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Search Results for: invertebrate

Invertebrate zoology

Definition noun A sub-discipline of zoology that particularly deals with the invertebrates Supplement Invertebrate zoology... Read More

Invertebrate

Invertebrate Definition An invertebrate refers to any of the animals lacking a vertebral column. The term invertebrate came... Read More

Helminthology

Definition noun A branch of zoology that particularly deals with the helminths, particularly the parasitic... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Arthropodology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies arthropods Supplement Arthropodology is a biological discipline that... Read More

Velvet worm

Definition noun, plural: velvet worms Any of the invertebrates belonging to the phylum Onychophora, and characterized by... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Hemocoel

Definition noun, plural: hemocoels The body cavity found in many invertebrates where the hemolymph circulates... Read More

Arachnology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies arachnids Supplement Arachnology is a biological discipline that deals... Read More

Carcinology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies crustaceans Supplement Carcinology is a branch of zoology that deals... Read More

Coral

Definition noun, plural: corals (marine biology) An invertebrate species characterized by having a clear polyp body with a... Read More

Coral polyp

Definition noun, plural: coral polyps (marine biology) An invertebrate species of the class Anthozoa that may live either... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More

Abdomen

Definition noun (1) The region of the body in between the thorax and the pelvis (2) The part of the body where stomach,... Read More

Siphonophore

Definition noun, plural: siphonophores Any of the various marine invertebrate of the order Siphonohorae of the class... Read More

Secondary succession

We all have come across news where forest lands got destroyed by wildfires. Or sometimes we have read about an entire... 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

Trehalose

Definition noun plural: trehaloses tre·ha·lose, loʊs A disaccharide made up of two α-glucose molecules, and serves as... Read More

Arthropod

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

Abiotic factor

There are several factors that shape the environment. This article is focused on what abiotic factor is and how it... Read More

Chlorophyta

Chlorophyta is a taxonomic group (a phylum) comprised of green algae that live in marine habitats. Some of them are found in... Read More

Haemocoel

Definition noun, plural: haemocoels The body cavity in between organs whereby the hemolymph circulates through Supplement In... Read More

Septate junction

septate junction An intercellular junction found in invertebrate epithelia that is characterised by a ladder like appearance... Read More

Choanomastigote

Definition noun, plural: choanomastigotes (protistology) The developmental stage or the morphological form in the lifecycle... Read More

Bee Species Outnumber Mammals And Birds Combined

Scientists have discovered that there are more bee species than previously thought. In the first global accounting of bee... Read More

Nematoda

Definition noun (taxonomy) A phylum comprised of roundworms characterized mainly by their smooth, cylindrical, thread-like... Read More

European lancelet

Definition noun, plural: European lancelets A lancelet species of the genus Branchiostoma and is commonly used as a model... Read More

Hard coral

Definition noun, plural: hard corals Any of the coral species that build coral reefs by their deposition of calcium... Read More

Soft coral

Definition noun, plural: soft corals A coral that is soft-bodied and is not involved in coral reef building since it does... Read More

Nectophore

Definition noun, plural: nectophores The swimming bell in (the colony of) siphonophores Supplement The nectophores are the... Read More

Siphosome

Definition noun, plural: syphosomes The region comprised of the feeding, reproductive, and defensive zooids in a... Read More

Pioneer species

You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... Read More

New Zealand’s Biodiversity

Written by: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Peer-reviewed by: Cathy Buntting, Ph.D. and Andrea Soanes Why is New... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Cyclozoonosis

Cyclozoonosis a zoonosis that requires more than one vertebrate host (but no invertebrate) for completion of the life cycle;... Read More

Tentacle

Something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp; caught in the tentacles of organized crime.Any of various... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Arm

Arm 1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey. 2.... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Hair

Hair 1. The collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of an animal, and forming a covering for a part of the... Read More