1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things... Read More
working distance free
(Science: microscopy) The distance between the front lens of the objective and the coverslip (or... Read More
The degree of separation of two loci on a linkage map, measured in morgans or... Read More
Autocrine Signaling Definition
What is autocrine signaling? Autocrine signaling is a type of cell signaling wherein a cell... Read More
1. A minute portion of time; a point of time; an instant; as, at thet very moment. In a moment, in the twinkling of... Read More
Muscular System Definition
What is the muscular system? The muscular system is a system that includes muscle cells and... Read More
We define photolysis as a chemical process in which chemical compounds or molecules are split into... Read More
Origin: cf. F. Excentricite.
1. The state of being eccentric; deviation from the customary line of conduct;... Read More
1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;... Read More
1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
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Diffusion is the net passive movement of molecules or particles from regions of higher to regions of... Read More
1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More
1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. Provided the length... Read More
(1) A list of ordered genetic loci for a particular genome.
(2) A map of the relative positions of genetic... Read More
The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever.
(Science: mechanics) leverage of a couple, the... Read More
The time rate of motion, the distance traveled divided by the time required to travel that... Read More
A genetic map showing the relative positions of genetic markers along a chromosome that is determined by... Read More
noun, plural: chemoreceptors
(1) A sensory nerve cell or sense organ, as of smell, or taste, that are able to... Read More
(Science: geometry) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of... Read More
1. That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens... Read More
THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More
1. State of being ample; extent of surface or space; largeness of dimensions; size. The cathedral of Lincoln . . .... Read More
When we learned about the basic genetics of biological life, we came to know that almost all the cells of an individual have... Read More
Globe-shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. Globular chart, a... Read More
Concentration gradient definition
Concentration gradient refers to the gradual change in the concentration of solutes in a... Read More
1. The act of throwing or shooting forward.
2. A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an... Read More
External Form of a Woody Twig
A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More
1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More
Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More
1. Of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar observations.
2. Resembling the moon; orbed.
3. Measured by the revolutions... Read More
A form of electromagnetic radiation emitting ultraviolet rays
The electromagnetic radiation is... Read More
upper lateral cutaneous nerve of arm -->
superior lateral brachial cutaneous nerve
(Science: anatomy, nerve) The terminal... Read More
A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More
noun, plural: gradients
(1) A slope, which may be upward or downward.
(2) The degree of steepness or inclination,... Read More
Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More
As mentioned in the previous tutorial, Human Perception, illusions can be caused by mental disorders or misreading of the... Read More
Depth of field
(Science: microscopy) The depth or thickness of the object space that is simultaneously in acceptable... Read More
In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something; as:
1. (Science: botany) A short prostrate... Read More
1. The act of immersing, or the state of being immersed; a sinking within a fluid; a dipping; as, the immersion of... Read More
Darwin focused some of this work in regards to the population size of a species, and what factors may affect them. He... Read More