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Hexagonal

Hexagonal Having six sides and six angles; six-sided. Hexagonal system. (Science: chemistry) see crystallization. Origin:... Read More

UA Mathematicians Predict Patterns in Fingerprints, Cacti

Patterns in nature can be seen every day, yet in many cases, little is understood about how and why they form. Now... Read More

UC Berkeley researchers create a biologically-inspired artificial compound eye

Using the eyes of insects such as dragonflies and houseflies as models, a team of bioengineers at University of California,... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Porrigo lupinosa

porrigo lupinosa --> favus 1. (Science: dermatology) A disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. 2. A tile or... Read More

Crystal structure

Crystal structure (Science: chemistry) The configuration in which atoms are arranged in a material. These arrangements have... Read More

Calcspar

Calcspar --> calcite (Science: microscopy) a doubly refracting mineral used in the manufacture of polarizing prisms. It is... Read More

Hydrocarbons aromatic

Hydrocarbons, aromatic organic compounds composed exclusively of carbon and hydrogen. They are unsaturated hexagonal ring... Read More

Spectrin

Definition noun plural: spectrins spec·trin, spĕk′trĭn A cytoplasmic membrane structure with contractile dimeric... Read More

Favus

Favus 1. (Science: dermatology) a disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. 2. A tile or flagstone cut into an... Read More

Mimetite

mimetite (Science: chemical) A mineral occurring in pale yellow or brownish hexagonal crystals. It is an arseniate of... Read More

Greenockite

Greenockite (Science: chemical) native cadmium sulphide, a mineral occurring in yellow hexagonal crystals, also as an earthy... Read More

Calcite

Calcite (Science: microscopy) a doubly refracting mineral used in the manufacture of polarizing prisms. It is uniaxial... Read More

Honeycomb

Honeycomb 1. A mass of hexagonal waxen cells, formed by bees, and used by them to hold their honey and their eggs. 2. Any... Read More

Beryl

Beryl (Science: chemical) a mineral of great hardness, and, when transparent, of much beauty. It occurs in hexagonal prisms,... Read More

Sapphires

sapphire 1. (Science: chemical) native alumina or aluminium sesquioxide, Al2O3; corundum; especially, the blue transparent... Read More

Reticulum

reticulum Origin: L. Dim. Of rete a net. (Science: anatomy) The second stomach of ruminants, in which folds of the mucous... Read More

Honeycomb ringworm

Honeycomb ringworm --> favus 1. (Science: dermatology) a disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. 2. A tile... Read More

Allotropy

Allotropy (Science: chemistry) The property of existing in two or more conditions which are distinct in their physical or... Read More

Trapezohedron

trapezohedron (Science: chemistry) A solid bounded by twenty-four equal and similar trapeziums; a tetragonal trisoctahedron.... Read More

Rhombohedral

rhombohedral 1. (Science: geometry) related to the rhombohedron; presenting the form of a rhombohedron, or a form derivable... Read More

Kampylite

Kampylite (Science: chemical) a variety of mimetite or arseniate of lead in hexagonal prisms of a fine orange... Read More

Porrigo scutulata

porrigo scutulata --> favus 1. (Science: dermatology) A disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite. 2. A tile or... Read More

Quartz

quartz (Science: chemical) A form of silica, or silicon dioxide (SiO2), occurring in hexagonal crystals, which are commonly... Read More

Mapping medical careers

KV Petrides1  and IC McManus21School of Psychology and Human Development Institute of Education University of London London... Read More

Theoretical considerations on the "spine of hydration" in the minor groove of d(CGCGAATTCGCG) d(GCGCTTAAGCGC): Monte Carlo computer simulation

BIOPHYSICS Theoretical considerations on the "spine of hydration" in the minor groove of d(CGCGAATTCGCG)... Read More

Scientists identify molecular cause for one form of deafness

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Scientists exploring the physics of hearing have found an underlying molecular cause for one form of... Read More

Breakthrough: Scientists Create 3-D Map Of Cell Membrane Ion Pump At Near Atomic Resolution

CHAPEL HILL - For the first time, scientists have succeeded in mapping the structure of an ion pump in cells' plasma... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More