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
(Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More
1. The shell or hard external covering in which the kernel of a nut is inclosed.
2. Hence, a thing of little... Read More
(Science: botany) A small nut; also, the stone of a... Read More
1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as,... Read More
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
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
noun, plural: simple fruits
A type of fruit that develops from a single or compound ovary with only one pistil... Read More
In cell biology, the nucleus is the large, membrane-bounded organelle that contains the genetic material in the form of... Read More
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
(Science: biology) direct cell division (in which there is first a simple division of the nucleus, without any... Read More
Eukaryotic Cells Definition
What is a eukaryotic cell? The term “cell” is a common word in biology, anatomy, and... Read More
noun, plural: megakaryocytes
A large cell in the bone marrow with characteristic lobulate nucleus and is... Read More
noun, plural: megakaryoblasts
A precursor cell that develops into a promegakaryocyte during... Read More
Prokaryote refers to any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and other... Read More
(1) (microbiology) Short, filamentous projections on a bacterial cell, used not for motility but for... Read More
noun, plural: eucaryotes
Any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct,... Read More
Evil; wicked; bad.
Origin: L. Malus. See malice.
same as mail, a bag.
1. Of or pertaining to the sex that... Read More
A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More
noun, plural: procaryotes
Any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and... Read More
Eukaryote refers to any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct, membrane-bound... Read More
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
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
1. (Science: botany) Any tree of the coniferous genus pinus. See Pinus.
There are about twenty-eight species in the... Read More
1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More
noun, plural: karyokineses
The actual division of the cell nucleus into two daughter nuclei during... Read More
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
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
1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as,... Read More
Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More