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Mixing

mixing The mingling or blending of particles or components, especially of different kinds. phenotypic mixing, the condition... Read More

Incomplete dominance

Incomplete Dominance Definition After Gregor Mendel discovered inheritance laws, the term ''incomplete dominance'' was... Read More

Hydrophobic

Hydrophobic Definition The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred... Read More

Dilute

Dilute 1. To make thinner or more liquid by admixture with something; to thin and dissolve by mixing. Mix their watery... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Poison + water = hydrogen. New microbial genome shows how

Poison + water = hydrogen. New microbial genome shows how Take a pot of scalding water, remove all the oxygen, mix in a bit... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

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

Chemical Composition of the Body

In order to fully understand the mechanisms of human physiology, it is important to have an understanding of the chemical... Read More

Endosymbiotic theory

Endosymbiotic theory definition noun (evolutionary biology) A theory suggesting that the organelles such as mitochondria... Read More

Involuntary muscle

A muscle act typically either under the control of the will or without conscious control. Muscles that can be controlled at... Read More

Law of Purity of Gametes

Definition noun (genetics) Gregor Mendel's law stating that the unit factors are brought together and paired during union or... Read More

Genetic isolation

Definition noun The lack of interbreeding or little genetic mixing between organisms of the same... Read More

Genetic isolate

Definition noun, plural: genetic isolates A population of organisms that has minimal genetic mixing due to geographical... 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

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Lime water

Lime water calcium hydroxide solution; a saturated solution prepared by mixing 3 g of calcium hydroxide in a litre of... Read More

Law of Independent Assortment

Law of Independent Assortment Definition The Mendelian inheritance principles are derived from and named after the monk,... Read More

Pestle

pestle An instrument in the shape of a rod with one rounded and weighted extremity, used for bruising, breaking, grinding,... Read More

A new wrinkle in evolution — Man-made proteins

Nature, through the trial and error of evolution, has discovered a vast diversity of life from what can only presumed to... Read More

Cements

Cement (Science: dentistry) a nonmetallic material used for luting, filling, or permanent or temporary restorative purposes,... Read More

Moist rale

moist rale A bubbling rale caused by air mixing with a fluid exudate in the bronchial tubes or a... Read More

Paddles

paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More

Harbors

Harbor 1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter. grove fair harbour... Read More

Homogenous

What is homogenous? What does homogenous mean? The word homogenous has been derived from two Greek words that are... Read More

Gum

Gum The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. (Science: medicine) gum rash,... Read More

Harbor

Harbor 1. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter. grove fair harbour... Read More

Neutral

neutral 1. Not engaged on either side; not taking part with or assisting either of two or more contending parties; neuter;... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Pigment

pigment 1. Any material from which a dye, a paint, or the like, may be prepared; particularly, the refined and purified... Read More

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Human Reproduction

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