Right now, more than 2 ½ million students are enrolled in online courses of every variety—from college degrees to... Read More
The method(s) by which the patient care load is distributed among the nursing personnel available to... Read More
profession (better known than defined) concerned with the provision of services essential to the maintenance and... Read More
Origin: Cf. F. Nourricerie.
1. The act of nursing. Her kind nursery.
2. The place where nursing is carried on; as:... Read More
Honey Bee Definition
A honey bee is a type of bee known for collecting honey and living in communities. The true honey bees... Read More
noun, plural: areolar glands
Any of the sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple
Areolar... Read More
(physiology) The act or process of taking (food or drink) to the mouth and then conveying it through the... Read More
urogenital: of or pertaining to the urinary and the reproductive systems.
urogenital systems:the urinary and the genital... Read More
A form of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths ranging between 770 nm and 1000 nm
The... Read More
1. (Science: anatomy) The protuberance through which milk is drawn from the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a... Read More
1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for... Read More
Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns
Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009.
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The impaired conduction in a portion of a fiber due to progressively lessening response of the unexcited... Read More
The process of forming of and discharging pus from a sore or a wound, or the pus... Read More
young, unweaned mammals. Refers to nursing animals whether nourished by their biological mother, foster... Read More
noun, plural: prolactins
A peptide hormone secreted by lactotropic cell in the anterior pituitary of vertebrates,... Read More
A viscous exudate formed and discharged from an inflamed tissue as an end-result of... Read More
(1) Of, pertaining to, relating to, or dealing with a (medical) clinic
(2) Relating to or founded on... Read More
state or condition of the nutrition of the body; state of the body with regard to nourishment.
Origin: L.... Read More
noun, plural: superclasses
(taxonomy) A taxon rank subordinate to a phylum (or a subphylum) and superior to a... Read More