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Graft

Definition noun, plural: grafts (botany) A shoot, bud, or scion of one plant that is inserted to another plant that would... Read More

Alloimmunity

Definition noun, plural: alloimmunities (immunology) A type of immunity that produces an immune response that is attacking... Read More

Imp

Imp 1. A shoot; a scion; a bud; a slip; a graft. 2. An offspring; progeny; child; scion. The tender imp was weaned.... Read More

Corticosteroid

Definition noun, plural: corticosteroids A steroid hormone produced by the adrenal cortex, e.g. glucocorticoids and... Read More

Steroid

Definition noun, plural: steroids Any of the group of fat-soluble organic compounds containing four rings arranged in a... Read More

Heterologous

Definition adjective (1) Of, or relating to, tissues or cytologic elements not normally found parts of the body of an... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Mexican hat cell

Mexican hat cell --> target cell An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band... Read More

Asexual reproduction

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

Typing

typing classification according to type. Origin: see type bacteriophage typing, a microbiological procedure, of... Read More

Target cells

target cell An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band that again is encircled by... Read More

Pedicle

Definition noun, plural: pedicles (1) (botany) The stalk of a flower. (2) (entomology) The waist of the ant bearing one or... Read More

Inoculum

Definition noun, plural (1) Cells used in an inoculation, such as cells added to start a culture. (2) A biological material... Read More

Why Embryonic Stem Cell Use is Unethical

By Vicki Mozo Embryonic Stem Cell research offers a remarkable way to treat various disorders where conventional... Read More

Target cell

target cell An erythrocyte in target cell anaemia, with a dark centre surrounded by a light band that again is encircled by... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Props

prop To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building;... Read More

Second set rejection

second set rejection An accelerated rejection of a transplant that occurs when an individual has been previously sensitised... Read More

Recipient

recipient One who receives, as blood in transfusion or a tissue or organ... Read More

Runt disease

runt disease A graft versus host reaction in mice first observed following intravenous injection of allogeneic spleen cells... Read More

Graphic

Graphic --> graphical 1. Of or pertaining to the arts of painting, drawing or writing. 2. Well delineated; clearly and... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Construct

Construct (noun) The combination of a bone graft, metal instrumentation, prosthetic devices and/or bone cement applied to a... Read More

Prop

prop To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building;... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More