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Internal surface

Internal surface The internal concave surface of either the frontal or the parietal bone. Synonym: facies... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

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

Internal os

Definition noun The part of the cervical canal, forming an internal narrowing of the uterine cavity Supplement The cervix... 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

Internal auditory canal

Definition noun A short, narrow passageway through the temporal bone of the skull where the vestibular nerve and cochlear... Read More

Internal acoustic meatus

Definition noun A short, narrow passageway through the temporal bone of the skull where the vestibular nerve and cochlear... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Plasma membrane

Do all cells have a plasma (or cell) membrane? Yes, all cells have a biological membrane that separates the protoplasm from... Read More

Animal Water Regulation

Homeostatic control, a set environment, and how evolution and natural selection drives a species to adapt to its environment... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Alimentary canal

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

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Interior

Interior 1. Being within any limits, inclosure, or substance; inside; internal; inner; opposed to exterior, or superficial;... Read More

Greenhouse

Definition noun, plural: greenhouses A structure, room or building made up of glass or plastics (e.g. polyethylene) where... Read More

Viscera

Viscera Definition In biology,  the word viscera refers to the large internal organs in the body cavity, especially in the... Read More

Cytoskeleton

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

Cortex

Definition noun, plural: cortexes, cortices (anatomy) The outer layer or region of a structure or an internal organ (botany)... Read More

GERL

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

Greenhouse effect

Definition noun The distinctive heating effect on the Earth's surface due to the gases in the atmosphere that trap solar... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Crus

Definition noun, plural: crura (anatomy) Lower leg; a bodily part likened to a leg or pair of legs (taxonomy) A subgenus of... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Pneumatophore

Definition noun, plural: pneumatophores (botany) A specialized aerial root, such as in certain mangrove species, that stick... Read More

Mylohyoid ridge

Definition noun A ridge on the inner surface of the mandible extending upward and backward on either side from the lower... Read More

Linea mylohyoidea

Definition noun Latin term for mylohoid line, i.e. a ridge on the inner surface of the mandible extending upward and... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... 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

Avicennia germinans

Definition noun (botany) A plant species of the family Acanthaceae, and is commonly known as the black... Read More