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Respiration rate

respiration rate frequency of breathing, recorded as the number of breaths per... Read More

Respiration

Definition noun, plural: respirations Any of the various analogous processes by which there is an exchange of... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Net photosynthesis

Definition noun (1) The difference between the total amount of photosynthesis and the sum of the rates of respiration (i.e.... 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

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Metabolic rate

Definition noun (1) The rate of metabolism, i.e. the amount of energy used in a certain period. (2) closely approximated* by... Read More

Moisture content

Definition noun The weight of the water contained in an object or material, usually expressed as a percentage of... Read More

Net primary productivity

The rate at which an ecosystem accumulates energy or biomass, excluding the energy it uses for the process of respiration.... Read More

Plant Water Regulation

A plant requires water as an essential ingredient of photolysis, the photochemical stage of photosynthesis where water is... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

BIOACCUMULATION

Bioaccumulation - a general term for the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides (ddt is an example), methylmercury,... 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

Adenosine

Definition noun plural: adenosines a·den·o·sine, əˈdɛn əˌsin A purine nucleoside that has adenine bound to a... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Eukaryote

Eukaryote refers to any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct, membrane-bound... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More