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Lymph nodes

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

Glaciation

The condition of being covered with glaciers or masses of ice; the result of glacial action; Agassiz recognized marks of... Read More

Formation

Formation 1. The act of giving form or shape to anything; a forming; a shaping. 2. The manner in which a thing is formed;... Read More

Lymph follicle

Lymph follicle lymphatic follicle, one of the spherical masses of lymphoid cells, frequently having a more lightly staining... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Ethmoidal labyrinth

Definition noun, plural: ethmoidal labyrinths Either of the paired lateral masses of the ethmoid bone, consisting of the... Read More

Natal cleft

Definition noun (1) The cleft or sulcus as a result of the anchoring of the deep layers of the skin to the anococcygeal... Read More

Nip

nip 1. A seizing or closing in upon; a pinching; as, in the northern seas, the nip of masses of ice. 2. A pinch with the... Read More

Metamorphism

metamorphism (Science: geology) The state or quality of being metamorphic; the process by which the material of rock masses... Read More

Splenunculus

Definition noun, plural: splenunculi Small nodule of splenic tissue that may be connected to or detached from the... Read More

Thalamus

thalamus (Science: anatomy) Either of two large, ovoid masses, consisting chiefly of grey substance, situated one on each... Read More

Crus

Definition noun, plural: crura (anatomy) Lower leg; a bodily part likened to a leg or pair of legs (taxonomy) A subgenus of... Read More

Social

social 1. Of or pertaining to society; relating to men living in society, or to the public as an aggregate body; as, social... Read More

Protuberance

protuberance That which is protuberant swelled or pushed beyond the surrounding or adjacent surface; a swelling or tumour on... Read More

Sponge

Sponge 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of spongiae, or porifera. 2. The elastic fibrous skeleton of many... Read More

Wedge

wedge 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More

Orchestra

orchestra 1. The space in a theater between the stage and the audience; originally appropriated by the greeks to the chorus... Read More

Noble

noble 1. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable;... Read More

Trap

trap (Science: geology) An old term rather loosely used to designate various dark-coloured, heavy igneous rocks, including... Read More

Witch

witch 1. One who practices the black art, or magic; one regarded as possessing supernatural or magical power by compact with... Read More

The Conscious & Unconscious Nervous System

The Central Nervous System is arguably the most important part of the body because of the way it controls the biological... Read More