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Maintenance dose

Maintenance dose --> maintenance drug therapy in chemotherapy, systematic dosage at a level that maintains protection... Read More


Maintenance The upkeep of property or... Read More


Definition noun, plural: estrogens A sex steroid hormone produced in large quantities chiefly in the ovaries in females;... Read More

recombination DNA repair

Recombination DNA Repair Definition Recombination DNA repair is a biological reparative process in response to DNA damage... Read More


Exhibition 1. The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display. 2. That which is... Read More


Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More


Definition noun The protein in the interdoublet link that connects the adjacent microtubule doublets of the ciliary... Read More


Definition noun, plural: fibroblasts Cell of connective tissue that produces and secretes fibers (e.g. collagens, reticular... Read More


Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More


poor 1. Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent. It is often synonymous with indigent... Read More


Definition noun, plural: androgens A sex steroid hormone that is produced in larger quantities in males, chiefly in the... 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


Definition noun, plural: progestogens A steroid hormone that is activated by the binding to the progesterone receptor, and... Read More

Armitage’s Native Plants for North American Gardens

 Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens      ... Read More


Definition noun, plural: estradiol An estrogenic hormone with a chemical formula of C18H24O2; a potent estrogen; a major... Read More


Conservation efficiency of energy use, production, transmission, or distribution that results in a decrease of energy... Read More

Internal urethral sphincter

Definition noun The urethral sphincter made up of smooth muscle cells found at the inferior end of the urinary bladder and... Read More


stasis A word termination indicating the maintenance of (or maintaining) a constant level, preventing increase or... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Stretch reflex

Definition noun A reflex contraction of a muscle when the muscle proprioceptors (e.g. muscle spindles) are... Read More

Lake and Pond Management Guidebook by S. McComas

Lake and Pond Management Guidebook      ... Read More

Schwann cell

Definition noun, plural: Schwann cells A glial cell that wraps around the nerve fiber in the peripheral nervous system, and... Read More

Homeostatic equilibrium

Definition noun (1) The tendency of an organism or a cell to regulate its internal conditions, usually by a system of... Read More

Tonic contraction

tonic contraction Sustained contraction of a muscle, as employed in the maintenance of... Read More

Hypotonic solution

Hypotonic Solution Definition What is a hypotonic solution? It refers to a solution that contains a lower amount of solute... Read More

Housekeeping gene

Definition noun, plural: housekeeping genes Any of the genes that are constitutively expressed at a relatively constant... Read More

Metabolic pathway

Definition noun A series of chemical reactions catalyzed by enzymes and are connected by their intermediates, i.e. the... Read More

Adenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: adenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of adenine, ribose and a phosphate... Read More

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA Definition noun plural: mitochondrial DNAs The genetic material in the mitochondrion that carries code... Read More

Anabolic steroid

Definition noun, plural: anabolic steroids Any of the synthetic steroid hormones (androgens) that promote muscle and bone... Read More


(Science: anatomy) part of the vertebrate hindbrain, concerned primarily with somatic motor function, the control of muscle... Read More


Metabolism Definition noun The process involving a set of chemical reactions that modifies a molecule into another to... Read More

Cell adhesion

Definition noun The binding of a cell to another cell or to an extracellular matrix component, essential in organ formation... Read More

Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession With Cosmetic Surgery

Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession With Cosmetic Surgery   ... Read More

Advances in Biopreservation

 Advances in Biopreservation      ... Read More

Biodiesel: Growing A New Energy Economy

Biodiesel: Growing A New Energy Economy      ... Read More

Developmental Biology (8th Ed) by S.F. Gilbert

Developmental Biology, Eighth Edition     ... Read More