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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 minimus

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

Digitus annularis

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

Flag flap

Flag flap a flag-shaped flap on a proximal pedicle, transferred from one surface to another of the same finger or from one... Read More

Artiodactyla

Artiodactyla (Science: zoology) One of the divisions of the ungulate animals. The functional toes of the hind foot are even... Read More

Direct percussion

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

Snaps

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... 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

Thimble

thimble 1. A kind of cap or cover, or sometimes a broad ring, for the end of the finger, used in sewing to protect the... Read More

Rabies pathobiology and its RNA virus agent – Lyssavirus

Having a dog as a pet presents a myriad of benefits. One of them is having a companion reputed for being charismatic and... Read More

Snap

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... 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

Dominant

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

Midsagittal section

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

Presentation

presentation 1. (Science: obstetrics) The relationship of the long axis of the foetus to that of the mother (also called... 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

Phalange

The finger or toe bones of a pendactyl... Read More

Inherited trait

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

Proprioceptor

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

Analogous structures

In evolutionary biology, analogous structures are defined as biological structures having similar or corresponding functions... 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

Euphlyctis hexadactylus

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

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

CRISPR caused gene damage? Rise and pitfall of the gene-editor

CRISPR as a gene-editing tool made a prodigious leap forward in science. In 2015, it was heralded as Science’s 2015... Read More

Shift

shift 1. The act of shifting. Specifically: The act of putting one thing in the place of another, or of changing the place... 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

Thumb

thumb The first digit on the radial side of the hand. Synonym: digitus primus, pollex, first finger. Origin: A.S.... Read More

Trapezoid

trapezoid 1. (Science: geometry) A plane four-sided figure, having two sides parallel to each other. 2. (Science: anatomy) 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

Knuckle

Knuckle 1. The joint of a finger, particularly when made prominent by the closing of the fingers. 2. The kneejoint, or... Read More

Wedge

wedge 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More

Salute

salute 1. To adress, as with expressions of kind wishes and courtesy; to greet; to hail. I salute you with this kingly... Read More