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Distinction

Distinction 1. A marking off by visible signs; separation into parts; division. The distinction of tragedy into acts was not... Read More

Difference

Difference 1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity;... Read More

Mosaic egg

mosaic egg (Science: biology) at one time a distinction was drawn between those organisms in which the egg seemed to have a... Read More

Sexual dimorphism

Sexual Dimorphism Definition Sexual dimorphism refers to the morphological differences (in form or appearance) between... Read More

Differences

Difference 1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity;... Read More

Vibration

vibration 1. The act of vibrating, or the state of being vibrated, or in vibratory motion; quick motion to and fro;... Read More

Gender

Gender 1. Kind; sort. One gender of herbs. 2. Sex, male or female. 3. a classification of nouns, primarily according to sex;... Read More

Postulate

postulate 1. Something demanded or asserted; especially, a position or supposition assumed without proof, or one which is... Read More

Inorganic compound

Definition noun plural: inorganic compounds A chemical compound lacking both carbon-carbon (C-C) and carbon-hydrogen... Read More

Circulatory fluid

Definition noun The fluid confined within the vessel in a closed circulatory system or that contained in a cavity (hemocoel)... Read More

Open circulatory system

Definition noun A type of circulatory system wherein the hemolymph bathes the organs and tissues directly thus there is no... Read More

Stationary

stationary 1. Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed. Charles Wesley, who is a more stationary man, does not... Read More

Orthodox

orthodox 1. Sound in opinion or doctrine, especially in religious doctrine; hence, holding the Christian faith; believing... Read More

Practical

practical 1. Of or pertaining to practice or action. 2. Capable of being turned to use or account; useful, in distinction... Read More

Pea

pea 1. (Science: botany) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum, of many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a... Read More

Reservation

reservation 1. The act of reserving, or keeping back; concealment, or withholding from disclosure; reserve. With reservation... Read More

Thesis

thesis Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. To place, set. See Do, and cf. Anathema, Apothecary, Epithet, Hypothesis, Parenthesis, Theme,... Read More

Nobility

nobility 1. The quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence.... Read More

Paddles

paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More

Singularity

singularity Origin: L. Singularitas: cf. F. Singularite. 1. The quality or state of being singular; some character or... Read More

Negligence

negligence The quality or state of being negligent; lack of due diligence or care; omission of duty; habitual neglect;... Read More

Tribe

tribe To distribute into tribes or classes. Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed. (abp. Nicolson) 1. A family,... Read More

Orchestra

orchestra 1. The space in a theater between the stage and the audience; originally appropriated by the greeks to the chorus... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Effusive

Effusive Pouring out; pouring forth freely. ''Washed with the effusive wave. (Science: geology) effusive rocks, volcanic... Read More

Afferent Nerve

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

Living things

Living Things Definition A living things pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the... Read More

Tissue repair

Definition noun The process of restoring the structural and physiological integrity after an injury Supplement Tissue repair... Read More

Crocodilia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A taxonomic order that includes the crocodilian species Supplement The order Crocodilia is... Read More

Crocodile

Definition noun, plural: crocodiles Any of the amphibious reptile species of the subfamily Crocodylinae Supplement The... Read More

Archaellum

Definition noun, plural: archaella A whip-like structure of filaments that extends outside the cell of many... Read More

Red algae

The red algae belong to the phylum Rhodophyta which literally was derived from the Greek word ῥόδον (rhodon), meaning... Read More

Transudation

Definition noun (1) The act, process, or condition of transuding, i.e. the oozing or passing gradually of a liquid possibly... Read More

Bacteriostat

Definition noun, plural: bacteriostats A biological or chemical agent causing bacteriostasis. Supplement Bacteriostatic... Read More

Additions

Addition 1. The act of adding two or more things together; opposed to subtraction or diminution. This endless addition or... Read More

Closed circulatory system

Definition noun A type of circulatory system where blood circulates within closed vessels, thus, blood is distinct from... Read More

Branches of biology

Branches of Biology Biology, the scientific study of life, includes several relevant branches. Below is a list of major... Read More

Microscopic section

microscopic section --> section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part... Read More

Circulatory system

Circulatory System Definition noun The organ system responsible for the circulation and transport of oxygen, carbon... Read More

Ribonucleic acid

Ribonucleic Acid Definition noun (uncountable), ribonucleic acids ri·bo·nu·cle·ic ac·id, raɪboʊnjuːkliːɪk... Read More