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Ejection

Ejection 1. The act of ejecting or casting out; discharge; expulsion; evacuation. Vast ejection of ashes. . The ejection of... Read More

Oxytocin

Definition noun, plural: oxytocins An antidiuretic peptide hormone (chemical formula: C46H66N12O12S2) produced chiefly by... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Sourt

sourt 1. A sudden or violent ejection or gushing of a liquid, as of water from a tube, orifice, or other confined place, or... Read More

End-systolic volume

End-systolic volume The amount of blood in the ventricle at the end of the cardiac ejection period and immediately preceding... Read More

Lactose

Definition noun plural: lactoses lac·tose, ˈlæk.toʊs A disaccharide (chemical formula: C12H22O11) made up of one... Read More

Nonapeptide

Definition noun, plural: nonapeptides An oligopeptide comprised of nine amino acid residues Supplement Peptides are monomers... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Pulmonary valve

Definition noun, plural: pulmonary valves (anatomy, cardiology) The semilunar valve that lies between the right ventricle... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Biological Cell Introduction

It only takes one biological cell to create an organism. In fact, there are countless species of single-celled organisms,... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA – hallmark of psychological stress

We often hear that stress can be unsettling as it could make us ill when it becomes chronic and overwhelming. However, is... Read More