The pressure exerted by a single component of a mixture of gases, commonly expressed in mm hg or torr; for... Read More
Organization of the Respiratory System
Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More
What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More
Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More
Abnormally low partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood.
Hypoxemia is different from hypoxia... Read More
In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More
(1) A property of a solution that depends on the osmotic force exerted across the membrane as influenced by... Read More
The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised... Read More
1. The act of stretching.
2. The condition of being stretched or strained, the degree to which anything is stretched... Read More
1. The act of relieving, or the state of being relieved; the removal, or partial removal, of any evil, or of anything... Read More
sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl
A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More