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Fertile

Fertile 1. Producing fruit or vegetation in abundance; fruitful; able to produce abundantly; prolific; fecund; productive;... Read More

Sterile

Sterile Definition What does sterile mean? In reproductive biology, we can define sterile as an inability to reproduce or... Read More

Physical Development in Humans

The Newly Born Child Depending on the nutrients available to the child within pregnancy and the genetic makeup of the... Read More

What is a species? Definition of species, different approaches

What is the definition of species? What does it take to be considered as a species? Ever since there has been an array of... Read More

Genus

Genus Definition A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above... Read More

Species

Every living organism is unique when you observe its morphological, anatomical, molecular, genetic, biochemical, chemical,... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Petal

petal 1. (Science: plant biology) A member of the inner whorl of non-fertile parts surrounding the fertile organs of a... Read More

Sepal

sepal (Science: botany) A member of the (usually green) outer whorl of non-fertile parts surrounding the fertile organs of a... Read More

Honeybee

Honey Bee Definition A honey bee is a type of bee known for collecting honey and living in communities. The true honey bees... Read More

Ant

Ant Definition An ant is an insect belonging to the family Formicidae. It belongs to the order Hymenoptera, together with... Read More

Human

Human Definition A human is a bipedal hominin characterized by having a higher and vertical forehead compared with earlier... Read More

Ecospecies

Ecospecies (Science: ecology) a species consisting of different subspecies, or breeds, of an organism which despite being... Read More

Human Reproduction and Fertilization

For the human species to continue surviving, it is essential that mature adults are capable of producing fertile offspring... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Totipotent

Totipotent Definition What is totipotent? In general terms, totipotency is defined as the ability of a single cell to... Read More

Fertilizer

Any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more... Read More

Lodicule

Lodicule (Science: plant biology) One of a pair of tiny scales in a grass floret, between the lemma and the fertile parts of... Read More

Adaptive Radiation

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. When Charles Darwin was in the Galapagos Islands, one of the first things he... Read More

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity  ... Read More

Asteraceae

'Asteraceae'', composite family. A single family enclosed in order Asterales in subclass Asteridae. The other name -... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Evolution

Evolution Definition Evolution is defined as a change in the genetic composition of a population over successive... Read More

Fertility

Fertility (Science: biology) The capacity to conceive or induce conception and thus generate offspring. The state of being... Read More

Impregnate

Impregnate Impregnated; made prolific. The scorching ray Here pierceth not, impregnate with disease. (Byron) Origin: LL.... Read More

Heat

Definition noun (1) A form of energy that is transferred from between objects due to a temperature difference; the thermal... Read More

Class

Our earth is home to diverse groups of organisms. These living things exist in the ecosystem. Dating back to the ancient... Read More

Animal

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

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Barren

Barren 1. A tract of barren land. 2. Elevated lands or plains on which grow small trees, but not timber; as, pine barrens;... Read More

On Mate Selection Evolution: Are intelligent males more attractive?

A study published in Science on January 11 seems to be the first to lay empirical evidence that concur with Charles Darwin's... Read More

Birth Control and Contraception

Birth Control Some religious beliefs see methods of contraception unethical while some political bodies chose birth control... Read More