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Voice quality

voice quality voice quality is that component of speech which gives the primary distinction to a given speaker's voice when... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... 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

Difference

Difference 1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity;... Read More

Essence

Essence 1. The constituent elementary notions which constitute a complex notion, and must be enumerated to define it;... Read More

Nature

nature 1. The existing system of things; the world of matter, or of matter and mind; the creation; the universe. But looks... Read More

Pioneer species

You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... Read More

Sensibility

sensibility Origin: Cf. F. Sensibilite, LL. Sensibilitas. 1. (Science: physiology) The quality or state of being sensible,... Read More

Aroma

Aroma 1. (Science: botany) The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance;... Read More

Thalassophobia

Among many psychological and psychiatric disorders, one is the fear of the ocean and the fear of deep water, which in... Read More

Fecundity

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

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Neutral

neutral 1. Not engaged on either side; not taking part with or assisting either of two or more contending parties; neuter;... Read More

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a physio-chemical process carried out by photo-auto-lithotrophs by converting light energy into chemical... Read More

Dissolved oxygen

Definition noun The amount of free oxygen dissolved in water, expressed in mg/L, parts per million (ppm), or in percent of... Read More

Grade

Grade a harsh scraping or cutting; a grating. The grade of hatchets fiercely thrown. On wigwam log, and tree, and stone.... Read More

Voice

voice 1. Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Self

self 1. The individual as the object of his own reflective consciousness; the man viewed by his own cognition as the subject... Read More

Community Patterns

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More

Slime

slime 1. Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud. As it Nilus ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime... Read More

Phylogeny

Phylogeny refers to the evolutionary history of the development of a species or of a taxonomic group of organisms. The... Read More

Elastic cartilage

The cartilage is a connective tissue characterized by having an extracellular matrix that is abundant in chondroitin sulfate... Read More

Ferrous lactate

Definition noun A greenish white crystal or (powder) made up of iron (Fe2+) and lactate anions Supplement Ferrous lactate is... Read More

Metamorphism

metamorphism (Science: geology) The state or quality of being metamorphic; the process by which the material of rock masses... Read More

Immunity

Immunity (Science: immunology) The condition of being immune, the protection against infectious disease conferred either by... Read More

Discus intervertebralis

Discus intervertebralis --> intervertebral disc (Science: anatomy) The intervertebral discs or nucleus pulposus are a... Read More

Solubility

Definition noun (1) The quantity of a particular substance (solid, liquid, or gas solute) that can dissolve in a particular... Read More

Potentiality

potentiality The quality or state of being potential; possibility, not actuality; inherent capability or disposition, not... Read More

Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Mutation

A mutation is a permanent, heritable change in the nucleotide sequence or the process by which such a change occurs in a... Read More

Imprinting

What does imprinting mean? Have you watched the TV cartoon show “Tom and Jerry” with an episode of a duck and its... Read More

Diploid

Diploid Definition Let's first understand the meaning of the word - diploid. From the words ‘di’, meaning "two", and... Read More

Interaction

Interaction The quality, state or process of (two or more things) acting on each... Read More

Permeability

Permeability Definition What is permeability? In earth science, its definition is this: "the ability of any material such... Read More

Treatment failure

treatment failure A measure of the quality of health care by assessing the unsuccessful results or consequences of... Read More

Uniformity

uniformity 1. The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all... Read More

Herbivore

Herbivore Definition A herbivore is the primary consumer of the food chain that usually occupies the second trophic level... Read More

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads

Petrified Wood : The World of Fossilized Wood, Cones, Ferns, and Cycads ... Read More

Geometric mean diameter

Geometric mean diameter a measure of the central tendency of particle size composition of substrate materials sometimes used... Read More