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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

Ground tissue

Definition noun, plural: ground tissues (botany) Any of the non-dermal, non-vascular tissue of vascular... Read More

Dense regular connective tissue

The dense connective tissue is a type of connective tissue proper that consists predominantly of fibers, especially type I... Read More

Dense irregular connective tissue

Dense Irregular Connective Tissue Definition Dense irregular connective tissue is one of the two major types of dense... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Connective tissue

Definition noun, plural: connective tissues The animal tissue that chiefly originates from the embryonic mesoderm, and... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Apical meristem

Definition noun, plural: apical meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue that is located at the tips or terminal... Read More

Fibroblast

The building block of living things is known as the cell. The cell contributes to many parts and functions of different... Read More

Ground meristem

Definition ''noun, plural: ground meristem (botany) The primary meristematic tissue from where the ground tissues (i.e.... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Dense connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue that contains chiefly of collagen fibers (type I collagen) relative to the... Read More

Loose connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue proper that holds and binds organs together, and is characterized by its loose,... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Matrix

Bodies of living organisms are organized structures. These are organized in a hierarchy of organ systems, organs, tissues,... Read More

Bone tissue

Definition noun, plural: bone tissues A mineralized connective tissue from which bones are made. Supplement The bone tissue... Read More

Lateral meristem

Definition noun, plural: lateral meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue comprised of meristematic cells in the... Read More

Elastic cartilage

The cartilage is a connective tissue characterized by having an extracellular matrix that is abundant in chondroitin sulfate... Read More

Chondroblast

There are two forms of cells in cartilage: chondroblasts and chondrocytes. The chondroblasts are cells that secrete the... 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

Sclerenchyma

Definition noun, plural: sclerenchymata, sclerenchymas (botany) A fundamental type of tissue in plants characterized by... Read More

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

Bone matrix

Definition noun The intercellular substance of the bone tissue; that part of bone tissue comprised of organic and inorganic... Read More

Reticular connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue characterized by the predominance of reticular fibers made of type III collagen... Read More

Primary productivity

Planet Earth is home to different types of life forms ranging from microscopic bacteria to giant whales and elephants. To... Read More

Chlorenchyma

Definition noun A parenchyma cell with chloroplasts, and is therefore photosynthetic Supplement Vascular plants are... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Collenchyma

Definition noun, plural: cholenchymas (botany) A fundamental type of tissue in plants characterized by cells with thicker... Read More

Bark

Definition noun, plural: barks (botany) The outermost covering of stems and roots of woody plants (especially trees), and is... Read More

Substance

Substance Definition What is a substance? The word substance finds varied usages in different science fields. In general... Read More

Ground substance

Definition noun (1) The amorphous, gel-like, noncellular component of the extracellular matrix where the fibers and cells... Read More

Homogenate

Definition noun, plural: homogenates Material that has been homogenized or obtained through homogenization. Supplement For... Read More

Extracellular matrix

Definition noun, plural: extracellular matrices The non-cellular portion of a tissue produced and secreted by cells and... Read More

Procambium

Definition noun, plural: procambia (botany) The primary meristem where the primary vascular tissues develop... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Areolar tissue

Definition noun, plural: areolar tissues A connective tissue in which fibers are loosely arranged in a net or... Read More