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Glands of internal secretion

Glands of internal secretion --> endocrine glands ductless glands that secrete substances which are released directly... Read More

Internal Secretion

The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Organelle

An organelle refers to any of the various cellular structures that perform a distinctive function inside a cell. The cell is... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

GERL

Definition noun Acronym for Golgi - Endoplasmic Reticulum - Lysosome complex, a system found in the cell that involves... Read More

Defective Awakening Response to Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

RESEARCH ARTICLE Defective Awakening Response to Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Bernd... Read More

Animal cell

An animal cell is the fundamental functional unit of life of animals. It is also the basic unit of reproduction. Animal... Read More

Biological rhythm

Definition noun, plural: biological rhythms A synchronized cyclic pattern demonstrated by an organism in response to a... Read More

Problems in bioclimatology

PROBLEMS IN BIOCLIMATOLOGY BY RENP J. DUBOS THE ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE PNAS 1959;45;1687-1696 Ideally, the... Read More

Biological clock

Definition noun, plural: biological clocks Any of the various mechanisms that regulate biological rhythms Supplement A... Read More

Regulation of Biological Systems

Negative Feedback Control In animals such as ourselves, the internal environment of our bodies must have certain conditions... Read More

Nostril

Definition noun, plural: nostrils The external opening of the nose, which serves as a passageway for air and other gases and... Read More

Yale Researchers Identify Gene Depth Protects Against Kidney Stones

Yale School of Medicine researchers report in Nature Genetics this week that they have identified a gene whose function... Read More

Endocrine

Endocrine Pertaining to internal secretions, hormonal. Compare: exocrine. Origin: gr. Krinein = to separate The secretion of... Read More

Keeping The Body In Sync: The Stability Of Cellular Clocks

March 14, 2007 — A study in Switzerland uses the tools of physics to show how our circadian clocks manage to... Read More

Somatotroph

Definition noun, plural: somatotrophs The hormone-secreting cell in the anterior pituitary that particularly releases... Read More

Physiological Homeostasis

In animals such as ourselves, the internal environment of our bodies must have certain conditions within tolerable limits to... Read More

Vacuole

Definition noun, plural: vacuoles (cell biology) A membrane-bound vesicle found in the cytoplasm of a cell whose function... Read More

Chronobiology

Definition noun A biological science that studies time-related phenomena in living organisms Supplement Chronobiology is a... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More