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Premature contact

premature contact --> deflective occlusal contact A condition of tooth contact's which diverts the mandible from a normal... Read More

Premature

premature 1. Occurring before the proper time. 2. (Science: paediatrics) A premature infant. Origin: L. Praematurus = early... Read More

Cells know when to separate at mitosis

How do cells know when to separate during mitosis? A molecule called BubR1 was found to regulate the timing of the division... Read More

Abortion

Abortion 1. (Science: obstetrics) The premature expulsion from the uterus of the products of conception of the embryo or of... Read More

Necrosis

Definition noun, plural: necroses Premature death of cells in a living tissue or organ caused by the progressive degradative... Read More

Prospermia

prospermia Rarely used term for premature ejaculation. Origin: pro-- G. Sperma,... Read More

Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication

Homeostasis is the relatively stable conditions of the internal environment that result from compensatory regulatory... Read More

Insertion (genetics)

In genetics, insertion refers to the type of mutation characterized by the insertion of one or few nucleotide base pairs to... Read More

Autoimmune disease

Definition noun, plural: autoimmune diseases A type of disease as a result of an immune response of the body against own... Read More

Septate uterus

Definition noun A uterus with an anteroposterior septum resulting in two uterine cavities Supplement A septate uterus is a... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Nonviable

Definition adjective (1) Not viable; not alive or incapable of living, developing, or reproducing, as in a nonviable... Read More

Lactosuria

Lactosuria excretion of lactose (milk sugar) in the urine; a common finding during pregnancy and lactation, and in the... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Acrobrachycephaly

Acrobrachycephaly type of craniosynostosis with premature closure of the coronal suture, resulting in abnormally short... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Warp

Warp 1. To turn, twist, or be twisted out of shape; especially, to be twisted or bent out of a flat plane; as, a board warps... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Dehiscence

Dehiscence a premature bursting open or splitting along natural or surgical suture lines. A complication of surgery that... Read More

Tortuous aorta

Definition noun A twisted or distorted aorta that results in the narrowing or constricting of the aorta, which, in turn, may... Read More

Viable

Viable definition In biology, the word viable pertains to a life form, such as a cell, that is alive or capable of... Read More

Terrys syndrome

Terry's syndrome --> retinopathy of prematurity (Science: ophthalmology, paediatrics) A bilateral retinopathy occurring... Read More

Vaginal pool

Vaginal pool The secretions and material that accumulate in the posterior fornix of the vagina; used for sampling,... Read More

Immature

Immature 1. Not mature; unripe; not arrived at perfection of full development; crude; unfinished; as, immature fruit;... Read More

Auxin

Auxin (Science: plant biology) a group of plant growth substances (often called phytohormones or plant hormones), the most... Read More