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Potato

potato Origin: Sp. Patata potato, batata sweet potato, from the native American name (probably batata) in Hayti. (Science:... Read More

Potato nose

potato nose --> rhinophyma A manifestation of severe acne rosacea resulting in significant enlargement of the nose and... Read More

Potato tumour of neck

potato tumour of neck A firm nodular mass in the neck, usually a carotid body tumour (chemodectoma).The tumour moves... Read More

Multiple alleles

Alleles are the pairs of genes occupying a specific spot called locus on a chromosome. Typically, there are only two alleles... Read More

Amyloplast

Definition noun, plural: amyloplasts (botany) A type of leucoplast found in the cytoplasm of a plant cell, and serves as... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Tomato

tomato Origin: Sp. Or Pg. Tomate, of American Indian origin; cf. Mexican tomail. (Science: botany) The fruit of a plant of... Read More

Armadillidiidae

Definition noun A taxonomic family comprised of terrestrial woodlouse species that are identifiable chiefly by their... Read More

What if all the Cars in the World Were the Same? – Why it Pays to be Different

What if all the Cars in the World Were the Same? - Why it Pays to be Different Imagine if every car in the world was... Read More

Don’t Read This, You Know It All Already – Why Farmers Should Care About Biodiversity

Don't Read This, You Know It All Already - Why Farmers Should Care About Biodiversity If you're a farmer maybe you... Read More

Binomial nomenclature

Binomial Nomenclature Definition Binomial nomenclature is a binomial system of naming a species. A binomial name is... Read More

Micromolecule

Micromolecules Definition How to define micromolecule? Micromolecules are relatively small molecules that are combined... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Phenolase

Definition noun An oxidoreductase enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of phenols and other related... Read More

Cultivated yeast

Definition noun, plural: cultivated yeasts Yeast that is grown in cultures for specific purposes such as bread making,... Read More

Obligate parasite

Parasitism is a form of symbiosis that occurs between a parasite and its host. The parasite is the organism that generally... Read More

Diploid

Diploid Definition Let's first understand the meaning of the word - diploid. From the words ‘di’, meaning "two", and... Read More

Mash

Mash 1. A mass of mixed ingredients reduced to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; a mass of anything in a soft pulpy... Read More

Bug

Bug 1. A bugbear; anything which terrifies. Sir, spare your threats: The bug which you would fright me with i seek.... Read More

Eye

Definition noun, plural: eyes (1) The organ of sight or vision; the visual sense; the sense of seeing. (2) A mark... 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