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Member

member 1. (Science: anatomy) A part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb. We have many... Read More

Genetic drift

Genetic Drift Definition What is genetic drift in simple terms? The simple definition of genetic drift ( also referred to... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Ed) by F.H. Martini

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)      ... Read More

Topographic anatomy

Definition noun The topographic approach in studying anatomy wherein the body is studied based on regions and the relations... Read More

Whip

whip 1. To strike with a lash, a cord, a rod, or anything slender and lithe; to lash; to beat; as, to whip a horse, or a... Read More

Xylem vessel

Definition noun, plural: xylem vessels (botany) One of the tracheary elements of xylem that is characterized by being made... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Brassica

Brassica (Science: botany) a genus of plants belonging to the mustard family Brassicaceae. The whole family includes a total... Read More

Steroid

Definition noun, plural: steroids Any of the group of fat-soluble organic compounds containing four rings arranged in a... Read More

Origins of Life : On Earth and in the Cosmos (2nd Ed)

 Origins of Life : On Earth and in the Cosmos   ... Read More

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads ... Read More

Biorefineries – Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

Biorefineries - Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions  ... Read More

Truss

truss 1. A bundle; a package; as, a truss of grass. Bearing a truss of trifles at his back. (Spenser) A truss of hay in... Read More

Choanomastigote

Definition noun, plural: choanomastigotes (protistology) The developmental stage or the morphological form in the lifecycle... Read More

Drones

Drone 1. (Science: zoology) The male of bees, especially. Of the honeybee. It gathers no honey. See honeybee. All with... Read More

Hst

Hst (Science: oncogene) human oncogene that encodes a member of the FGF... Read More

Sebum

Definition noun An oily substance produced and secreted by sebaceous gland Supplement Sebum is the substance produced and... Read More

Conjugants

conjugant a member of a mating pair of organisms or gametes undergoing conjugation. See: exconjugant. Origin: L. Con-jugo,... Read More

Pecking Order

The organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body.A behavioural occurrence where members of a species... Read More

De novo

De Novo Definition What is de novo? The term is an adverb and an adjective. As an adverb, it is used to denote that... Read More

Visna maedi virus

Visna maedi virus (Science: virology) A retrovirus of sheep and goats. A member of the lentivirus subfamily related to... Read More

Cross-sectional study

Cross-sectional study (Science: epidemiology) a study in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related... Read More

Allomone

Allomone (Science: biochemistry) compound produced by one organism that affects, detrimentally, the behaviour of a member of... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Genetically significant dose

Genetically significant dose (Science: physics, radiobiology) The genetically significant dose is that which, if received by... Read More

Prostacyclin

Definition noun, plural: prostacyclins Any member from the subfamily of eicosanoids, with a chemical formula of C20H32O5,... Read More

Ramp

ramp 1. To spring; to leap; to bound; to rear; to prance; to become rampant; hence, to frolic; to romp. 2. To move by leaps,... Read More

Murine

Murine Of, relating to, a member of the rodent family muridae, including rats and... Read More

Confrontation

Confrontation The act by the therapist, or another patient in a therapy group, of openly interpreting a patients... Read More

Homologous chromosome

A homologous chromosome pertains to one of a pair of chromosomes with the same gene sequence, loci, chromosomal length, and... Read More

Ramet

ramet An individual member of a cloned... Read More

Homolog

Homolog Homologue a member of a homologous pair or series. Origin: homo-- g. Logos, word, ratio,... Read More

Law of Independent Assortment

Law of Independent Assortment Definition noun (genetics) Mendelian law stating that for every pair of unit factors, each... Read More

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. What is... Read More

Chromosome 2

Definition noun In humans, the autosome that is considered as the second-largest, spanning more than 242 million base pairs,... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River Turtle  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More

The Gene Pool and Population Genetics

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The previous tutorial is about adaptive radiation. Adaptive radiation is... Read More

Mendel’s Law & Mendelian Genetics

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The previous tutorial, Dominance, has described Gregor Mendel’s law of... Read More

Meiosis and Alternation of Generations

Review of Mitosis: Cell Cycle The cell cycle contains the process in which cells are either dividing or in between... Read More