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Tissue distribution

tissue distribution accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its... Read More

Age distribution

Age distribution The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either... Read More

Distribution

Distribution 1. The specific location or arrangement of continuing or successive objects or events in space or time. 2. The... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Genotypic ratio

Genotypic Ratio Definition To understand 'Genotypic ratio', let us first understand the terms: 'Genotype' and 'Phenotype'.... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting Factor Definition A limiting factor refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting... Read More

Zoogeography

Definition noun A branch of biology that is primarily concerned about the geological distribution of... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Dominant species

Dominance is the state of being supreme or dominant. Community dominance refers to the form of dominance where certain... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Biology

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

Concentration gradient

What is a concentration gradient? A gradient is a measure of how steep a slope is. Thus, a concentration gradient would be... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic Trait Definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Synecology

Definition noun A subfield of ecology concerned with the relations between groups of organisms or coexisting biological... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Realized niche

What is a niche? A niche can be defined as the means by which a species or an individual interacts with its environment. In... Read More

Independent Assortment

Independent Assortment Definition Independent assortment refers to the genes or alleles that sort into the newly formed... Read More

Sporadic

Events, diseases, behaviors, infections, flowering... all of these happen at different frequencies and manners in the world.... Read More

Freshwater Communities & Plankton

Plankton are microscopic organisms that live suspended in the water environment and form a very important part of the... Read More

Carcinology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies crustaceans Supplement Carcinology is a branch of zoology that deals... Read More

Shifted maxwellian

shifted maxwellian (Science: radiobiology) distribution function of the form Exp-((v-u)/v-thermal)^2, where the ordinary... Read More

Monohybrid

Definition noun, plural: monohybrids (1) Monohybrid cross, i.e. the cross between parents with different alleles for a... Read More

Phylogenetics

Phylogenetics Definition Phylogenetics is the scientific study of phylogeny. It studies evolutionary relationships among... Read More

Phosphodiester bond

Phosphodiester Bond Definition Phosphodiester bonds are the backbone of the strands of nucleic acid present in the life... Read More

Histogram

A bar chart representing a frequency distribution; heights of the bars represent observed frequencies.A type of diagram that... Read More

Biogeography

Biogeography (Science: study) The study of the distribution of different species of organisms around the planet and the... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Mitochondrion

Mitochondrion Definition What are mitochondria? The term “mitochondrion” comes from the two words of the Greek... Read More

Standard deviation

standard deviation Statistical index of the degree of deviation from central tendency, namely, of the variability within a... Read More

Symmetry

Definition noun, plural: symmetries Correspondence of parts (in terms of form, size, distribution, or arrangement) on... Read More

Function

Definition noun, plural: functions (biology) The special, normal, proper physiologic activity of a body part or an... Read More

Depolarization

Depolarization is the removal of polarity by a process or action. It might also be used to describe how such activity leads... Read More

Nuclear pore complex

Definition noun plural: nuclear pore complexes ˈnu kli ər, pɔː ˈkɒmplɛks A complex of nucleoporins resulting in the... Read More

Bee Species Outnumber Mammals And Birds Combined

Scientists have discovered that there are more bee species than previously thought. In the first global accounting of bee... Read More

Pattern

pattern 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Bivalent

Bivalent Definition What is bivalent? In genetics, bivalent is used in describing homologous chromosomes (referred to as... Read More