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Proportion

proportion 1. The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or... Read More

Zone of optimal proportion

zone of optimal proportion (Science: chemistry) A zone in a solution of mixed antigen in which the two biomolecules are... Read More

Prevalent

Prevalent Definition We can define "prevalent" as the most commonly found, being dominant or widespread, or describing the... 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

Selectively-permeable membrane

Selectively Permeable Membrane Definition We can define selectively permeable membranes as those that are selectively... Read More

Recalcitrant

Several words of the English language find wide usage in subjects as diverse as literature, science, social science,... Read More

Salinity

Definition noun, plural: salinities The degree of saltiness; the relative proportion of salt in a... Read More

Dominant species

Dominance is the state of being supreme or dominant. Community dominance refers to the form of dominance where certain... Read More

Sensitivity and specificity

Definition noun Statistical measures for assessing the results of diagnostics and screening tests wherein sensitivity... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Temper

temper 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of... Read More

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More

Stoichiometric condition

stoichiometric condition That condition at which the proportion of the air-to-fuel is such that all combustible products... Read More

Humoral immunity

Let’s get to know where one should place humoral immunity, the topic of today’s discussion!! By the end of the article,... Read More

Fluctuation test

Fluctuation test (Science: investigation) test devised by Luria and Delbruck to determine whether genetic variation in a... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic Definition Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and... Read More

Packed cell volume

Definition noun The proportion of blood occupied by red blood cells, usually expressed as a percentage of the total blood... Read More

Hyperosmotic

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

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Median plane

In anatomy, the median plane refers to a plane passing vertically through the midline. It divides the body into left and... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Abo blood group

Abo blood group (Science: haematology) The major human blood type system which describes the oligosaccharide glycoprotein... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Osteocyte

Osteocyte Definition The osteocyte is a mature bone cell. Other bone cell types are osteoprogenitor cells, osteoblasts, and... Read More

Primary productivity

Planet Earth is home to different types of life forms ranging from microscopic bacteria to giant whales and elephants. To... Read More

Secondary succession

We all have come across news where forest lands got destroyed by wildfires. Or sometimes we have read about an entire... Read More

Body fluid

Body Fluids Definition What is body fluid? Literally, body fluid is the fluid of the body. The adult human body is ~50-60%... Read More

Allele frequency

Definition noun, plural: allele frequencies The frequency of an allele relative to that of other alleles of the same gene in... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Homo sapiens sapiens

Homo sapiens What are homo sapiens? Homo sapiens is the species of all the highly developed primates on earth, a category... Read More

Gene flow

Definition noun The movement and exchange of genes or alleles from one population of species to another Supplement Gene flow... Read More

Sagittal plane

Definition noun (anatomy) A plane traversing the direction from top to bottom, resulting in the formation of left and right... Read More

Philippine tarsier

Definition noun, plural: Philippine tarsiers A tarsier species endemic to the islands of the Philippines Supplement Tarsiers... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Strepsirrhine

Definition noun, plural: strepsirrhines Any of the wet-nosed primates characterized mainly by having... Read More

Chemical Composition of the Body

In order to fully understand the mechanisms of human physiology, it is important to have an understanding of the chemical... Read More

Dense irregular connective tissue

Dense Irregular Connective Tissue Definition Dense irregular connective tissue is one of the two major types of dense... Read More