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Lying

Lying Of lie, to be supported horizontally. Lying panel, having the sails so disposed as to counteract each... Read More

Incumbents

Incumbent Of the orientation of an embryo, with the cotyledons lying face to face and folded downwards beside the radicle,... Read More

Plants Use "Snorkels" To Survive Floods

When flooded by water, some plants rapidly send up shoots above the surface and use the new leaves as a kind of 'snorkel'. A... Read More

Fischer projection formula

Fischer projection formula (Science: biochemistry) Of sugars, representations, by projection, of cyclic sugars, or... Read More

Incumbent

Incumbent Of the orientation of an embryo, with the cotyledons lying face to face and folded downwards beside the radicle,... Read More

Supine

Definition adjective (1) Lying on one's back. (2) Inactive or inert; showing lethargy or passivity. (3) With palm upward... Read More

Reefs

reef 1. A chain or range of rocks lying at or near the surface of the water. See Coral reefs, under Coral. 2. (Science:... Read More

Talus

talus 1. (Science: anatomy) The astragalus. 2. (Science: surgery) A variety of clubfoot (talipes calcaneus). See the note... Read More

Pisiform bone

pisiform bone A small bone resembling a pea in size and shape, in the proximal row of the carpus, lying on the anterior... Read More

Wrisbergs ganglia

Wrisberg's ganglia --> cardiac ganglia parasympathetic ganglia of the cardiac plexus lying between the arch of the aorta and... Read More

Parathyroid gland

parathyroid gland (Science: anatomy, endocrinology) Four small endocrine glands lying close or embedded in the posterior... Read More

Scala vestibuli

scala vestibuli The division of the spiral canal of the cochlea lying on the apical side of the spiral lamina and vestibular... Read More

Yolk cells

yolk cells primitive embryonic cell's lying between the endoderm and mesoderm; they probably give rise to the endothelium of... Read More

Penninerved

penninerved Having conspicuous lateral veins divergent from the midrib and lying approximately parallel to each... Read More

Remaks fibres

Remak's fibres --> unmyelinated fibres A fibre having no myelin covering (cNS); a naked axon; in the PNS represented by all... Read More

Bottoms

Bottom 1. The lowest part of anything; the foot; as, the bottom of a tree or well; the bottom of a hill, a lane, or a page.... Read More

Notorhizal

notorhizal (Science: botany) Having the radicle of the embryo lying against the back of one of the cotyledons;... Read More

Fastigial nucleus

Fastigial nucleus The most medial of the cerebellar nuclei, lying medial to the interpositus nucleus, near the midline, in... Read More

Staderinis nucleus

Staderini's nucleus --> intercalated nucleus A small collection of nerve cells in the medulla oblongata lying lateral to the... Read More

Felidae

Definition noun A taxonomic family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers Supplement Felidae... Read More

Subdigastric node

subdigastric node --> jugulodigastric lymph node A prominent lymph node in the deep lateral cervical group lying below the... Read More

Crus i

Crus i --> superior semilunar lobule The part of the superior surface of the cerebellar hemisphere lying rostral to the... Read More

Superior semilunar lobule

superior semilunar lobule The part of the superior surface of the cerebellar hemisphere lying rostral to the horizontal... Read More

Crus ii

Crus ii --> inferior semilunar lobule The part of the superior surface of the cerebellar hemisphere lying behind the... Read More

Inferior semilunar lobule

Inferior semilunar lobule The part of the superior surface of the cerebellar hemisphere lying behind the horizontal... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Agger nasi

Agger nasi An elevation on the lateral wall of the nasal cavity lying between the atrium of the middle meatus and the... Read More

The Fabric of the Cosmos (Penguin Press Science)

The Fabric of the Cosmos (Penguin Press Science)       ... Read More

Rollers nucleus

Roller's nucleus lateral nucleus of the accessory nerve, a small bulbar nucleus lying immediately anterior to the... Read More

Congestive heart failure

Congestive heart failure a condition where there is ineffective pumping of the heart leading to an accumulation of fluid in... Read More

Epithelial body

Epithelial body --> parathyroid gland (Science: anatomy, endocrinology) Four small endocrine glands lying close or embedded... Read More

Pulmonary cavity

pulmonary cavity The portion of the thoracic cavity lying on either side of the mediastinum and occupied by a lung; the... Read More

Ethmoid bones

Ethmoid bone An irregularly shaped bone lying between the orbital plates of the frontal and anterior to the sphenoid bone;... Read More

Uvula cerebelli

uvula cerebelli --> uvula vermis A triangular elevation on the vermis of the cerebellum, lying between the two tonsils... Read More

Bursa omentalis

Bursa omentalis --> omental bursa (Science: anatomy) An isolated portion of the peritoneal cavity lying dorsal to the... Read More

Omental sac

omental sac --> omental bursa (Science: anatomy) An isolated portion of the peritoneal cavity lying dorsal to the stomach... Read More

Tropic

tropic 1. (Science: suffix) A turning toward, having an affinity for. Compare: -trophic. Origin: G. Trope, a turning 2.... Read More

Bernstein mode

Bernstein mode (Science: radiobiology) type of mode which propagates perpendicular to the equilibrium magnetic field in a... Read More

Merys gland

Mery's gland --> bulbourethral gland One of two small compound racemose glands, that produce a mucoid secretion, lying side... Read More