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# Search Results for: numbers

##### 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

##### 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

##### 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

##### 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