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Fossil

Definition noun, plural: fossils (1) Any preserved evidence of life from a past geological age, such as the impressions and... Read More

Fossil record

Definition noun The totality of fossilized artifacts and their placement within the earth's rock strata. It provides... Read More

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads ... Read More

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes Eduardo... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Analogous

In evolutionary biology, the meaning of analogous is “having similarities in functions but different evolutionary... Read More

Abiogenesis

Definition noun plural: abiogeneses a·bi·o·gen·e·sis, eɪbaɪəʊˈdʒɛnəsɪs (1) The idea that primitive life... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Parasitism

Organisms depend on different sources of food to survive. Larger organisms like plants make their own food (autotrophs) and... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Human

Human Definition A human is a bipedal hominin characterized by having a higher and vertical forehead compared with earlier... Read More

Horse

Horse 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. 2. To sit... Read More

A Look Into Natural Selection and its Mechanisms

Charles Darwin is credited with outlining the fundamentals of evolution. He was a smart and eager pupil and protégé,... Read More

Branches of biology

Branches of Biology Biology is the scientific study of life. It includes several relevant branches. Below is a list of... Read More

Galea

Galea 1. (Science: botany) The upper lip or helmet-shaped part of a labiate flower. 2. (Science: surgery) a kind of bandage... Read More

Synapsid

Synapsid refers to any of the animals belonging to class Synapsida. These animals first appeared in the late Permian period... Read More

Palaeobotany

The study of fossil plants.The dedicated study of plant... Read More

Paleoneurology

Definition noun A scientific study of the evolution of the brain by combining the techniques used in paleontology and... Read More

Biocoenosis

Definition noun, plural: biocoenoses All the interacting organisms that live together in a specific habitat or biotope,... 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

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Cephalochordate

Definition noun, plural: cephalochordates Any of the small, elongated, segmented, fish-like chordates that belong to the... Read More

Punctuated equilibrium

Definition noun A theory that describes an evolutionary change happening rapidly and in brief geological events in between... Read More

Sporophyte

Sporophyte Definition What is a sporophyte? Accordingly, the sporophyte is the plant generation that produces spores. To... Read More

Mass extinction

Definition noun The extinction of one of more species in a relatively short period of geological time, usually as a... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Invertebrate zoology

Definition noun A sub-discipline of zoology that particularly deals with the invertebrates Supplement Invertebrate zoology... Read More

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and... Read More

Myriapoda

myriapoda (Science: zoology) A class, or subclass, of arthropods, related to the hexapod insects, from which they differ in... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Carbon dioxide

Carbon Dioxide Definition noun, car·bon di·ox·ide, /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (biochemistry) An inorganic compound, with the... Read More

Ichnology & Sedimentology Of Shallow To Marginal Marine Systems (Short Course Notes)

Ichnology & Sedimentology Of Shallow To Marginal Marine Systems     ... Read More

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Ahool

The ahool is a flying cryptid, supposedly a giant bat, or by other accounts, a living pterosaur or flying primate. Such a... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More