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Search Results for: extrinsic

Extrinsic muscles

Definition noun A group of muscles lying superficially on a structure, in contrast to intrinsic muscles, which are located... Read More

Extrinsic

Extrinsic 1. Not contained in or belonging to a body; external; outward; unessential; opposed to intrinsic. The extrinsic... Read More

Extrinsic protein

Definition noun, plural: extrinsic proteins A membrane protein that partially span the membrane, and is attached either to... Read More

Extrinsic incubation period

Extrinsic incubation period time required for the development of a disease agent in a vector, from the time of uptake of the... Read More

Prothrombin

Definition noun A blood clotting factor that when activated converts into thrombin (factor IIa), which in turn activates... Read More

Extrinsic pathway

Definition noun (1) (hematology) One of the two initial pathways for the conversion of the prothrombin to thrombin in the... Read More

Tongue

Definition noun, plural: tongues (anatomy) The flexible muscular organ situated in the floor of the oral cavity; it is... Read More

Thrombin

Definition noun An activated form of factor II that is generated in blood clotting and acts as a catalyst during the... Read More

Factor IV

Definition noun Any of the calcium ions that serve as a factor in blood coagulation Supplement Coagulation, the process of... Read More

Intrinsic muscles

Definition noun A group of muscles located within or situated deeper in a structure, in contrast to extrinsic muscles... Read More

Genetic disorder

Definition noun, plural: genetic disorders A disorder caused by genetic abnormality Supplement A genetic disorder is a... Read More

Blood clotting factor

Definition noun, plural: blood clotting factors Any of the many plasma components involved in blood clot... Read More

Peripheral membrane protein

Definition noun, plural: peripheral membrane proteins A protein that temporarily adheres to the biological membrane, either... Read More

Intrinsic protein

Definition noun, plural: intrinsic proteins Any of the group of integral membrane proteins that facilitate specific... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Christmas factor

Definition noun A blood clotting factor in the intrinsic pathway of the blood coagulation cascade and works with clotting... Read More

Factor xa

Factor xa (Science: enzyme) Activated form of factor x that participates in both the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways of... Read More

Foreign

Foreign 1. Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign country; a foreign government. Foreign worlds. 2. Not native... Read More

Fibrinogen

Definition noun, plural: fibrinogens A soluble rod-shaped plasma glycoprotein (340 kd, 46 nm long) consisting of six peptide... Read More

Stable factor

stable factor --> factor vii (Science: chemical) heat- and storage-stable plasma protein that is activated by tissue... Read More

Bagassosis

Bagassosis (Science: radiology) form of extrinsic allergic alveolitis, source: moldy sugar cane, organisms:... Read More

Appendages of eye

Appendages of eye --> accessory organs of the eye The eyelids, with lashes and eyebrows, lacrimal apparatus, conjunctival... Read More

Coagulation

Definition noun, plural: coagulations (haematology) The process of clot formation (surgery) The disruption of tissue 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