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Mongolian fold

mongolian fold --> epicanthal fold A fold of skin that comes down across the inner angle of the eye. The epicanthal fold... Read More

Interureteric fold

Interureteric fold a fold of mucous membrane extending from the orifice of the ureter of one side to that of the other... Read More

Uterovesical fold

uterovesical fold --> uterovesical ligament (Science: anatomy) A peritoneal fold extending from the uterus to the posterior... Read More

Infrapatellar synovial fold

Infrapatellar synovial fold a fold of synovial membrane extending from below the level of the articular surface of the... Read More

Fimbriated fold

Fimbriated fold --> plica fimbriata One of several folds running outward from the frenulum on the undersurface of the... Read More


Fold 1. A ridge or margin apparently formed by the doubling back of a lamina. See: plica. 2. In the embryo, a transient... Read More


Definition adjective (1) (botany) Of a floral parts in a bud where the petals are rolled vertically inwards. (2) (general)... Read More


prepuce (Science: anatomy) A covering fold of skin, often used alone to designate the preputium penis. A fold of skin... Read More


Definition noun The protein in the interdoublet link that connects the adjacent microtubule doublets of the ciliary... Read More


Frill 1. To shake or shiver as with cold; as, the hawk frills. 2. (Science: photography) to wrinkle; said of the gelatin... Read More

Plica synovialis infrapatellaris

plica synovialis infrapatellaris --> infrapatellar synovial fold A fold of synovial membrane extending from below the level... Read More


Crease a line or linear depression as produced by a fold. See: fold, groove,... Read More

Plica vestibularis

plica vestibularis --> vestibular fold One of the pair of folds of mucous membrane stretching across the laryngeal cavity... Read More

Ventricular band of larynx

ventricular band of larynx --> vestibular fold One of the pair of folds of mucous membrane stretching across the laryngeal... Read More

Plica caecalis vascularis

plica caecalis vascularis --> vascular fold of the caecum (Science: anatomy) A peritoneal fold that arches over a branch... Read More


Double 1. to increase by adding an equal number, quantity, length, value, or the like; multiply by two; to double a sum of... Read More


Loop 1. A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc, through which another thread, cord, etc, can be passed, or which a... Read More


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


Frill 1. To shake or shiver as with cold; as, the hawk frills. 2. (Science: photography) to wrinkle; said of the gelatin... Read More


Log Formally, the number of times ten must be multiplied with itself to equal a certain number. For example: 100,000 is log... Read More

Medial longitudinal fissure

Definition noun A median fissure separating the two hemispheres of the vertebrate brain Supplement The cerebrum of... Read More


Definition noun, plural: isomerases (biochemistry) An enzyme that catalyzes the isomerization changes in a molecule, thereby... Read More


ply 1. To bend. As men may warm wax with handes plie. (Chaucer) 2. To lay on closely, or in folds; to work upon steadily, or... Read More

Asexual reproduction

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

Circadian rhythm

Circadian Rhythm Definition A circadian rhythm is an endogenously-driven biological rhythm with a period close to 24... Read More


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


Bos (Science: zoology) a genus of ruminant quadrupeds, including the wild and domestic cattle, distinguished by a stout... Read More


An external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled.The pouch of a marsupial... Read More

Falx inguinalis

Falx inguinalis --> conjoint tendon Common tendon of insertion of the transversus and obliquus internus muscles into the... Read More

Webbed penis

webbed penis deficient ventral penile shaft skin which is buried in scrotum or tethered to scrotal midline by a fold or web... Read More

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity  ... Read More


Definition noun, plural: ligases (biochemistry) An enzyme that catalyzes the binding of two molecules Supplement An enzyme... Read More

Protein domain

Definition noun (1) An autonomously folding functional unit of a protein. (2) A part of protein that can fold, function... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Fauna

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the high biodiversity of New Zealand and how... Read More

Single transverse palmar crease

Definition noun The single crease or line extending across the palm, and formed by the fusion of the proximal and the... Read More


Definition noun, plural: transposons A small segment of DNA that is capable of replicating and inserting copies of DNA at... Read More


Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More


Definition noun, plural: triplicates One of the three identical copies or replicates verb To make three copies... Read More


Definition adjective (1) (botany) Of a leaf bud in which several leaves are rolled together longitudinally, or of a flower... Read More