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Lobe

Lobe (Science: anatomy) a more or less well defined portion of any organ, especially of the brain, lungs and glands. Lobes... Read More

Lobar pneumonia

Definition noun (pathology) A type of pneumonia that affects the lobe or an enormous section of a lung, and is often caused... Read More

Bronchopulmonary lymph node

Definition noun, plural: bronchopulmonary lymph nodes Any of the many lymph nodes located in the hilum of each lung, and... Read More

Neuropodia

Definition (zoology) Plural form of neuropodium, the ventral lobe or branch of a parapodium (neuroanatomy) synaptic... Read More

Mononuclear leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: mononuclear leukocytes A leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with only one lobe, as opposed... Read More

Anterior pituitary

Definition noun, plural: anterior pituitaries The fleshy glandular anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that releases... Read More

Osteichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic superclass of a diverse group of fish that have skeletons composed primarily of bone... Read More

Actinopterygian

Definition noun, plural: Actinopterygians Any of a group of Osteichthyes characterized by possessing lepidotrichia (i.e. fin... Read More

Hypophysis

Definition noun, plural: hypophyses (zoology) The pituitary gland (botany) The topmost cell of the suspensor that forms... Read More

Sarcopterygian

Definition noun, plural: Actinopterygians Any of a group of Osteichthyes characterized primarily by their lobed... Read More

Medial longitudinal fissure

Definition noun A median fissure separating the two hemispheres of the vertebrate brain Supplement The cerebrum of... Read More

Uncinate fit

uncinate fit --> temporal lobe epilepsy seizures with elaborate and multiple sensory, motor, and/or psychic components. A... Read More

Apractagnosia

Definition noun A type of apraxia characterized by the inability to combine parts of something into a coherent whole,... Read More

Leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: leukocytes Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, and whose main function involves... Read More

Tapetum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta (botany) A layer of nutritive cells within the sporangium, providing nutrition for growing... Read More

Tuber omentale

tuber omentale An eminence on the visceral surface of the left hepatic lobe to the left of the fossa for the ductus venosus,... Read More

Somatosensory system

Definition noun A sensory system comprised of neural receptors located mainly in the skin and certain internal organs for... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: melanocyte-stimulating hormones A peptide hormone in vertebrates that primarily regulate melanin... Read More

Inferior thalamic peduncle

Inferior thalamic peduncle a large fibre bundle emerging from the anterior part of the thalamus in the ventral direction, in... Read More

Lobate

Lobate 1. Divided into lobes. 2. Lobe-shaped; denoting a bacterial colony with a deeply undulate margin. Synonym: lobose,... Read More

Atopognosia

Atopognosia Atopognosis sensory inattention; inability to locate a sensation properly. Usually caused by a contralateral... Read More

Acromegaly

Acromegaly (Science: endocrinology) a condition that results from the excess production of growth hormone in the anterior... Read More

On Methuselah’s Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions

On Methuselah's Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions     ... Read More

Neurosecretion

neurosecretion The release of a secretory substance from the axon terminals of certain nerve cells in the brain into the... Read More

Theory of Neuroscience

Nezih OKTAR Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish) 2006, Volume 23, Number 3, Page(s) 155-158. An Open Access... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Auricle

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

Tractus temporopontinus

tractus temporopontinus --> temporopontine tract A fibre group originating in the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe,... Read More

Dominant

Dominant Definition The word dominant or dominant trait is commonly used in biology. The general meaning of dominant is to... Read More

Fluke

Definition noun, plural: flukes (1) (ichthyology) Summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus (a flatfish) (2) (cetology) Either... Read More

Tetrapod

Definition noun, plural: tetropods A vertebrate with four limbs or leg-like appendages Supplement Tetrapods pertain to the... Read More

Castration cells

Castration cells Altered basophilic cells of the anterior lobe of the pituitary that develop following castration; the body... Read More

Parietal

parietal 1. (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the walls of a cavity. 2. Pertaining to or located near the parietal... Read More

Lug

Lug 1. The ear, or its lobe. 2. That which projects like an ear, especially. That by which anything is supported, carried,... Read More

Pituitary gland

Definition noun, plural: pituitary glands An endocrine gland situated off the bottom of the hypothalamus, and acts as the... Read More

Mosaic egg

mosaic egg (Science: biology) at one time a distinction was drawn between those organisms in which the egg seemed to have a... Read More