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Aerobic process

Definition noun, plural: aerobic processes A process that occurs and requires the presence of oxygen or air Supplement An... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Process

Definition noun, plural: processes (general) A naturally occurring or designed sequence of changes of properties or... Read More

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. In... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Coronoid process

Coronoid process a sharp triangular projection from a bone; coronoid process of the mandible, the triangular anterior... Read More

Anaerobic respiration

Anaerobic Respiration Definition What is anaerobic respiration? Anaerobic respiration is a respiratory process that occurs... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Vaginal process of peritoneum

vaginal process of peritoneum --> processus vaginalis of peritoneum A peritoneal diverticulum in the embryonic lower... Read More

Vestige of vaginal process

vestige of vaginal process --> vestige of processus vaginalis Incompletely obliterated remnants of the vaginal process of... Read More

Basilar process of occipital bone

Basilar process of occipital bone --> basilar part of the occipital bone The part of the occipital bone that lies anterior... Read More

Irreversible process

Irreversible process (Science: chemistry) Any real process, when a system undergoes the changes state 1 - greater than state... 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

Glucose

Glucose occurs naturally and is ubiquitous. It is one of the three most common monosaccharides; the other two are fructose... Read More

Ascending process

Ascending process --> processus ascendens An upward extension of the embryonic pterygoquadrate cartilage; it develops into... Read More

Stochastic process

stochastic process A process that incorporates some element of randomness. Origin: G. Stochastikos, pertaining to guessing,... Read More

Temporal process

temporal process The posterior projection of the zygomatic bone articulating with the zygomatic process of the temporal bone... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Pinocytosis

Pinocytosis Definition What is pinocytosis?  Pinocytosis is the ingestion of extracellular fluids, i.e. the fluid... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Carbohydrate

Definition noun plural: carbohydrates car·bo·hy·drate, kɑːbəʊˈhaɪdɹeɪt Any of the group of organic compounds... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More

Codon

What does codon mean? A codon, in biology, is the basic genetic unit of life that acts as the template for the amino acid... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More

Polysaccharide

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Polysaccharide Definition noun plural: polysaccharides pol·y·sac·cha·ride,... Read More

Glycogen

Definition noun plural: glycogens gly·co·gen, glī′kə-jən A multi-branched polymer of glucose, mainly produced in... Read More

Frameshift mutation

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

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Pyruvate

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

Biorefineries – Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

Biorefineries - Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions  ... Read More

Anaerobic process

Definition noun A (part of a) process that occurs in the absence of free oxygen. Supplement Examples of anaerobic processes... Read More

Articular processes

One of the small flat projections on the surfaces of the arches of the vertebrae on either side, at the point where the... Read More

Biochemical conversion process

Biochemical conversion process The use of living organisms or their products to convert organic material to... Read More

Natural selection

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