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Pulse deficit

Definition noun A deficit in pulse when there is a difference in the apical pulse and the peripheral pulse determined by the... Read More

Pulse chase

pulse chase (Science: biochemistry) An experimental protocol used to determine cellular pathways, such as precursor product... Read More

Dicrotic pulse

Dicrotic pulse a pulse which is marked by a double beat, the second, due to a palpable dicrotic wave, being weaker than the... Read More

Pulse Rate

The rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health.pulse rate rate of the... Read More

Thready pulse

thready pulse A small fine pulse, feeling like a small cord or thread under the finger. Synonym: pulsus... Read More

Pulse

pulse (Science: cardiology, physiology) The impulse transmitted to arteries by contraction of the left ventricle of the... Read More

Pulse-chase experiment

pulse-chase experiment An experiment in which an enzyme, a metabolic pathway, a culture of cells, etc., interacts with a... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Pulsus parvus et tardus

pulsus tardus et parvus, more commonly known as slow-rising pulse, is a sign where, on palpation of the pulse, the pulse is... Read More

Electrophoresis

Electrophoresis (Science: technique) separation of ionic molecules, (principally proteins) by the differential migration... Read More

Heatstroke

Definition noun A severe (sometimes fatal) illness caused by an overexposure to an excessive heat, which disturbs the... Read More

Ti

Ti The delay time between the inverting pulse and the read pulse in the inversion recovery experiment, in magnetic resonance... Read More

A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us–The Evolution of Life on Earth

A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us--The Evolution of Life on Earth    ... Read More

Leguminous

Leguminous 1. Pertaining to pulse; consisting of pulse. 2. (Science: botany) Belonging to, or resembling, a very large... Read More

Young-helmholtz theory of colour vision

'''Young-helmholtz theory of color vision A theory that there are three perceiving elements in the retina: red, green, and... Read More

Mareys law

Mareys law The pulse Rate varies inversely with the blood pressure; i.e., the pulse is slow when the pressure is high; an... Read More

Dicrotic notch

Definition noun 1. The brief rise or upstroke in a pulse tracing that occurs before the dicrotic wave, and represents a... Read More

Crampton test

Crampton test a test for physical condition and resistance; a record is made of the pulse and the blood pressure in the... Read More

Absolute Refractory Period

An occurrence after a neuron has fired an impulse where the neurone cannot fire another pulse for a short time directly... Read More

Pulsus magnus

pulsus magnus A large full... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Riot

riot 1. To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, or the... Read More

Cubital fossa

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Phlebogram

phlebogram (Science: physiology) A tracing (with the sphygmograph) of the movements of a vein, or of the venous... Read More

Antecubital fossa

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Electroporation

Definition noun, plural: electroporations A non-chemical method that transfers the genetic material into the recipient cell... Read More

Vibrio cholerae

Definition Noun A gram-negative single polar flagellum bacterium associated with cholera infection in... Read More

Ultradian rhythm

Definition noun, plural: ultradian rhythms A biological rhythm that is repeated throughout a 24-hour circadian day and... Read More

Pathobiology of allergy and its most severe form, anaphylaxis

When allergy season looms, some people with serious hypersensitivity to allergens tend to be apprehensive of what may come.... Read More

Straw

straw 1. A stalk or stem of certain species of grain, pulse, etc, especially of wheat, rye, oats, barley, more rarely of... Read More

Arterial embolism

Arterial embolism (Science: cardiology, physiology) a sudden interruption in arterial blood flow to an organ or body part... Read More

Antecubital space

Definition noun (anatomy) The fossa in the anterior of the cubitus, or simply the depression in front of the... Read More

Parameter

parameter A variable whose measure is indicative of a quantity or function that cannot itself be precisely determined by... Read More

Percussion wave

percussion wave The main positive wave of an arterial pulse... Read More

Low

Low 1. Occupying an inferior position or place; not high or elevated; depressed in comparison with something else; as, low... Read More

Gating

Gating 1. In a biological membrane, the opening and closing of a channel, believed to be associated with changes in integral... Read More

Parameters

parameter A variable whose measure is indicative of a quantity or function that cannot itself be precisely determined by... Read More

Recycling

recycling (Science: radiobiology) In most tokamaks the pulse length is at least an order of magnitude larger than the... Read More

Ichnology & Sedimentology Of Shallow To Marginal Marine Systems (Short Course Notes)

Ichnology & Sedimentology Of Shallow To Marginal Marine Systems     ... Read More

Wool-sorters disease

wool-sorter's disease --> pulmonary anthrax A form of anthrax acquired by inhalation of dust containing bacillus... Read More