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Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Grow

Grow 1. To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter... Read More

Growth Patterns

When measuring growth, it is more desirable to use dry mass as a reliable indication. However, since you can't just 'suck'... Read More

Plant Meristems and Growth

A common mistake that many people assume is that an increase in size means an increase in growth. This is not the case.... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Blood Vessels Hold Key To Thicker Hair Growth

MGH researchers have succeeded in growing hair faster and thicker in mice, thanks to a protein that promotes blood vessel... Read More

Growth and Development of a Human Baby

Continued from the initial human reproduction of the previous page in this tutorial. Upon arrival in the uterus, the... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... 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

Roots

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

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Asexual reproduction

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

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Unusual Plants

By Regina Bailey Plants are amazing organisms. They are able to create their own food through photosynthesis, and provide... Read More

Obligate aerobe

Before we define obligate aerobes, let us first understand and define aerobic organisms. Aerobic organisms are those that... Read More

Regeneration in humans – Finding the gene switch

Regeneration in humans is much more limited compared in other animals. Say for instance when one lost a limb, much as well... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Lights’ Effect on Growth

Plants are the primary producers of energy in any ecosystem, meaning that they bring in new energy to it which supports... Read More

No Chokky for Your Kids? – Why You Should Care About Biodiversity

No Chokky for Your Kids? - Why You Should Care About Biodiversity Imagine a world without chocolate. It could happen. It's... 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

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Spontaneous generation

Definition noun plural: spontaneous generations The previously popular notion that living organisms arise or develop from... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Apparent competition

Competition Definition One of the many branches of biology is ecology. Ecology is the study of the relationships that the... Read More

Adventitious root

Definition noun, plural: advemtitious roots A root growing on the stem, leaf, or other body parts apart from the usual the... Read More

Apical Dominance

a condition where vertical growth supercedes lateral growth in a plant. this is controlled by auxins, where in high... Read More

Optimum

Definition noun The best, the most favorable, the most suitable, or the most advantageous condition or... Read More

Germination

Definition noun, plural: germinations The stage in which a germ or a living thing starts to sprout, grow and... Read More

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Interspecific competition

Interspecific Competition Definition In Biology, competition is defined as the process that occurs among species that have... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Cell immobilization

Definition noun (biotechnology) A process wherein cells (animal or plant cells) are fixed in a suitable matrix and are used... Read More

photobiology

Photobiology Definition Photobiology, the biology of light, is a subdiscipline in biology. It focuses on the effects of... Read More

Decrease

Decrease to grow less, opposed to increase; to be diminished gradually, in size, degree, number, duration, etc, or in... Read More

Don’t Read This, You Know It All Already – Why Farmers Should Care About Biodiversity

Don't Read This, You Know It All Already - Why Farmers Should Care About Biodiversity If you're a farmer maybe you... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More