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Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Plant cell

A plant cell refers to any cell of a plant. Plant cells are presumed to have evolved from the early green algae and probably... Read More

Eubacteria

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

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living things pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the... Read More

Protist

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

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Scientists brought dead pig brain partly back to life

Death is inevitable to any entity that has life. When there is a beginning there ought to be an end.  However, the recent... Read More

Phagosome

Definition noun plural: phagosomes phag·o·some, ˈfæg əˌsoʊm (cell biology) A vesicle that forms by pinching off... 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

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

First Video Proof That Could Explain Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Bacteria

Amidst the battle for supremacy, our army of immune cells relentlessly wages war against various pathogens, especially... Read More

Phagocyte

Definition noun, plural: phagocytes Any of the cells specialized in engulfing and destroying foreign particles, as well as... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Ground tissue

Definition noun, plural: ground tissues (botany) Any of the non-dermal, non-vascular tissue of vascular... Read More

Sclerenchyma

Definition noun, plural: sclerenchymata, sclerenchymas (botany) A fundamental type of tissue in plants characterized by... Read More

Horny cell

Horny cell --> corneocyte The dead keratin-filled squamous cell of the stratum corneum. Synonym: horny cell, keratinised... Read More

Exudate

Definition noun, plural: exudates A fluid containing solutes, proteins, cells, or cellular debris discharged into nearby... Read More

Neuroglia

Definition noun, plural: neuroglia A cell that surrounds a nerve cell that is responsible for providing mechanical and... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Plaque assay

Definition noun An assay used for virus isolation and purification, and to determine viral titers. Supplement The plaque... Read More

Viable cell count

Definition noun A measure of the number of cells that are viable (i.e. alive and capable of growth) in a given area or... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Decomposition

Definition noun The process or act of breaking down an organic material or substance into smaller constituent parts,... Read More

Pus corpuscle

Definition noun, plural: pus cells A dead polymorphonuclear white blood cell, i.e. neutrophil, found in pus. Supplement Pus... Read More

Phloem fiber

Definition noun (botany) The elongated sclerenchyma cells in the phloem, and is responsible for providing tension strength... Read More

Phagocytosis

Definition noun The process of engulfing and ingestion of particles by the cell or a phagocyte (e.g. macrophage) to form a... Read More

Phloem sclerenchyma

Definition noun The sclerenchyma cells in the phloem of many vascular plants, and is responsible for providing mechanical... Read More