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Generic name

Definition noun, plural: generic names (taxonomy) The first name of a binomen (pharmacology) A misnomer for nonproprietary... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

Binomial nomenclature

Binomial Nomenclature Definition Binomial nomenclature is a binomial system of naming a species. A binomial name is... Read More

Generical

Generical 1. (Science: biology) Pertaining to a genus or kind; relating to a genus, as distinct from a species, or from... Read More

Drug Information Handbook

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Species

Species Definition (1) (taxonomy) The lowest taxonomic rank, and the most basic unit or category of biological... Read More

Specific epithet

Definition noun, plural: specific epithets The second part of the binomial name of a particular species Supplement In... Read More

Trinomen

trinomen (Science: zoology) The combination of a generic name, a specific name, and a subspecific name, that together... Read More

2007 Physicians’ Desk Reference: Your Complete Print And Electonic Drug Information Solution (Physicians’ Desk Reference (Bookstore Version))

2007 Physicians' Desk Reference: Your Complete Print And Electonic Drug Information Solution (Physicians' Desk Reference... Read More

Scientific name

Definition noun, plural: scientific names The binomial name assigned to a species of an organism Supplement The scientific... Read More

Thromboxane

Definition noun, plural: thromboxanes Any from the various arachidonic acid metabolites produced by the action of... Read More

Eicosanoid

Definition noun, plural: eicosanoids Any of the substances derived from arachidonic acid or other polyunsaturated fatty... Read More

Replicase

replicase (Science: enzyme) generic (and rather unhelpful) term for an enzyme that duplicates a polynucleotide sequence... Read More

Pinocytosis

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

Prostacyclin

Definition noun, plural: prostacyclins Any member from the subfamily of eicosanoids, with a chemical formula of C20H32O5,... Read More

Immune system

Definition noun The organ system that is involved in protecting the organism from infection, infestation, and other... Read More

Monism

monism 1. (Science: psychology) That doctrine which refers all phenomena to a single ultimate constituent or agent; the... Read More

Aerial mycelium

Aerial mycelium The portion of mycelium that grows upward or outward from the surface of the substrate, and from which... Read More

Prostaglandin

Definition noun, plural: prostaglandins A group of eicosanoids, structurally characterized as 20-carbon unsaturated fatty... Read More

Estrogen

Definition noun, plural: estrogens A sex steroid hormone produced in large quantities chiefly in the ovaries in females;... Read More

The ICU Book (ICU Book (Marin0/ Lippincott))

The ICU Book (ICU Book (Marin0/ Lippincott))       ... Read More

Control element

Control element generic term for a region of dna, such as a promoter or enhancer adjacent to (or within) a gene that allows... Read More

Biomanufacturing

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Beg

Beg 1. To ask earnestly for; to entreat or supplicate for; to beseech. I do beg your good will in this case. (Shak) Joseph... Read More

Kind

Kind 1. Nature; natural instinct or disposition. He knew by kind and by no other lore. (Chaucer) Some of you, on pure... Read More

Tall

tall 1. High in stature; having a considerable, or an unusual, extension upward; long and comparatively slender; having the... Read More

Sugar

Definition noun plural: sugars sug·ar, ˈʃʊɡɚ (1) Any monosaccharide or disaccharide, used especially by organisms... Read More

Danger

Danger 1. Authority; jurisdiction; control. In dangerhad he . . . The young girls. (Chaucer) 2. Power to harm; subjection or... Read More

Remove

remove 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More

Fluid

Fluid Having particles which easily move and change their relative position without a separation of the mass, and which... Read More

Divide

1. To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts. Divide the... Read More

Portion

portion 1. That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything. 2. A part... Read More

Way

way 1. That by, upon, or along, which one passes or processes; opportunity or room to pass; place of passing; passage; road,... Read More

Value

value 1. The property or aggregate properties of a thing by which it is rendered useful or desirable, or the degree of such... Read More

What is a species? Definition of species, different approaches

What is the definition of species? What does it take to be considered as a species? Ever since there has been an array of... Read More