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Flow rate

Flow rate The amount of water that moves through an area (usually pipe) in a given period of... 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

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Gene flow

Definition noun The movement and exchange of genes or alleles from one population of species to another Supplement Gene flow... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Apparent viscosity

Definition noun (physiology) The ratio of shear stress to shear rate in a fluid Supplement The apparent viscosity in... Read More

Carrier protein

Carrier protein is a type of cell membrane protein involved in facilitated diffusion and active transport of substances out... Read More

Shuttle flow

shuttle flow --> cytoplasmic streaming (Science: cell biology) bulk flow of the cytoplasm of cells. most conspicuous in... Read More

Viscosity

Viscosity refers to the state or condition of being viscous. It is measured as a physical property of a fluid. As a physical... Read More

Differential renal function test

Differential renal function test --> differential ureteral catheterization test a study performed to determine various... Read More

Plant Water Regulation

A plant requires water as an essential ingredient of photolysis, the photochemical stage of photosynthesis where water is... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Shear rate

Definition noun (fluid mechanics) The rate of change of velocity at which one layer of fluid flows over an adjacent parallel... Read More

Bainbridge reflex

Definition A rise in the heart rate due to a rise in blood pressure in the right atrium, which in turn is caused by an... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Regime

regime 1. Mode or system of rule or management; character of government, or of the prevailing social system. I dream . . .... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Population Regulation in an Ecosystem

Darwin focused some of this work in regards to the population size of a species, and what factors may affect them. He... Read More

Tissue distribution

tissue distribution accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey

The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey       ... Read More

Diarrhea

Definition noun An abnormally frequent discharge of a loose, watery stool Supplement Diarrhea pertains to the abnormally... Read More

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Plasma membrane

Do all cells have a plasma (or cell) membrane? Yes, all cells have a biological membrane that separates the protoplasm from... Read More

Cytoplasmic streaming

Cytoplasmic streaming (Science: cell biology) bulk flow of the cytoplasm of cells. most conspicuous in large cells such as... Read More

Dopamine

Definition noun, plural: dopamines 3,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine (chemical formula: C8H11NO2); a neurotransmitter or a hormone... Read More

Glaciers

Glacier An immense field or stream of ice, formed in the region of perpetual snow, and moving slowly down a mountain slope... Read More