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Naked virus

Viruses are infectious entities with size ranges between 20 to 400 nanometers. The mammoth-sized virus would be about the... Read More

Naked

naked 1. Having no clothes on; uncovered; nude; bare; as, a naked body; a naked limb; a naked sword. 2. Having no means of... Read More

Flora

Flora in Roman history refers to flowers. Flora was considered the god of spring for the Roman empire. In ecology, flora is... Read More

Unicellular

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

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Gymnosperm

Definition noun, plural: gymnosperms A vascular plant in which the seeds are not enclosed by a ripened ovary... Read More

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More

Microscope

Microscope (Science: instrument) A piece of laboratory equipment that is used to magnify small things that are too small to... Read More

Bare

Bare 1. Without clothes or covering; stripped of the usual covering; naked; as, his body is bare; the trees are bare. 2.... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More

Sand

sand particles in siliciclastic sediment that range in size from 0.0625 millimetres (very fine-grained sand) to 2.0... Read More

Helmet

Helmet 1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, morion, Sallet, and Illust. Of beaver. 2. The... Read More

Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells

Plant Cells Most cells are not visible with the naked eye. However, with microscopes of various types, plant cells can be... Read More

Swift

swift 1. The current of a stream. 2. (Science: ornithology) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Scaly bud

Definition noun, plural: scaly buds (botany) A bud covered with scales which protect the embryonic parts it... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Snags

snag 1. To cut the snags or branches from, as the stem of a tree; to hew roughly. 2. To injure or destroy, as a steamboat or... Read More

Polarized light

Definition noun Light in which electromagnetic vibrations oscillate repeatedly in only one direction perpendicular to the... Read More

Microbe

Microbe Definition What is a microbe? How do we define microbes?  Microbes refer to microorganisms that cannot be seen by... Read More

Lines of zahn

Lines of zahn Riblike markings seen by the naked eye on the surface of antemortem thrombi; they consist of a branching... Read More

Seed

Definition noun, plural: seeds (botany) An encapsulated plant embryo; a fertilized ovule of a plant Supplement A seed is a... Read More

Sporophyte

Sporophyte Definition What is a sporophyte? Accordingly, the sporophyte is the plant generation that produces spores. To... Read More

Macrophyte

Definition noun, plural: macrophytes A macroscopic plant, commonly used to descibe aquatic plant, that is large enough to be... Read More

Buff

Buff 1. A sort of leather, prepared from the skin of the buffalo, dressed with oil, like chamois; also, the skins of oxen,... Read More

Vase

vase 1. A vessel adapted for various domestic purposes, and anciently for sacrificial used; especially, a vessel of antique... 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

Magnitude

Magnitude 1. Extent of dimensions; size; applied to things that have length, breath, and thickness. Conceive those particles... Read More

Leaf

Leaf Definition (botany) A plant organ that is specialized for photosynthesis. Collectively, it constitutes foliage.... Read More

Macroscopic

Macroscopic (Science: pathology) Items large enough to be observed by the naked... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Nature

nature 1. The existing system of things; the world of matter, or of matter and mind; the creation; the universe. But looks... Read More

Ovum

Definition noun, plural: ova (1) Female gamete; female sex cell; female reproductive cell. (2) Egg cell. Supplement In... Read More

Apteria

Apteria (Science: ornithology) naked spaces between the feathered areas of birds. See Pteryliae. Origin: NL. See... Read More

Homogenous

What is homogenous? What does homogenous mean? The word homogenous has been derived from two Greek words that are... Read More

Strip

strip 1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as,... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Bud

Definition noun, plural: buds (general) An immature or undeveloped structure that develops into a bodily structure or a new... Read More

Shear

shear 1. To cut, clip, or sever anything from with shears or a like instrument; as, to shear sheep; to shear cloth. It is... Read More