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Lining cell

Lining cell --> littoral cell The cells lining the lymphatic sinuses of lymph nodes and the blood sinuses of bone... Read More

Lining cells

Lining cell --> littoral cell The cells lining the lymphatic sinuses of lymph nodes and the blood sinuses of bone... Read More

Lining

Lining a coating applied to the pulpal wall(s) of a restorative dental preparation to protect the pulp from thermal or... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... 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

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Uterine cycle

Definition noun The cycle that depicts the changes in the endometrial lining occurring during a menstrual cycle, and is... Read More

Mucous membrane

Definition noun (1) A lubricating membrane lining all body passages and cavities. (2) Any lining containing mucous... Read More

Anoderm

Definition noun The epithelial lining from the dentate line to the intersphincteric groove Supplement The anoderm refers... Read More

Mucosa

Definition noun (1) A lubricating membrane lining all body passages and cavities. (2) Any lining containing mucous secreting... Read More

Lining mucosa

Definition noun The non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium that lines many parts of the oral... 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

Intracellular digestion

Intracellular Digestion Definition What is intracellular digestion? ‘Intra’ means "inside" and ‘cellular’ pertains... Read More

Peritoneum

Definition noun, plural: peritonea (anatomy) The serous membrane forming the lining of the abdominal cavity or... Read More

Alveolar cell

Definition noun, plural: alveolar cells The cell lining the pulmonary alveolus; the cell of the air sac of the... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis Definition Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing sperm cells. It occurs in the male gonad... Read More

Menstrual cycle

Definition noun The reproductive cycle of human and other animal (e.g. certain primates) females, and is comprised of phases... Read More

Cytology

The biological world is so diverse that studying it under a single umbrella as a subject is next to impossible. Hence,... Read More

Cell morphology

The basic essence for any living organism is its structural framework which includes appearance, form, and the... Read More

Gastroenteritis

Definition noun An inflammation of the lining of the gastrointestinal tract, particularly of the stomach and the... Read More

Gastrin

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

Involuntary muscle

A muscle act typically either under the control of the will or without conscious control. Muscles that can be controlled at... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Convoluted seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: convoluted seminiferous tubules Any of the convoluted or curved canals of the seminiferous tubules... Read More

Kupffer cell

Definition noun, plural: Kupffer cells A specialized stellate macrophage cell that is located fixedly within the liver... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More

Fur

Fur 1. The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals, growing thick on the skin, and distinguished from the hair, which is... Read More

Dysentery

Definition noun A disorder marked by the inflammation of the intestines particularly the colon, and hemorrhagic... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... 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

Ookinete

Definition noun, plural: ookinetes The motile zygote formed by the fertilization of microgamete and macrogamete of certain... Read More

Osteoblast

Definition noun, plural: osteoblasts A type of bone cell that arises from fibroblasts, and upon maturity, becomes associated... Read More

Medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone

Medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) (anatomy and physiology) It is located in the Medulla (i.e. Part of the brain)... Read More

Protein pump

Protein pump - a kind of protein that is capable of pumping out compounds that could pose a threat to the cell. An example... Read More

Spermatid

Spermatid Definition What are spermatids? Let us define spermatid and understand its role in reproduction. A spermatid... Read More

Regeneration in humans – Finding the gene switch

Regeneration in humans is much more limited compared in other animals. Say for instance when one lost a limb, much as well... Read More

How Celiac Disease Affects The Digestive System

Celiac disease is a condition that affects the digestive systems of many individuals all over the world, and in this... Read More

Pluripotent

Pluripotent Definition What is pluripotent? In biology, the term "pluripotent" means capable of developing into... Read More