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Domestic cat

Definition noun, plural: domestic cats A small domesticated Felis species, e.g. F. domestica or F. catus Supplement The... Read More

Cat

Definition noun, plural: cats (1) A small domesticated Felis species, e.g. F. domestica or F. catus (2) Any of the several... Read More

Ox

ox (Science: zoology) The male of bovine quadrupeds, especially the domestic animal when castrated and grown to its full... Read More

Class

Our earth is home to diverse groups of organisms. These living things exist in the ecosystem. Dating back to the ancient... Read More

Definitive host

Different Biological Relationships The biological world is interconnected whether we notice it or not. All the life forms... Read More

Horse

Horse 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. 2. To sit... Read More

Ranikhet disease

Definition noun A disease of domestic fowl and other birds caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Rubulavirus. The disease... Read More

Hydrophobic

Hydrophobic Definition The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred... Read More

Fowl

Fowl Instead of the pl. Fowls the singular is often used collectively. OE. Foul, fowel, foghel, fuhel, fugel, as. Fugol;... Read More

Classification system

Classification Systems Definition In life, many things are classified, that is, to put into categories or groups based on... Read More

Felis

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus of the family Felidae and includes domestic cat, sand cat, black-footed cat, wildcat,... Read More

Ascaris

Definition noun A genus comprised of species of parasitic nematodes characterized by resembling earthworms and having... Read More

Carpal bones

Carpal bones Eight bones arranged in two rows that articulate proximally with the radius and indirectly with the ulna, and... Read More

Disinfestation

Disinfestation physical or chemical process to destroy or remove small undesirable animal forms, particularly arthropods or... Read More

Opuntia

Definition noun (botany) A genus of cactaceous plants belonging to the family Cactaceae, such as the prickly pear, Indian... Read More

Bos

Bos (Science: zoology) a genus of ruminant quadrupeds, including the wild and domestic cattle, distinguished by a stout... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Honeybee

Honey Bee Definition A honey bee is a type of bee known for collecting honey and living in communities. The true honey bees... Read More

Multiple alleles

Alleles are the pairs of genes occupying a specific spot called locus on a chromosome. Typically, there are only two alleles... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Apocrine gland

The human body is a complex assemblage of many different organs, systems, glands, bones, and tissues. Weighing any one over... Read More

Toxoplasma gondii

Definition noun A parasitic protozoon of the taxonomic family Sarcocystidae that causes toxoplasmosis Supplement Toxoplasma... Read More

Felinae

Definition noun A taxonomic subfamily belonging to the family Felidae, and includes the genera Acinonyx, Caracal, Catopuma,... Read More

Felidae

Definition noun A taxonomic family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers Supplement Felidae... Read More

Timber

timber 1. That sort of wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Sheep

sheep 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of several species of ruminants of the genus Ovis, native of the higher mountains of... Read More

Hides

Hide 1. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic... Read More

Dog

Dog 1. (Science: zoology) a quadruped of the genus Canis, especially. The domestic dog (c. Familiaris). The dog is... Read More

Remove

remove 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More

Ass

Ass 1. (Science: zoology) a quadruped of the genus equus (E. Asinus), smaller than the horse, and having a peculiarly harsh... Read More

Traits

Traits Definition "Trait" is a rather well-known word in the English language. What does trait mean? A trait is defined... Read More

Finger

Finger 1. One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; especially, one of the four extermities of the hand,... Read More

Palm

palm 1. (Science: anatomy) The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.... Read More

Spot

spot 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discoloured. Out, damned spot! Out, I say!... Read More

Breed

Breed 1. A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics... Read More

Dove

Dove 1. (Science: zoology) a pigeon of the genus Columba and various related genera. The species are numerous. The domestic... Read More

Sewage

sewage The waste water from domestic, commercial and industrial sources carried by sewers. Waste matter carried away in... Read More

Anatolian leopard

The Anatolian leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana) was once described as a distinct subspecies of leopard native to Anatolia... Read More