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Disk

Disk 1. A discus; a quoit. Some whirl the disk, and some the javelin dart. (Pope) 2. A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of... Read More

Airy disk

Airy disk (Science: microscopy) The image of a bright point object as focused by a lens system. With monochromatic light, it... Read More

Merkel disk receptor

Definition noun A single sensory nerve ending characterized by a terminal cuplike, expanded tip that is in contact with the... Read More

Cisterna

Definition noun plural: cisternae cis·ter·na, sɪˈstɜːnə (cell biology) The flattened membrane disk containing... Read More

Chloroplast

Chloroplast Definition What is chloroplast? In biology, a chloroplast refers to the organelle found within the cell of... Read More

Face

Face 1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More

Medusa

Definition noun, plural: medusae (zoology) The freely-swimming, umbrella- or disk-shaped gelatinous form of Cnidarians (as... Read More

Zone of inhibition

Definition noun (microbiology) The clear region around the paper disc saturated with an antimicrobial agent on the agar... Read More

Herbivore

Herbivore Definition A herbivore is the primary consumer of the food chain that usually occupies the second trophic level... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Muscle cell

Definition noun, plural: muscle cells Any of the long, tubular mature contractile cells that make up the muscle... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Intra-articular cartilage

Intra-articular cartilage --> articular disc a plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and... Read More

Macula lutea

Macula lutea An oval area in the retina, 3 to 5 mm in diameter, usually located temporal to the posterior pole of the eye... Read More

Z disc

Definition noun, plural: Z discs The region or line formed in the sarcomere into which the thin filaments are... Read More

Salamanders

salamander 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of urodela, belonging to salamandra, Amblystoma, Plethodon, and... 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

Articulatio radiocarpea

Articulatio radiocarpea --> wrist joint The synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disk... Read More

Ring test

ring test --> ring precipitin test A precipitin test in which antigen solution is carefully layered over antibody solution... Read More

Foot

Foot 1. (Science: anatomy) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; especially, the part below the ankle or wrist;... Read More

Cartilaginous joint

Definition noun, plural: cartilaginous joints A joint covered with cartilage, such as hyaline or fibrocartilage to allow... 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

Myosin

Definition noun, plural: myosins A family of motor ATPases that interact with f actin filaments Supplement Myosins belong to... Read More

Eccentric

Eccentric 1. Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit;... Read More

Siren

siren 1. One of three sea nymphs, or, according to some writers, of two, said to frequent an island near the coast of Italy,... Read More

Locomotion

Definition noun The ability of cells or organisms to move and propel itself from place to place Supplement Locomotion in... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Stentor

stentor 1. A herald, in the Iliad, who had a very loud voice; hence, any person having a powerful voice. 2. (Science:... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Palm

palm 1. (Science: anatomy) The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.... Read More

Shield

shield 1. To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury. Shouts of... Read More

Achilles reflex

Definition noun, plural: Achilles reflexes A stretch reflex wherein the foot jerks towards the plantar surface by reflex as... Read More