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Juice

Juice The characteristic fluid of any vegetable or animal substance; the sap or part which can be expressed from fruit,... Read More

Pancreatic juice

Definition noun The transparent fluid secreted by the pancreas composed mainly of water, electrolytes, and... Read More

Gastric juice

Definition noun The acidic digestive fluid secreted by various glands in the stomach lining into the lumen of the stomach,... Read More

Digestive Enzymes

Have you ever thought about what happens to the food after you have taken it into your mouth? How those big steak pieces... Read More

Gastric acid

Definition noun (1) The hydrochloric acid present in the gastric juice (2) The gastric juice itself Supplement The gastric... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Wine

wine 1. The expressed juice of grapes, especially. When fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing... Read More

Unusual Plants

By Regina Bailey Plants are amazing organisms. They are able to create their own food through photosynthesis, and provide... Read More

Lettuce

Lettuce (Science: botany) a composite plant of the genus Lactuca (L. Sativa), the leaves of which are used as salad. Plants... Read More

Gum

Gum The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. (Science: medicine) gum rash,... Read More

Gastric gland

Definition noun, plural: gastric glands Any of the glands in the stomach responsible for producing components of gastric... Read More

Polysaccharide

Polysaccharide Definition Biology Definition: A polysaccharide is a carbohydrate formed by long chains of repeating units... Read More

Milk

milk 1. (Science: physiology) A white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals for the nourishment of their... Read More

Gastrin

Polypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach; induces the secretion of gastric juice.A hormone produced... Read More

G cell

Definition noun, plural: G cells The cell that secretes gastrin, and chiefly located in the stomach and... Read More

Gall

Gall 1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by... Read More

Pectinase

Definition noun, plural: pectinases Any enzyme that breaks down pectin, a polysaccharide substrate found in the cell wall of... Read More

Mucin

Definition noun, plural: mucins Any of the class of glycoproteins found in mucus (e.g. saliva, gastric juice, etc.) secreted... Read More

Zebra

zebra (Science: zoology) Either one of two species of south african wild horses remarkable for having the body white or... Read More

Achlorhydria

Achlorhydria (Science: gastroenterology) The absence of hydrochloric acid from the gastric... Read More

Balanced diet

What is a balanced diet? What is the definition of a balanced diet? A nutritionally balanced diet fulfills all nutritional... Read More

Transcellular fluid

Definition noun A bodily fluid found in chambers created by the linings of epithelial cells Supplement The extracellular... Read More

Peptic ulcer

Definition noun, plural: peptic ulcers An ulcer in certain areas in the gastrointestinal tract caused in part by diminished... Read More

Generalized peritonitis

Definition noun A type of peritonitis affecting the entire abdomen, and in which the abdominal tenderness is diffuse and the... Read More

Body fluid

Body Fluids Definition What is body fluid? Literally, body fluid is the fluid of the body. The adult human body is ~50-60%... Read More

Parietal cell

Definition noun, plural: parietal cells Any of the epithelial cells in the gastric gland responsible for the secretion of... Read More

Gastric chief cell

Definition noun, plural: gastric chief cells An epithelial cell that is found mainly in the mucosal layer of the stomach... Read More

Foveolar cell

Definition noun, plural: foveolar cells Any of the epithelial cells that line the surface of gastric mucosa and gastric... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Maltose

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

Dextrose

Definition noun The dextrorotatory form of glucose, and commercially obtained by the inversion of cane sugar or... Read More

Peptone

peptone (Science: physiology) The soluble and diffusible substance or substances into which albuminous portions of the food... Read More

Shellac

shellac A resinous excretion of an insect, Laccifer (Tachardia) lacca (family Coccidae). The insects suck the juice of... Read More

The Fungi

The Fungi What are the Fungi? The Fungi are the great saprophytes, the master recyclers.  They are the black rot, the... Read More

System

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

Stomach

Stomach (Science: anatomy, gastroenterology) The most dilated portion of the digestive tube, situated between the oesophagus... Read More

Poison

poison 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly... Read More

Nectar

nectar 1. The drink of the gods (as ambrosia was their food); hence, any delicious or inspiring beverage. 2. (Science:... Read More

Chyle

Definition noun, plural: chyles A body fluid in the small intestine, containing mainly of emulsified fats and aids in the... Read More

Euphorbia

Euphorbia (Science: botany) spurge, or bastard spurge, a genus of plants of many species, mostly shrubby, herbaceous... Read More