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Response hierarchy

response hierarchy Alternative reactions or modes of adjustment to a given situation arranged in the probable order of prior... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Hierarchy

Hierarchy 1. Any system of persons or things ranked one above the other. 2. In psychology and psychiatry, an organization of... Read More

Dominant

Dominant Definition The word dominant or dominant trait is commonly used in biology. The general meaning of dominant is to... Read More

Dominance

Definition noun (general) The state of being dominant; supremacy (genetics) The property of a gene (or allele) when it... Read More

Biological Neural Networks: the Hierarchical Concept of Brain Function

Biological Neural Networks: the Hierarchical Concept of Brain Function   ... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Superclass

Definition noun, plural: superclasses (taxonomy) A taxon rank subordinate to a phylum (or a subphylum) and superior to a... Read More

Archaeplastida

Definition noun A taxonomic kingdom of the domain Eukaryota that includes land plants, green algae, red algae, and... Read More

Plantae

Definition noun A taxonomic group comprised of plants, particularly land plants and green algae Supplement Plantae is a... Read More

Secondary consumer

Definition noun, plural: secondary consumers Any organism that consumes or feeds largely on primary consumers, as well as... Read More

Primary consumer

Definition noun, plural: primary consumers Any organism that consumes or feeds on autotrophs Supplement A food chain is... Read More

Trophic level

In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More

Food chain

Definition A feeding hierarchy in which organisms in an ecosystem are grouped into trophic (nutritional) levels and are... Read More

Subclass

Definition noun, plural: subclasses (taxonomy) A taxonomic rank that is subordinate to a class (and superior to an... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Borror and DeLong’s Introduction to the Study of Insects

Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects       ... Read More

Structure

Definition noun, plural: structures (1) (biology) An arrangement or organization of parts to form an organ, system, or... Read More

Species

Species Definition (1) (taxonomy) The lowest taxonomic rank, and the most basic unit or category of biological... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

Virtue

virtue 1. Manly strength or courage; bravery; daring; spirit; valor. Built too strong For force or virtue ever to expugn.... Read More

Bad Moon Rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness

Over and above Alina Iosif and Bruce Ballon I see the bad moon arising. I see trouble on the way. I see earthquakes... Read More

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

 The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature      ... Read More