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Free-swimming

Free-swimming (Science: zoology) swimming in the open sea; said of certain marine... Read More

Anaerobic

As largely known are the subset of biological processes that are directly correlated to the ‘usage of molecular oxygen’,... Read More

Naegleria fowleri

Naegleria fowleri (commonly referred to as the brain-eating amoeba) is a heat-loving amoeboflagellate protozoan of the... Read More

Tunicate

Definition noun, plural: tunicates Any of the sessile marine chordates of the subphylum Tunicata Supplement Chordates... Read More

Cercaria

Cercaria The free-swimming trematode larva that emerges from its host snail; it may penetrate the skin of a final host (as... 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

Homologous

Homologous Definition What is homologous? In general science, the word “homologous” is used to show a degree of... Read More

Imprinting

What does imprinting mean? Have you watched the TV cartoon show “Tom and Jerry” with an episode of a duck and its... Read More

Morphology

Morphology Definition Morphology means the study of the shape and structure of living things from a biological perspective.... 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

Mycoplankton

Definition noun The fungi or fungus-like component of plankton Supplement Plankton pertain to the small organisms that... 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

Thalassophobia

Among many psychological and psychiatric disorders, one is the fear of the ocean and the fear of deep water, which in... Read More