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Limit

1. That which terminates, circumscribes, restrains, or confines; the bound, border, or edge; the utmost extent; as, the... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting factor in biology refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting a process, such as... Read More

Limit dextrin

Limit dextrin The polysaccharide fragments remaining at the end (limit) of exhaustive hydrolysis of amylopectin or glycogen... Read More

Visibility limit of

visibility, limit of (Science: microscopy) For the normal eye, the limit of visibility is considerably below the limits of... Read More

Threshold limit value

threshold limit value The maximum concentration of a chemical recommended by the American Conference of government... Read More

Limitation

1. The act of limiting; the state or condition of being limited; as, the limitation of his authority was approved by the... Read More

Determine

Determine 1. To fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate. God hath determined the times before appointed. (acts xvii.... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Cell death

Cell Death Definition Cell death refers to the event that leads to the death of a cell. The process entails the breaking... Read More

Rayleigh criterion

Rayleigh criterion (Science: microscopy) A criterion chosen by lord Rayleigh to define the limit of resolution of a... Read More

Infinity

Infinity Origin: L. Infinitas; pref. In- not - finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. Infinite. See Finite. 1. Unlimited extent... Read More

Bound

Bound The external or limiting line, either real or imaginary, of any object or space; that which limits or restrains, or... Read More

Environmental resistance

Definition noun The resistance presented by the environmental conditions to limit a species from growing out of control or... Read More

Ecliptic

Ecliptic 1. (Science: astronomy) a great circle of the celestial sphere, making an angle with the equinoctial of about 23... Read More

Dextrin

Definition noun, plural: dextrins A carbohydrate that has a chemical formula of C18H32O16, used chiefly as a thickening... Read More

The Dinosaurs

Everyone has heard about the dinosaurs. No doubt one of the reasons why is because of their size, another being the fact... Read More

Glycogen

Definition noun plural: glycogens gly·co·gen, glī′kə-jən A multi-branched polymer of glucose, mainly produced in... Read More

Hayflick phenomenon

Definition noun The phenomenon characterized by the limited number of times a normal cell population would divide... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Diuresis

Diuresis is the increased secretion of urine. It may also be defined as the physiologic process involved in the excessive... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Spina iliaca posterior superior

spina iliaca posterior superior --> posterior superior iliac spine The posterior extremity of the iliac crest, the uppermost... Read More

Hyperextension

Hyperextension extension of a limb or part beyond the normal limit. Synonym: overextension,... Read More

Phytoremediation – A Green Solution to Pollution

Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Ecological niche

An ecological niche refers to the interrelationship of a species with all the biotic and abiotic factors affecting it. This... Read More

Cell line

Cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that will proliferate indefinitely... Read More

Exploitation competition

Definition noun (ecology) A form of competition wherein organisms indirectly compete with other organisms for resources by... Read More

Phloem fiber

Definition noun (botany) The elongated sclerenchyma cells in the phloem, and is responsible for providing tension strength... Read More

Sustainability

Definition noun (1) The capacity of being sustained; a feature of being sustainable (2) The ability of the ecosystem to keep... Read More

Shelfords Law of Tolerance

Definition noun It is a law stating that a certain organism’s survival and existence depend upon the multifaceted set of... Read More

Axon terminal

An axon terminal is any of the button-like endings of axons through which axons make synaptic contacts with other nerve... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Micromolecule

Micromolecules Definition How to define micromolecule? Micromolecules are relatively small molecules that are combined... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Pelvic brim

Pelvic brim is the rim of the pelvic inlet. It sets the limit and delineates the pelvic inlet, which is defined as the upper... Read More

Peak

peak The top or upper limit of a graphic tracing or of any variable. Origin: M.E. Peke, pike, fr. Sp. Pico, beak, fr. L.... Read More

End

End 1. The extreme or last point or part of any material thing considered lengthwise (the extremity of breadth being side);... Read More

Measure

measure 1. To make a measurement or measurements. 2. To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the... Read More