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Search Results for: morphological features

Morphological features

morphological features properties related to the external structure of soil (such as colour and texture) or of... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Analogous

In evolutionary biology, the meaning of analogous is “having similarities in functions but different evolutionary... Read More

Sexual dimorphism

Sexual Dimorphism Definition Sexual dimorphism refers to the morphological differences (in form or appearance) between... Read More

Ant

Ant Definition An ant is an insect belonging to the family Formicidae. It belongs to the order Hymenoptera, together with... Read More

Cytomorphology

Definition noun The study of cellular morphology Supplement Cytomorphology is useful in determining the external features of... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More

Convergent evolution

Convergent evolution definition What is convergent evolution? Convergent evolution is a concept in evolutionary biology... Read More

Pantherinae

Definition noun A taxonomic subfamily belonging to the family Felidae, and includes the genera Panthera and... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Incomplete dominance

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

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Carcinology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies crustaceans Supplement Carcinology is a branch of zoology that deals... Read More

Protozoology

Definition noun A branch of biology that studies protozoa, which are eucharyotes characterized by being single-celled, most... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Determination

Determination (Science: cell biology) The committment of a cell to a particular path of differentiation, even though there... Read More

Bone

Definition noun, plural: bones The rigid organ comprised of bone tissues, and forms the skeleton of most... Read More

Senescence

Senescence Definition Senescence is defined as biological aging. In cell biology, it refers to the cell wherein it is no... Read More

Metamerism

Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... 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

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... 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

Phycology

Definition noun The scientific study of algae or seaweeds Supplement Phycology is a branch of biology that is concerned with... Read More

Phenotype

Phenotype refers to the observable characteristics of an organism as a multifactorial consequence of genetic traits and... Read More