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Detachment

Detachment 1. A voluntary or involuntary feeling or emotion that accompanies a sense of separation from normal associations... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Almas

The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and... Read More

Decision

Decision 1. Cutting off; division; detachment of a part. 2. The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a... Read More

Position

position 1. The state of being posited, or placed; the manner in which anything is placed; attitude; condition; as, a firm,... Read More

Independence

Independence 1. The relationship between two or more events in which no information about any combination of some of them... Read More

Terrys syndrome

Terry's syndrome --> retinopathy of prematurity (Science: ophthalmology, paediatrics) A bilateral retinopathy occurring... Read More

Hilum

Definition noun, plural: hila (botany) The scar on a seed or a spore at the site where it was attached to its stalk during... Read More

Insulation

Insulation 1. The act of insulating, or the state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation. 2. (Science:... Read More

Colcemid

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A methylated derivative of colchicine capable of depolymerizing microtubules and arresting... Read More

Sarcoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: sarcoplasmic reticula (cell biology) The special type of smooth endoplasmic reticulum found in... Read More

Sclerotome

Definition noun, plural: sclerotomes (embryology) The somite that gives rise to the development of vertebrae and... 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

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More