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Density dependence

Definition noun (population ecology) An effect in which the intensity changes with the increasing population density, e.g.... Read More

Anchorage independence

Definition noun A condition in which a cell maintains its capacity to spread, divide and function despite of the absence of... Read More

Consciousness and Behavior

States of Consciousness Defined either by (1) behavior - ranging from attentive and alert to coma and (2) electrical... Read More

Edmonton Protocol – Possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes patients

Abstract The Edmonton Protocol is only capable of treating patients with Type 1 Diabetes since they lack the appropriate... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Physical Development in Humans

The Newly Born Child Depending on the nutrients available to the child within pregnancy and the genetic makeup of the... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Anchorage-independent cell

Definition noun A cell that has lost the need for anchorage dependence, which is essential for cell growth, division, and... Read More

Discordance

Discordance dissociation of two characteristics in the members of a sample from a population; used as a measure of... Read More

Pertains

pertain 1. To belong; to have connection with, or dependence on, something, as an appurtenance, attribute, etc.; to... Read More

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Metabiosis

metabiosis dependence of one organism on another for its existence. See: commensalism, mutualism, parasitism. Origin: meta--... Read More

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Nervosism

nervosism 1. Rarely used term for neurasthenia. 2. Hypothetical dependence of psychiatric conditions upon alterations of... Read More

Anchor

Anchor 1. A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays... Read More

Recourse

recourse 1. A coursing back, or coursing again, along the line of a previous coursing; renewed course; return; retreat;... Read More

Adaptation

Adaptation Definition In biology and ecology, adaptation refers to the process of adjusting in behavior, physiology, or... Read More

Effect of Chemicals on Growth & Development in Organisms

Plants Plants require a large number of elements to function properly, mainly carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, essentially... Read More