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Portion

portion 1. That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything. 2. A part... Read More

Proportion

proportion 1. The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic Definition Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... 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

Microscopic section

microscopic section --> section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More

Section

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Sections

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Longitudinal section

Longitudinal Section Definition To describe the direction of movements and location of different body structures, a... Read More

Tail

tail 1. (Science: zoology) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. The tail of mammals and... Read More

Realized niche

What is a niche? A niche can be defined as the means by which a species or an individual interacts with its environment. In... Read More

Ectoplasm

Definition noun, plural: ectoplasms The outer, non-granulated, clear portion of the cytoplasm of a cell Supplement The... Read More

Aliquot

Definition adjective Of, relating to or denoting an exact factor or divisor of a quantity, i.e. not resulting in a... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Recombination DNA repair

Recombination DNA Repair Definition Recombination DNA repair is a biological reparative process in response to DNA damage... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Extracellular matrix

Definition noun, plural: extracellular matrices The non-cellular portion of a tissue produced and secreted by cells and... Read More

Serum

Definition noun, plural: sera, serums (1) The clear portion of any bodily fluid (2) Blood serum: the clear liquid devoid of... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Intestinum tenue mesenteriale

Intestinum tenue mesenteriale The freely movable portion of the small intestine supplied with a mesentery, comprising the... Read More

Moiety

Moiety Definition What is a moiety? Moiety (plural: moieties), in general, refers to the half or one of the two... Read More

Internal capsule

Definition noun (anatomy) A fan-like, 8-10 mm thick of white matter separating the caudate nucleus and the thalamus from the... Read More

Labia

Labia Definition Often, when persons think of the female reproductive system, they think of the vagina. However, the female... Read More

Internode

Internode (Science: plant biology) The portion of a stem between the level of insertion of two successive leaves or leaf... Read More

Intermaxillary segment

Intermaxillary segment The primordial mass of tissue formed by the merging of the medial nasal prominences of the embryo; it... Read More

Midgut

Definition noun (1) The middle portion of the alimentary canal of certain vertebrate animals in which it is continuous with... Read More

Decremental conduction

Definition noun The impaired conduction in a portion of a fiber due to progressively lessening response of the unexcited... Read More

Sigmoid sulcus

sigmoid sulcus --> groove for sigmoid sinus A broad groove in the posterior cranial fossa, first situated on the lateral... Read More

Graft

Definition noun, plural: grafts (botany) A shoot, bud, or scion of one plant that is inserted to another plant that would... Read More

Duplication mutation

Definition noun A type of mutation in which a portion of a genetic material or a chromosome is duplicated or replicated,... Read More

Oxyhemoglobin

Definition noun, plural: oxyhemoglobins A bright red hemoglobin carrying oxygen molecule Supplement One of the main... Read More

Hemoglobinopathy

Definition noun, plural: hemoglobinopathies A genetic disorder resulting in an abnormal globin structure in the hemoglobin... Read More

Community Patterns

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More

Chromosome Mutations

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. By nature, the genetic information from both parents is expected to be seen... Read More

Endosome

Endosome Definition noun plural: endosomes en·do·some, ˈəndoˌsoʊm (cell biology) A membrane-bound cytoplasmic... Read More

Foveolar cell

Definition noun, plural: foveolar cells Any of the epithelial cells that line the surface of gastric mucosa and gastric... Read More

Satellite DNA

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

Patau syndrome

Definition noun A genetic disorder caused by genetic changes in chromosome 13, such as an extra copy of chromosome 13... Read More