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Roser-nelaton line

Roser-Nelaton line --> Nelaton's line A line drawn from the anterior superior iliac spine to the tuberosity of the... Read More

Presence of Morgan-Line as an indicator of canine hip dysplasia in German Shepherd dogs

TORRES, R.C.S., FERREIRA, P.M., ARAUJO, R.B. et al. Abstract : The aim of this study was to determine the relationship... Read More

RNA expression in a cartilaginous fish cell line reveals ancient 3′ noncoding regions highly conserved in vertebrates

RNA expression in a cartilaginous fish cell line reveals ancient 3′ noncoding regions highly conserved in... Read More

Unique soybean lines hold promise for producing allergy-free soybeans

Researchers have isolated two Chinese soybean lines that grow without the primary protein linked to soy allergies in... Read More

A tradeoff between immunocompetence and sexual ornamentation in domestic fowl

A tradeoff between immunocompetence and sexual ornamentation in domestic fowl   S. Verhulst,*† S. J. Dieleman,‡ and H.... Read More


Horizon 1. The circle which bounds that part of the earth's surface visible to a spectator from a given point; the apparent... Read More

Single transverse palmar crease

Definition noun The single crease or line extending across the palm, and formed by the fusion of the proximal and the... Read More

Cyber-Search: Are On-Line Resources Worth the Time?

On-Line Job Sites: Size Does Matter There are more than 4,000 job sites on-line. They come in all shapes and sizes, from... Read More

Small-molecule modulators of Hedgehog signaling: identification and characterization of Smoothened agonists and antagonists

Figure 1. A Hh-signaling agonist identified in a cell-based small-molecule screen. (a) A luciferase-based reporter assay of... Read More


Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More


Feeder 1. One who, or that which, gives food or supplies nourishment; steward. A couple of friends, his chaplain and feeder.... Read More

Z disc

Definition noun, plural: Z discs The region or line formed in the sarcomere into which the thin filaments are... Read More

Spiral line

spiral line --> intertrochanteric line A rough line that separates the neck and shaft of the femur anteriorly; it passes... Read More

Ohngrens line

Ohngren's line A theoretical plane passing between the medial canthus of the eye and the angle of the mandible; used as an... Read More

Coral death results from bacteria fed by algae

Bacteria and algae are combining to kill coral –– and human activities are compounding the problem. Coral (Acropora)... Read More


revolution 1. The act of revolving, or turning round on an axis or a center; the motion of a body round a fixed point or... Read More


secant 1. (Science: geometry) A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more... Read More


Air 1. The Fluid which we Breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the Atmosphere. It is Invisible, inodourous, Insipid,... Read More

Popliteal line

popliteal line --> soleal line A ridge which extends obliquely downward and medially across the back of the tibia from... Read More


Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More


Definition noun, plural: sutures (anatomy) A line of junction or the joint between two articulating bones, especially of the... Read More

Molecule Walks Like a Human

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A research team, led by UC Riverside's Ludwig Bartels, is the first to design a molecule that can move... Read More

Established cell line

Established cell line --> cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that... Read More


row A series of persons or things arranged in a continued line; a line; a rank; a file; as, a row of trees; a row of houses... Read More

Palmar crease

Definition noun, plural: palmar creases A crease or line on the palm Supplement The lines on the palm called palmar creases... Read More


straight 1. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating... Read More


ordinate well-ordered; orderly; regular; methodical. ''A life blissful and ordinate. (Science: mathematics) '' Ordinate... Read More

Abdominal raphe

Definition noun A fibrous white streak running vertically along the median line from the umbilicus to the... Read More


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


seam Origin: OE. Seem, seam, AS. Seam; akin to D. Zoom, OHG. Soum, G. Saum, LG. Soom, Icel. Saumr, Sw. & Dan. Som, and... Read More


moment 1. A minute portion of time; a point of time; an instant; as, at thet very moment. In a moment, in the twinkling of... Read More

Custom Enzyme Production

Traditional enzyme production relied on the natural hosts as raw materials. However, genetic engineering has now given a... Read More

Rough line

rough line --> linea aspera A rough ridge with two pronounced lips running down the posterior surface of the shaft of the... Read More


Definition noun, plural: platyrrhines Any of the small to mid-sized primates belonging to the pavorder Platyrrhini,... Read More


Indentation 1. The act of indenting or state of being indented. 2. A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything;... Read More

Computational Biology Illuminates How Cells Change Gears

Bioinformatics researchers from UC San Diego just moved closer to unlocking the mystery of how human cells switch from... Read More

Scientists’ transgenic chicken aids embryo research

North Carolina State University poultry scientists have developed a powerful new tool to aid the understanding of how... Read More

Cell line

Cell line (Science: cell culture) a cell line is a permanently established cell culture that will proliferate indefinitely... Read More