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Gray matter

Gray matter The cortex of the brain which contains nerve cell bodies. The gray matter is in contrast to the white matter,... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Gray

Gray (Science: radiobiology, unit) The new international system unit (si unit) of absorbed dose of radiation (gy), 1 gy = 1... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Central nervous system

Definition noun The part of the nervous system comprised of the brain, the brainstem, and the spinal cord Supplement In... Read More

Disruptive Selection

Sometimes called Diversifying selection. This type of selection favors both the extremes at the expense of the average. An... Read More

Biotechnology

Biotechnology Definition Biotechnology is a technology that uses biological systems or living organisms for a particular... Read More

Rad

rad (Science: radiobiology) A unit of absorbed dose: One rad is 0.01 joule absorbed per kilogram of any material. (Also... Read More

Fields of forel

Fields of forel three circumscript, myelin-rich regions of the subthalamus known as h fields (from Haubenfelder); 1) field... Read More

Principles of Biochemistry (4th Ed) by R. Horton et al.

Principles of Biochemistry (4th Edition)       ... Read More

Tuatara

Definition noun, plural: tuatara or tuataras A nocturnal lizard-like reptile of the genus Sphenodon that is native to New... Read More

Lobar pneumonia

Definition noun (pathology) A type of pneumonia that affects the lobe or an enormous section of a lung, and is often caused... Read More

Hypomelanism

Definition noun A condition in which there is a partial lack of the melanin, thus, a reduced... Read More

Spectral tarsier

Definition noun, plural: spectral tarsiers A tarsier species that inhabits the forests of Indonesia, such as Sulawesi, Pulau... Read More

Zircon

zircon (Science: chemical) A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or gray colour. It consists of... Read More

Buff

Buff 1. A sort of leather, prepared from the skin of the buffalo, dressed with oil, like chamois; also, the skins of oxen,... Read More

Sturdy

sturdy 1. Foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn; unrelenting; unfeeling; stern. This sturdy marquis gan his hearte dress... Read More

Crus

Definition noun, plural: crura (anatomy) Lower leg; a bodily part likened to a leg or pair of legs (taxonomy) A subgenus of... Read More

Ulula

ulula (Science: zoology) A genus of owls including the great gray owl (Ulula cinerea) of arctic America, and other similar... Read More

Vacuolization

Definition noun, plural: vacuolizations The formation into, or multiplication of, vacuoles; being filled with... Read More

Plums

plum A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears. To visit islands and the plumps... Read More

Fasciculus dorsolateralis

Fasciculus dorsolateralis --> dorsolateral fasciculus a longitudinal bundle of thin, unmyelinated and poorly myelinated... Read More

Mantle layer

Mantle layer The nuclear zone of the developing neural tube between the marginal layer and the ependymal layer; forms the... Read More

Roan

roan 1. Having a bay, chestnut, brown, or black colour, with gray or white thickly interspersed; said of a horse. Give my... Read More

Law of Independent Assortment

Law of Independent Assortment Definition The Mendelian inheritance principles are derived from and named after the monk,... Read More

Curare

Definition noun (1) Common name for the plant species, Strychnos toxifera (2) The substance containing the alkaloid... Read More

The Anatomy Coloring Book (3rd Edition) by W. Kapit & L.M. Elson

The Anatomy Coloring Book (3rd Edition)      ... Read More

Sciuridae

sciuridae A family of the order rodentia which contains 49 genera. Some of the more common genera are marmota, which... Read More

Pineal gland

Definition noun, plural: pineal glands A small endocrine gland shaped like a pinecone, located in the epithalamus, and... 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

Scientists brought dead pig brain partly back to life

Death is inevitable to any entity that has life. When there is a beginning there ought to be an end.  However, the recent... Read More

Zoonosis

Zoonosis Definition Zoonosis is an infectious disease that can be transmitted from an animal to a human host. Originally a... Read More

Monocyte

Definition noun, plural: monocytes A type of white blood cell capable of immune functions such as phagocytosis, and can... Read More

Eumelanin

Definition noun An aggregate of pigment molecules, each made up of cross-linked 5,6-dihydroxyindole (DHI) and... Read More

Pinealocyte

Definition noun, plural: pinealocytes The major cell type component of the pineal gland, and is involved in the production... Read More

Brain coral

Definition noun, plural: brain corals A reef-building coral characterized by having a convoluted thecae resembling a human... Read More

Unmyelinated nerve

Definition noun A nerve that is bare or without the myelin sheath around the axon. Supplement The unmyelinated nerve... Read More

Philippine tarsier

Definition noun, plural: Philippine tarsiers A tarsier species endemic to the islands of the Philippines Supplement Tarsiers... Read More

Lesser ape

Definition noun, plural: lesser apes Any of the apes of the family Hylobatidae (gibbons) characterized by being relatively... Read More