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Major groove

Major groove in a detailed analysis of dna structure, there are two types of grooves that can be seen; the major groove has... Read More

Groove

Groove 1. A furrow, channel, or long hollow, such as may be formed by cutting, molding, grinding, the wearing force of... Read More

Mylohyoid groove

mylohyoid groove A groove on the medial surface of the ramus of the mandible beginning at the lingula; it lodges the... Read More

Atrioventricular sulcus

Definition noun (anatomy) A sulcus or a groove on the outer surface of the heart marking the division between the atria and... Read More

Sigmoid sulcus

sigmoid sulcus --> groove for sigmoid sinus A broad groove in the posterior cranial fossa, first situated on the lateral... Read More

Nick

Definition noun, plural: nicks (molecular biology) A cut or a notch in a DNA molecule due to a break in one phosphodiester... Read More

Dinoflagellate

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying... Read More

Antecubital fossa

Antecubital Fossa Definition The antecubital fossa or the cubital fossa is the triangular-shaped hollow depression between... Read More

Natal cleft

Definition noun (1) The cleft or sulcus as a result of the anchoring of the deep layers of the skin to the anococcygeal... Read More

Sulcus

Definition noun, plural: sulci (biology) A furrow or groove Supplement The term is widely used in medicine, zoology, and... Read More

Digastric notch

Digastric notch --> mastoid groove The groove medial to the mastoid process of the temporal bone from which the digastric... Read More

Prechiasmatic sulcus

prechiasmatic sulcus --> chiasmatic groove The groove on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone running transversely... Read More

Neck

neck 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more... Read More

Cryptomonad

Definition noun, plural: cryptomonads Any of the species belonging to Phylum Cryptophyta, and characterized by being aquatic... Read More

Opisthomastigote

Definition noun, plural: opisthomastigotes (protistology) The developmental stage or the morphological form in the lifecycle... Read More

Medial longitudinal fissure

Definition noun A median fissure separating the two hemispheres of the vertebrate brain Supplement The cerebrum of... Read More

Nail matrix

Definition noun The area consisting of mitotically active layer of cells at the base of the fingernail or the toenail and... Read More

Cleavage

Definition noun (1) A division or separation of form. (2) (cell biology) The act or state of splitting or dividing of a... Read More

Eudicotyledon

Definition noun, plural: eudictoyledons Any of the tricolpate angiosperms characterized mainly by having two cotyledons in... Read More

Crease

Crease a line or linear depression as produced by a fold. See: fold, groove,... Read More

Cirrus

Definition noun, plural: cirri (botany) A tendril or clasper or similar part. (zoology) (1) A bundle or tuft of cilia... Read More

Stannius ligature

Definition noun A ligature done in between the sinus venosus and the atrium or around the atrioventricular junction of an... Read More

Limiting sulcus

Limiting sulcus The medial longitudinal groove on the inner surface of the neural tube separating the alar and basal... Read More

Spline

spline 1. A rectangular piece fitting grooves like key seats in a hub and a shaft, so that while the one may slide endwise... 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

Gynaecophore

Definition noun, plural: gynecophores A receptacle, often in the ventral body, of certain adult male animals (dioecious... Read More

Anoderm

Definition noun The epithelial lining from the dentate line to the intersphincteric groove Supplement The anoderm refers... Read More

Gonidium

Gonidium (Science: zoology) a special groove or furrow at one or both angles of the mouth of many anthozoa. Origin: NL, fr.... Read More

Right sagittal fissure

right sagittal fissure A sagittal groove on the undersurface of the liver formed by the fossa vesicae felleae anteriorly and... Read More

Musculus biventer mandibulae

musculus biventer mandibulae --> digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of... Read More

Rhinarium

Definition noun, plural: rhinaria The hairless skin area surrounding the nostrils in certain mammals Supplement Rhinarium is... Read More

Tropomyosin

Definition noun A long protein strand composed of two fully alpha helical chains in a coiled-coil dimmer, and binds along... Read More

Digastric muscle

Digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of two bellies united by a central... Read More