Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More
1. Slow of understanding; wanting readiness of apprehension; stupid; doltish; blockish. Dull at classical learning. She... Read More
(1) The oxygen production rate of photosystem II.
(2) The total amount of carbohydrates produced from... Read More
a trader who deals in tea, sugar, spices, coffee, fruits, and various other commodities.
(Science: medicine) Grocer's... Read More
(1) The difference between the total amount of photosynthesis and the sum of the rates of respiration (i.e.... Read More
Concentration gradient definition
Concentration gradient refers to the gradual change in the concentration of solutes in a... Read More
(anatomy) A sulcus or a groove on the outer surface of the heart marking the division between the atria and... Read More
noun, plural: renal medullae or renal medullas
The inner region of the kidney that is arranged into renal... Read More
noun, plural: renal cortexes or renal cortices
The outer region of the kidney where the glomeruli, the proximal... Read More
noun, plural: archaella
A whip-like structure of filaments that extends outside the cell of many... Read More
Biotic Factor Definition
Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More
Facilitated diffusion is the transport of substances across a biological membrane from an area of higher concentration to an... Read More
urogenital: of or pertaining to the urinary and the reproductive systems.
urogenital systems:the urinary and the genital... Read More
Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More
1. To smear, anoint, or daub, with grease or fat; to lubricate; as, to grease the wheels of a wagon.
2. To bribe; to... Read More
Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More
1. To reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; to free from impurities; to free from dross or alloy; to separate... Read More
1. Abounding in mud; besmeared or dashed with mud; as, a muddy road or path; muddy boots.
2. Turbid with mud; as,... Read More
noun, plural: viruses
A submicroscopic infectious agent that is unable to grow or reproduce outside a host... Read More
1. Deviating from that which is customary; novel; strange; unusual. If one chance to derive any word from the latin... Read More
1. Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross. The sole of his foot is fleshy. (Ray)
2. Human.... Read More
The production of offspring by organized bodies
To produce again; to... Read More
1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer)
2. To try... Read More
1. One who holds lands by a base, or servile, tenure, or in villenage; a feudal tenant of the lowest class, a... Read More
Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns
Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009.
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Oxytocin has long had a reputation of being the "love hormone". It engenders social bonding, attachment, intimacy, and... Read More