(Science: prefix) Prefix (from both greek and latin) with many meanings including before, in front of, preceding, on... Read More
symbol for proline or its... Read More
1. The exposed carmine margin of the lip.
2. The isolated central soft-tissue segment of the upper lip in the... Read More
noun, plural: procaryotes
Any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and... Read More
(Science: botany) The series of cells formed in the ovule of a flowering plant after fertilization, but before the... Read More
The phase of mitosis between prophase and metaphase wherein the nuclear envelope breaks down and form... Read More
To beget; to produce by the sexual act; said usually of the male parent.
Origin: L. Pro-creo, pp. -creatus, to... Read More
Origin: L. Promonturium, promunturium; pro before - mons, montis, mountain: cf. F. Promontoire. See Mount.
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noun, plural: promoter genes
(genetics) A site in a DNA molecule at which RNA polymerase and transcription... Read More
A series of steps by which a desired result is accomplished.
Origin: L. Procedere, from pro = forward, cedere =... Read More
noun, plural: promegakayocytes
A precursor cell in the thrombocytic series that arises from a megakaryoblast and... Read More
(Science: zoology) The first or anterior segment of the thorax in insects.
Origin: Pref. Pro- -... Read More
(Science: protein) protein that, after synthesis, is cleaved to produce several functionally distinct... Read More
noun, plural: promoters
(chemistry) A substance that is capable of increasing the activity of a catalyst to... Read More
(Science: neurology) The tendency to fall forward; responsible for the festination in paralysis agitans.
Origin:... Read More
Rarely used term for premature ejaculation.
Origin: pro-- G. Sperma,... Read More
1. Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a... Read More
A precursor of pepsin released from the stomach.
Word origin: pro- (before) + pepsin
See... Read More
What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More
Prokaryote refers to any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and other... Read More
1. The ordinary language of men in speaking or writing; language not cast in poetical measure or rhythm;... Read More
1. To shoot forward; to extend beyond something else; to be prominent; to jut; as, the cornice projects; branches... Read More
1. The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or... Read More
1. Having the quality of generating; producing young or fruit; generative; fruitful; productive; applied to plants... Read More
given to extravagant expenditure; expending money or other things without necessity; recklessly or viciously... Read More
1. Pouring forth with fullness or exuberance; bountiful; exceedingly liberal; giving without stint; as, a profuse... Read More
1. To bring into possession; to cause to accrue to, or to come into possession of; to acquire or provide for one's... Read More
1. A country or region, more or less remote from the city of Rome, brought under the roman government; a conquered... Read More
1. To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to produce a witness or... Read More
noun, plural: prosimians
Any of the primitive, nocturnal primates, such as lemurs, lorisoids, haplorrhine... Read More
Origin: pro-- rubricyte
pernicious anaemia type prorubricyte,... Read More
The phase following interphase and preceding metaphase of cell divisions (i.e. mitosis and meiosis), and in... Read More
An association of two organisms that enhances the life processes of both.
Compare: antibiosis, symbiosis,... Read More
noun, plural: tropocollagens
A single collagen molecule; a molecular structure that makes up a collagen fiber,... Read More
A nonapeptide that is vasoactive causing blood vessels to dilate
Bradykinin is a type of kinin.... Read More
noun, plural: chemokines
A chemotactic cytokine released by cells to function in chemotaxis, inflammation, and... Read More
noun, plural: pentapeptides
A peptide containing five amino acids
Peptides are biomolecules that are... Read More
Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and nonpolar (not... Read More
noun, plural: argipressins
A vasopressin that has an amino acid sequence:... Read More