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Intermediate host

Intermediate Host Definition When looking at the relationships amongst different biological members of our biosphere, we... Read More

Intermediate filaments

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Intermediate filament

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Intermediate

Intermediate lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening;... Read More

Incomplete dominance

Incomplete Dominance Definition After Gregor Mendel discovered inheritance laws, the term ''incomplete dominance'' was... Read More

Intermediate parts

Intermediate part Central portion; the portion located between extreme portions of a structure; an interposed or intervening... Read More

INTERMEDIATE PHENOTYPE

INTERMEDIATE PHENOTYPE is a phenotype of an offspring expressing a mixture of the phenotypes of the... Read More

Intermediate metabolism

Definition noun The intermediate steps within the cells in which the nutrient molecules or foodstuffs are metabolized and... Read More

Desmosome

Definition noun, plural: desmosomes A type of cell junction made up of desmosome-intermediate filament complexes, which in... Read More

Cytoskeleton

Definition noun plural: cytoskeletons cy·to·skel·e·ton (cell biology) The lattice or internal framework of a cell... Read More

Subcutaneous filariasis

Definition noun A type of filariasis caused by adult filarial worms that dwell in the subcutaneous layer of the... Read More

Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The inheritance patterns seen in Mendel's monohybrid and dihybrid crosses... Read More

Indirect life cycle

Definition noun A type of parasitic life cycle wherein the parasite is transmitted indirectly from one host to the next,... Read More

Nuclear lamina

Definition noun plural: nuclear laminae or nuclear laminas nu·cle·ar lam·i·na, ˈn(j)ukliɚ ˈlæm.ɪ.nə (cell... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Codominance

Codominance Definition Codominance is a form of inheritance wherein the alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully... Read More

Monosaccharide

Definition noun plural: monosaccharides mon·o·sac·cha·ride, ˈmɒ.nəʊˈsæk.ə.ɹaɪd (biochemistry) A simple... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic trait definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Microfilament

Definition noun plural: microfilaments mi·cro·fil·a·ments, mī'krō-fil'ă-mĕnts A thin, helical, single-stranded... Read More

Glyceraldehyde phosphate

Definition noun A phosphate ester of the 3-carbon sugar glyceraldehyde and has chemical formula:... Read More

C3 carbon fixation pathway

Definition noun A metabolic pathway where CO2 is converted to 3-phosphogylycerate, the first stable intermediate organic... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Cestode

Definition noun, plural: cestodes A common name for the species belonging to the class Cestoda Supplement Phylum... Read More

Microfilaria

Definition noun, plural: microfilariae The embryonic or early larval stage in the life cycle of certain parasitic nematodes... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Prostaglandin F2-alpha

Definition noun, plural: prostaglandins F A biologically active prostaglandin that forms when the intermediate prostaglandin... Read More

Nail matrix

Definition noun The area consisting of mitotically active layer of cells at the base of the fingernail or the toenail and... Read More

Cell Structure

The interior of the cell is divided into the nucleus and the cytoplasm. The nucleus is a spherical or oval-shaped structure... Read More

Tapeworm

Definition noun, plural: tapeworms Any of the ribbon-like parasitic worms of the class Cestoda, characterized by possessing... Read More

Intermediary metabolism

Definition noun The intermediate steps within the cells in which the nutrient molecules or foodstuffs are metabolized and... Read More

Ketotriose

Definition noun, plural: ketotrioses A triose containing a ketone group, and in which the carbonyl group is in the middle of... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: melanocyte-stimulating hormones A peptide hormone in vertebrates that primarily regulate melanin... Read More

SsRNA-RT virus

Definition noun, plural: ssRNA-RT viruses Single-stranded RNA virus with a positive sense, single stranded RNA genome but... Read More

Heptose

Definition noun, plural: heptoses A seven-carbon monosaccharide or sugar Supplement Monosaccharides are the simplest form of... Read More

Microtubule

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

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Cell matrix

Definition noun plural: cell matrices cell ma·trix, ˈmeɪtɹɪks An insoluble, dynamic gel in the cytoplasm, believed... Read More

Erythroblast

Definition noun, plural: erythroblasts A nucleated red blood cell that develops into a reticulocyte Supplement The blood... Read More

Glucose-6-phosphate

Glucose-6-phosphate (Science: biochemistry) glucose 6-phosphate is a phosphomonoester of glucose that is formed by transfer... Read More