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Joint

Joint 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... Read More

Join

Join (Science: geometry) The line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting... Read More

Fibrous joint

Definition noun, plural: fibrous joints (anatomy) A form of articulation in which the bones are connected by a fibrous... Read More

Joins

Join (Science: geometry) The line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting... Read More

Cartilaginous joint

Definition noun, plural: cartilaginous joints A joint covered with cartilage, such as hyaline or fibrocartilage to allow... Read More

Monosaccharide

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

Polymerization

Definition noun, plural: polymerizations The act of process of forming a polymer, especially by chemical reactions that join... Read More

Polypeptide

Polypeptide Definition Biology What are polypeptides? A polypeptide is defined as a polymer of amino acids joined together... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Disaccharide

Definition noun plural: disaccharides di·sac·cha·ride, daɪˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A (carbohydrate) composed of... Read More

Conjugation

Definition noun, plural: conjugations (biology) (1) The process whereby two ciliates come together in a temporary fusion to... Read More

Maltose

Definition noun plural: maltoses mal·tose, ˈmɔːltəʊz A reducing disaccharide formed when two glucose monomers join... Read More

Assert

Assert 1. To affirm; to declare with assurance, or plainly and strongly; to state positively; to aver; to asseverate.... Read More

Conjugate

Definition noun The complex formed from the joining together of two or more molecules, especially by covalent... Read More

Junction

Junction 1. The act of joining, or the state of being joined; union; combination; coalition; as, the junction of two armies... Read More

Sugar

Definition noun plural: sugars sug·ar, ˈʃʊɡɚ (1) Any monosaccharide or disaccharide, used especially by organisms... Read More

Dehydration reaction

Definition noun, plural: dehydration reactions A chemical reaction whereby a water molecule is lost, such as that during the... Read More

Macromolecule

Definition noun, plural: macromolecules A large complex molecule, such as nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and... Read More

Lactose

Definition noun plural: lactoses lac·tose, ˈlæk.toʊs A disaccharide (chemical formula: C12H22O11) made up of one... Read More

Articular processes

One of the small flat projections on the surfaces of the arches of the vertebrae on either side, at the point where the... Read More

Peptide bond

Definition noun, plural: peptide bonds (1) The covalent bond joining amino acids, particularly at the carboxyl group of... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Short-circuit

Short-circuit (Science: physics) A circuit formed or closed by a conductor of relatively low resistance because shorter or... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Depolymerization

Definition noun, plural: depolymerizations The act of process of breaking down a polymer into smaller units or... Read More

Anthozoan

Anthozoan (Science: zoology) Pertaining to the anthozoa. One of the anthozoa. Definition noun, plural: anthozoans Any of the... Read More

Luer slip

Definition noun A glass syringe in which the needle slips and fits snugly onto the tip of the syringe barrel Supplement In... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Coral

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

Monozygotic twins

Monozygotic Twins Definition Monozygotic twins are twins that developed from a single zygote. Etymologically, the term is... Read More

Conjugants

conjugant a member of a mating pair of organisms or gametes undergoing conjugation. See: exconjugant. Origin: L. Con-jugo,... Read More

Tight junction

Definition noun, plural: tight junctions A type of cell junction formed between epithelial cells of vertebrates wherein the... Read More

Jumps

Jump 1. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream. 2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across... Read More

Trigeminal lemniscus

trigeminal lemniscus Collective term denoting the fibres ascending from the sensory nucleus of the trigeminus; one such... Read More

Ribosome

Definition noun plural: ribosomes ri·bo·some, ˈɹaɪbəˌsəʊm (cell biology) A minute, sphere-shaped particle... Read More

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity  ... Read More

Sucrose

Definition noun plural: sucroses su·crose, ˈsukɹoʊs A disaccharide with a chemical formula of C12H22O11 that occurs in... Read More

Excite

Excite 1. To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to kindle to passionate emotion; to stir up to combined or... Read More