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Race

Definition noun (1) A group or population of humans categorized on the basis of various sets of heritable characteristics... Read More

Nations

nation 1. (Science: ethnology) A part, or division, of the people of the earth, distinguished from the rest by common... Read More

Distance

Distance 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things... Read More

Breed

Breed 1. A race or variety of men or other animals (or of plants), perpetuating its special or distinctive characteristics... Read More

Gentles

Gentle 1. Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble. British society is divided into nobility,... 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

Stadium

stadium 1. A greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the romans for... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Man

Man Origin: as. Mann, man, monn, mon; akin to os, D, & OHG. Man, g. Mann, Icel. Mathr, for mannr, dan. Mand, Sw. Man,... Read More

Originals

original 1. Pertaining to the origin or beginning; preceding all others; first in order; primitive; primary; pristine; as,... Read More

Turf

turf Origin: AS. Turf; akin to D. Turf peat, G. Torf, OHG. Zurba turf, Sw. & Icel. Torf turf, peat, Dan. Torv, Skr.... Read More

Gentiles

Gentile One of a non-Jewish nation; one neither a jew nor a Christian; a worshiper of false gods; a heathen. The Hebrews... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Offshoot

offshoot That which shoots off or separates from a main stem, channel, family, race, etc.; as, the offshoots of a... Read More

Posterity

posterity 1. The race that proceeds from a progenitor; offspring to the furthest generation; the aggregate number of persons... Read More

Troglodytes

troglodyte 1. (Science: ethnology) One of any savage race that dwells in caves, instead of constructing dwellings; a cave... Read More

Developmental Biology

For the human species to continue surviving, it is essential that mature adults are capable of producing fertile offspring,... Read More

Anthropography

Anthropography That branch of anthropology which treats of the actual distribution of the human race in its different... Read More

Nomad

nomad One of a race or tribe that has no fixed location, but wanders from place to place in search of pasture or... Read More

Secular

secular 1. A secular ecclesiastic, or one not bound by monastic rules. 2. A church official whose functions are confined to... Read More

Transgene

Definition noun, plural: transgenes A segment of DNA from one organism introduced into the genome of another organism (from... Read More

Cultivar

Cultivar: A race or variety of plant that has been created or selected intentionally and maintained through... Read More

Phylogenetics

Definition noun (1) The study of phylogeny (2) The study of evolutionary relatedness among various groups of organisms... Read More

The Homo Species

Over the long term, it looked like Homo would supersede any ‘similar model’ of animals due to their unique tool using... Read More

Human Reproduction and Fertilization

For the human species to continue surviving, it is essential that mature adults are capable of producing fertile offspring... Read More

Mātauranga Māori and Science

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the various methods used in measuring... Read More

Gene

A gene is the fundamental, physical, and functional unit of heredity. The genes make up the sequences of DNA (genotypes).... Read More

Kindred

Kindred 1. Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin. Like her, of equal kindred to the throne.... Read More

Negro

negro Origin: Sp. Or Pg. Negro, fr. Negro black, L. Niger; perh. Akin to E. Night. A black man; especially, one of a race of... Read More

Subspecies

subspecies A group somewhat lessdistinct than speciesusually are, but based on characters more important than those which... Read More

No Chokky for Your Kids? – Why You Should Care About Biodiversity

No Chokky for Your Kids? - Why You Should Care About Biodiversity Imagine a world without chocolate. It could happen. It's... Read More

Woolly cheetah

Woolly cheetahs were reported in the 19th century as a separate species of cheetah that had longer, denser fur. Several... Read More

Woman

woman 1. An adult female person; a grown-up female person, as distinguished from a man or a child; sometimes, any female... Read More

Native

native 1. One who, or that which, is born in a place or country referred to; a denizen by birth; an animal, a fruit, or... Read More

Track

track To follow the tracks or traces of; to pursue by following the marks of the feet; to trace; to trail; as, to track a... Read More

Gin

Gin 1. To catch in a trap. 2. To clear of seeds by a machine; as, to gin cotton. Origin: Ginned; Ginning. 1. Contrivance;... Read More

Mother

mother 1. A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child. 2. That which has produced or... Read More

Generation

Generation 1. The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals. 2. Origination by some process, mathematical,... Read More

Tie

tie 1. To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind. Tie the kine to the cart. My son, keep thy father's commandment, and... Read More

Tribe

tribe To distribute into tribes or classes. Our fowl, fish, and quadruped are well tribed. (abp. Nicolson) 1. A family,... Read More