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Penetration

penetration The act of piercing or entering deeply. Origin: L.... Read More

Biophotonics: Optical Science and Engineering for the 21st Century

Biophotonics: Optical Science and Engineering for the 21st Century   ... Read More

Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other... Read More

Judgment

Judgment 1. The act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Saturation

saturation 1. The act of saturating, or the state of being saturating; complete penetration or impregnation. 2. (Science:... Read More

Conoid

Conoid 1. a cone-shaped structure. 2. Part of the apical complex characteristic of the protozoan subphylum, Apicomplexa;... Read More

Invasins

Invasins proteins produced by bacterial cells that promote bacterial penetration into mammalian cells. The invasin produced... Read More

Hydrophobic

The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred to as hydrophobic. In... Read More

Fertilization membrane

Definition noun The membrane that forms on the inner surface of the vitelline membrane of the ovum after the entry of a... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Acrosome

Acrosome (Science: cell biology) a membrane-bound compatment at the tip of the head of a sperm which contains lytic enzymes... Read More

Monospermy

Definition noun The fertilization of an ovum by only one sperm. Supplement The ovum when fertilized by a sperm forms a... Read More