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Leaflet One of the ultimate segments of a compound... Read More


Leaflet One of the ultimate segments of a compound... Read More

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More


partial 1. Of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial... Read More


odd-pinnate Said of compound leaves having an odd number of leaflets, this is usually easily determined because there is a... Read More


Definition noun, plural: sulfatides A cerebroside sulfuric ester containing one or more sulfate groups in the sugar portion... Read More


Definition noun, plural: nyctinasties (botany) The nastic movement of plant parts such as leaves and petals in response to... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More


monolayer (Science: chemistry) A single layer of any molecule, but most commonly applied to polar lipids. Can be formed at... Read More


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


pulvinus (Science: plant biology) A swelling at the base of the stalk of a leaf or leaflet, often glandular or responsive to... Read More


Definition noun plural: compounds com·pound, ˈkɒmpaʊnd (general) A material made up of two or more parts or... Read More


scar To mark with a scar or scars. Yet I'll not shed her blood; Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow. (Shak) His... Read More


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

E face

E face in freeze fracture the plasma membrane cleaves between the acyl tails of membrane phospholipids, leaving a monolayer... Read More


tendril (Science: plant biology) A slender climbing organ formed by modification of a part of a plant, such as a stem, a... Read More


Auricle (Science: botany) An ear-shaped appendage at the base of a leaf, leaflet or corolla lobe. Adj. Auriculate. The... Read More