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Normal range

normal range normal results can fall outside the normal range. By convention, the normal range is set to cover ninety-five... Read More

Dynamic range

Dynamic range (Science: microscopy) in video and other electronic equipment and in photographic emulsions, the ratio of the... Read More

Range

range The set of conditions throughout which an organism (for example, plant species) naturally... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... 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

Polygenic trait

Polygenic trait definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Subspecies comparison of the Genus: Corucia

Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Blenheim, S.C. 29516 U.S.A. Abstract Detailed measurements and observations... Read More

Shelfords Law of Tolerance

Definition noun It is a law stating that a certain organism’s survival and existence depend upon the multifaceted set of... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

X-ray

Definition noun, plural: X-rays (1) A ray characterized generally by its wavelength ranging from 0.01 to 10 nm, and... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Balanced diet

What is a balanced diet? What is the definition of a balanced diet? A nutritionally balanced diet fulfills all nutritional... Read More

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity  ... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Polygenic inheritance

Polygenic inheritance refers to the kind of inheritance in which the trait is produced from the cumulative effects of many... Read More

Physiological adaptation

If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More

Hyperthermia

Definition noun A condition in which the body temperature is higher than the normal range Supplement Hyperthermia pertains... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Bigfoot – It always stays just outside the range of scientific proof

One of the most widespread and controversial creatures of dubious existence is Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch, in... Read More

Ultraviolet ray

Definition noun, plural: ultraviolet rays A ray characterized generally by a wavelength between 10 nm to about 400... Read More

Independent variable

Independent Variable Definition To define independent variable, let us first understand what a variable is. The word... Read More

Cactoidea

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) The largest subfamily of the cactus family comprised of the tribes: Browningieae, Cacteae,... Read More

Psychrophile

Definition noun, plural: psychrophiles An organism that thrives in cold temperatures, i.e. ranging from −20 °C to +10... Read More

Convergence

Definition noun (evolutionary biology) The evolutionary process in which the organisms evolve bodily parts that are... Read More

Reducing sugar

Reducing Sugar Definition What is reducing sugar? The type of sugar that acts as the reducing agent and can effectively... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Organelle

An organelle refers to any of the various cellular structures that perform a distinctive function inside a cell. The cell is... Read More

Leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: leukocytes Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, and whose main function involves... Read More

Pyrogen

Definition noun, plural: pyrogens A substance inducing fever by acting on the hypothalamic thermoregulatory center and... Read More

Threatened species

Definition noun Any of the species vulnerable to becoming endangered within all or much of its range in the near... Read More

Comfort zone

Comfort zone The temperature range between 28?C and 30?C at which the naked body is able to maintain the heat balance... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Primary succession

Primary succession definition Primary succession is an ecological succession where a newly formed area is colonized for the... Read More

Force

Force (Science: physics) rate of change of momentum with time. Forces are said to cause accelerations via f = ma (Newton's... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More