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Narrow

narrow 1. Of little breadth; not wide or broad; having little distance from side to side; as, a narrow board; a narrow... Read More

Strait

strait Origin: OE. Straight, streit, OF. Estreit, estroit. See Strait, a. 1. A narrow pass or passage. He brought him... Read More

Sound

sound The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. Origin: AS. Sund a swimming, akin to E.... Read More

Stripe

stripe 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different colour or structure from the ground; hence, any linear... Read More

Stripes

stripe 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different colour or structure from the ground; hence, any linear... Read More

Catarrhine

Definition noun, plural: catarrhines Any of the primates belonging to the parvorder Catarrhini, characterized by having the... Read More

Trenches

trench 1. A long, narrow cut in the earth; a ditch; as, a trench for draining land. 2. An alley; a narrow path or walk cut... Read More

Gallery

Gallery pl galleries . F. Galerie, It. Galleria, fr. LL. Galeria gallery, perh. Orig, a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf.... Read More

Neck

neck 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more... Read More

Venetian

venetian Of or pertaining to Venice in Italy. Venetian blind, a blind for windows, doors, etc, made of thin slats, either... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Gorge

The passage between the pharynx and the stomach.gorge 1. The throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to the... Read More

Grass

Definition noun, plural: grasses (1) Monocotyledonous plant of the family Poaceae (also called Gramineae) characterized by... Read More

Perisinusoidal space

Definition noun The plasma-filled extravascular space in the liver, between a hepatocyte and a liver sinusoid Supplement The... 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

Protoxylem

Definition noun The first xylem to develop from the procambium, and characterized by narrow tracheary elements with annular,... 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

Stave

stave 1. One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering,... Read More

Ribbon

ribbon 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges,... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Capillary action

Definition noun The movement of a liquid, e.g. water molecules, through a narrow space as a result of cohesion, adhesion,... Read More

Welt

welt 1. That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it; as; A... Read More

Pinocytosis

Pinocytosis Definition What is pinocytosis?  Pinocytosis is the ingestion of extracellular fluids, i.e. the fluid... Read More

Vestibule

vestibule The porch or entrance into a house; a hall or antechamber next the entrance; a lobby; a porch; a hall. Vestibule... Read More

Involute

Definition adjective (1) (botany) Curled, spiraled, or rolled inwards, such as an involute leaf where margins are rolled... Read More

Atrioventricular sulcus

Definition noun (anatomy) A sulcus or a groove on the outer surface of the heart marking the division between the atria and... Read More

Petrotympanic fissure

Definition noun A narrow transverse slit dividing the mandibular fossa of the temporal bone into tympanic and petrous... Read More

Internal auditory canal

Definition noun A short, narrow passageway through the temporal bone of the skull where the vestibular nerve and cochlear... 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

Interstices

Interstice Origin: L. Interstitium a pause, interval; inter between - sistere to set, fr. Stare to stand: cf. F. Interstice.... Read More

Plica caecalis vascularis

plica caecalis vascularis --> vascular fold of the caecum (Science: anatomy) A peritoneal fold that arches over a branch... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Fringes

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Sensitive species

sensitive species (Science: ecology, zoology) species that can only survive within a narrow range of environmental... Read More

Fahraeus-lindqvist effect

Fahraeus-lindqvist effect The decrease in apparent viscosity that occurs when a suspension, such as blood, is made to flow... Read More

Phosphatase

phosphatase (Science: enzyme) That hydrolyse phosphomonoesters. Acid phosphatases are specific for the single charged... Read More

Auxin

Auxin (Science: plant biology) a group of plant growth substances (often called phytohormones or plant hormones), the most... Read More

Crevice

Definition noun, plural: crevices (1) A narrow crack or opening, especially in a solid substance like rock or ice. (2)... Read More

Slats

slat A thin, narrow strip or bar of wood or metal; as, the slats of a window blind. Origin: CF. Slot a... Read More

Fracture bed

Fracture bed a narrow, extra-firm bed for treatment of fractures; usually incorporates an overhead frame for traction... Read More