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Plant cell

Plant Cell Definition A plant cell refers to any cell of a plant. It is the structural and functional unit of plants. Plant... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Cell

A cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular organisms,... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living things pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Zygote

Zygote Definition What is a zygote? A zygote is a fertilized eukaryotic cell. In biology, medical science, and other allied... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Binary fission

Binary fission definition What is binary fission? In biology, binary fission is a type of asexual reproduction where a... Read More

Ovum

Definition noun, plural: ova (1) Female gamete; female sex cell; female reproductive cell. (2) Egg cell. Supplement In... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Egg cell

Definition noun, plural: egg cells (1) Female gamete; female sex cell; female reproductive cell. (2) Unfertilized ovum,... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... 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

Cloning

Cloning Definition In biology, cloning is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individuals... Read More

Reproductive system

Definition noun An organ system that functions primarily for the purpose of reproduction, and is comprised of sex... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... Read More

Spermatozoon

Definition noun, plural: spermatozoa A mature male gamete or reproductive cell; sperm cell. Supplement A single sperm cell... Read More

Metaphase II

Definition noun The second stage in meiosis II after prophase II, and highlights the alignment of chromosomes along a single... Read More

Anaphase II

Definition noun The third stage in meiosis II after prophase II, and highlights the separation of the sister chromatids of... Read More

Angiosperm

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

Sperm cell

Definition noun, plural: sperm cells A mature male gamete or reproductive cell; spermatozoon. Supplement A single sperm cell... Read More

Somatic cells

Definition noun, singular: somatic cell The word “somatic” is derived from the Greek word soma, meaning “body”.... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Reproductive Cell

A spermatozoon or an... Read More

Prophase II

Definition noun The first stage in meiosis II highlighted by the disintegration of nucleolus and nuclear envelope, the... Read More

Telophase II

Definition noun The stage in meiosis II after anaphase II, and identified by the complete movement and separation of the... Read More

Pangenesis

Definition noun A hypothetical mechanism for heredity proposed by Charles Darwin in which it holds that gemmules are shed... Read More