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Diameter obliqua

Diameter obliqua --> oblique diameter a measurement across the pelvic inlet from the sacroiliac joint of one side to the... Read More

Geometric mean diameter

Geometric mean diameter a measure of the central tendency of particle size composition of substrate materials sometimes used... Read More

Diameter

Diameter The length of a straight line passing through the centre of a circle and connecting opposite points on its... Read More

Intermediate filaments

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Intermediate filament

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Fahraeus-lindqvist effect

Fahraeus-lindqvist effect The decrease in apparent viscosity that occurs when a suspension, such as blood, is made to flow... Read More

Lacuna

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

Nuclear body

Definition noun plural: nuclear bodies nu·cle·ar bod‧y, ˈnjuː.kli.ər ˈbɒdi Any of the prominent non-membraned,... Read More

Haematoma

Definition noun, plural: haematomas or haematomata or haematomae A localised collection of blood, usually clotted, in an... Read More

Nucleoplasm

Definition noun plural: nucleoplasm nu·cle·o·plasm, ˈnjuːklɪəˌplæzəm (cell biology) The protoplasm of the... Read More

Terminal hair

Definition noun The mature type of hair characterized by being pigmented, thicker, and with a larger diameter than the... Read More

Internal conjugate

Internal conjugate --> conjugate of pelvic inlet distance from the promontory of the sacrum to the upper posterior edge... Read More

Myofilament

Definition noun, plural: myofilaments Any of the filaments made up of proteins and comprise the... Read More

Naked virus

Viruses are infectious entities with size ranges between 20 to 400 nanometers. The mammoth-sized virus would be about the... Read More

Cytoskeleton

Definition noun plural: cytoskeletons cy·to·skel·e·ton (cell biology) The lattice or internal framework of a cell... Read More

Thick filament

Definition noun, plural: thick filaments A type of myofilament that is made up of bipolar myosin II filaments, and is... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Lymph capillary

Definition noun, plural: lymphatic capillaries (anatomy) A minute, thin-walled vessel of the lymphatic system that is... Read More

Platelet

Definition noun, plural: platelets A discoid cellular fragment (2–3 µm diameter) important for blood coagulation and for... Read More

Microfilament

Definition noun plural: microfilaments mi·cro·fil·a·ments, mī'krō-fil'ă-mĕnts A thin, helical, single-stranded... Read More

Blood Vessels Hold Key To Thicker Hair Growth

MGH researchers have succeeded in growing hair faster and thicker in mice, thanks to a protein that promotes blood vessel... Read More

Iodamoeba

Iodamoeba a genus of parasitic amoebae in the superclass rhizopoda, order Amoebida. iodamoeba butschlii, a parasitic amoeba... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Radial immunodiffusion

Definition noun A quantitative immunodiffusion technique used to detect the level of protein (antigen) in a sample by... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Digit

Digit 1. (Science: zoology) One of the terminal divisions of a limb appendage; a finger or toe. The ruminants have the... Read More

Pinealocyte

Definition noun, plural: pinealocytes The major cell type component of the pineal gland, and is involved in the production... Read More

Sine

sine (Science: mathematics) The length of a perpendicular drawn from one extremity of an arc of a circle to the diameter... Read More

Ellipse

Ellipse 1. (Science: geometry) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique... Read More

Microtubule

Microtubule Definition noun plural: microtubules mi·cro·tu·bule, mī'krō-tū'byūl A cytoplasmic tubule made up of... Read More

Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells

Plant Cells Most cells are not visible with the naked eye. However, with microscopes of various types, plant cells can be... Read More

Muscle

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

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis Definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Sun

sun (Science: botany) See sunn. 1. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day, and its absence night; the central... Read More

Primary xylem

Definition noun, plural: primary xylems The xylem formed during the primary growth from procambium of root and shoot... Read More

Cell Structure

The interior of the cell is divided into the nucleus and the cytoplasm. The nucleus is a spherical or oval-shaped structure... Read More

Elastic fiber

Definition noun, plural: elastic fibers A type of connective tissue fiber that is made up, primarily, of elastin, and found... Read More

Ascaris lumbricoides

Definition noun A parasitic roundworm of humans, generally dwelling in the intestines of human host Supplement Ascaris... Read More

Aspect ratio

Aspect ratio (Science: radiobiology) in toroidal geometry, the ratio of the major diameter (total width of the torus) to the... Read More