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Practical

practical 1. Of or pertaining to practice or action. 2. Capable of being turned to use or account; useful, in distinction... Read More

Ecosystem diversity

Ecosystem Diversity Definition What is ecosystem diversity? Ecosystem diversity deals with the study of different... Read More

In situ

When we talk about an experiment, human intervention, a protocol, or its step or any x, y, z call-of-action, it can be... Read More

Practices

practice 1. Frequently repeated or customary action; habitual performance; a succession of acts of a similar kind; usage;... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition What is hyperosmotic? The word hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning... Read More

Cerebrospinal fluid

Definition noun, plural: cerebrospinal fluids A clear, colorless body fluid that fills the ventricles of the brain and the... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Branches of biology

Branches of Biology Biology is the scientific study of life. It includes several relevant branches. Below is a list of... Read More

Applied science

Definition noun A body of knowledge that is mainly concerned with the applications of observed or demonstrated truths to... Read More

Pure science

Definition noun A basic knowledge for the discovery of unknown laws based on well controlled experiments and deductions from... Read More

Vacuolization

Definition noun, plural: vacuolizations The formation into, or multiplication of, vacuoles; being filled with... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

Metabolic rate

Definition noun (1) The rate of metabolism, i.e. the amount of energy used in a certain period. (2) closely approximated* by... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that were initially... 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

Histiocyte

Definition noun, plural: histiocytes A reticular connective tissue macrophage or a dendritic cell, derived from the bone... Read More

Clinical anatomy

Clinical anatomy (Science: procedure) The practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment. Synonym:... Read More

Pyruvate

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

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Project

project 1. To shoot forward; to extend beyond something else; to be prominent; to jut; as, the cornice projects; branches... Read More

Species

Every living organism is unique when you observe its morphological, anatomical, molecular, genetic, biochemical, chemical,... Read More

Scheme

scheme 1. A combination of things connected and adjusted by design; a system. The appearance and outward scheme of things.... Read More

Rational

rational 1. Relating to reason; not physical; mental. Moral philosophy was his chiefest end; for the rational, the natural,... Read More

Installation

Installation 1. The act of installing or giving possession of an office, rank, or order, with the usual rites or ceremonies;... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Methodical

methodical 1. Arranged with regard to method; disposed in a suitable manner, or in a manner to illustrate a subject, or to... Read More

Imprinting

What does imprinting mean? Have you watched the TV cartoon show “Tom and Jerry” with an episode of a duck and its... Read More

The Psychobiology of Hysteria

Editorial Hysteria is often regarded as the archetypal psychodynamic illness. Freud carried out much of his early work on... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... 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

Immune response

Immune Response Definition An immune response is defined as the reaction of the body in response to the presence of a... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Viability

Whether we talk about “a travel plan” or “a science experiment” or “the chances of a pregnancy reaching its... Read More

Teleroentgenography

teleroentgenography --> teleradiography radiography with the x-ray tube positioned about 2 m from the film thereby... Read More

Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism

Protein Binding Sites The ability of various molecules and ions to bind to specific sites on the protein surface forms the... Read More