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Marrow

Marrow 1. (Science: anatomy) The tissue which fills the cavities of most bones; the medulla. In the larger cavities it is... Read More

Bone marrow

Bone marrow (Science: haematology) The soft, spongy tissue found in the centre of most large bones that produces the... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Trabecular bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Skeletal system

What is the Skeletal System? How to define a skeleton? The skeletal system is the main framework that gives your body its... Read More

Cancellous bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Spongy bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Erythropoietin

Definition noun, plural: erythropoietins A glycoprotein hormone that regulates the production of red blood cells in the bone... Read More

Substance

Substance Definition What is a substance? The word substance finds varied usages in different science fields. In general... Read More

Chimera

When we learned about the basic genetics of biological life, we came to know that almost all the cells of an individual have... Read More

Hematopoiesis

Definition noun, plural: hematopoieses A biological process in which new blood cells are formed, and is usually taking place... Read More

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Blood cell

Definition noun, plural: blood cells Any of the cells in blood, i.e. a red blood cell (erythrocyte) or a white blood cell... Read More

Osteocyte

Osteocyte Definition The osteocyte is a mature bone cell. Other bone cell types are osteoprogenitor cells, osteoblasts, and... Read More

Reticular fiber

Definition noun, plural: reticular fibers A type of connective tissue fiber that is made up of type III collagen secreted by... Read More

Myeloblast

Definition noun, plural: myeloblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promyelocyte during... Read More

Histiocyte

Definition noun, plural: histiocytes A reticular connective tissue macrophage or a dendritic cell, derived from the bone... Read More

Reticular connective tissue

Definition noun A type of connective tissue characterized by the predominance of reticular fibers made of type III collagen... Read More

Lymphoid organ

Definition noun, plural: lymphoid organs The organ of the lymphatic system, and carries out various immune... Read More

Mononuclear phagocyte system

Definition noun A system of cells located in reticular connective tissue, and are associated primarily with phagocytosis and... Read More

Dedifferentiation

Definition noun (developmental biology) A cellular process in which a differentiated cell loses its special form or... Read More

Bone

Definition noun, plural: bones The rigid organ comprised of bone tissues, and forms the skeleton of most... Read More

Cytotoxic T cell

Definition noun, plural: cytotoxic T cells A T cell responsible for inducing death to target cells (e.g. infected somatic... Read More

Thrombopoietin

Definition noun, plural: thrombopoietins A glycoprotein hormone produced by liver and kidney associated with the production... Read More

Chondrichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of cartilaginous fish Supplement Chondrichthyes is taxonomic superclass of... Read More

Granulopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of granulocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

Totipotent

Totipotent Definition What is totipotent? In general terms, totipotency is defined as the ability of a single cell to... Read More

Erythroblastosis fetalis

Definition noun A medical condition in the fetus or newborn in which many erythroblasts are released in fetal blood from the... Read More

T-helper cell

Definition noun, plural: T-helper cells A type of T lymphocyte that assists by activating antigen-presenting leukocytes,... Read More

Red blood cell

Definition noun, plural: red blood cells The blood cell containing hemoglobin and functions primarily to transport... Read More

Erythropoiesis

Definition noun, plural: erythropoieses The hematopoiesis of red blood cells Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of... Read More

Megakaryocyte

Definition noun, plural: megakaryocytes A large cell in the bone marrow with characteristic lobulate nucleus and is... Read More

Memory B cell

Definition noun, plural: memory B cells A small, long-lived B lymphocyte that was previously exposed to a particular... Read More

Plasma B cell

Definition noun, plural: plasma B cells A large B lymphocyte that when exposed to antigen, produce, and secrete large... Read More

Dumdum fever

Dumdum fever --> visceral leishmaniasis a chronic disease, occurring in india, Assam, china, the area formerly known as... Read More

Monocyte

Definition noun, plural: monocytes A type of white blood cell capable of immune functions such as phagocytosis, and can... Read More

Kupffer cell

Definition noun, plural: Kupffer cells A specialized stellate macrophage cell that is located fixedly within the liver... Read More

Monoblast

Definition noun, plural: monoblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promonocyte Supplement Hematopoiesis is the... Read More

Memory T cell

Definition noun, plural: memory T cells A long-lived T cell that bears receptors for an antigen during its encounter with a... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More