1. A youth or scholar of either sex under the care of an instructor or tutor. Too far in years to be a pupil now.... Read More
noun, plural: pupillary light reflexes
A reflex marked by the constriction of the pupil in response to the... Read More
pupil in an eye that is blind because of ocular or optic nerve disease; this pupil will not contract to... Read More
seclusion of pupil
The condition resulting from posterior annular synechia, in which the iris is bound down throughout the... Read More
What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More
noun, plural: accommodation reflexes
A reflex reaction of the eye in response to focusing on near object followed... Read More
A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More
1. The central mass of necrotic tissue in a boil.
2. A metal casting, usually with a post in the canal of a tooth Root,... Read More
The recent Netflix's hit flick, Bird Box, surely startled the viewers with the thrilling scenarios revolving around the... Read More
In biology and ecology, adaptation refers to the process of adjusting in behavior, physiology, or... Read More
aristotle, Asclepliad of Stagira
(Science: person) The son of a physician and old Asclepiad family was born... Read More
1. One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof... Read More
1. Any round or roundish body or mass; a sphere or globe; as, a ball of twine; a ball of snow.
2. A spherical body of... Read More
Origin: L. Iris, iridis, the goddess, gr, the rainbow, iris of the eye, the plant iris. Cf. Orris.
1. The goddess of... Read More
noun, plural: anhidroses
A pathological condition characterized by the inability to sweat... Read More
1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More
A division of the (vertebrate) autonomic nervous system whose physiological effects are mostly in opposition... Read More
An aspect of attending in which an organism's initial response to a change or to a novel stimulus is such... Read More
(taxonomy) A genus of the family Felidae and includes domestic cat, sand cat, black-footed cat, wildcat,... Read More
noun, plural: aqueous humors
A clear, watery body fluid secreted by the ciliary epithelium, and fills the... Read More
1. A control system using negative feedback to operate another system.
2. A process that behaves as a... Read More
Accomodation, in general sense, may refer to the dwelling or a transient lodging. In biology, it refers to an adjustment or... Read More
1. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate. They have always apt instruments. (Burke) A river . . . Apt to be... Read More
(Science: microscopy) The exit pupil of a microscope objective lens. The objective lens back aperture, which... Read More
1. A temporary stop or rest; an intermission of action; interruption; suspension; cessation.
2. Temporary inaction or... Read More
Charles Darwin is credited with outlining the fundamentals
of evolution. He was a smart and eager pupil and protégé,... Read More