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Chemoreceptor

Definition noun, plural: chemoreceptors (1) A sensory nerve cell or sense organ, as of smell, or taste, that are able to... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Sense Organs in Insects

By Sachin Chorge Article submitted on January 2008 Article accepted on February 2008   Senses are the... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, 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

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... 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

Sense organ

Definition noun, plural: sense organs An organ or structure that has nerve endings capable of detecting and reacting to a... Read More

Orcinol test

Definition noun A method used to detect the presence of pentoses with a test reagent consisting of orcinol, HCl and ferric... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Iodine test

Iodine Test Definition The iodine test is a chemical reaction-based identification test for starch. In this test, iodine... Read More

Millons test

Definition noun A color reaction test using Millon's reagent to detect phenolic compounds (e.g. tyrosine) Supplement French... Read More

Antigenic variation

Definition noun, plural: antigenic variations (immunology) The changing of surface proteins by an infectious agent to evade... Read More

Rhinarium

Definition noun, plural: rhinaria The hairless skin area surrounding the nostrils in certain mammals Supplement Rhinarium is... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Living things

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

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Ganglion

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

Blindness – Evolutionary regression? Maybe not!

The recent Netflix's hit flick, Bird Box, surely startled the viewers with the thrilling scenarios revolving around the... Read More

Biomarker

Definition noun, plural: biomarkers Any substance used in the detection and identification of the type of cell, organelle,... Read More

Acid dye

Definition noun, plural: acid dyes (biological techniques) A dye containing acidic group(s) and is used in staining... Read More

Biuret test

Definition noun A chemical test that detects any compound containing two or more peptide bonds Supplement Biuret test is... Read More

Equilibrioception

Definition noun, plural: The sense of balance in humans and animals that involves visual system, vestibular system, and... Read More

Vibrissa

Definition noun, plural: vibrissae (1) A whisker of an animal, e.g. cat (2) A long, slender, bristle-like feather at the... Read More

Active agglutination

Definition noun An agglutination reaction in which the antigen is found naturally on particle Supplement Agglutination... Read More

Complement fixation test

Definition noun (immunology) A form of immunological test for the detection of the presence of either a particular antibody... Read More

Analogous structures

In evolutionary biology, analogous structures are defined as biological structures having similar or corresponding functions... Read More

Memory B cell

Definition noun, plural: memory B cells A small, long-lived B lymphocyte that was previously exposed to a particular... Read More

Sleep and Dreams – Neurology

The Falling Asleep Process During the day when we are awake, our body and brain are working tirelessly to operate our body,... Read More

Homeostasis of Organism Water Regulation

Osmoregulation Osmoregulation is the regulation of water concentrations in the bloodstream, effectively controlling the... Read More

Temperature Regulation in Animals

Control of Temperature in Homeotherms Animals capable of temperature regulation within a given range are deemed homeotherms... Read More

Biological Cell Defense

Organisms must find a means of defense against antigens such a viruses described on the previous tutorial. If this was not... Read More

Pathobiology of allergy and its most severe form, anaphylaxis

When allergy season looms, some people with serious hypersensitivity to allergens tend to be apprehensive of what may come.... Read More

RASER proteins selectively “hack” and “shut down” cancer cells

According to World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. The record showed that it... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Tentacle

Something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp; caught in the tentacles of organized crime.Any of various... Read More

Schiffs reagent

Schiff's reagent An aqueous solution of basic fuchsin or pararosaniline which is decolorised by sulfur dioxide, commonly... Read More