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Fixed

Fixed 1. Securely placed or fastened; settled; established; firm; imovable; unalterable. 2. (Science: chemistry) Stable;... Read More

Fixed oil

Fixed oil --> fatty oil An oil derived from both animals and plants; chemically, a glyceride of a fatty acid which, by... Read More

Net primary productivity

In order to keep the biosphere running, different organisms play different roles and functions. Some help in oxygen... Read More

Species

Every living organism is unique when you observe its morphological, anatomical, molecular, genetic, biochemical, chemical,... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

Primary productivity

Planet Earth is home to different types of life forms ranging from microscopic bacteria to giant whales and elephants. To... Read More

Carbon fixation

Carbon Fixation Definition We know that the earth contains many elements. The periodic table shows us just how many... Read More

Neutral mutation

Neutral Mutation Definition What is a neutral mutation? Neutral mutations are the alterations in the DNA that are... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Firm

Firm 1. Fixed; hence, closely compressed; compact; substantial; hard; solid; applied to the matter of bodies; as, firm... Read More

C4 plant

Carbon fixation is a process of taking carbon dioxide in order to synthesize sugar, such as glucose. Thus, carbon dioxide is... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Definite

Definite 1. Having certain or distinct; determinate in extent or greatness; limited; fixed; as, definite dimensions; a... Read More

Revolution

revolution 1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More

Rations

ration 1. A fixed daily allowance of provisions assigned to a soldier in the army, or a sailor in the navy, for his... Read More

Mobile

mobile 1. Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable. Fixed or else mobile. 2. Characterised by an... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Variable

Definition noun, plural: variables (1) Something that varies or have no fixed quantitative value. (2) A quantity that... Read More

Digastric muscle

Digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of two bellies united by a central... Read More

Parabola

parabola Origin: NL, fr. Gr.; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See Parable, and cf.... Read More

Stable

stable 1. Firmly established; not easily moved, shaken, or overthrown; fixed; as, a stable government. In this region of... Read More

Fixing

Fixing --> fixation 1. (Science: orthopaedics) The act or operation of holding, suturing or fastening in a fixed... Read More

Alkali

Alkali Origin: f. Alcali, ultimately fr. Ar. Alqali ashes of the plant saltwort, fr. Qalay to roast in a pan, fry. 1. Soda... Read More

Musculus biventer mandibulae

musculus biventer mandibulae --> digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of... Read More

Pendulum

pendulum Origin: NL, fr. L. Pendulus hanging, swinging. See Pendulous. A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing... Read More

Cell immobilization

Definition noun (biotechnology) A process wherein cells (animal or plant cells) are fixed in a suitable matrix and are used... Read More

Volatile

volatile 1. Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly. 2.... Read More

Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of... Read More

Epoch

Epoch 1. A fixed point of time, established in history by the occurrence of some grand or remarkable event; a point of time... Read More

Parallax

parallax 1. The apparent displacement, or difference of position, of an object, as seen from two different stations, or... Read More

Cell death

Cell Death Definition Cell death refers to the event that leads to the death of a cell. The process entails the breaking... 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

Angular

Angular 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;... Read More

Labyrinth

Labyrinth 1. An edifice or place full of intricate passageways which render it difficult to find the way from the interior... Read More

Summit

summit 1. The top; the highest point. Fixed on the summit of the highest mount. (Shak) 2. The highest degree; the utmost... Read More

Batch culture

Definition noun, plural: batch cultures A large-scale closed system culture in which cells are grown in a fixed volume of... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Oar

oar 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at... Read More

Paddles

paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More