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Invasion index

Invasion index An index devised by Abercrombie & Heaysman as a means to estimate the invasiveness of cells in vitro. The... Read More

Karyopyknotic index

Karyopyknotic index An index used to monitor the hormonal status of the patient as reflected by exfoliated vaginal cells and... Read More

Chemotherapeutic index

Chemotherapeutic index The ratio of the minimal effective dose of a chemotherapeutic agent to the maximal tolerated dose.... Read More

Ecological Research: Measuring & Analysis

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously in this lesson, we learned that high biodiversity is essential to a healthy... Read More

Centromeric index

Centromeric index The ratio of the length of the short arm of the chromosome to that of the total chromosome; ordinarily... Read More

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology     ... Read More

Mannitol

Definition noun plural: mannitols man·ni·tol, ˈmæn ɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweetish taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Sorbitol

Definition noun plural: sorbitols sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Past-pointing

Definition noun An assessment test performed to evaluate the upper extremity tonic balance (e.g. the functional integrity of... Read More

Dispersion

Dispersion (Science: microscopy) The variation of refractive index with colour (or wave-length) of light. The spreading of... Read More

Dispersal

Dispersal --> dispersion (Science: microscopy) The variation of refractive index with colour (or wave-length) of light.... Read More

Index

equals triple double... Read More

Coverslip

Coverslip (Science: microscopy) thin glass, plastic, sapphire, SiO, NaCl, etc. Shaped into circles, squares, or rectangles... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Molar extinction coefficient

Definition noun (spectrophotometry) The measure of how strongly a substance absorbs light at a particular wavelength, and is... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Exponents

Exponent 1. (Science: mathematics) a number, letter, or any quantity written on the right hand of and above another... Read More

Polyol

Definition noun plural: polyols pol•y•ol, ˈpɒlɪɒl A polyhydric alcohol, i.e. an alcohol containing three or more... Read More

Ecosystem diversity

Ecosystem Diversity Definition What is ecosystem diversity? Ecosystem diversity deals with the study of different... Read More

Isomalt

Definition noun i·so·malt, ˈaɪ sə mɔlt A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols: glucose-mannitol and... Read More

Aspartame

Definition noun An artificial sweetener formed from aspartic acid that is commercially available as a low-calorie sugar... Read More

Beer-Lambert law

Definition noun The principal law in spectrometry in which it states that the absorbance at a given wavelength of light is... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Fructooligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: fructooligosaccharides fruc·to·ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride, ɪhɡəʊˈsækəɹaɪd An... Read More

Naegleria fowleri

Naegleria fowleri (commonly referred to as the brain-eating amoeba) is a heat-loving amoeboflagellate protozoan of the... Read More

Chickenpox

Definition noun A highly contagious air-borne disease caused by varicella zoster virus commonly affecting children and... Read More

Zoonosis

Zoonosis Definition Zoonosis is an infectious disease that can be transmitted from an animal to a human host. Originally a... Read More

Maturation

Definition noun, plural: maturations (1) The process of differentiation (2) The process of becoming... Read More

Leaf Area Duration

The long term relationship of information found from the leaf Area Index, where the volume of ground covered in relation to... Read More

Isomaltulose

Definition noun plural: isomaltuloses A disaccharide comprised of a glucose monomer and a fructose monomer joined by... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Human Reproduction and Fertilization

For the human species to continue surviving, it is essential that mature adults are capable of producing fertile offspring... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River Turtle  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More

Maltose

Definition noun plural: maltoses mal·tose, ˈmɔːltəʊz A reducing disaccharide formed when two glucose monomers join... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Geometric mean diameter

Geometric mean diameter a measure of the central tendency of particle size composition of substrate materials sometimes used... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Genus

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

Volume

Definition noun (1) A three-dimensional measure of space occupied or displaced by an object, usually expressed in cubic... Read More