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Nuchal region

nuchal region --> posterior region of neck The back of neck, including the suboccipital region. Synonym: regio nuchalis,... Read More

Hypogastric region

Definition ''noun, plural: hypogastria" An anatomical term used to refer to the lowermost median region of the... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Posterior brachial region

posterior brachial region --> posterior region of arm The back of arm. Synonym: facies brachialis posterior, regio... Read More

Pubic region

pubic region The lower central region of the abdomen below the umbilical region. Synonym: hypogastrium, regio... Read More

Sex-determining Region Y gene

Definition noun The gene that codes for the SRY protein, which is associated with the testicular development in many male... Read More

Lumbar region

Lumbar region The region of the back lateral to the vertebral region and between the rib cage and the pelvis. Synonym: regio... Read More

Nucleolar organizer region banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome banding method that employs silver staining to preferentially stain the... Read More

Variable region

variable region --> V region (Science: molecular biology) Those regions in the amino acid sequence of both the heavy and... Read More

Still Water Animals

Through millions of years of evolution, animals living in an aquatic environment have diversified to occupy the ecological... Read More

Abdomen

Definition noun (1) The region of the body in between the thorax and the pelvis (2) The part of the body where stomach,... Read More

Regional anatomy

Definition noun An approach in studying anatomy in which the body is studied region-wise Supplement In regional anatomy,... Read More

Sural region

sural region The muscular swelling of the back of the leg below the knee, formed chiefly by the bellies of the gastrocnemius... Read More

Flanking region

Flanking region (Science: molecular biology) The dna sequences extending on either side of a specific locus or... Read More

Operator region

operator region (Science: genetics) dNA sequences which signal the initiation of transcription when... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... 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

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Immune response

Immune Response Definition An immune response is defined as the reaction of the body in response to the presence of a... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

Nail matrix

Definition noun The area consisting of mitotically active layer of cells at the base of the fingernail or the toenail and... Read More

Protein synthesis

Protein synthesis is the process of creating protein molecules. In biological systems, it involves amino acid synthesis,... Read More

Biogeographic realm

Definition noun, plural: biological realms Any of the large spatial regions of the Earth's land surface with ecosystems... Read More

Perineum

Definition noun, plural: perinea (anatomy) The region between the anus and the vulva; the region between the scrotum and the... Read More

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Definition A nucleic acid refers to any of the group of complex compounds made up of linear... Read More

Zoogeography

Definition noun A branch of biology that is primarily concerned about the geological distribution of... Read More

Hypothalamus

Definition noun, plural: hypothalami A small region of the forebrain comprised of several small nuclei, located between the... Read More

Facilitated diffusion

Facilitated diffusion is the transport of substances across a biological membrane from an area of higher concentration to an... Read More

Emigration

Definition noun, plural: emigrations (ecology) The act of leaving a habitat or place with the intent of moving to a... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Nucleolus

Nucleolus Definition noun plural: nucleoli nu·cle·o·lus, njuːˈkliːələs (cell biology) The round granular... Read More

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae)

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae) VIANNA, Wânia de Oliveira, SOARES, Marli Kasue Misaki... 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

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

Cell Structure

The interior of the cell is divided into the nucleus and the cytoplasm. The nucleus is a spherical or oval-shaped structure... Read More

Chemical Composition of the Body

In order to fully understand the mechanisms of human physiology, it is important to have an understanding of the chemical... Read More

Migration

Definition noun, plural: migrations (1) Passing from one part to another, said of certain morbid processes or symptoms (2)... Read More

Province

province 1. A country or region, more or less remote from the city of Rome, brought under the roman government; a conquered... Read More