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Interval

Interval The space between two objects or parts, the lapse of time between two recurrences or paroxysms. Origin: L. Vallum =... Read More

Intervals

Interval scale like a temperature scale in centigrade or fahrenheit units, a scale on which the intervals are equal but... Read More

Distance

Distance 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things... Read More

Interstices

Interstice Origin: L. Interstitium a pause, interval; inter between - sistere to set, fr. Stare to stand: cf. F. Interstice.... Read More

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Resting potential

Resting Potential Definition The resting potential of a cell is defined as the difference in electrical potential across... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Polymenorrhoea

Definition noun A menstrual cycle disorder experienced by certain women, and is characterized by menstrual cycles with... Read More

Modulus

modulus Origin: L, a small measure. See Module. (Science: mathematics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which... Read More

Eclipse phase

Eclipse phase --> eclipse period The time between infection by (or induction of) a bacteriophage, or other virus, and the... Read More

Eclipse period

Eclipse period The time between infection by (or induction of) a bacteriophage, or other virus, and the appearance of mature... Read More

Metamerism

Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More

Retention

retention 1. The persistent keeping within the body of matters normally excreted. 2. In cavity preparation, the prevention... Read More

Growth rate

Growth rate (Science: biology, cell culture, Ecology) The rate, or speed, at which the number of organisms in a population... Read More

Snap

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Epoch

Epoch 1. A fixed point of time, established in history by the occurrence of some grand or remarkable event; a point of time... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Immediate

Immediate 1. Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact. You are the... Read More

Thermometer

thermometer (Science: physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature... Read More

Directly

Directly 1. In a direct manner; in a straight line or course. To run directly on. Indirectly and directly too Thou hast... Read More

Impulse

Impulse 1. The act of impelling, or driving onward with sudden force; impulsion; especially, force so communicated as to... Read More

Anterolateral

Definition adjective (anatomy) In front of the body, away from the middle line Supplement The term anterolateral is used in... Read More

Remove

remove 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More

Definite

Definite 1. Having certain or distinct; determinate in extent or greatness; limited; fixed; as, definite dimensions; a... 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