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Resin

resin Any one of a class of yellowish brown solid inflammable substances, of vegetable origin, which are nonconductors of... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... 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

Mastich

Mastich --> mastic 1. (Science: botany) a low shrubby tree of the genus pistacia (P. Lentiscus), growing upon the islands... Read More

Gum

Gum The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of the jaws. (Science: medicine) gum rash,... Read More

Balsam

Balsam 1. A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil. The balsams are aromatic resinous substances,... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Cork

Definition noun, plural: corks (botany) A part of the periderm that protects the inner plant tissues from mechanical... Read More

Lining

Lining a coating applied to the pulpal wall(s) of a restorative dental preparation to protect the pulp from thermal or... Read More

Diethylaminoethyl-cellulose

Definition noun (1) A positively charged resin used in ion-exchange chromatography for protein purification and... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Cork cambium

Definition noun, plural: cork cambiums or cork cambia A meristematic tissue that divides mitotically to give rise to new... Read More

Amber

Amber 1. (Science: chemical) a yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds... Read More

Metabolite

Definition noun, plural: metabolites A substance that is a product of metabolic action or that is involved in a metabolic... Read More

Coping

Coping 1. A thin metal covering or cap. 2. An adaptive or otherwise successful method of dealing with individual or... Read More

Fir

Fir (Science: botany) a genus (Abies) of coniferous trees, often of large size and elegant shape, some of them valued for... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Gas

Gas Origin: Invented by the chemist van Helmont of brussels, who died in 1644. 1. An aeriform fluid; a term used at first by... Read More

Exudate

Definition noun, plural: exudates A fluid containing solutes, proteins, cells, or cellular debris discharged into nearby... Read More

Adhesive

Adhesive 1. Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances that cause the adherence of two surfaces. They include glues... Read More