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Miniature end plate potential

miniature end plate potential (Science: physiology) small fluctuations (typically 0.5 mV) in the resting potential of... Read More

End plate

End plate (Science: anatomy, physiology) The area of sarcolemma immediately below the synaptic region of the motor neuron in... Read More

Extragenic suppression analysis of TS mutants using Sec61

Sterling G. Smith Center for Advanced Studies in Mathematics and Natural Science Abstract During synthesis,... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Sieve tube

Definition noun, plural: sieve tubes (botany) Any of the tubes in the phloem comprised of cells joined end-to-end through... Read More

The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days!

 The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days!   ... Read More

What We Can Learn From The Biggest Extinction In The History Of Earth

Approximately 250 million years ago, vast numbers of species disappeared from Earth. This mass-extinction event may hold... Read More

Astrochemistry: From Astronomy to Astrobiology

Astrochemistry: From Astronomy to Astrobiology      ... Read More

Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe by P. Ward & D. Brownlee

Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe      ... Read More

Nail

nail 1. (Science: anatomy) The horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Face

Face 1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More

Bolster

Bolster 1. A long pillow or cushion, used to support the head of a person lying on a bed; generally laid under the pillows.... Read More

Arm

Arm 1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey. 2.... Read More

How Much Do You Need to Know Before You’re an Expert?

Part 1 in a 2 Part Series on Expertise How Much Do You Need to Know Before You're an Expert? By Valerie Young During a... Read More

Telocentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: telocentric chromosomes A chromosome whose centromere is placed very close to the end of the... Read More

Subtelocentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: subtelocentric chromosomes A chromosome whose centromere is placed near the end rather than the... Read More

Curare

Definition noun (1) Common name for the plant species, Strychnos toxifera (2) The substance containing the alkaloid... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Quinine

Definition noun (pharmacology) A bitter, crystalline, alkaloid powder extracted from Cinchona bark used for medical purposes... Read More

Dam

Dam 1. A female parent; used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother. Our sire... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think      ... Read More

Sieve element

Definition noun (botany) A food-conducting cell in the phloem of vascular plants Supplement The phloem is the vascular... Read More

Acrocentric chromosome

Definition noun, plural: acrocentric chromosomes A chromosome whose centromere is subterminal resulting in its q arms being... Read More

Xylem vessel

Definition noun, plural: xylem vessels (botany) One of the tracheary elements of xylem that is characterized by being made... Read More

Places

place 1. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a... Read More

Shooting for the moon

Lunar surface may hold evidence that asteroids crashed into Earth   Clues to Earth's earliest days and first microbial... Read More

Slices

slice 1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread. 2. That which is thin and... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Fangs

Fang 1. (Science: zoology) The tusk of an animal, by which the prey is seized and held or torn; a long pointed tooth;... Read More

Slice

slice 1. A thin, broad piece cut off; as, a slice of bacon; a slice of cheese; a slice of bread. 2. That which is thin and... Read More