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Path

path A road or way; the course taken by an electric current or by nervous impulses. See: pathway. Origin: A.S.... Read More

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (7th Ed) by V. Kumar et al.

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Seventh Edition  ... Read More

Sentinel

sentinel 1. One who watches or guards; specifically, a soldier set to guard an army, camp, or other place, from surprise, to... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More

Track

track To follow the tracks or traces of; to pursue by following the marks of the feet; to trace; to trail; as, to track a... Read More

Ecliptic

Ecliptic 1. (Science: astronomy) a great circle of the celestial sphere, making an angle with the equinoctial of about 23... Read More

Beer-Lambert law

Definition noun The principal law in spectrometry in which it states that the absorbance at a given wavelength of light is... Read More

Vibration

vibration 1. The act of vibrating, or the state of being vibrated, or in vibratory motion; quick motion to and fro;... Read More

Trace

trace 1. To mark out; to draw or delineate with marks; especially, to copy, as a drawing or engraving, by following the... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Premature contact

premature contact --> deflective occlusal contact A condition of tooth contact's which diverts the mandible from a normal... Read More

Glaciers

Glacier An immense field or stream of ice, formed in the region of perpetual snow, and moving slowly down a mountain slope... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Cell determination

Definition noun The process in which a previously undifferentiated cell is already programmed to become a specific cell type... Read More

Classification system

Classification Systems Definition In life, many things are classified, that is, to put into categories or groups based on... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Phylogenetic tree

Definition noun, plural: phylogenetic tree A tree diagram that shows the evolutionary histories and relationships of groups... Read More

The Hominids

Although humans in today's world are the most advanced species on the planet, we previously shared the exact same genetic... Read More

Cell Respiration

As mentioned in the previous tutorial on ATP, the process of respiration is split into 3 distinct areas that occur at... Read More

Reptiles

reptile 1. (Science: zoology) An animal that crawls, or moves on its belly, as snakes, or by means of small, short legs, as... Read More

Orbits

orbit 1. (Science: astronomy) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as,... Read More

Specific absorption coefficient

Definition noun A factor that measures the absorbance of light per unit of path length (of the spectrophotometer cuvette,... Read More

Plane

Plane 1. To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of, as of a board or other piece of wood, by... Read More

Finding And Getting The Job You Love – 6 Great Tips

If you are in this position, you will understand. That moment when you trudge to your work, day in day out and then one day... Read More

Blaze

Blaze 1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame. To heaven the blaze... Read More

Gin

Gin 1. To catch in a trap. 2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton. Origin: Ginned; Ginning. 1. Contrivance;... Read More

Determination

Determination (Science: cell biology) The committment of a cell to a particular path of differentiation, even though there... Read More

Function

Definition noun, plural: functions (biology) The special, normal, proper physiologic activity of a body part or an... Read More

Gate

Gate 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day... Read More

Height

Height vertical measurement. anterior facial height (AFH), in cephalometrics, the linear measurement from the nasion to the... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life

 The FIFTH MIRACLE: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life    ... Read More

Passions

passion 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion);... Read More

Inquiry

Inquiry Origin: see Inquire alternative forms: enquiry. 1. The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking... Read More

Flight

Flight 1. The act or flying; a passing through the air by the help of wings; volitation; mode or style of flying. Like the... Read More

Zenith

Zenith 1. That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens... Read More

Virulence

Virulence definition In biology, virulence is defined as the degree by which a pathogenic organism can cause disease.... Read More