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Hatch

Hatch (Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More

Hatches

Hatch (Science: ornithology) to produce young; said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; said of the young of birds, fishes,... Read More

Hatch-Slack pathway

Definition noun A metabolic pathway first delineated in depth by M. D. Hatch and C. R. Slack (in 1966). In this pathway, the... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Hsk pathway

Definition noun An abbreviation for hatch slack kortshak pathway: a metabolic pathway first determined by Burr and Kortshak... Read More

C4 carbon fixation pathway

Definition noun A metabolic pathway where CO2 is first added to phosphoenolpyruvate by the enzyme, PEP carboxylase,... Read More

Breed

Breed 1. A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Microfilaria

Definition noun, plural: microfilariae The embryonic or early larval stage in the life cycle of certain parasitic nematodes... Read More

Hood

Hood 1. State; condition. How could thou ween, through that disguised hood to hide thy state from being understood?... Read More

Freshwater Lentic Communities & Animals

Plants that live partially or completely submerged in water are deemed hydrophytes. A form of symbiosis occurs with these... Read More

Insects

To learn more about arthropods, look at the previous tutorial. The Class Insecta of the Arthropoda Phylum is by far the... Read More

Trichuris trichiura

Definition noun Human whipworm species of the family Trichuridae Supplement Whipworms are a group of helminths together with... Read More

Ecological niche

An ecological niche refers to the interrelationship of a species with all the biotic and abiotic factors affecting it. This... Read More

Symbiosis

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

Amniote

Definition noun, plural: amniotes Any of the tetrapod vertebrates belonging to Amniota in which an amnion is formed during... Read More

Birth

Birth 1. The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a... Read More

Imprinting

What does imprinting mean? Have you watched the TV cartoon show “Tom and Jerry” with an episode of a duck and its... Read More

Brood

Brood 1. The young birds hatched at one time; a hatch; as, a brood of chicken. As a hen doth gather her brood under her... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Grating

Grating 1. A partition, covering, or frame of parallel or cross bars; a latticework resembling a window grate; as, the... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Fauna

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the high biodiversity of New Zealand and how... Read More