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Finger

Finger 1. One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; especially, one of the four extermities of the hand,... Read More

Scared to Death

Scared to Death: Self-Willed Death, or the Bone-Pointing Syndrome   by Patrick D Hahn   Accepted on: September 4,... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Dactylus

Definition noun, plural: dactyla (zooanatomy) A dactyl, i.e. a digit (a finger or a toe) Supplement The term dactylus refers... Read More

Digit

Digit 1. (Science: zoology) One of the terminal divisions of a limb appendage; a finger or toe. The ruminants have the... Read More

Digitus annularis

Digitus annularis --> ring finger Fourth finger. Synonym: digitus annularis, fourth... Read More

Digitus minimus

Digitus minimus --> little finger (Science: anatomy) The little or fifth finger. Synonym: digitus minimus, digitus quintus,... Read More

Analogous

In evolutionary biology, the meaning of analogous is “having similarities in functions but different evolutionary... Read More

Alimentary canal

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

Ear

Ear 1. The organ of hearing; the external ear. in man and the higher vertebrates, the organ of hearing is very complicated,... Read More

Direct percussion

Direct percussion --> immediate percussion The striking of the part under examination directly with the finger or a... Read More

Proprioceptor

Definition noun, plural: proprioceptors A sensory receptor located in the subcutaneous tissues, and is capable of detecting... Read More

Analogous structures

Analogous Structures Definition In evolutionary biology, analogous structures are defined as biological structures having... Read More

Intracellular digestion

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

Sex-determining Region Y gene

Definition noun The gene that codes for the SRY protein, which is associated with the testicular development in many male... Read More

Antecubital fossa

Antecubital Fossa Definition The antecubital fossa or the cubital fossa is the triangular-shaped hollow depression between... Read More

Euphlyctis hexadactylus

Definition noun A species belonging to the taxonomic family Dicroglossidae of the order Anura, and commonly called the green... Read More

Inherited trait

Definition noun, plural: inherited traits A trait or character that is genetically inherited or passed down from... Read More

Vascular Plants: Ferns and Relatives

These plants are seedless plants, but unlike the bryophytes, they do have vascular tissue (xylem and phloem). Because of the... Read More

Midsagittal section

midsagittal section --> median section A cross section attained by slicing in the median plane, actually or through... Read More

Thready pulse

thready pulse A small fine pulse, feeling like a small cord or thread under the finger. Synonym: pulsus... Read More

Y-linked gene

Definition noun, plural: Y-linked genes A gene located on the Y chromosome Supplement Y chromosome is the male chromosome of... Read More

Proprioception

Definition noun A sensory perception of motion and relative position of the body through the receptors in tissues such as... Read More

Splase

splase (Science: enzyme) Constructed by genetically fusing the dNA-cleavage domain of foki restriction endonuclease with the... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Mitoplast

Mitoplast (Science: cell biology) isolated mitochondria without their outer membranes. They have finger like processes and... Read More

Phalanges

phalanges (Science: anatomy) The finger bones (the singular is phalanx). There are three phalanges in each digit, except the... Read More

Stump

stump 1. The part of a tree or plant remaining in the earth after the stem or trunk is cut off; the stub. 2. The part of a... Read More

Trigger

trigger 1. A catch to hold the wheel of a carriage on a declivity. 2., the part of a lock which is moved by the finger to... Read More

Host cell

Host Cells Definition What is a host cell? A host cell is a living cell that serves as a shelter and a food source to the... Read More

Dominant

Dominant Definition The word dominant or dominant trait is commonly used in biology. The general meaning of dominant is to... Read More

Date

Date 1. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a... Read More

Fimbria

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

Neck

neck 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more... Read More

Remove

remove 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More

How Celiac Disease Affects The Digestive System

Celiac disease is a condition that affects the digestive systems of many individuals all over the world, and in this... Read More