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Distance Receptor

A receptor responsible for recognising the distance between an organism and its external environment and the objects around... 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

Plant sets off “SOS” for plant defense when it gets hurt

When herbivore, such as an insect, nibbles a plant leaf, the plant sets off an "SOS" or distress signal as one of the... Read More

Ultraviolet radiation

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation emitting ultraviolet rays Supplement The electromagnetic radiation is... Read More