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Kernel

Kernel 1. The essential part of a seed; all that is within the seed walls; the edible substance contained in the shell of a... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Kernels

Kernel spot (Science: microbiology plant biology) a fungal disease of pecans that causes irregular brown spots on the nuts,... Read More

Nucleus

In cell biology, the nucleus is the large, membrane-bounded organelle that contains the genetic material in the form of... Read More

Nutshell

nutshell 1. The shell or hard external covering in which the kernel of a nut is inclosed. 2. Hence, a thing of little... Read More

Date

Date 1. To note the time of writing or executing; to express in an instrument the time of its execution; as, to date a... Read More

Karyokinesis

Definition noun, plural: karyokineses The actual division of the cell nucleus into two daughter nuclei during... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Eukaryote

Eukaryote refers to any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct, membrane-bound... Read More

Procaryote

Definition noun, plural: procaryotes Any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and... Read More

Eucaryote

Definition noun, plural: eucaryotes Any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct,... Read More

Prokaryote

Prokaryote refers to any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and other... Read More

Karyostenosis

Karyostenosis (Science: biology) direct cell division (in which there is first a simple division of the nucleus, without any... Read More

Nucleolus

Nucleolus Definition noun plural: nucleoli nu·cle·o·lus, njuːˈkliːələs (cell biology) The round granular... Read More

Karyotype

Definition noun, plural: karyotypes (genetics) The characterization of the chromosome complement of a species (such as the... Read More

Nucleoplasm

Definition noun plural: nucleoplasm nu·cle·o·plasm, ˈnjuːklɪəˌplæzəm (cell biology) The protoplasm of the... Read More