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Gut

Definition noun, plural: guts (1) The portions of the alimentary canal, particularly the stomach and the intestines... Read More

Foregut

Definition noun (1) The anterior part of the alimentary canal that begins at the mouth to the end of the stomach or gizzard... Read More

Preoral gut

preoral gut --> Seessel's pocket The part of the embryonic foregut extending cephalad to the level of the oral plate and... Read More

Postanal gut

Definition noun A postrectal extension of the embryonic hindgut to the cloacal membrane where the anal opening... Read More

Midgut

Definition noun (1) The middle portion of the alimentary canal of certain vertebrate animals in which it is continuous with... Read More

Symbiosis

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

“Mutualism factor” could explain why body does not attack normal flora

When sadness reeks in and you feel as if you are all by yourself, think again. That is because you are never alone. As a... Read More

Poultry probiotics – Easter discovery for UK chicks

UK scientists have discovered a new way to combat food poisoning, by targeting it in living animals using beneficial... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Caecum

Definition noun, plural: caeca (anatomy) A blind pouch-like commencement of the colon in the right lower quadrant of the... Read More

The Amazing Spider Dads

Humans are not the only fathers capable of giving it all for the sake of their progeny. The animal kingdom is teeming with... Read More

Aggregated lymphatic nodules

Aggregated lymphatic nodules --> Peyer's patches lymphoid organs located in the sub mucosal tissue of the mammalian gut... Read More

Ascaricide

Definition noun, plural: ascaricides A pharmaceutical drug used for the treatment of ascariasis Supplement Ascaricides are... Read More

Lactose

Definition noun plural: lactoses lac·tose, ˈlæk.toʊs A disaccharide (chemical formula: C12H22O11) made up of one... Read More

Galacto-oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: galacto-oligosaccharides ga·lac·to·ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride An oligosaccharide made up of... Read More

Polysaccharide

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Polysaccharide Definition noun plural: polysaccharides pol·y·sac·cha·ride,... Read More

Realized niche

What is a niche? A niche can be defined as the means by which a species or an individual interacts with its environment. In... Read More

Mutualism

Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

Maltose

Definition noun plural: maltoses mal·tose, ˈmɔːltəʊz A reducing disaccharide formed when two glucose monomers join... Read More

Candida albicans

Definition noun A yeast-like fungus that abounds in nature and part of the gut flora. However, it is an opportunistic... Read More

Galactose

Definition noun plural: galactoses ga·lac·tose, ɡəˈlæktəʊz An aldohexose monosaccharide (chemical formula:... Read More

Leptomonad

Definition noun (protozoology) The common name for any of the member of the genus Leptomonas Supplement Leptomonads refer to... Read More

Escherichia coli

Definition A Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped species belonging to the family... Read More

Parenchyma

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

Subgerminal cavity

subgerminal cavity --> primitive gut A flat sheet of intraembryonic endoderm that will change into a tubular gut due to... Read More

Aggregated lymphatic follicles

Aggregated lymphatic follicles --> Peyer's patches lymphoid organs located in the sub mucosal tissue of the mammalian gut... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Human milk oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: human milk oligosaccharides An oligosaccharide that occurs in high concentrations and exclusively... Read More

Cestoda

Definition noun (taxonomy) A class of the phylum Platyhelminthes that is comprised of tapeworms Supplement The phylum... Read More

Entamoeba coli

Definition noun A non-pathogenic species of the genus Entamoeba that reside in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and... Read More

Bacteroides caccae

Definition Noun A gram-negative non spore-forming anaerobic and rod-shaped bacterium involved in inflammatory bowel diseases... Read More

Kupffer cell

Definition noun, plural: Kupffer cells A specialized stellate macrophage cell that is located fixedly within the liver... Read More

Fetal membrane

Definition noun, plural: fetal membranes A membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus and is involved in nutrition,... Read More

Vermiform appendix

Definition noun, plural: vermiform appendixes (anatomy) A worm-shaped, vestigial process extending from the lower blind end... Read More

Lactobacillus casei

Definition noun A non-pathogenic and harmless bacterium recognized widely as probiotics that controls growth of various... Read More

Infective stage

Definition noun (parasitology) The stage in the life cycle of an endoparasite wherein it can initiate infection to its... Read More

Cestode

Definition noun, plural: cestodes A common name for the species belonging to the class Cestoda Supplement Phylum... Read More

Taenia saginata

Definition noun A tapeworm species of class Cestoda, and is commonly known as the beef tapeworm that parasitizes humans and... Read More

A Balanced Vitamin Diet – Vitamins A – K

As mentioned in the previous tutorial, a balanced diet is essential to a healthy organism. Deficiencies in particular... Read More