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Radius

Radius One of two bones which constitute the forearm. The largest portion of the radius is at the wrist joint where it... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Radial

radial (Science: botany) Of or pertaining to a radius or ray; consisting of, or like, radii or rays; radiated; as, the... Read More

Analogous structures

In evolutionary biology, analogous structures are defined as biological structures having similar or corresponding functions... Read More

Radiant

radiant 1. Emitting or proceeding as from a center; rays; radiating; radiate. 2. Especially, emitting or darting rays of... Read More

Analogous

In evolutionary biology, the meaning of analogous is “having similarities in functions but different evolutionary... Read More

Radiate

radiate 1. To emit rays; to be radiant; to shine. Virtues shine more clear In them kings, and radiant like the sun at noon.... Read More

Sine

sine (Science: mathematics) The length of a perpendicular drawn from one extremity of an arc of a circle to the diameter... Read More

Circumferentia articularis radii

Circumferentia articularis radii --> articular circumference of radius The portion of the head of the radius that... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Carpal bones

Carpal bones Eight bones arranged in two rows that articulate proximally with the radius and indirectly with the ulna, and... Read More

Articulatio radiocarpea

Articulatio radiocarpea --> wrist joint The synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disk... Read More

Gyration

Gyration 1. The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center; a circular or spiral motion; motion about an axis;... Read More

Convergent evolution

Convergent evolution definition What is convergent evolution? Convergent evolution is a concept in evolutionary biology... Read More

Lateral surface

Lateral surface The surface of a part of the body that faces away from the midline. The na recognises a lateral surface on... Read More

Homologous structures

Homologous Structures Definition What are homologous structures? Before we define that, let us first identify the meaning... Read More

Homologous

Homologous Definition What is homologous? In general science, the word “homologous” is used to show a degree of... Read More

Globular

Globular Globe-shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms. Globular chart, a... Read More

Bones of superior limb

Bones of superior limb --> bones of upper limb These include the superior limb girdle (scapula and clavicle) and the... Read More

Facies posterior

Facies posterior --> posterior surface The surface of a part of the body that faces toward the posterior part of the body.... Read More

Aspect ratio

Aspect ratio (Science: radiobiology) in toroidal geometry, the ratio of the major diameter (total width of the torus) to the... Read More

Parallax

parallax 1. The apparent displacement, or difference of position, of an object, as seen from two different stations, or... Read More

Shuttle

shuttle 1. An instrument used in weaving for passing or shooting the thread of the woof from one side of the cloth to the... Read More

Inverse

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

Airy disk

Airy disk (Science: microscopy) The image of a bright point object as focused by a lens system. With monochromatic light, it... Read More

Eccentric

Eccentric 1. Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit;... Read More

Olecranon

Definition noun (anatomy) The large process at the proximal end of the ulna of the forearm projecting behind the... Read More

Polar

Definition adjective (general) Of, or having one or more poles (in a spherical body); being in opposite... Read More

Radii

radii Plural of radius. Origin:... Read More

Shear fields

shear fields (Science: radiobiology) As used in plasma physics, this refers to magnetic fields having a rotational transform... 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