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Infant

Infant The child up to 24 months of age. The word infant is from the latin meaning not... Read More

Human milk oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: human milk oligosaccharides An oligosaccharide that occurs in high concentrations and exclusively... Read More

Isomalt

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

Disaccharide

Definition noun plural: disaccharides di·sac·cha·ride, daɪˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A (carbohydrate) composed of... Read More

Lactose

Definition noun plural: lactoses lac·tose, ˈlæk.toʊs A disaccharide (chemical formula: C12H22O11) made up of one... Read More

The Application of Biotechnology to Nutrition: An Overview

Maureen Mackey, PhD, FACN Monsanto Company, St Louis, Missouri Address reprint requests to: Maureen Mackey, PhD,... Read More

Mannitol

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

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Galacto-oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: galacto-oligosaccharides ga·lac·to·ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride An oligosaccharide made up of... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

Salt fever

salt fever Elevated temperature in an infant, following a rectal injection of a salt solution. See: thirst... Read More

Maltose

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

Neonatal

Neonatal (Science: paediatrics) Pertaining to the first four weeks after birth. Origin: L. Natus = born Relating to or... Read More

Fetus

Definition noun, plural: fetuses The yet-to-be born mammalian offspring following the embryonic stage, and is still going... Read More

Sucking pad

sucking pad --> buccal fat-pad An encapsuled mass of fat in the cheek on the outer side of the buccinator muscle,... Read More

Age groups

Age groups persons classified by age from birth (infant, newborn) to octagenarians and older (aged, 80 and... Read More

Ferrous lactate

Definition noun A greenish white crystal or (powder) made up of iron (Fe2+) and lactate anions Supplement Ferrous lactate is... Read More

Lactation

Lactation (Science: obstetrics) The period of the secretion of milk. Origin: L. Lactatio, from lactare = to suckle The... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

Premature

premature 1. Occurring before the proper time. 2. (Science: paediatrics) A premature infant. Origin: L. Praematurus = early... Read More

Health transition

Health transition Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing... Read More

Breathing rate

Breathing rate (Science: chest medicine, clinical sign) also referred to as the respiratory rate. Measured as the number of... Read More

Foster

Foster Relating to nourishment; affording, receiving, or sharing nourishment or nurture; applied to father, mother, child,... Read More

Nursing

nursing profession (better known than defined) concerned with the provision of services essential to the maintenance and... Read More

Behaviour

Definition noun The observable response or reaction of an organism, an individual, or a system to a... Read More

Colostrum

Definition noun, plural: colostra The first milk secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals coming into... Read More

Suck

suck 1. To draw, as a liquid, by the action of the mouth and tongue, which tends to produce a vacuum, and causes the liquid... Read More

Water

Water Definition (1) (biochemistry) A chemical substance, with chemical formula H2O, that is a clear, colorless, odorless,... Read More

Ahool

The ahool is a flying cryptid, supposedly a giant bat, or by other accounts, a living pterosaur or flying primate. Such a... Read More

Blindness – Evolutionary regression? Maybe not!

The recent Netflix's hit flick, Bird Box, surely startled the viewers with the thrilling scenarios revolving around the... Read More