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Dung-Eating Koala Moth Named After CSIRO Head in Honour of Biodiversity Efforts

Dung-Eating Koala Moth Named After CSIRO Head in Honour of Biodiversity Efforts The CSIRO's chief executive Dr John Stocker... Read More

Head kidney

Head kidney --> pronephros 1. The definitive excretory organ of primitive fishes. Synonym: head kidney. 2. In the embryos of... Read More

Apex of head of fibula

Apex of head of fibula The pointed upper end of the fibular head to which is attached the arcuate popliteal ligament and... Read More

Crown of head

Definition noun (anatomy) The crown or the topmost part of the head (or skull). Supplement Word origin: crown: from Latin... Read More

Humeral head

Definition noun, plural: humeral heads The large rounded head of the humerus and articulates with the glenoid cavity of the... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Hood

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

Poll

poll 1. To remove the poll or head of; hence, to remove the top or end of; to clip; to lop; to shear; as, to poll the head;... Read More

Arthropod

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

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Skull

skull A school, company, or shoal. A knavish skull of boys and girls did pelt at him. These fishes enter in great flotes and... Read More

Tail

tail 1. (Science: zoology) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. The tail of mammals and... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Scalp

scalp 1. That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair. By the bare scalp of robin Hodd's fat... Read More

Horn

Horn 1. A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, especially. Of the... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Mantis

Mantis Definition A mantis (plural: mantises or mantes) refers to any of the insects that belong to the order Mantodea... Read More

Pancreas

Definition noun, plural: pancreases or pancreata A tongue-shaped glandular structure involved in the secretion of fluid... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Cephalochordate

Definition noun, plural: cephalochordates Any of the small, elongated, segmented, fish-like chordates that belong to the... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

Phospholipid

Definition noun plural: phospholipids phos·pho·lip·id, ˌfɒsfəˈlɪpɪd (1) A lipid with one or more phosphate groups... Read More

Occiput

occiput Origin: L, fr. Ob (see Ob-) - caput head. See Chief. 1. (Science: anatomy) The back, or posterior, part of the head... Read More

Asteraceae

'Asteraceae'', composite family. A single family enclosed in order Asterales in subclass Asteridae. The other name -... Read More

Decerebrate rigidity

Definition noun An involuntary posturing whereby the arms are extended on the sides while the head is arched back, as... Read More

Micrometer

micrometer An instrument, used with a telescope or microscope, for measuring minute distances, or the apparent diameters of... Read More

Isopod

Definition noun, plural: isopods Any of the members of the order Isopoda, which is a taxonomic group characterized mainly by... Read More

Incline

Incline 1. To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline... Read More

Chondrichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of cartilaginous fish Supplement Chondrichthyes is taxonomic superclass of... Read More

Hermes

Hermes Hermes Trismegistus (literally, thrice greatest) was a late name of hermes, especially as identified with the... Read More

Crowning

Crowning 1. Preparation of the natural crown of a tooth and covering the prepared crown with a veneer of suitable dental... Read More

Helmet

Helmet 1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, morion, Sallet, and Illust. Of beaver. 2. The... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Felis

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus of the family Felidae and includes domestic cat, sand cat, black-footed cat, wildcat,... Read More

Tentacle

Something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp; caught in the tentacles of organized crime.Any of various... Read More

Acetabulum

Acetabulum (Science: anatomy) The hollow, cuplike portion of the pelvis into which the head of the thigh bone (femur)... Read More

Vertex

vertex 1. (Science: anatomy) A turning point; the principal or highest point; top; summit; crown; apex. Specifically: the... Read More

Metamerism

Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More

Staple

staple 1. A settled mart; an emporium; a city or town to which merchants brought commodities for sale or exportation in... Read More