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Weight

weight 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the earth; the effect... Read More

Volume

Definition noun (1) A three-dimensional measure of space occupied or displaced by an object, usually expressed in cubic... Read More

Ratio

ratio 1. (Science: mathematics) The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is... Read More

Dose

Dose 1. (Science: pharmacology) a quantity to be administered at one time, such as a specified amount of medication. 2.... Read More

Renewable resource

Definition noun A type of natural resource that can be replenished or takes a rather short period of time for nature to... 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

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More

Silent mutation

A mutation is a change in the nucleotide sequence of a gene or a chromosome. When there is only one nucleotide involved, it... Read More

Reduce

reduce 1. To bring or lead back to any former place or condition. And to his brother's house reduced his wife. (Chapman) The... Read More

Dimensions

Dimension 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement;... Read More

Multiply

multiply 1. To become greater in number; to become numerous. When men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and... Read More

Multiplication

multiplication 1. The act or process of multiplying, or of increasing in number; the state of being multiplied; as, the... Read More

Output

output 1. The amount of coal or ore put out from one or more mines, or the quantity of material produced by, or turned out... Read More

Dimension

Dimension 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement;... Read More

Variable

Definition noun, plural: variables (1) Something that varies or have no fixed quantitative value. (2) A quantity that... Read More

Valence electron

What are valence electrons? Why are they significant? Valence electrons definition in chemistry: The electrons in an atom's... Read More

Activity

Activity 1. The state of being active, the ability to produce some effect, the extent of some function or action. 2.... Read More

Inverse

Inverse 1. Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; opposed to direct. 2. (Science: botany)... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... Read More

Difference

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

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Estrogen

Definition noun, plural: estrogens A sex steroid hormone produced in large quantities chiefly in the ovaries in females;... Read More

Granule

Granule (Science: pharmacology) a small quantity of a solid substance, smaller than a grain. Origin: L.... Read More

Autotroph

Autotroph Definition What is an autotroph? In biology and ecology, an autotroph is an organism capable of making nutritive... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Radial immunodiffusion

Definition noun A quantitative immunodiffusion technique used to detect the level of protein (antigen) in a sample by... Read More

Sodium-24

Definition noun One of the many isotopes of sodium, with an atomic weight of 24 and 14.96 hour... Read More

Emulsoid

Emulsoid a colloidal dispersion in which the dispersed particles are more or less liquid and exert a certain attraction on... Read More

Hcg

Hcg --> human chorionic gonadotrophin (Science: hormone tumour marker) a hormone that is produced by the developing... Read More

Amnion

Definition noun, plural: amnions The innermost membrane of the extraembryonic or the fetal membranes of amniotes surrounding... Read More

Gradient

Definition noun, plural: gradients (1) A slope, which may be upward or downward. (2) The degree of steepness or inclination,... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Buck’s traction

Buck's Traction Definition Buck's traction for femur fracture is very helpful. It can be utilized in the treatment and... Read More

Book lungs

Book Lungs Definition Lungs are known as the organs that help organisms breathe. When we think of lungs, we think of the... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Plasma membrane

Do all cells have a plasma (or cell) membrane? Yes, all cells have a biological membrane that separates the protoplasm from... Read More

Community Patterns

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

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More