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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

Differences

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

Soul

soul 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

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

Machine

Machine 1. In general, any combination of bodies so connected that their relative motions are constrained, and by means of... Read More

Difference

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

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

Stationary

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

Postulate

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

Orthodox

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

Essential

Essential 1. Belonging to the essence, or that which makes an object, or class of objects, what it is. Majestic as the voice... Read More

Inorganic compound

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

Bacteriostat

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

Archaellum

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

Incubus

Incubus Origin: L, the nightmare. Cf. Incubate. 1. A demon; a fiend; a lascivious spirit, supposed to have sexual... Read More

Energetics

Energetics (Science: study) That branch of science which treats of the laws governing the physical or mechanical, in... 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

Crocodile

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

Liquids

Liquid 1. A substance whose parts change their relative position on the slightest pressure, and therefore retain no definite... Read More

Accident

Accident 1. Literally, a befalling; an event that takes place without one's foresight or expectation; an undesigned, sudden,... Read More

Crocodilia

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

Alkali

Alkali Origin: f. Alcali, ultimately fr. Ar. Alqali ashes of the plant saltwort, fr. Qalay to roast in a pan, fry. 1. Soda... Read More

Momentum

momentum 1. (Science: mechanics) The quantity of motion in a moving body, being always proportioned to the quantity of... Read More

Tissue repair

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

Addition

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

Nobility

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

Vegetal

vegetal 1. Of or pertaining to vegetables, or the vegetable kingdom; of the nature of a vegetable; vegetable. All creatures... Read More

Singularity

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

Euchromatin

Definition noun A slightly packed or partially condensed form of chromatin that contains structural genes and is usually... 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

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