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Fecundity

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

Fertility

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

Understanding Infertility – The Role of Genes in the Control of Reproduction

The problem of infertility is not confined to humans alone. There has been a noticeable decline in the reproductive ability... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... 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

F-factor

Definition noun A DNA sequence or plasmid that confers certain bacteria the ability to produce a sex pilus for conjugation... Read More

Sex factor

Definition noun A DNA sequence or plasmid that confers certain bacteria the ability to produce a sex pilus for conjugation... Read More

Heterosis

Definition noun, plural: heteroses A tendency of an organism to have superior qualities over those of the parents in... Read More

Biological clock

Definition noun, plural: biological clocks Any of the various mechanisms that regulate biological rhythms Supplement A... Read More

Ecological succession

Definition noun (ecology) The progressive succession of a community or group of species in an ecosystem over... 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

Inbreeding depression

Definition noun, plural: inbreeding depressions The loss of vigour or the reduced biological fitness in a particular... Read More

Pre-ejaculate

Definition noun The clear colorless fluid emitted from the urethra of an aroused penis prior to ejaculation Supplement In... Read More

F-positive bacterium

Definition noun, plural: F+ bacteria A bacterium with F factor existing as a plasmid and not integrated in the bacterial... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis Definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Natality

Definition noun, plural: natalities The birthrate, which is the ratio of total live births to total population in a... Read More

Poor

poor 1. Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent. It is often synonymous with indigent... Read More

Vitamin

Definition noun, plural: vitamins A low molecular weight organic compound that is essential for normal growth and metabolic... Read More

Gene pool

Definition noun, plural: gene pools (population genetics) The total number of genes of every individual in an interbreeding... Read More

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition What is metabolism in the body? Metabolism encompasses the various biochemical processes, reactions,... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Maintain

Maintain 1. To hold or keep in any particular state or condition; to support; to sustain; to uphold; to keep up; not to... Read More

Still Water Community Plants

Freshwater Plants & Water As mentioned in the previous tutorial about still water plants, the method of transpiration... Read More