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Mobile

mobile 1. Capable of being moved; not fixed in place or condition; movable. Fixed or else mobile. 2. Characterised by an... Read More

Transposition

Definition noun, plural: transpositions (genetics) The transfer of a segment of DNA from one site to another of a... 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

Generation of resting membrane potential

Stephen H. Wright Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724... Read More

Desorption

Definition noun A process wherein a substance is released from another, either from or through the... Read More

Retrotransposon

Definition noun, plural: retrotransposons A transposon that is amplified via reverse transcription, i.e. the DNA element is... Read More

Chameleon

Definition noun, plural: chameleons A reptile of the family Chamaeleonidae that is known largely for its ability to change... Read More

Camelid

Definition noun, plural: camelids Any of the even-toed ungulates of the family Camelidae, e.g. camels, llamas, alpacas,... Read More

Transposon

Definition noun, plural: transposons A small segment of DNA that is capable of replicating and inserting copies of DNA at... Read More

Arboreal locomotion

Definition noun A form of locomotion of animals that live in and move through trees Supplement Locomotion pertains to the... Read More

Gene flow

Definition noun The movement and exchange of genes or alleles from one population of species to another Supplement Gene flow... Read More

Nucleosome

Nucleosome Definition Every organism is made of deoxyribonucleic acid, also known as DNA. DNA is made up of numerous... Read More

RNA-dependent DNA polymerase

Definition noun A DNA polymerase enzyme that catalyzes the process of reverse transcription. Supplement This enzyme... 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

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Cor

Cor The muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood. C. Adiposum a heart that has undergone fatty... Read More

Antenna

Antenna Origin: L. Antenna sail-yard; NL, a feeler, horn of an insect. (Science: zoology) a movable, articulated organ of... Read More

Carbinol

Carbinol --> methyl alcohol CH3OH;a flammable, toxic, mobile liquid, used as an industrial solvent, antifreeze, and in... Read More

Microbe

Microbe Definition What is a microbe? How do we define microbes?  Microbes refer to microorganisms that cannot be seen by... Read More

Cor pendulum

Cor pendulum An extreme form of cor mobile in which the heart appears to be suspended by the great vessels. Synonym:... Read More

Mantis

Mantis Definition A mantis (plural: mantises or mantes) refers to any of the insects that belong to the order Mantodea... Read More

Vertebral column

Definition noun, plural: vertebral columns The series of vertebrae that extend from the cranium to the coccyx, and serves as... Read More

Mosaicism

Cells often go through many divisions before they become a part of an organism’s genetic make-up. This leaves room for... Read More

Gene transfer

Definition noun, plural: gene transfers The transfer of genes between organisms Supplement Gene transfer pertains to the... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Feeler

Feeler 1. One who, or that which, feels. 2. (Science: entomology, zoology) One of the sense organs or certain animals (as... Read More

sloth bear

Sloth Bear Definition The sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) is a small bear species characterized by having a long lower lip... Read More