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Myocardium

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

Treatment failure

treatment failure A measure of the quality of health care by assessing the unsuccessful results or consequences of... Read More

Failure

Failure The state of insufficiency or... Read More

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More

Edmonton Protocol – Possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes patients

Abstract The Edmonton Protocol is only capable of treating patients with Type 1 Diabetes since they lack the appropriate... Read More

Circulation

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

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More

Error

Error 1. A wandering; a roving or irregular course. The rest of his journey, his error by sea. (B. Jonson) 2. A wandering or... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Autocrine signaling

Autocrine Signaling Definition What is autocrine signaling? Autocrine signaling is a type of cell signaling wherein a cell... Read More

Nondisjunction

Definition noun (In mitosis) The failure of sister chromatids to separate during and after mitosis. (In meiosis) The failure... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Decay

Decay to pass gradually from a sound, prosperous, or perfect state, to one of imperfection, adversity, or dissolution; to... Read More

Galactosamine

Definition noun, plural: galactosamines A hexosamine, where galactose contains an amine (-NH2) instead of a hydroxyl (–OH)... Read More

Erythropoietin

Definition noun, plural: erythropoietins A glycoprotein hormone that regulates the production of red blood cells in the bone... Read More

Y-linked gene

Definition noun, plural: Y-linked genes A gene located on the Y chromosome Supplement Y chromosome is the male chromosome of... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River Turtle  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More

The interstitium – a new biological organ?

Scientists found, apparently by accident, a new biological organ and they want it called "interstitium". The discovery was... Read More

Hemodialysis

Hemodialysis --> haemodialysis (Science: nephrology, procedure) The removal of certain elements from the blood by virtue of... Read More

Pouch of douglas

Definition noun Peritoneal space or pouch formed between the rectum and the uterus in the female human body. Supplement In... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Hybrid Sterility

'''hybrid sterility (genetics) It refers to the offspring of a successful primary cross, however the secondary cross would... Read More

Genetic Control – On and Off Genes

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. This lesson looks at the various factors involved that affect growth and... Read More

Rachischisis

Definition noun The embryological failure of the neural tube to fuse or close completely thereby resulting in the vertebrae... Read More

Past-pointing

Definition noun An assessment test performed to evaluate the upper extremity tonic balance (e.g. the functional integrity of... Read More

Microphthalmia

Definition noun A condition wherein the eye(s) is/are characteristically smaller than the usual as a result of a disease or... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Globoside

Definition noun, plural: globosides A glycosphingolipid that has more than one sugar (usually a combination of... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Artificial passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity acquired by means of injection of serum containing antibodies to an individual who may... Read More

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Lactate level

Definition noun A measure of the amount of lactic acid in the blood. Supplement The acid form of lactate (lactic acid) is... Read More

Vibrio cholerae

Definition Noun A gram-negative single polar flagellum bacterium associated with cholera infection in... Read More

Vitamin B complex

Definition noun (pharmacology) A supplement containing the eight B vitamins, particularly thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin... Read More

Autoimmune disease

Definition noun, plural: autoimmune diseases A type of disease as a result of an immune response of the body against own... Read More