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Direct agglutination

Definition noun (1) An agglutination (macroscopic clumping) caused by one antibody. (2) A serological technique in which... Read More

Indirect life cycle

Definition noun A type of parasitic life cycle wherein the parasite is transmitted indirectly from one host to the next,... Read More

Direct percussion

Direct percussion --> immediate percussion The striking of the part under examination directly with the finger or a plessor,... Read More

Directly

Directly 1. In a direct manner; in a straight line or course. To run directly on. Indirectly and directly too Thou hast... Read More

Direct life cycle

Direct life cycle (Science: epidemiology) a life cycle in which a parasite is transmitted directly from one host to the next... Read More

Direct

Direct 1. Straight, in a straight line. 2. Performed immediately and without the intervention of subsidiary means. Origin:... Read More

Active transport

Active transport is a type of cellular transport in which substances (e.g. ions, glucose, and amino acids) are transported... 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

Amitosis

Definition noun, plural: amitoses A direct type of cell division wherein the nucleus and the cytoplasm go through a simple... Read More

Zoonosis

Zoonosis Definition Zoonosis is an infectious disease that can be transmitted from an animal to a human host. Originally a... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Mammalian Ancestors

Humans are mammals, the most successful taxonomic class of organisms to colonize the Earth. The word mammal derives from the... Read More

Mutualism

Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

Oblique

oblique 1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from, the base; slanting; inclined. It has a... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Inverse

Inverse 1. Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; opposed to direct. 2. (Science: botany)... Read More

Exploitation competition

Definition noun (ecology) A form of competition wherein organisms indirectly compete with other organisms for resources by... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

How cell fixes DNA damage

DNA repair strategies DNA is crucial to life. It carries the fundamental blueprint for the proper functioning of a cell.... Read More

Lamarckism

Definition noun The theory suggesting that traits or characteristics of an organism are produced and inherited by direct... Read More

Interference competition

Definition noun (ecology) A form of competition wherein organisms directly vie for resources, such as by... Read More

Clinical medicine

Definition noun (medicine) The study and practice of medicine that is founded on the direct observation of... Read More

Chemoreceptor

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

Pleiotropy

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

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Simple epithelium

Definition noun, plural: simple epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of a single layer of epithelial cells that are in... Read More

Infective stage

Definition noun (parasitology) The stage in the life cycle of an endoparasite wherein it can initiate infection to its... Read More

Lamarckian theory

Definition noun An evolutionary theory holding that acquired or learned traits can be passed on from parents to... Read More

Gap junction

Definition noun, plural: gap junctions A type of cell junction characterized by the intercellular channel that is formed in... Read More

Radiate

radiate 1. To emit rays; to be radiant; to shine. Virtues shine more clear In them kings, and radiant like the sun at noon.... Read More

Fructose

Definition noun plural: fructoses fruc•tose, ˈfɹʊk.toʊs A ketohexose monosaccharide with a chemical formula of... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Cell division

Definition noun, plural: cell divisions The process in which the parent cell divides, eventually giving rise to new daughter... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

The Water Cycle

The water cycle (sometimes referred to as the hydrological cycle) is the continuous transfer of water from air, sea land and... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Water in Plants

The movement of molecules, specifically water and any solutes, is vital to understand in light of plant processes. This will... Read More