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Fleshy

Fleshy 1. Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross. The sole of his foot is fleshy. (Ray) 2. Human.... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Simple fruit

Definition noun, plural: simple fruits A type of fruit that develops from a single or compound ovary with only one pistil... Read More

Palp

Definition noun, plural: palps (1) (arthropodology) Pedipalp; Either of the second pair of appendages located laterally to... Read More

Cactus

Definition noun, plural: cacti Any of the plants of the family Cactaceae that are often characterized by having thick,... Read More

Fruit

Definition noun, plural: fruits (1) (botany) The seed-bearing structure in angiosperms formed from the ovary after... Read More

Mole

Definition noun, plural: moles (chemistry) (1) The SI unit of amount of substance of a chemical system that contains as many... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Elaiosome

Definition noun, plural: elaiosomes A plant organelle that stores fat Supplement Elaiosome is an organelle that stores fat... Read More

Cactoidea

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) The largest subfamily of the cactus family comprised of the tribes: Browningieae, Cacteae,... Read More

Sarcopterygian

Definition noun, plural: Actinopterygians Any of a group of Osteichthyes characterized primarily by their lobed... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Actinopterygian

Definition noun, plural: Actinopterygians Any of a group of Osteichthyes characterized by possessing lepidotrichia (i.e. fin... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More

Sorosis

sorosis (Science: botany) A fleshy fruit formed by the consolidation of many flowers with their receptacles, ovaries, etc,... Read More

Trabeculae carneae

Definition noun Muscular ridges that crisscross and project from the inner walls of the heart ventricles. Supplement Their... Read More

Mango

Mango Origin: pg. Manga, fr. Tamil mankay. 1. The fruit of the mango tree. It is rather larger than an apple, and of an... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Pomes

pome (Science: botany) A fleshy (false) fruit, formed from an inferior ovary, in which the receptacle or hypanthium has... Read More

Solid

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

Nail bed

Definition noun The part of the skin covered by the nail plate, and is made up of the stratified epithelium Supplement The... Read More

Aggregate fruit

Definition noun A type of fruit that develops from a single flower of many simple pistils. Supplement Examples are... Read More

Apple

Apple 1. The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Snow

snow 1. Watery particles congealed into white or transparent crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth,... 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

Polyp

Definition noun, plural: polyps (1) (zoology) The hollow, columnar, sessile form of Cnidarians (as opposed to the medusa... Read More

Pome

pome (Science: botany) A fleshy (false) fruit, formed from an inferior ovary, in which the receptacle or hypanthium has... Read More

Stout

stout 1. Strong; lusty; vigorous; robust; sinewy; muscular; hence, firm; resolute; dauntless. With hearts stern and stout.... 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

Lip

Lip 1. One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Columella nasi

Columella nasi The fleshy lower margin (termination) of the nasal... Read More

Columnae carneae

Definition noun Muscular ridges or columns projecting from the inner walls of the heart ventricles. Supplement Their... Read More

Plants edible

plants, edible An organism of the vegetable kingdom suitable by nature for use as a food, especially by human beings. Not... Read More

Fibroepithelial polyp

Definition noun, plural: fibroepithelial polyps A benign, often solitary, rubbery, polypoid outgrowth of epidermal and... Read More

Brawn

Brawn 1. A muscle; flesh. Formed well of brawns and of bones. (Chaucer) 2. Full, strong muscles, especially. Of the arm or... Read More

Musculus biventer mandibulae

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