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Nut

Nut 1. (Science: botany) A dry one-seeded fruit which is indehiscent (i.e., it does not split open along a definite seam at... Read More

Walnut

walnut (Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More

Nutshell

nutshell 1. The shell or hard external covering in which the kernel of a nut is inclosed. 2. Hence, a thing of little... Read More

Nutlets

nutlet (Science: botany) A small nut; also, the stone of a... 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

Tap

tap 1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn. 2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like;... Read More

Kernel

Kernel 1. The essential part of a seed; all that is within the seed walls; the edible substance contained in the shell of a... Read More

Simple fruit

Definition noun, plural: simple fruits A type of fruit that develops from a single or compound ovary with only one pistil... Read More

Nucleus

In cell biology, the nucleus is the large, membrane-bounded organelle that contains the genetic material in the form of... Read More

Pair

Pair 1. To be joined in paris; to couple; to mate, as for breeding. 2. To suit; to fit, as a counterpart. My heart was made... Read More

Karyostenosis

Karyostenosis (Science: biology) direct cell division (in which there is first a simple division of the nucleus, without any... Read More

Eukaryotic cells

Eukaryotic Cells Definition What is a eukaryotic cell? The term “cell” is a common word in biology, anatomy, and... Read More

Megakaryocyte

Definition noun, plural: megakaryocytes A large cell in the bone marrow with characteristic lobulate nucleus and is... Read More

Megakaryoblast

Definition noun, plural: megakaryoblasts A precursor cell that develops into a promegakaryocyte during... Read More

Prokaryote

Prokaryote refers to any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and other... Read More

Pili

Definition noun (1) (microbiology) Short, filamentous projections on a bacterial cell, used not for motility but for... Read More

Eucaryote

Definition noun, plural: eucaryotes Any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct,... Read More

Male

Male see Mal-. Evil; wicked; bad. Origin: L. Malus. See malice. same as mail, a bag. 1. Of or pertaining to the sex that... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Procaryote

Definition noun, plural: procaryotes Any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and... Read More

Eukaryote

Eukaryote refers to any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct, membrane-bound... Read More

Rushes

rush 1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of... Read More

Acorn

Acorn 1. (Science: botany) The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule. 2. A cone-shaped piece... Read More

Pine

pine 1. (Science: botany) Any tree of the coniferous genus pinus. See Pinus. There are about twenty-eight species in the... Read More

Threads

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Karyokinesis

Definition noun, plural: karyokineses The actual division of the cell nucleus into two daughter nuclei during... Read More

Thread

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Shell

shell 1. A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal. Specifically: The covering, or outside part, of a nut; as, a... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Meat

Meat 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as,... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More