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Observation

Definition noun, plural: observations (1) The act of attentive watching, perceiving, or noticing (2) The data measured,... Read More

Weight

weight 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect... Read More

Empirical

Empirical 1. Pertaining to, or founded upon, experiment or experience; depending upon the observation of phenomena; versed... Read More

Wilcoxon rank-sum test

Definition noun A non-parametric test of two samples which support exclusively on the order of observations in which the two... Read More

Iodine test

Iodine Test Definition The iodine test is a chemical reaction-based identification test for starch. In this test, iodine... Read More

In vitro

Definition adjective, adverb (Of a biological process) made to occur outside the living organism, i.e. in an artificial... Read More

Clinical

Definition adjective (1) Of, pertaining to, relating to, or dealing with a (medical) clinic (2) Relating to or founded on... Read More

Natural selection

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

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Almas

The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting factor in biology refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting a process, such as... Read More

Hydrophobic

Hydrophobic Definition The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred... Read More

Data collection

Data collection systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires,... Read More

Automation

Automation Controlled operation of an apparatus, process, or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place... Read More

Hydrodynamics

Hydrodynamics That branch of the science of mechanics which relates to fluids, or, as usually limited, which treats of the... Read More

Chronic disease

Chronic disease diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual... Read More

Sequence homology

sequence homology (Science: molecular biology) Strictly, refers to the situation where nucleic acid or protein sequences are... Read More

A posteriori

A posteriori 1. (Science: logic) Characterising that kind of reasoning which derives propositions from the observation of... Read More

Science

Definition noun, plural: sciences (1) The methodological study of a phenomenon through careful observation, collecting data,... Read More

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Acid dye

Definition noun, plural: acid dyes (biological techniques) A dye containing acidic group(s) and is used in staining... Read More

Triple-X syndrome

Definition noun A genetic condition in which a female has an extra X chromosome Supplement In humans, the sex chromosomes... Read More

Satellite DNA

Definition noun, plural: satellite DNAs (molecular biology) A portion of the DNA of a genome consisting of tandemly... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Effects of Gravity on Sleep

Gravity is a natural phenomenon that affects all things particularly all living creatures from cell to human being. It has... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Occult

occult obscure, concealed from observation, difficult to... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Signal

signal 1. Noticeable; distinguished from what is ordinary; eminent; remarkable; memorable; as, a signal exploit; a signal... Read More

Read

read 1. To advise; to counsel. See Rede. Therefore, I read thee, get to God's word, and thereby try all doctrine.... Read More

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Theory

Definition noun, plural: theories (general) (1) A conjecture, an opinion, a speculation or an assumption based on limited... Read More

Regard

regard 1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze. But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled. (milton) 2.... Read More

Methodical

methodical 1. Arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to... Read More

Clinical medicine

Definition noun (medicine) The study and practice of medicine that is founded on the direct observation of... Read More

Obscure

obscure 1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. His lamp shall be put... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Feeler

Feeler 1. One who, or that which, feels. 2. (Science: entomology, zoology) One of the sense organs or certain animals (as... Read More