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Mild

mild gentle; pleasant; kind; soft; bland; clement; hence, moderate in degree or quality; the opposite of harsh, severe,... Read More

Gentles

Gentle 1. Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble. British society is divided into nobility,... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Smooth

smooth 1. Having an even surface, or a surface so even that no roughness or points can be perceived by the touch; not rough;... Read More

Escape conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning in which the subject learns to perform a behavior that terminates an aversive... Read More

Soapsuds enema

Definition The injection of a mixture of water and soap into the colon. Supplement The soapsuds enema uses a mixture of a... Read More

Mitigate

mitigate Synonym: palliate. Origin: L. Mitigo, pp. -atus, to make mild or gentle, fr. Mitis, mild, - ago, to do,... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA – hallmark of psychological stress

We often hear that stress can be unsettling as it could make us ill when it becomes chronic and overwhelming. However, is... Read More

Sweet

sweet 1. Having an agreeable taste or flavor such as that of sugar; saccharine; opposed to sour and bitter; as, a sweet... Read More

Nearctic realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that covers most of North America, including Greenland, Central Florida, and the... Read More

Battling COVID-19 pandemic – are we going to win?

Experts and epidemiologists warned us about the inevitability of COVID-19 going pandemic. True enough, on March 11 (1 pm... Read More

Febricula

Febricula a simple continued fever; a mild fever of short duration, of indefinite origin, and without any distinctive... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Subclinical infection

subclinical infection (Science: epidemiology) An infection in which symptoms are sufficiently mild or inapparent to escape... Read More

Spectrin

Definition noun plural: spectrins spec·trin, spĕk′trĭn A cytoplasmic membrane structure with contractile dimeric... Read More

Hypohidrosis

Definition noun, plural: anhidroses A condition characterized by a diminished ability to sweat in response to an appropriate... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Serous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that forms as a clear, thin, watery fluid with relatively low protein content, usually... Read More

Reducing sugar

Reducing Sugar Definition What is reducing sugar? The type of sugar that acts as the reducing agent and can effectively... Read More

Fugitive swelling

Fugitive swelling --> loiasis a parasitic infection caused by the nematode loa loa. The vector in the transmission of... Read More

Sorbitol

Definition noun plural: sorbitols sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Diatomaceous earth

Definition noun A type of silica-rich dirt which is soft, fine-grained, porous, light-coloured, and composed of the... Read More

Diatom

A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More

Osteopetrosis

Definition noun, plural: osteopetroses A rare hereditary disorder in which the bones are becoming excessively dense, thick,... Read More

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future ... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

Subdue

subdue 1. To bring under; to conquer by force or the exertion of superior power, and bring into permanent subjection; to... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Woman

woman 1. An adult female person; a grown-up female person, as distinguished from a man or a child; sometimes, any female... Read More

Temper

temper 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of... Read More

Equal

Equal 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same... Read More

Flexible

Flexible 1. Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable;... Read More

Tender

tender 1. Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Administration

Administration 1. The act of administering; government of public affairs; the service rendered, or duties assumed, in... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Coughing Cats May Be Allergic to People, Vets Say

    People can trigger asthma attacks in cats, according to veterinarians at a Scottish... Read More

Kind

Kind 1. Nature; natural instinct or disposition. He knew by kind and by no other lore. (Chaucer) Some of you, on pure... Read More

Hardy

Hardy 1. Bold; brave; stout; daring; resolu?e; intrepid. Hap helpeth hardy man alway. (Chaucer) 2. Confident; full of... Read More