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Numbers

number 1. To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate. If a man can number the dust of the earth, then... Read More

Pyramid of Numbers

Definition A graphical representation in the form of a pyramid showing the feeding relationship and the number of organisms... Read More

Logarithm

Logarithm (Science: mathematics) One of a class of auxiliary numbers, devised by john napier, of Merchiston, Scotland... Read More

Numerical

numerical 1. Belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters; as,... Read More

Sum

Sum 1. The aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or whole of any number of... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... 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

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

Progression

progression 1. The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward. 2. Course; passage; lapse or process of... Read More

Incongruous

Incongruous Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonising or readily assimilating; inharmonious;... Read More

Unit

unit 1. A single thing or person. 2. (Science: mathematics) The least whole number; one. Units are the integral parts of any... 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

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology     ... Read More

Additions

Addition 1. The act of adding two or more things together; opposed to subtraction or diminution. This endless addition or... Read More

Genetic diversity

Genetic Diversity Definition Each species is composed of individuals with their own set of genes. A gene is the inheritance... Read More

Freshwater Communities & Plankton

Plankton are microscopic organisms that live suspended in the water environment and form a very important part of the... Read More

Addition

Addition 1. The act of adding two or more things together; opposed to subtraction or diminution. This endless addition or... Read More

Community Patterns

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More

Northern Africa and biodiversity

Northern Africa and biodiversity Content Partner: United Nations Environment Programme (other articles) Article Topics:... Read More

Natural

natural 1. Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character;... Read More

Heterotroph

Heterotroph Definition What is a heterotroph? Does a heterotroph make its own food? In biology and ecology, a heterotroph... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Redox reaction

Definition noun A chemical reaction involving both reduction and oxidation, which results in changes in oxidation numbers of... Read More

Protist

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

Multiple alleles

Alleles are the pairs of genes occupying a specific spot called locus on a chromosome. Typically, there are only two alleles... Read More

Chemical formula

Chemical formula (Science: chemistry) a represention of the elemental composition of a species, subscripts are used to... Read More

A new wrinkle in evolution — Man-made proteins

Nature, through the trial and error of evolution, has discovered a vast diversity of life from what can only presumed to... Read More

Top Carnivores

Carnivores that are situated at the top of a food chain or pyramid of numbers that feeds on other organisms though is not... Read More

Equal

Equal 1. Agreeing in quantity, size, quality, degree, value, etc.; having the same magnitude, the same value, the same... Read More

Binary fission

Binary fission definition What is binary fission? In biology, binary fission is a type of asexual reproduction where a... Read More

Smudge cells

smudge cells immature leukocytes of any type that have undergone partial breakdown during preparation of a stained smear or... Read More

Paschen bodies

Paschen bodies particles of virus observed in relatively large numbers in squamous cells of the skin (or the cornea of... Read More

Mammary gland

Mammary gland (Science: anatomy) milk producing gland of female mammals. An adapted sweat Gland, it is made up of milk... Read More

Plankton

plankton (Science: marine biology) small (often microscopic) plants and animals floating, drifting or weakly swimming in... Read More

Pseudopodia

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

Graphesthesia

Definition noun The ability of an individual to recognize writing on the skin (such as on the palm of the hand) purely by... Read More

Edmonton Protocol – Possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes patients

Abstract The Edmonton Protocol is only capable of treating patients with Type 1 Diabetes since they lack the appropriate... Read More

Phytoplankton

Definition noun Photosynthetic (plant-like) constituent of plankton, mainly comprised of unicellular... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Paratenic host

Definition noun, plural: paratenic hosts An intermediate host which is not needed for the development of the parasite, but... Read More