1. A marking off by visible signs; separation into parts; division. The distinction of tragedy into acts was not... Read More
1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity;... Read More
1. The spiritual, rational, and immortal part in man; that part of man which enables him to think, and which renders... Read More
Sexual Dimorphism Definition
Sexual dimorphism refers to the morphological differences (in form or appearance) between... Read More
(Science: biology) at one time a distinction was drawn between those organisms in which the egg seemed to have a... Read More
1. In general, any combination of bodies so connected that their relative motions are constrained, and by means of... Read More
The fluid confined within the vessel in a closed circulatory system or that contained in a cavity (hemocoel)... Read More
1. The act of vibrating, or the state of being vibrated, or in vibratory motion; quick motion to and fro;... Read More
1. Kind; sort. One gender of herbs.
2. Sex, male or female.
3. a classification of nouns, primarily according to sex;... Read More
1. Not moving; not appearing to move; stable; fixed. Charles Wesley, who is a more stationary man, does not... Read More
1. Of or pertaining to practice or action.
2. Capable of being turned to use or account; useful, in distinction... Read More
1. Something demanded or asserted; especially, a position or supposition assumed without proof, or one which is... Read More
1. Sound in opinion or doctrine, especially in religious doctrine; hence, holding the Christian faith; believing... Read More
1. Belonging to the essence, or that which makes an object, or class of objects, what it is. Majestic as the voice... Read More
plural: inorganic compounds
A chemical compound lacking both carbon-carbon (C-C) and carbon-hydrogen... Read More
A type of circulatory system wherein the hemolymph bathes the organs and tissues directly thus there is no... Read More
noun, plural: bacteriostats
A biological or chemical agent causing bacteriostasis.
Bacteriostatic... Read More
1. The space in a theater between the stage and the audience; originally appropriated by the greeks to the chorus... Read More
noun, plural: archaella
A whip-like structure of filaments that extends outside the cell of many... Read More
Origin: L, the nightmare. Cf. Incubate.
1. A demon; a fiend; a lascivious spirit, supposed to have sexual... Read More
(Science: study) That branch of science which treats of the laws governing the physical or mechanical, in... Read More
The quality or state of being negligent; lack of due diligence or care; omission of duty; habitual neglect;... Read More
To distribute into tribes or classes. Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed. (abp. Nicolson)
1. A family,... Read More
noun, plural: crocodiles
Any of the amphibious reptile species of the subfamily Crocodylinae
The... Read More
The red algae belong to the phylum Rhodophyta which literally was derived from the Greek word ῥόδον (rhodon), meaning... Read More
1. A substance whose parts change their relative position on the slightest pressure, and therefore retain no definite... Read More
1. Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden,... Read More
(taxonomy) A taxonomic order that includes the crocodilian species
The order Crocodilia is... Read More
Origin: f. Alcali, ultimately fr. Ar. Alqali ashes of the plant saltwort, fr. Qalay to roast in a pan, fry.
1. Soda... Read More
1. (Science: mechanics) The quantity of motion in a moving body, being always proportioned to the quantity of... Read More
The process of restoring the structural and physiological integrity after an injury
Tissue repair... Read More
1. The act of adding two or more things together; opposed to subtraction or diminution. This endless addition or... Read More
1. The quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence.... Read More
1. Of or pertaining to vegetables, or the vegetable kingdom; of the nature of a vegetable; vegetable. All creatures... Read More
Origin: L. Singularitas: cf. F. Singularite.
1. The quality or state of being singular; some character or... Read More
A slightly packed or partially condensed form of chromatin that contains structural genes and is usually... Read More
Living Things Definition
A living things pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the... Read More
Branches of Biology
Biology, the scientific study of life, includes several relevant branches. Below is a list of major... Read More
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1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies.
2. A part... Read More