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Hollow

Hollow 1. A cavity, natural or artificial; an unfilled space within anything; a hole, a cavern; an excavation; as the hollow... Read More

Hollow bone

Hollow bone --> pneumatic bone a bone that is hollow or contains many air cells, such as the mastoid process of the... Read More

Hollow-hearted

Hollow-hearted Insincere; deceitful; not sound and true; having a cavity or decayed spot within. Synonym: Faithless,... 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

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Holes

Hole 1. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a... Read More

Hole

Hole 1. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other... Read More

Microtubule

Microtubule Definition noun plural: microtubules mi·cro·tu·bule, mī'krō-tū'byūl A cytoplasmic tubule made up of... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Gum

Gum The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. (Science: medicine) gum rash,... Read More

Basin

Basin 1. A hollow vessel or dish, to hold water for washing, and for various other uses. 2. The quantity contained in a... Read More

Shell

shell 1. A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal. Specifically: The covering, or outside part, of a nut; as, a... Read More

Pipe

pipe 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More

Acetabulum

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

Bell

Bell 1. a hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue,... Read More

Polyp

Definition noun, plural: polyps (1) (zoology) The hollow, columnar, sessile form of Cnidarians (as opposed to the medusa... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Socket

socket 1. The hollow part of a joint; the excavation in one bone of a joint which receives the articular end of the other... Read More

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes Eduardo... Read More

Pump

pump An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving... Read More

Uterus

uterus (Science: anatomy) The hollow muscular organ in female mammals in which the fertilized ovum normally becomes embedded... Read More

Nematocyst

Definition noun, plural: nematocysts A capsular structure containing a coiled, hollow tube, and is found within the... Read More

Yolk sac

Definition noun, plural: yolk sacs A membranous sac formed by the hypoblast and encases the yolk of eggs in bony fishes,... Read More

Gallbladder

Definition noun A small, pear-shaped, muscular, hollow organ responsible for storing bile, and for creating insulin in the... Read More

Dip

Dip 1. To plunge or immerse; especially, to put for a moment into a liquid; to insert into a fluid and withdraw again. The... Read More

Equisetum

Equisetum Origin: L, the horsetail, fr. Equus horse - seta a thick, stiff hair, bristle. (Science: botany) a genus of... Read More

Complications

Complications of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt (Science: radiology) Kinking, interruption, exit from peritoneal cavity with... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Bos

Bos (Science: zoology) a genus of ruminant quadrupeds, including the wild and domestic cattle, distinguished by a stout... Read More

Alveolar cell

Definition noun, plural: alveolar cells The cell lining the pulmonary alveolus; the cell of the air sac of the... Read More

Hydroidea

Hydroidea (Science: zoology) An extensive order of hydrozoa or acalephae. alternative forms: Hydroida. this order includes... Read More

Hanging drop slide

Definition noun (microscopy) A glass slide prepared by hanging drop technique to observe living and motile microscopic... Read More

Gallstone

Definition noun, plural: gallstones A calculus or stone composed of cholesterol and bile salts, forming within the... Read More

Fiddle-shaped

Fiddle-shaped (Science: botany) Inversely ovate, with a deep hollow on each... Read More

Rhizome

The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More

Fundus

Fundus (Science: anatomy) The bottom or base of any hollow organ; as, the fundus of the bladder; the fundus of the... Read More

Vat

vat 1. A large vessel, cistern, or tub, especially one used for holding in an immature state, chemical preparations for... Read More

Onion

onion (Science: botany) A liliaceous plant of the genus allium (A.cepa), having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow... Read More