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Search Results for: filamentous

Filamentous

Filamentous (Science: cell biology) in the form of very long rods, many times longer than... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Cell Structure

The interior of the cell is divided into the nucleus and the cytoplasm. The nucleus is a spherical or oval-shaped structure... Read More

Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells

Plant Cells Most cells are not visible with the naked eye. However, with microscopes of various types, plant cells can be... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Filamen

Filamen a high-molecular-weight, actin-binding protein that is part of the intracellular filamentous structure of... Read More

Hypha

Hypha (Science: microbiology) filament of fungal tissue that may or may not be separated into a file of cells by cross walls... Read More

Basophil

Definition noun, plural: basophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with two or three... Read More

Akinetes

An akinete is a thick-walled dormant cell derived from the enlargement of a vegetative cell.1 It serves as a survival... Read More

Nuclease S1

Definition noun An endonuclease enzyme capable of degrading single-stranded DNA and RNA Supplement The nuclease S1 is a... Read More

Xanthophyte

Definition noun Any of the yellow-green algae comprising the taxonomic class, Xanthophyceae Supplement Xanthophytes, also... Read More

Xanthophyceae

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of the xanthophytes (yellow-green algae) Supplement Xanthophyceae is a taxonomic... Read More

Pili

Definition noun (1) (microbiology) Short, filamentous projections on a bacterial cell, used not for motility but for... Read More

Mycoplankton

Definition noun The fungi or fungus-like component of plankton Supplement Plankton pertain to the small organisms that... Read More

Erythropoiesis

Definition noun, plural: erythropoieses The hematopoiesis of red blood cells Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of... Read More

Eosinophil

Definition noun, plural: eosinophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having a kidney-shaped nucleus,... Read More

Perfect fungi

Definition noun A group of fungi that reproduce through asexual spores and sexually-produced spores Supplement Fungi are... Read More

Nuclear matrix

Definition noun plural: nuclear matrices (cell biology) A 3-dimensional filamentous protein network that extends... Read More

Sex pili

sex pili (Science: cell biology) fine filamentous projections (pili) on the surface of a bacterium that are important in... Read More

String

string 1. To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin. Has not wise nature strung the legs and feet With firmest nerves,... Read More

Pilus

Definition noun, plural: pili (microbiology) Short, filamentous projection on a bacterial cell, used not for motility but... Read More

Chara

Chara --> characean algae (Science: organism) class of filamentous green algae exemplified by the genus chara, in which... Read More

Green algae

Green algae (singular: green alga) are photosynthetic algae that are characterized by having chlorophylls a and b as the... Read More

Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria is a phylum comprised of photosynthetic bacteria that live in aquatic habitats and moist soils. Others are... Read More

Neutrophil

Definition noun, plural: neutrophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having multilobed nucleus,... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Algae

Algae are photosynthetic organisms that possess photosynthetic pigments such as chlorophyll. However, they lack true roots,... Read More

Filament

Definition noun, plural: filaments (1) threadlike structure. (2) a fiber or fibril. (3) a long chain of protein subunit, as... Read More

Gill

Gill a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. Origin: Icel. Gil. 1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More

Gills

Gill a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream. Origin: Icel. Gil. 1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More

Fungi

Definition ‘’noun , singular: fungus‘’ A (taxonomic) group that includes heterotrophic eukaryotes that are usually... Read More

Fimbria

Definition noun, plural: fimbriae (1) (microbiology) A short, filamentous projection on a bacterial cell, used not for... Read More

Mushroom

mushroom 1. (Science: botany) An edible fungus (agaricus campestris), having a white stalk which bears a convex or oven... Read More

Characean algae

Characean algae (Science: organism) class of filamentous green algae exemplified by the genus chara, in which the mitotic... Read More

Spider cancer

Definition noun A term no longer in common use to refer to a malignant neoplasm having a rhizoid or filamentous edge of... Read More