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Cardinal points

Cardinal points The four points in the pelvic inlet toward one of which the occiput of the baby is usually directed in case... Read More


Points, conjugate (Science: microscopy) The pair of points on the principal axis of a mirror or lens so located that light... Read More


modulus Origin: L, a small measure. See Module. (Science: mathematics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which... Read More


pole 1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been... Read More

Nodal points

nodal point One of two point's in a compound optical system so related that a ray directed toward the first point will... Read More


row A series of persons or things arranged in a continued line; a line; a rank; a file; as, a row of trees; a row of houses... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Ct scan

Ct scan --> computed tomography (Science: investigation, procedure, radiology) a special radiographic technique that uses... Read More


Diameter The length of a straight line passing through the centre of a circle and connecting opposite points on its... Read More


truss 1. A bundle; a package; as, a truss of grass. Bearing a truss of trifles at his back. (Spenser) A truss of hay in... Read More


score 1. A notch or incision; especially, one that is made as a tally mark; hence, a mark, or line, made for the purpose of... Read More


straight 1. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating... Read More


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


wavelength (Science: radiobiology) The length of a single cycle of a wave, usually measured from crest-to-crest. For... Read More


Definition noun plural: septins sep·tin, sĕp′tĭn A protein involved in cytokinesis and also functions in maintaining... Read More


Indication a circumstance which points to or shows the cause, pathology, treatment or issue of an attack of disease, that... Read More

Enzymes: A Practical Introduction to Structure, Mechanism, and Data Analysis

Enzymes: A Practical Introduction to Structure, Mechanism, and Data Analysis ... Read More

The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days!

 The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days!   ... Read More


Intercept 1. To take or seize by the way, or before arrival at the destined place; to cause to stop on the passage; as, to... Read More


verb 1. To turn completely or repeatedly; to become coiled about anything; to assume a convolved or spiral form; as, vines... Read More

Limit dextrin

Limit dextrin The polysaccharide fragments remaining at the end (limit) of exhaustive hydrolysis of amylopectin or glycogen... Read More


secant 1. (Science: geometry) A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more... Read More

Bonwill triangle

Bonwill triangle An equilateral triangle formed by lines from the contact points of the lower central incisors, or the... Read More

Visual image

visual image A collection of foci corresponding to all the luminous points of an... Read More


radiate 1. To emit rays; to be radiant; to shine. Virtues shine more clear In them kings, and radiant like the sun at noon.... Read More


Definition noun plural: cytoskeletons cy·to·skel·e·ton (cell biology) The lattice or internal framework of a cell... Read More


Fractional 1. Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers. 2. Relatively... Read More


rasp 1. To rub or file with a rasp; to rub or grate with a rough file; as, to rasp wood to make it smooth; to rasp bones to... Read More


rub 1. To subject (a body) to the action of something moving over its surface with pressure and friction, especially to the... Read More


Join (Science: geometry) The line joining two points; the point common to two intersecting... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More


parallax 1. The apparent displacement, or difference of position, of an object, as seen from two different stations, or... Read More


Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More


staple 1. A settled mart; an emporium; a city or town to which merchants brought commodities for sale or exportation in... Read More


solstice 1. A stopping or standing still of the sun. 2. (Science: astronomy) The point in the ecliptic at which the sun is... Read More


Definition noun, plural: chroaxies (physiology) The shortest period of time required to produce an effective electrical... Read More


Infinity Origin: L. Infinitas; pref. In- not - finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. Infinite. See Finite. 1. Unlimited extent... Read More


Inverse 1. Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; opposed to direct. 2. (Science: botany)... Read More