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Nacre

nacre (Science: zoology) A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells, and is most perfect in the... Read More

Pearl

pearl 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with... Read More

Mineral

Definition noun plural: minerals min·er·al, ˈmɪn.əɹ.əl Any of the various naturally-occurring abiogenic substances,... Read More

Mucin

Definition noun, plural: mucins Any of the class of glycoproteins found in mucus (e.g. saliva, gastric juice, etc.) secreted... Read More