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Mantle

Mantle 1. To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; said of hawks. Also used figuratively. Ne is there hawk which... Read More

Mantle layer

Mantle layer The nuclear zone of the developing neural tube between the marginal layer and the ependymal layer; forms the... Read More

Pearl

pearl 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Mineral

Definition noun plural: minerals min·er·al, ˈmɪn.əɹ.əl Any of the various naturally-occurring abiogenic substances,... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Siphon

siphon 1. A device, consisting of a pipe or tube bent so as to form two branches or legs of unequal length, by which a... Read More

Invertebrate

Invertebrate Definition An invertebrate refers to any of the animals lacking a vertebral column. The term invertebrate came... Read More

Streams

stream To send forth in a current or stream; to cause to flow; to pour; as, his eyes streamed tears. It may so please that... Read More

Tassel

tassel (Science: veterinary) A male hawk. See Tercel. 1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to... Read More

Tunicin

tunicin (Science: physiology) animal cellulose; a substance present in the mantle, or tunic, of the tunicates, which... Read More

Slug

slug 1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard. 2. A hindrance; an obstruction. 3. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous... Read More