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Multiply

multiply 1. To become greater in number; to become numerous. When men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and... Read More

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Virulence

Virulence Definition In biology, virulence is defined as the degree to which a pathogenic organism can cause disease.... Read More

Multiplication

multiplication 1. The act or process of multiplying, or of increasing in number; the state of being multiplied; as, the... Read More

Incubation period

Incubation Period Definition The incubation period is the time duration between exposure to the pathogen and the appearance... Read More

Thermometer

thermometer (Science: physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature... Read More

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Oocyst

Definition noun, plural: oocysts A resistant, thick-walled spore containing the zygote Supplement Apicomplexa is a phylum... Read More

Dumdum fever

Dumdum fever --> visceral leishmaniasis a chronic disease, occurring in india, Assam, china, the area formerly known as... Read More

Cell differentiation

Cells are often described as the building blocks of life as they are the smallest unit used to build up organisms. Cells can... Read More

Black sickness

Black sickness --> visceral leishmaniasis a chronic disease, occurring in india, Assam, china, the area formerly known as... Read More

B-cell

B-cell (Science: haematology, immunology) a type of lymphocyte normally involved in the production of antibodies to combat... Read More

Prokaryote

Prokaryote refers to any of the group of living organisms primarily characterized by the lack of a true nucleus and other... Read More

Amplifier host

Amplifier host a host in which infectious agents multiply rapidly to high levels, providing an important source of infection... Read More

Tachyzoite

Definition noun, plural: tachyzoites A relatively faster-growing, actively multiplying, and invasive cell type of certain... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Cytokinesis

The cell cycle of eukaryotes is a cyclical series of biological events that certain asexual cells go through. The cell cycle... Read More

Anaphase

In order to keep the process of biological existence ever-going, the phenomenon of cell multiplication is very important.... Read More

Fastidious

Fastidious Definition We can define fastidious as a term used in microbiology to denote a species that lacks the ability to... Read More

Microparasites

Microparasites (Science: epidemiology) Typically, viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa. More generally, parasites that... Read More

Carbon fixation

Carbon Fixation Definition We know that the earth contains many elements. The periodic table shows us just how many... Read More

Cell adhesion

Cell Adhesion Definition Cell adhesion is the process in which a cell uses a specialized complex of proteins to get... Read More

Obligate parasite

Parasitism is a form of symbiosis that occurs between a parasite and its host. The parasite is the organism that generally... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Host cell

Host Cells Definition What is a host cell? A host cell is a living cell that serves as a shelter and a food source to the... Read More

Breathing rate

Breathing rate (Science: chest medicine, clinical sign) also referred to as the respiratory rate. Measured as the number of... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

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