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Entomology

Definition noun The scientific study of insects Supplement Entomology is a branch of biology dealing with the study of... Read More

Entomologist

Definition noun A scientist of entomology; a person scientifically studying insects Supplement Entomology is a branch of... Read More

Petiole

Definition noun, plural: petioles (1) (botany) The stalk at the base of the leaf blade, attaching and supporting the leaf... Read More

Arthropodology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies arthropods Supplement Arthropodology is a biological discipline that... Read More

Pedicel

Definition noun, plural: pedicels (1) (botany) The stalk of a flower. (2) (entomology) The waist of the ant bearing one or... Read More

Capsid

Definition noun, plural: capsids (1) (virology) The protein coat surrounding the nucleic acid of a virus (2) (entomology) A... Read More

Post-petiole

Definition noun (entomology) A distinctive characteristic of a group of ants in which another segment is present in the... Read More

Pedicle

Definition noun, plural: pedicles (1) (botany) The stalk of a flower. (2) (entomology) The waist of the ant bearing one or... Read More

Chorion

Definition noun, plural: chorions (embryology) An extraembryonic membrane surrounding the embryo or the fetus of... Read More

Animal

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

Carcinology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies crustaceans Supplement Carcinology is a branch of zoology that deals... Read More

Arachnology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies arachnids Supplement Arachnology is a biological discipline that deals... Read More

Herpetology

Definition noun The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians Supplement Herpetology is a sub-discipline of... Read More

Invertebrate zoology

Definition noun A sub-discipline of zoology that particularly deals with the invertebrates Supplement Invertebrate zoology... Read More

Hemimetaboly

Definition noun (entomology) (1) An incomplete metamorphosis in insects. (2) Incomplete or partial physical changes in... Read More

Ametaboly

Definition noun (entomology) A type of growth or life cycle in insects in which there is slight or no metamorphosis, only a... Read More

Complete metamorphosis

Definition noun (entomology) A kind of metamorphosis in which insects undergo complete physical change, i.e. developing and... Read More

Petiolate

Definition adjective (1) (botany) Having a petiole or leafstalk attaching the leaf blade to the stem. (2) (entomology)... Read More

Incomplete metamorphosis

Definition noun (entomology) A partial metamorphosis in insects in which there is no complete physical change in insects,... Read More

Branches of biology

Branches of Biology Biology, the scientific study of life, includes several relevant branches. Below is a list of major... Read More

Insect

Insect 1. (Science: zoology) One of the Insecta; especially, one of the hexapoda. See insecta. The hexapod insects pass... Read More

Flagellum

Definition noun, plural: flagella (1) (biology) Long, slender, threadlike, whiplike extension of certain cells or... Read More

Acetabulum

Acetabulum (Science: anatomy) The hollow, cuplike portion of the pelvis into which the head of the thigh bone (femur)... Read More

Fungivorous

Fungivorous (Science: entomology, zoology) eating fungi; said of certain insects and snails. Origin: L. Fungus - vorare to... Read More

Zoology

Definition noun The branch of biology that deals with animals and animal life, including the study of the structure,... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Fulcrum

Fulcrum Origin: L, bedpost, fr. Fulcire to prop. 1. A prop or support. 2. (Science: mechanics) That by which a lever is... Read More

Feeler

Feeler 1. One who, or that which, feels. 2. (Science: entomology, zoology) One of the sense organs or certain animals (as... Read More

Areole

Definition noun, plural: areoles (botany) A spot, which may be raised or depressed, on the cactus body where spines, hair,... Read More