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Subliminal stimulus

Definition noun, plural: subliminal stimuli (physiology) A stimulus inadequate to generate an action potential and thereby... Read More

Poor

poor 1. Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent. It is often synonymous with indigent... Read More

Cretinism

Cretinism (Science: endocrinology, paediatrics) Stunted body growth and mental development appearing in the first years of... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism

Protein Binding Sites The ability of various molecules and ions to bind to specific sites on the protein surface forms the... Read More

Kleptoparasitism

Definition noun A form of parasitism wherein an animal takes food or objects collected, caught, prepared, or stored by... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living thing pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the characteristics... Read More

Interspecific competition

Interspecific Competition Definition In Biology, competition is defined as the process that occurs among species that have... Read More

Environmental resistance

Environmental Resistance Definition Environmental resistance is such a process in which certain different elements or... Read More

Thiamine

Definition noun One of the B vitamins that can be obtained from pork, oatmeal, brown rice, vegetables, potatoes, liver,... Read More

Immunodeficiency

Immunodeficiency Inabillity to mount a normal immune response. Immunodeficiency can be due to a genetic disease or acquired... Read More

Slender

slender 1. Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a... Read More

Ischemia

Ischemia --> ischaemia (Science: physiology) a low oxygen state usually due to obstruction of the arterial blood supply or... Read More

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Fructose

Fructose Definition Fructose is a ketohexose monosaccharide with a chemical formula of C6H12O6. It is the sweetest of all... Read More

Tissue perfusion

Definition noun The volume of blood that flows through a unit quantity of the tissue, and is often expressed in unit: ml... Read More

Insulin

Definition noun A polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas to regulate the... Read More

Reliability coefficient

Definition noun (statistics) A quantitative expression of the reliability or consistency in the measurement of test scores,... Read More

A New Theory on the Origin of Animal Multicellularity

Multicellular life, purportedly, started around 600 million years ago. From single-celled, certain organisms eventually... Read More