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Mortality

Mortality The death rate. The ratio of the total number of deaths to the total population. The ratio of deaths in an area to... Read More

Addressing the Unmet Medical Need for Safe and Effective Weight Loss Therapies

Perspective Addressing the Unmet Medical Need for Safe and Effective Weight Loss Therapies Cynthia M. Arbeeny Address... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Health transition

Health transition Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing... Read More

Mātauranga Māori and Science

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the various methods used in measuring... Read More

Prognostic biomarkers in Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer started at the tissue of the pancreas – an organ in the abdomen that lies behind the lower stomach. ... Read More

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More

Dichorionic-diamniotic twins

Definition noun Twins with separate chorions and amniotic sacs in utero Supplement Twins may be classified according to the... Read More

Rivet Hypothesis

Definition noun It is a theory that entails about the conditions of ecosystem wherein a significant loss of a certain... Read More

Life table

Life table a representation of the probable years of survivorship of a defined population of subjects; since survivorship is... Read More

The role of extinction in evolution

Colloquium Paper Ths paper was presented at a colloquium entled "Tempo and Mode in Evolution" organized by Walter... Read More

Cdc

Cdc The centres for disease control and prevention (cdc). The American agency charged with tracking and investigating public... Read More

Hyperosmotic

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

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Sao paulo fever

Sao Paulo fever --> rocky mountain spotted fever (Science: infectious disease) An acute febrile (feverish) disease... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Twins

Definition noun, singular: twin (1) Two siblings from the same pregnancy and birth (2) (general) Two closely related and... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More