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Horse

Horse 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. 2. To sit... Read More

Mule

Definition noun, plural: mules (zoology) A sterile hybrid offspring, especially of a male donkey and a female horse (botany)... Read More

Barb

Barb 1. To shave or dress the beard of. 2. To clip; to mow. 3. To furnish with barbs, or with that which will hold or hurt... Read More

Orthology

Science (genetics, molecular biology, genomics) genes or gene products that are homologous (descended from a common... Read More

Hybrid

Definition noun, plural form: hybrids (reproductive biology) The offspring resulting from the cross between parents of... Read More

Frog

Frog 1. (Science: zoology) An amphibious animal of the genus rana and related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly,... Read More

Sucker

sucker 1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More

Cross

Cross 1. Any figure in the shape of a cross formed by two intersecting lines. Synonym: crux. Synonym: crux of heart. 3. a... Read More

Suckers

sucker 1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More

Gall

Gall 1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by... Read More

Paralogy

Science (genetics, molecular biology, genomics) genes or gene products that are homologous (descended from a common... Read More

Forest

Forest 1. (Science: ecology) An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the united states, a wood of... Read More

Mount

mount 1. A mass of earth, or earth and rock, rising considerably above the common surface of the surrounding land; a... Read More

Feathers

Feather 1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More

Tapetum lucidum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta lucida A layer of tissue in the choroid or in the retinal pigment epithelium of the eye of... Read More

Leech

Leech 1. Physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing. alternative forms: leach Leech, heal thyself. (Wyclif... Read More

Adaptive evolution

Definition noun A kind of evolution that involves evolutionary changes that are adaptive to a particular... Read More

Equisetum

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

Twitch

twitch 1. The act of twitching; a pull with a jerk; a short, sudden, quick pull; as, a twitch by the sleeve. 2. A short,... Read More

Binomial nomenclature

Binomial Nomenclature Definition Binomial nomenclature is a binomial system of naming a species. A binomial name is... Read More

Phenotypic ratio

Phenotypic Ratio Definition How would one define phenotypic ratio? The correlation between the amount of offspring that... Read More

Plough

plough 1. A well-known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen, or other power, for turning up the soil to prepare it for... Read More

Interspecific hybridization

'''Interspecific hybridization Crossing of two species that are from within the same genus. Examples are zebra/donkey cross... Read More

Navel

navel 1. (Science: anatomy) A mark or depression in the middle of the abdomen; the umbilicus. See Umbilicus. 2. The central... Read More

Ascaris

Definition noun A genus comprised of species of parasitic nematodes characterized by resembling earthworms and having... Read More

Stirrup

The stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea.stirrup 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of... Read More

Sponge

Sponge 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of spongiae, or porifera. 2. The elastic fibrous skeleton of many... Read More

Hybrid Sterility

'''hybrid sterility (genetics) It refers to the offspring of a successful primary cross, however the secondary cross would... Read More

Stirrups

stirrup 1. A kind of ring, or bent piece of metal, wood, leather, or the like, horizontal in one part for receiving the foot... Read More

Stifle

stifle 1. To stop the breath of by crowding something into the windpipe, or introducing an irrespirable substance into the... Read More

Interbreed

Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; cross a horse and a donkey; Mendel tried... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Pace

pace 1. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step. 2. The length of a step in walking or marching,... Read More

Ass

Ass 1. (Science: zoology) a quadruped of the genus equus (E. Asinus), smaller than the horse, and having a peculiarly harsh... Read More

Sterile

Sterile Definition What does sterile mean? In reproductive biology, we can define sterile as an inability to reproduce or... Read More

Foot

Foot 1. (Science: anatomy) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; especially, the part below the ankle or wrist;... Read More

Air

Air 1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More

Spot

spot 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discoloured. Out, damned spot! Out, I say!... Read More

Load

Load 1. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a... Read More

Remove

remove 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More