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Flap

Flap Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of... 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

Pedicle

Definition noun, plural: pedicles (1) (botany) The stalk of a flower. (2) (entomology) The waist of the ant bearing one or... Read More

Book lungs

Book Lungs Definition Lungs are known as the organs that help organisms breathe. When we think of lungs, we think of the... Read More

Tongue

Definition noun, plural: tongues (anatomy) The flexible muscular organ situated in the floor of the oral cavity; it is... Read More

Bone

Definition noun, plural: bones The rigid organ comprised of bone tissues, and forms the skeleton of most... Read More

Scales

scale A reduced or rudimentary leaf, for example surrounding a dormant bud, a thin flap of tissue, for example on the... Read More

Scale

Scale A reduced or rudimentary leaf, for example surrounding a dormant bud, a thin flap of tissue, for example on the... 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

Replication

Replication, in the general sense, is to create a copy or a duplicate. Thus, in biology, replication is commonly associated... Read More

Lappet

Lappet a small decorative fold or flap, especially, of lace or muslin, in a garment or headdress. (Science: zoology) lappet... Read More

Welt

welt 1. That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it; as; A... Read More

Labia

Labia Definition Often, when persons think of the female reproductive system, they think of the vagina. However, the female... 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

Recombination DNA repair

Recombination DNA Repair Definition Recombination DNA repair is a biological reparative process in response to DNA damage... Read More