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Measure

measure 1. To make a measurement or measurements. 2. To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the... Read More

Fecundity

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

Ecological Research: Measuring & Analysis

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously in this lesson, we learned that high biodiversity is essential to a healthy... Read More

Dimension

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

Dimensions

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

Gauge

Gauge 1. A measure; a standard of measure; an instrument to determine dimensions, distance, or capacity; a standard. This... Read More

Moon

moon 1. The celestial orb which revolves round the earth; the satellite of the earth; a secondary planet, whose light,... Read More

Fluid

Fluid Having particles which easily move and change their relative position without a separation of the mass, and which... Read More

Modulus

modulus Origin: L, a small measure. See Module. (Science: mathematics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which... Read More

Viability

Whether we talk about “a travel plan” or “a science experiment” or “the chances of a pregnancy reaching its... Read More

Vat

vat 1. A large vessel, cistern, or tub, especially one used for holding in an immature state, chemical preparations for... Read More

Finger

Finger 1. One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; especially, one of the four extermities of the hand,... 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

Primary productivity

Planet Earth is home to different types of life forms ranging from microscopic bacteria to giant whales and elephants. To... Read More

Figures

Figure 1. The form of anything; shape; outline; appearance. Flowers have all exquisite figures. (Bacon) 2. The... Read More

Foot

Foot 1. (Science: anatomy) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; especially, the part below the ankle or wrist;... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Optical density

Definition noun (1) The measure of transmittance of an optical medium for a given wavelength. The higher the OD the lower... Read More

Probability

Probability Definition How do you define probability? In science, probability is a measurement tool that calculates the... Read More

Ki

Definition (genetics) Gene knock-in, as in genetic engineering method (chemistry) A symbol for the dissociation constant of... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Net photosynthesis

Definition noun (1) The difference between the total amount of photosynthesis and the sum of the rates of respiration (i.e.... Read More

Redox reaction

Redox Reaction Definition What are redox reactions? This is a common term in chemistry and biology. In chemistry, a redox... Read More

Palm

palm 1. (Science: anatomy) The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.... Read More

Absorbance

Definition noun (analytical chemistry) A logarithmic measure of the amount of light absorbed (at particular wavelength) as... Read More

Meters

meter 1. One who, or that which, metes or measures. See coal-meter. 2. An instrument for measuring, and usually for... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define an independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Respiration rate

Respiration Rate Definition Respiration rate is a vital life process that expresses the breathing rate in an organism... Read More

Liquids

Liquid 1. A substance whose parts change their relative position on the slightest pressure, and therefore retain no definite... 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

Accent

Accent 1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase,... Read More

Darwinian fitness

Definition noun A relative measure of reproductive success of an organism in passing its genes to the next generation's gene... Read More

Relative fitness

Definition noun A measure of biological fitness wherein the reproductive rate (of a genotype or a phenotype) is relative to... Read More

Viable

Viable definition In biology, the word viable pertains to a life form, such as a cell, that is alive or capable of... Read More

Sensitivity and specificity

Definition noun Statistical measures for assessing the results of diagnostics and screening tests wherein sensitivity... Read More

Poles

Pole 1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been... Read More

Quantities

quantity Origin: F. Quantite, L. Quantitas, fr. Quantus bow great, how much, akin to quam bow, E. How, who. See Who. 1. The... Read More

Respirometer

respirometer 1. An instrument for measuring the extent of the respiratory movements. 2. An instrument for measuring oxygen... Read More

Plaque assay

Definition noun An assay used for virus isolation and purification, and to determine viral titers. Supplement The plaque... 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