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Ear

Ear 1. The organ of hearing; the external ear. in man and the higher vertebrates, the organ of hearing is very complicated,... Read More

Vestibule

Languages are intriguing subjects that you can spend your entire life with but never get enough of… As we begin the... Read More

Preauricular

Definition adjective Of a part or area located anterior to the auricle of the ear Supplement Preauricular is a descriptive... Read More

Cochlear duct

The cochlear duct is the spiral tube in the bony canal of the cochlea. It is located on the outer wall of cochlea, between... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Skeletal system

What is the Skeletal System? How to define a skeleton? The skeletal system is the main framework that gives your body its... Read More

Lug

Lug 1. The ear, or its lobe. 2. That which projects like an ear, especially. That by which anything is supported, carried,... Read More

Otolith

Definition noun, plural: otoliths A crystalline particle of calcium carbonate and a protein adhering to the gelatinous... Read More

Labyrinth

Labyrinth 1. An edifice or place full of intricate passageways which render it difficult to find the way from the interior... Read More

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Vasa auris internae

vasa auris internae --> vessels of internal ear blood vessels of the internal ear, consisting of the labyrinthine artery... Read More

Nasal speculum

to assess the ear during,ear... Read More

Utriculus

utriculus (Science: anatomy) A little sac, or bag; a utricle; especially, a part of the membranous labyrinth of the ear. See... Read More

Opportunistic pathogen

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

Statolith

Definition noun, plural: statoliths (zoology) An otolith, i.e. a crystalline particle of calcium carbonate and a protein... Read More

Masking

Masking 1. The use of noise of any kind to interfere with the audibility of another sound. For any given intensity, low... Read More

Receptor

receptor 1. A molecular structure within a cell or on the surface characterised by selective binding of a specific substance... Read More

Mammal

Definition noun, plural: mammals Any of the endothermic vertebrates belonging to class Mammalia, which are identifiable by... Read More

Snail

snail 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus helix... Read More

Air conduction

Air conduction in relation to hearing, the transmission of sound to the inner ear through the external Auditory Canal and... Read More

Melanocyte

Definition noun, plural: melanocytes A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce melanin, and occurs in the... Read More

Utricle

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The part of the otolith organ found in the inner ear of vertebrates (2) (anatomy) The small... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Cytology

The biological world is so diverse that studying it under a single umbrella as a subject is next to impossible. Hence,... Read More

Monotremata

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia comprised of mammals laying eggs rather than giving birth to... Read More

Antenna

Antenna Origin: L. Antenna sail-yard; NL, a feeler, horn of an insect. (Science: zoology) a movable, articulated organ of... Read More

Y-linked inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) Inheritance for genes on the Y chromosome Supplement Sex chromosomes are not only relevant... Read More

Pavilion

pavilion 1. A temporary movable habitation; a large tent; a marquee; especially, a tent raised on posts. The greeks do pitch... Read More

Tuatara

Definition noun, plural: tuatara or tuataras A nocturnal lizard-like reptile of the genus Sphenodon that is native to New... Read More

Cristae

Definition noun, singular: crista (cell biology) The infoldings or inward projections of the inner membrane of the... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Genetic Engineering Advantages & Disadvantages

  Through genetic engineering, scientists are able to move desirable genes from one plant or animal to another or... Read More

Animal cell

An animal cell is the fundamental functional unit of life of animals. It is also the basic unit of reproduction. Animal... Read More

Internal auditory canal

Definition noun A short, narrow passageway through the temporal bone of the skull where the vestibular nerve and cochlear... Read More

Melotia

melotia congenital displacement of the auricle onto the cheek. Origin: G. Melon, cheek, - ous,... Read More

Lymphokinesis

Lymphokinesis 1. Circulation of lymph in the lymphatic vessels and through the lymph nodes. 2. Movement of endolymph in the... Read More

Equilibrioception

Definition noun, plural: The sense of balance in humans and animals that involves visual system, vestibular system, and... Read More

Philippine tarsier

Definition noun, plural: Philippine tarsiers A tarsier species endemic to the islands of the Philippines Supplement Tarsiers... Read More

Transcellular fluid

Definition noun A bodily fluid found in chambers created by the linings of epithelial cells Supplement The extracellular... 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