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Edges

Edge 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way. 2. To sail close to the wind. I must edge up on a... Read More

Sedges

sedge 1. (Science: botany) Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial, endogenous herbs, often growing in dense tufts in marshy... Read More

Welt

welt 1. That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it; as; A... Read More

The adaptive features of the Giant Rat

The Giant African rat, also known as the Gambian pouched rat, is one of Africa's largest rodents. Two species have being... Read More

Wedge spirometer

wedge spirometer A waterless spirometer constructed of two large rectangular plates with edges connected by... Read More

Plough

plough 1. A well-known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen, or other power, for turning up the soil to prepare it for... Read More

Imbricate

Definition adjective (botany) Of a flower bud in which the margins of petals and sepals within the flower bud are... Read More

Stereoscope

stereoscope (Science: instrument) An optical instrument for giving to pictures the appearance of solid forms, as seen in... Read More

Nip

nip 1. A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice. 2. A pinch with the... Read More

Bead

Bead 1. A prayer. 2. A little perforated ball, to be strung on a thread, and worn for ornament; or used in a rosary for... Read More

Stave

stave 1. One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering,... Read More

Riparian buffer

Definition noun A strip of vegetation (trees, shrubs, grasses, etc.) that grows along the edges of a bank or a waterway.... Read More

Tarsal

tarsal (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the tarsus (either of the foot or eye). A tarsal bone or cartilage; a... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Light-independent reaction

The process of photosynthesis is a biological procedure in which plants produce oxygen and energy (sugar) by using light... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Edge-to-edge bite

Definition noun The upper and lower teeth edges meet while teeth are in central occlusion Supplement Synonym(s):edge-to-edge... Read More

Autogenous

Autogenous 1. (Science: biology) self-generated; produced independently. 2. (Science: anatomy) Developed from an independent... Read More

Suture

Definition noun, plural: sutures (anatomy) A line of junction or the joint between two articulating bones, especially of the... Read More

Sedge

sedge 1. (Science: botany) Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial, endogenous herbs, often growing in dense tufts in marshy... Read More

Seam

seam Origin: OE. Seem, seam, AS. Seam; akin to D. Zoom, OHG. Soum, G. Saum, LG. Soom, Icel. Saumr, Sw. & Dan. Som, and... Read More

Panel

panel 1. A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc. 2. A prisoner... Read More

Lip

Lip 1. One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips... Read More

Tap

tap 1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn. 2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like;... Read More

Placenta

Definition noun, plural: placentae or placentas (1) (zoology) The vascular organ formed during gestation of female mammals... Read More

Vitreous humor

Definition noun The clear, gel-like body fluid in the vitreous chamber, i.e. the posterior cavity between the lens and the... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Diamond

Diamond 1. A precious stone or gem excelling in brilliancy and beautiful play of prismatic colours, and remarkable for... Read More

Shank

shank To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; usually followed... Read More

Union

union 1. The joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies. 2. The structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a... Read More

Tree

“The biological diversity is plenty if you look around yourself a little closely; with an eye for life!” … People... Read More

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we've seen the different animals endemic to New Zealand. Due to the... Read More