube-like or fistular structure; a hollow cylindrical anatomical structure in the... 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

Rod

Rod 1. A straight and slender stick; a wand; hence, any slender bar, as of wood or metal (applied to various purposes).... 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

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

Pair

Pair 1. To be joined in paris; to couple; to mate, as for breeding. 2. To suit; to fit, as a counterpart. My heart was made... 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

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

Shell

shell 1. A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal. Specifically: The covering, or outside part, of a nut; as, a... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... Read More

Roll sulfur

roll sulfur sublimed sulfur melted and cast in cylindrical molds; sometimes called... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Spermatozoon

Definition noun, plural: spermatozoa A mature male gamete or reproductive cell; sperm cell. Supplement A single sperm cell... Read More

Skeletal muscle

Definition noun, plural: skeletal muscles A voluntary, striated (vertebrate) muscle that is associated with the skeleton,... Read More

Mole

Definition noun, plural: moles (chemistry) (1) The SI unit of amount of substance of a chemical system that contains as many... Read More

Sheathed

sheathed 1. Povided with, or inclosed in, sheath. 2. (Science: botany) Invested by a sheath, or cylindrical membranaceous... Read More

Invertebrate

Invertebrate Definition An invertebrate refers to any of the animals lacking a vertebral column. The term invertebrate came... Read More