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Margin 1. A border; edge; brink; verge; as, the margin of a river or lake. 2. Specifically: The part of a page at the edge... Read More

Inferior margin

Inferior margin --> inferior border The caudal or lowermost margin of a structure. Synonym: inferior margin, margo... Read More

Iliopubic tract

Iliopubic tract Thickened inferior margin of the transversalis fascia seen as a fibrous band running parallel and posterior... Read More


Definition adjective (botany) Of a flower bud in which the margins of petals and sepals within the flower bud are... Read More

Tractus temporopontinus

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


Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More


Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More


Any member of the Synapsida clade of animals is referred to as a synapsid. They are believed to have descended from the... Read More


Definition noun (1) The liquid component of the cytoplasm. (2) The liquid portion of the nucleoplasm, as in nuclear... Read More

Ala minor

Ala minor ossis sphenoidalis --> lesser wing of sphenoid bone One of a bilateral pair of triangular, pointed plates... 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

Ala orbitalis

Ala orbitalis --> lesser wing of sphenoid bone One of a bilateral pair of triangular, pointed plates extending laterally... Read More

Fossa glandulae lacrimalis

Fossa glandulae lacrimalis --> lacrimal fossa a hollow in the orbital plate of the frontal bone, formed by the... Read More

Incisura acetabuli

Incisura acetabuli --> acetabular notch a gap in the inferior the margin of the acetabulum. Synonym: incisura acetabuli,... Read More


Definition noun (molecular biology) Unpaired nucleotide(s) in the end of a DNA molecule, which may be produced by a... Read More


A pore that exudes water on the surface or margin of a leaf of higher plants.A type of gland found in plant leaves that is... Read More


supination (Science: anatomy) The act of assuming the supine position or the state of being supine. Applied to the hand, the... Read More


Cilia Definition Cilia are hair-like structures found on the surface of many types of cells, including some mammalian... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a type of reproduction that does not... Read More

Elastic cone

Elastic cone --> conus elasticus Thicker lower portion of the elastic membrane of the larynx, extending between the... Read More

Signet ring

signet ring The early stage of trophozoite development of the malaria parasite in the red blood cell; the parasite cytoplasm... Read More


Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Circulus arteriosus iridis minor

Circulus arteriosus iridis minor --> lesser arterial circle of iris An arterial circle near the pupillary margin of the... Read More

Cotyloid ligament

Cotyloid ligament --> acetabular labrum a fibrocartilaginous rim attached to the margin of the acetabulum of the hip... Read More


Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More


What is an Agonist? In biology, an "agonist" is the "doer of an action". Opposite of it is the antagonist, which opposes... Read More

Fields of forel

Fields of forel three circumscript, myelin-rich regions of the subthalamus known as h fields (from Haubenfelder); 1) field... Read More


1. An extramundane region where certain classes of souls were supposed to await the judgment. As far from help as Limbo is... Read More


Baseline (Science: anatomy) a line approximating the base of the skull, passing from the infraorbital ridge to the midline... Read More

Seclusion of pupil

seclusion of pupil The condition resulting from posterior annular synechia, in which the iris is bound down throughout the... Read More


Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More


strand (Science: geography) The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a... Read More

Columella nasi

Columella nasi The fleshy lower margin (termination) of the nasal... Read More

Widows peak

widow's peak A sharp point of hair growth in the midline of the anterior scalp margin, usually resulting from recession of... Read More


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

Genetic Mutations

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Genetic Mutations Genetic mutations are inherited variations in an... Read More