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Inbreeding depression

Definition noun, plural: inbreeding depressions The loss of vigour or the reduced biological fitness in a particular... Read More


Depression 1. A lowering or decrease of functional activity. 2. (Science: psychiatry) a mental state of depressed mood... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

The Lost Dinosaurs of Egypt

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trough 1. A long, hollow vessel, generally for holding water or other liquid, especially one formed by excavating a log... Read More


umbilicus 1. (Science: anatomy) The depression, or mark, in the median line of the abdomen, which indicates the point where... Read More


Definition noun A mode of breeding involving two genetically- or consanguineously- related individuals or... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA – hallmark of psychological stress

We often hear that stress can be unsettling as it could make us ill when it becomes chronic and overwhelming. However, is... Read More


thesis Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. To place, set. See Do, and cf. Anathema, Apothecary, Epithet, Hypothesis, Parenthesis, Theme,... Read More

You Can Heal Your Life by L. Hay

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Fossa triangularis

Fossa triangularis --> triangular fossa The depression at the upper part of the auricle between the two crura of the... Read More

Enzyme repression

Enzyme repression The interference in synthesis of an enzyme due to the elevated level of an effector substance, usually a... Read More

Fossa of lateral malleolus

Fossa of lateral malleolus a large rough depression on the medial aspect of the lower end of the fibula just behind the... Read More

Fossa ovarica

Fossa ovarica --> ovarian fossa a depression in the parietal peritoneum of the pelvis; it is bounded in front by the... Read More

Anal pit

Anal pit --> proctodeum 1. An ectodermally lined depression under the root of the tail, adjacent to the terminal part of... Read More

Hilum of lung

Definition noun A triangular depression on the mediastinal surface of each lung where the bronchus, blood vessels, nerves... Read More


Definition noun (botany) A type of pollination in which the pollen from the anther of a flower is transferred to the stigma... Read More

Fovea of the radial head

Fovea of the radial head The depression on the top (superior surface) of the head of the radius for articulation with the... Read More

Impressio cardiaca hepatis

Impressio cardiaca hepatis --> cardiac impression of liver a depression on the superior area of the diaphragmatic surface of... Read More

Hilum of ovary

Hilum of ovary The depression along the mesovarian margin, at the insertion of the mesovarium, where vessels and nerves... Read More

Hilum of kidney

Hilum of kidney The depression on the medial border of the kidney through which pass the segmental renal vessels and renal... Read More

Vinyl carbinol

vinyl carbinol --> allyl alcohol CH2==CHCH2OH; 2-propenol;a colourless liquid of pungent odour used in making resins and... Read More

Antecubital space

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Turkish saddle

Turkish saddle --> sella turcica (Science: anatomy) A transverse depression crossing the midline on the superior surface... Read More

Canine fossa

Canine fossa a depression on the anterior surface of the maxilla below the infraorbital foramen and on the lateral side of... Read More

Hilar lymph node

Definition noun, plural: hilar lymph nodes Any of the lymph nodes in the hilum or the triangular depression or indented... Read More

Impressio trigeminalis

Impressio trigeminalis --> trigeminal impression a depression on the anterior surface of the petrous portion of the... Read More


Definition noun, plural: heteroses A tendency of an organism to have superior qualities over those of the parents in... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... Read More

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

  Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description Introduction to Genetics Genetics - Definition:... Read More

Prognostic biomarkers in Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer started at the tissue of the pancreas – an organ in the abdomen that lies behind the lower stomach. ... Read More


Definition noun (botany) Cross-fertilization, where fertilization occurs when an ovum of a flower is fertilized by the... Read More

Clinical neuroscience

Definition noun A branch of neuroscience that deals with the scientific study of the mechanisms underlying the different... Read More


Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Trigeminal impression

trigeminal impression A depression on the anterior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone, near the apex,... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More


Definition noun A state where there is an inadequate amount of air inhaled, resulting in the low amount of oxygen to enter... Read More