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Metamerism

Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More

Bilateral symmetry

Definition noun, plural: bilateral symmetries A form of symmetry in which the opposite sides along a midline is a duplicate... Read More

The Evolution of Cell Organelles

The previous tutorial page noted the emergence of protists, organisms that possessed a distinct cell nucleus and contained... Read More

Minisatellite

Definition noun, plural: minisatellites (molecular biology) A tandem repeat ranging in length from 10 to 60 base pairs,... Read More

Satellite DNA

Definition noun, plural: satellite DNAs (molecular biology) A portion of the DNA of a genome consisting of tandemly... Read More

Radial symmetry

Definition noun A form of symmetry in which the body plan is divisible into identical parts around a central... Read More

Tandem repeat

Definition noun, plural: tandem repeats (molecular biology) A type of repeated sequence in which the copies are repeated one... Read More

Behaviour reflex

Behaviour reflex --> conditioned reflex a reflex that is gradually developed by training and association through the... 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

Imitation

Imitation 1. The act of imitating. Poesy is an art of imitation, . . . That is to say, a representing, counterfeiting, or... Read More

Replication

Definition noun (1) (genetics) The process of duplicating or producing an exact copy of a polynucleotide strand such as... Read More

Microsatellite

Definition noun, plural: microsatellites (molecular biology) A tandem repeat ranging in length from 1 to 6 base pairs,... Read More

Echo

Echo Origin: L. Echo, gr. Echo, sound, akin to, sound, noise; cf. Skr. Va to sound, bellow; perh. Akin to E. Voice: cf. F.... Read More

Summation of stimuli

Summation of stimuli cumulative muscular or neural effects produced by the frequent repetition of... Read More

Symmetry

Definition noun, plural: symmetries Correspondence of parts (in terms of form, size, distribution, or arrangement) on... Read More

Mill

mill 1. A machine for grinding or commuting any substance, as grain, by rubbing and crushing it between two hard, rough, or... Read More

Genetic Mutations

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Genetic Mutations Genetic mutations are inherited variations in an... Read More