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Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Codon

What does codon mean? A codon, in biology, is the basic genetic unit of life that acts as the template for the amino acid... Read More

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

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Degrade

Degrade 1. To reduce from a higher to a lower rank or degree; to lower in rank to deprive of office or dignity; to strip of... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Vestige

A vestige, in biology, refers to the vestigial structures. Etymologically, the term came from the Latin vestīgium, meaning... Read More

Tease

tease 1. To comb or card, as wool or flax. Teasing matted wool. 2. To stratch, as cloth, for the purpose of raising a nap;... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Polar body

Definition noun, plural: polar bodies The cell that results from the asymmetric division of an oocyte. Supplement In animals... Read More

Neurilemma

Neurilemma Neurolemma (also neurilemma and sheath of Schwann) is the outermost layer of nerve fibers in the peripheral... Read More

Protist

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