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Drink

Drink 1. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as... Read More

Diet

Definition noun (1) (nutrition) The food and drink consumed by an individual or group (2) The controlled or restricted... Read More

Denaturation

Denaturation Definition In biochemistry, denaturation is defined as a process in which a molecular structure deviates from... Read More

Imbibe

Imbibe 1. To drink in; to absorb; to suck or take in; to receive as by drinking; as, a person imbibes drink, or a sponge... Read More

Poison

poison 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly... Read More

Epiglottis

Epiglottis (Science: anatomy) a cartilaginous lidlike appendage which closes the glottis while food or drink is passing... Read More

Pinocytosis

Pinocytosis Definition What is pinocytosis?  Pinocytosis is the ingestion of extracellular fluids, i.e. the fluid... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Hallucination – Are we the only ones “seeing” things or animals hallucinate, too?

Hallucination is defined as perceiving something that seems real but in fact, it is not. Some references take it as a... Read More

Swallow

Definition noun, plural: swallows (physiology) The act of swallowing (ornithology) Any of the passerine bird species of the... Read More

Wine

wine 1. The expressed juice of grapes, especially. When fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Diluent

Diluent 1. That which dilutes. 2. (Science: medicine) An agent used for effecting dilution of the blood; a weak drink. There... Read More

Gastroenteritis

Definition noun An inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal tract, particularly of the stomach and the... Read More

Opuntia

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

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus (Science: botany) a myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense height, one or... Read More

Bib

Bib 1. A small piece of cloth worn by children over the breast, to protect the clothes. 2. (Science: zoology) An arctic fish... Read More

Metabolic Water

Definition noun The water produced as an end product of the oxidation of energy-containing molecules such as carbohydrates,... Read More

Opportunistic pathogen

Opportunistic Pathogen Definition How do we define opportunistic pathogen? The opportunistic pathogen is an infectious... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Haustorium

Definition noun, plural: haustoria (botany) Knob-like root for penetrating into and absorbing nutrients and water from the... Read More

Rich

rich 1. Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of a large amount of property; well supplied with land,... Read More

Micromolecule

Micromolecules Definition How to define micromolecule? Micromolecules are relatively small molecules that are combined... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Deglutition

Definition noun (physiology) The act or process of taking (food or drink) to the mouth and then conveying it through the... Read More

Leech

Leech 1. Physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing. alternative forms: leach Leech, heal thyself. (Wyclif... Read More

Lamprey

Lamprey (Science: zoology) An eel-like marsipobranch of the genus petromyzon, and allied genera. The lampreys have a round,... Read More

Single

Single 1. One only, as distinguished from more than one; consisting of one alone; individual; separate; as, a single star.... Read More

Pin

pin To fasten with, or as with, a pin; to join; as, to pin a garment; to pin boards together. Aa if she would pin her to her... Read More

Treat

treat 1. To handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children... Read More

Fare

Definition noun Food and drink, especially those commonly served or fed on; diet verb (1) To proceed (2) To eat or feed... Read More

River

river 1. (Science: ecology) A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel and emptying into the ocean, a sea, a lake,... Read More

Slave

slave 1. A person who is held in bondage to another; one who is wholly subject to the will of another; one who is held as a... Read More

Treats

treat 1. To handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children... Read More

Passions

passion 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion);... Read More

Furnish

Furnish 1. To supply with anything necessary, useful, or appropriate; to provide; to equip; to fit out, or fit up; to adorn;... Read More

Exhibitions

Exhibition 1. The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display. 2. That which is... Read More

Nectar

nectar 1. The drink of the gods (as ambrosia was their food); hence, any delicious or inspiring beverage. 2. (Science:... Read More

Staff

staff 1. A long piece of wood; a stick; the long handle of an instrument or weapon; a pole or srick, used for many purposes;... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More