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Arboreal

Arboreal Definition Arbor is a Latin word meaning "tree". Thus, arboreal means "related to or pertaining to trees". The... Read More

Feet

Feet as a measure of length, the plural of foot. See... Read More

Pace

pace 1. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step. 2. The length of a step in walking or marching,... Read More

Gauge

Gauge 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More

Pedal

pedal 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively;... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Foot

Foot 1. (Science: anatomy) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; especially, the part below the ankle or wrist;... Read More

Primitive Animals

Incorrect taxonomic classifications deemed organisms to be either animals or plants, in the Plantae or Animalia kingdoms... Read More

Velvet worm

Definition noun, plural: velvet worms Any of the invertebrates belonging to the phylum Onychophora, and characterized by... Read More

Accent

Accent 1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase,... Read More

Animal Water Regulation

Homeostatic control, a set environment, and how evolution and natural selection drives a species to adapt to its environment... Read More

Arthropods

There are over two million species of arthropods, who initially arrived on Earth in the middle of the Cambrian period.... Read More

Ox

ox (Science: zoology) The male of bovine quadrupeds, especially the domestic animal when castrated and grown to its full... Read More

Measure

measure 1. To make a measurement or measurements. 2. To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the... Read More

Grade

Grade a harsh scraping or cutting; a grating. The grade of hatchets fiercely thrown. On wigwam log, and tree, and stone.... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

The Dinosaurs

Everyone has heard about the dinosaurs. No doubt one of the reasons why is because of their size, another being the fact... Read More

Batutut

The Batutut or Ujit is a proposed hominid Cryptid thought to inhabit the Vu Quang nature reserve and other wilderness areas... Read More

Intracellular digestion

Intracellular Digestion Definition What is intracellular digestion? ‘Intra’ means "inside" and ‘cellular’ pertains... Read More

Modulus

modulus Origin: L, a small measure. See Module. (Science: mathematics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which... Read More

Nariokotome Boy

Definition noun The hominid specimen believed to be a male child that lived in the Pleistocene. The remains were discovered... Read More

Homo sapiens sapiens

Homo sapiens What are homo sapiens? Homo sapiens is the species of all the highly developed primates on earth, a category... Read More

Kelp Forest

Definition noun, The most biologically productive habitat found in the cold rich nutrient marine ecosystem. Supplement The... Read More

Stacks

stack 1. A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or... Read More

Acromegaly

Acromegaly (Science: endocrinology) a condition that results from the excess production of growth hormone in the anterior... Read More

Skeletal system

What is the Skeletal System? How to define a skeleton? The skeletal system is the main framework that gives your body its... Read More

Complete dominance

Complete Dominance Definition Genetics is the study of how traits are inherited by organisms and in what ways these... Read More

Mutualistic symbiosis

Mutualistic Symbiosis Definition In order to understand what a mutualistic symbiotic relationship means, we will break down... Read More

Jumps

Jump 1. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream. 2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across... Read More

Sebum

Definition noun An oily substance produced and secreted by sebaceous gland Supplement Sebum is the substance produced and... Read More

Asian Glossy Starling

Definition noun, Species in class Aves that considered as one of the noisiest species of birds those are highly extroverted... Read More

Intestinum crassum

Intestinum crassum --> large intestine (Science: anatomy) also called the colon, this structure has 6 major divisions:... Read More

Llama

Definition noun, plural: llamas A camelid or ruminant native to South America and closely related to the camels, formerly... Read More

Ancylostoma

Definition noun A genus belonging to the family of Ancylostomatidae which is a family of nematodes that includes the... Read More

Alpaca

Definition noun, plural: alpaca or alpacas (1) A camelid with long, fine, wooly hair, and closely related to llama,... Read More

The Fungi

The Fungi What are the Fungi? The Fungi are the great saprophytes, the master recyclers.  They are the black rot, the... Read More

Oligohydramnios

Definition noun A condition characterized by a deficiency of amniotic fluid Supplement The amniotic fluid is the fluid that... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More