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Search Results for: precipitation

Precipitation

Precipitation the act or process of precipitating. In meteorology, precipitation is any kind of water that falls from the... Read More

Acid Precipitation

Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... 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

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Net primary productivity

In order to keep the biosphere running, different organisms play different roles and functions. Some help in oxygen... Read More

Phytoremediation – A Green Solution to Pollution

Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending... Read More

Running Water Freshwater Community Factors

This tutorial continues from the previous one, which introduced lotic (running water) communities. Here, some of the... 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

Industrial Microbiology

Definition noun Related to environmental, social and economic importance that are engaged in the utilization of... Read More

Laterite

Definition noun,plural: laterites A layer of the soil that is abundant in iron oxide which is resulted from the various... Read More

Psychrometer

Definition noun, plural: psychrometers A simple form of hygrometer with two thermometer bulbs in which one is kept dry and... Read More

Freshwater

Relating to or living in or consisting of water that is not salty; freshwater fish; freshwater lakes.Water that possesses... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Surface water

Definition noun (ecology) Water that is above the substrate or soil surface such as streams, bays, lakes, rivers, seas,... Read More

Quellung phenomenon

Definition noun A biochemical reaction in which anticapsular antibodies bind to the capsule of a bacterium, resulting in the... Read More

Bivalent antibody

Bivalent antibody antibody that causes a visible reaction with specific antigen as in agglutination, precipitation, and so... Read More

Equivalence zone

Equivalence zone in a precipitin reaction, the zone in which neither antibody nor antigen is in excess. See:... Read More

Supernatant

supernatant (Science: chemistry) The soluble liquid fraction of a sample after centrifugation or precipitation of insoluble... Read More

Coagulation

Definition noun, plural: coagulations (haematology) The process of clot formation (surgery) The disruption of tissue by... Read More

Concentration

Definition noun (1) The measure of the amount of a sub-component (especially solute) in a solution (2) The ratio of the mass... Read More

Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More

Hapten

Definition noun, plural: haptens A substance that induces immune response when bound to a carrier protein or to large... Read More

Ecosystem Succession

Just one of the amazing aspects of life on Earth is that it spreads to all areas where the habitat will allow it to survive.... Read More