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Flask

Flask 1. A small bottle-shaped vessel for holding fluids; as, a flask of oil or wine. 2. A narrow-necked vessel of metal or... Read More

Erlenmeyer flask

Erlenmeyer flask (Science: apparatus) a piece of chemistry laboratory equipment, a container often made of glass, which has... Read More

Biogenesis

Definition noun plural: biogeneses (1) The process in which life forms arise from similar life forms (2) A theory that... Read More

Spontaneous generation

Definition noun plural: spontaneous generations The previously popular notion that living organisms arise or develop from... 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

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

Frame

Frame 1. To construct by fitting and uniting the several parts of the skeleton of any structure; specifically, in woodwork,... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More

Trichocyst

flask-shaped structure in the pellicles of some protists used to defend and anchor the... Read More

Entamoeba histolytica

Definition noun A disease-causing anaerobic protozoan species capable of causing entamoebiasis and amebic dysentery to its... Read More

Bottles

Bottle 1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for... Read More

Pinocytosis

Pinocytosis Definition What is pinocytosis?  Pinocytosis is the ingestion of extracellular fluids, i.e. the fluid... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... Read More

Lug

Lug 1. The ear, or its lobe. 2. That which projects like an ear, especially. That by which anything is supported, carried,... Read More

Graduate

Graduate 1. One who has received an academical or professional degree; one who has completed the prescribed course of study... Read More

Belly

Belly Origin: oe. Bali, bely, as. Belg, baelg, baelig, bag, bellows, belly; akin to Icel. Belgr bag, bellows, Sw. Balg, dan.... Read More

Bryophytes

Bryophytes (nonvascular plants) do not have xylem or phloem. The habitations of this plant group are widely varied and... Read More