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Unified atomic mass unit

Definition noun, plural: unified atomic mass units One twelfth the mass of a neutral atom of the most abundant isotope of... Read More

Molecular mass

'''molecular mass The molecular mass of a substance (less accurately called molecular weight and abbreviated as MW) is the... Read More

Dry mass

Definition noun (1) A reliable measure of the biomass (as opposed to fresh mass). (2) The dry matter of a sample or of an... Read More

Atomic mass

Atomic mass (Science: chemistry, physics) The mass of an atom relative to other atoms. The present-day basis of the scale of... Read More

Mass extinction

Definition noun The extinction of one of more species in a relatively short period of geological time, usually as a... 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

Mass

Mass (Science: chemistry) The quantity of matter in an... Read More

Inner cell mass

Inner cell mass a group of cells found in the mammalian blastocyst that give rise to the embryo and are potentially capable... Read More

Mass-action ratio

Mass-action ratio The ratio of the product of all of the product concentrations divided by the product of all of the... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Volume

Definition noun (1) A three-dimensional measure of space occupied or displaced by an object, usually expressed in cubic... Read More

Molecular weight ratio

molecular weight ratio --> molecular weight The sum of the atomic weight's of all the atoms constituting a molecule; the... Read More

Biomass

Definition noun (1) The total mass of all living material in a specific area, habitat, or region. (2) Biological material... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Life

Life Definition Life is a characteristic of a living organism that distinguishes the latter from a dead organism or a... Read More

Pile

pile 1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as,... Read More

Concentration

Definition noun (1) The measure of the amount of a sub-component (especially solute) in a solution (2) The ratio of the mass... Read More

Growth Patterns

When measuring growth, it is more desirable to use dry mass as a reliable indication. However, since you can't just 'suck'... Read More

Zygote

Zygote Definition What is a zygote? A zygote is a fertilized eukaryotic cell. In biology, medical science, and other allied... Read More

Dimension

Dimension 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement;... Read More

Atomic weight

Atomic weight (Science: chemistry) The average weight of an atom of an element, i.e. The total mass of protons and neutrons... Read More

Sexual dimorphism

Sexual Dimorphism Definition Sexual dimorphism refers to the morphological differences (in form or appearance) between... Read More

Weight

weight 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect... Read More

Dimensions

Dimension 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement;... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More

Anabolism

Anabolism Definition Metabolic processes involve the conversion of one molecule into another through a sequence of chemical... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Element

Element Definition noun plural: elements el‧e‧ment, ˈel.ɪ.mənt (biochemistry) A substance that cannot be... Read More

Plant Meristems and Growth

A common mistake that many people assume is that an increase in size means an increase in growth. This is not the case.... Read More

Arboreal

Arboreal Definition Arbor is a Latin word meaning "tree". Thus, arboreal means "related to or pertaining to trees". The... Read More

Fructose

Fructose Definition Fructose is a ketohexose monosaccharide with a chemical formula of C6H12O6. It is the sweetest of all... Read More

Mash

Mash 1. A mass of mixed ingredients reduced to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; a mass of anything in a soft pulpy... Read More

Moment

moment 1. A minute portion of time; a point of time; an instant; as, at thet very moment. In a moment, in the twinkling of... Read More

Vortex

vortex Origin: L. Vortex, vertex, -icis, fr. Vortere, vertere, to turn. See Vertex. 1. A mass of fluid, especially of a... Read More

Encystment

Encystment 1. (Science: biology) a process which, among some of the lower forms of life, precedes reproduction by budding,... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Carbon

Carbon is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of atom.... Read More

Incorporate

Incorporate 1. To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients. Into one consistent mass. By your leaves, you... Read More

Homo sapiens sapiens

Homo sapiens What are homo sapiens? Homo sapiens is the species of all the highly developed primates on earth, a category... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More