noun, plural: fibres
(1) (anatomy) Any elongated, thread-like structure, e.g. nerve fiber and muscle fiber
(2)... Read More
1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More
The diminuitive of fibre. A small fibre, a fine... Read More
What is a microbe? How do we define microbes? Microbes refer to microorganisms that cannot be seen by... Read More
An obsolete prefix for fibre, fibrous; replaced in most terms by fibro-.
Origin: g. Is (in-),... Read More
(Science: anatomy, physiology) The area of sarcolemma immediately below the synaptic region of the motor neuron in... Read More
Muscular System Definition
What is the muscular system? The muscular system is a system that includes muscle cells and... Read More
noun, plural: elastic fibers
A type of connective tissue fiber that is made up, primarily, of elastin, and found... Read More
(botany) The elongated sclerenchyma cells in the phloem, and is responsible for providing tension strength... Read More
noun, plural: dopamines
3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine (chemical formula: C8H11NO2); a neurotransmitter or a hormone... Read More
noun, plural: muscle tissues
An animal tissue capable of contracting, and therefore enables movement or tension... Read More
noun, plural: phloems
A vascular tissue in plants that functions primarily in transporting organic food materials... Read More
noun, plural: fibers
(1) (anatomy) any elongated, thread-like structure, e.g. nerve fiber
(2) (botany) A cell... Read More
A type of cartilage characterized by having cells surrounded by a territorial capsular matrix outside of... Read More
(botany) The durable, nonliving sclerenchyma fiber in the phloem, providing support to the... Read More
A group of diseases characterised by progressive degeneration and/or loss of muscle fibres without... Read More
Rapidly adapting mechanoreceptors found in subcutaneous tissue beneath both hairy and glabrous skin.... Read More
noun, plural: reticular fibers
A type of connective tissue fiber that is made up of type III collagen secreted by... Read More
nervous colon syndrome
(Science: syndrome) A common gastrointestinal disorder characterised by abdominal pain, bloating,... Read More
Inferior thalamic peduncle
a large fibre bundle emerging from the anterior part of the thalamus in the ventral direction, in... Read More
The transmission of an impulse along a nerve... Read More
Any of a network of filaments that collectively form a mitotic spindle (in mitosis) and meiotic spindle... Read More
noun, plural: intrinsic proteins
Any of the group of integral membrane proteins that facilitate specific... Read More
noun, plural: spindle fibers
Any of a network of filaments that collectively form a mitotic spindle (in... Read More
Definition of collagen fiber
Collagen fiber is the fiber in the extracellular matrix of connective tissues characterized... Read More
1. To catch in a trap.
2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton.
Origin: Ginned; Ginning.
1. Contrivance;... Read More
noun, plural: fibrous tissues
Any tissue comprised of a network of closely woven small fibres adhering together... Read More
1. (Science: botany) Any tree of the coniferous genus pinus. See Pinus.
There are about twenty-eight species in the... Read More
(1) (nutrition) The food and drink consumed by an individual or group
(2) The controlled or restricted... Read More
1. To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin. Has not wise nature strung the legs and feet With firmest nerves,... Read More
1. Strained; drawn close; tight; as, a strict embrace; a strict ligature.
2. Tense; not relaxed; as, a strict... Read More
1. The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected. Specifically: The return... Read More
1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as,... Read More
Origin: From delicate.
1. The state or condition of being delicate; agreeableness to the senses; delightfulness;... Read More
noun, plural: spindles
(1) A collection of minute fibers composed of microtubules, which are prominent during... Read More
tractus temporopontinus -->
A fibre group originating in the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe,... Read More
1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as,... Read More
a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream.
Origin: Icel. Gil.
1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More
(Science: botany) cannabis Sativa, a plant native to asia. The term hemp may refer to the tall, coarse plant itself or... Read More