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Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Endosymbiotic theory

Endosymbiotic theory definition noun (evolutionary biology) A theory suggesting that the organelles such as mitochondria... Read More

Endosymbiosis

Definition noun A symbiosis wherein the symbiont lives within the body of its host Supplement Symbiosis pertains to a close... Read More

Root nodules

Root nodule (Science: plant biology) globular structure formed on the roots of certain plants, notably legumes and alder, by... Read More

Thymidine

Definition noun plural: thymidines thy·mi·dine, ˈθaɪ mɪˌdin A pyrimidine nucleoside that has thymine attached to... Read More

Raffinose

Definition noun A trisaccharide formed from the combination of three monomers: galactose, glucose, and fructose, and has a... Read More

Symbiont

Definition noun, plural: symbionts An organism in a symbiotic relationship Supplement Symbiont is the term used to refer to... Read More

Alphaproteobacteria

Definition noun A taxonomic class belonging to the phylum Proteobacteria that includes phototropic proteobacteria,... Read More

Vegan diet

Definition noun A strictly vegetarian diet excluding all foods derived from animals Supplement A vegan diet is a strict... Read More

Deoxythymidine

Definition noun plural: deoxythymidines A pyrimidine nucleoside that has thymine attached to the pentose sugar... Read More

Mutualism

Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)

Biology: Concepts & Connections with Student CD-ROM (5th Edition)   ... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: oligosaccharides ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride, ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A... Read More

Cellulose

Cellulose Definition noun plural: celluloses cel·lu·lose, sĕl′yə-lōs (1) A polysaccharide consisting of a linear... Read More

Seed

Definition noun, plural: seeds (botany) An encapsulated plant embryo; a fertilized ovule of a plant Supplement A seed is a... Read More

Leguminous

Leguminous 1. Pertaining to pulse; consisting of pulse. 2. (Science: botany) Belonging to, or resembling, a very large... Read More

Methods of Breaking Seed Dormancy

Definition of Seed Dormancy: Non – germination of seeds due to absence of suitable conditions is termed as dormancy.... Read More

Essential Biology 2nd Ed by N.A.Campbell et al.

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Essential Biology with Physiology by N.A.Campbell et al.

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Biology (7th Edition) by Campbell and Reece

Biology (7th Edition)     AUTHORS:  ... Read More