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Cell

A cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular organisms,... Read More

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

Cell morphology

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

Simple squamous epithelium

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

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... 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

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

Osteocyte

Definition noun, plural: osteocytes A stellate, non-dividing osteoblast embedded in mature bony tissue Supplement Bone cells... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... 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

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

Osteoclast

Definition noun, plural: osteoclasts (cytology) A type of bone cell that is large, multinucleated, and associated with bone... Read More

Parietal cell

Definition noun, plural: parietal cells Any of the epithelial cells in the gastric gland responsible for the secretion of... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Active transport

Active transport is a type of cellular transport in which substances (e.g. ions, glucose, and amino acids) are transported... Read More

Straight seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: straight seminiferous tubules Any of the short, straight canals of the seminiferous tubules that... 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

Dinoflagellate

A dinoflagellate is a flagellate algae characterized by their two flagella of unequal length. One of the flagella is lying... Read More

Alimentary canal

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

Convoluted seminiferous tubule

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

Osteoblast

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

Salmonella typhimurium

Definition A gram-negative pathogenic bacterium associated in gastroenteritis in humans and other... Read More

Gastric gland

Definition noun, plural: gastric glands Any of the glands in the stomach responsible for producing components of gastric... 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

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Columnar epithelium

Definition noun, plural: columnar epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of columnar epithelial cells, with or without... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Seminiferous tubule

Definition noun, plural: seminiferous tubules Any of the tubules in the testes through which spermatozoa are produced and... Read More

Cuboidal epithelium

Definition noun, plural: cuboidal epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of cuboidal epithelial cells, and is involved in... 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

Ookinete

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

Primordial

primordial 1. First in order; primary; original; of earliest origin; as, primordial condition. The primordial facts of our... Read More

Neurohormone

Definition noun, plural: neurohormones Any of the various hormones secreted by neuroendocrine cells Supplement A... Read More

Squamous epithelium

Definition noun, plural: squamous epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of squamous cells, as seen in epidermis,... Read More

Membrane

Definition noun, plural: membranes (1) (biology) A thin layer of tissue covering a surface or lining a cavity, space or... Read More

Sporozoite

Definition noun, plural: sporozoites A minute, elongated cell that arise from the repeated division of the oocyst during... Read More