a woody glen; a narrow valley containing a stream.
Origin: Icel. Gil.
1. (Science: anatomy) An organ for aquatic... Read More
Book Lungs Definition
Lungs are known as the organs that help organisms breathe. When we think of lungs, we think of the... Read More
What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More
An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More
What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More
(Science: zoology) Amphibia is one of the classes of vertebrates.
The amphibia are distinguished by... Read More
Kingdom Animalia Definition
Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More
Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More
noun, plural: isopods
Any of the members of the order Isopoda, which is a taxonomic group characterized mainly by... Read More
Incorrect taxonomic classifications deemed organisms to be either animals or plants, in the Plantae or Animalia kingdoms... Read More
A biological discipline that studies crustaceans
Carcinology is a branch of zoology that deals... Read More
A group of ectoparasitic tapeworms of the phylum Platyhelminthes
The phylum Platyhelminthes... Read More
noun, plural: chelicerates
Any of the species belonging to the subphylum Chelicerata
The chelicerates... Read More
A type of blood circulation in which the system has only one circuit, with the blood being pumped through... Read More
- a general term for the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides (ddt is an example), methylmercury,... Read More
1. (Science: botany) An edible fungus (agaricus campestris), having a white stalk which bears a convex or oven... Read More
noun, singular: lamella
Thin structures resembling a plate.
Intergrana thylakoids, i.e.... Read More
1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; said of hawks. Also used figuratively. Ne is there hawk which... Read More
noun, plural: respirations
Any of the various analogous processes by which there is an exchange of... Read More
(Science: marine biology) The edible mussel, a marine bivalve mollusc.
They have ciliated gills that are used... Read More
1. One of three sea nymphs, or, according to some writers, of two, said to frequent an island near the coast of Italy,... Read More
noun, plural: hemoglobins
A biomolecule made up of haeme (i.e. oxygen-carrying, nonprotein, ferrous component)... Read More
While insects and similar types of organisms strived to occupy land, the sea was teeming with life aiming to secure their... Read More