63 results found

Search Results for: respond

Respond

respond To say something in return, make an answer, to show some reaction to a force or stimulus, to render... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Plant

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

Memory cell

Definition noun, plural: memory cells A long-lived immune cell that has the ability to recognize a foreign particle that it... 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

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Receptor

receptor 1. A molecular structure within a cell or on the surface characterised by selective binding of a specific substance... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Escape conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning in which the subject learns to perform a behavior that terminates an aversive... Read More

Answer

Answer 1. To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response. There was no voice,... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Memory T cell

Definition noun, plural: memory T cells A long-lived T cell that bears receptors for an antigen during its encounter with a... Read More

Emergency theory

Definition noun A theory formulated by Walter Cannon in 1929 to depict the fight-or-flight response in animals. The theory... Read More

Hypothalamic theory

Definition noun A theory on emotion formulated by Walter Cannon in 1929 which states that the diencephalon, consisting of... Read More

Avoidance training

Definition noun A type of conditioning in which the subject is conditioned or trained to respond or behave to an... Read More

Neuronal sprouting

Definition noun (cell biology) The process whereby a neuron generates additional branches (outgrowths) to establish new... Read More

Cyclic adenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: cyclic adenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A cyclic form of adenosine monophosphate that... Read More

Milk yields affected by music tempo

Dairy cows produce more milk when listening to REM's 'Everybody Hurts' or Beethoven's 'Pastoral Symphony' than when... Read More

Utricle

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The part of the otolith organ found in the inner ear of vertebrates (2) (anatomy) The small... Read More

Monocular vision

Definition noun (1) (zoology) A type of vision in which one eye of the animal moves and sees objects independently of the... Read More

Gram-indeterminate bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-indeterminate bacterium Bacteria that do not respond to gram staining and, therefore, are... Read More

Exogenous pyrogen

Definition noun, plural: exogenous pyrogen A type of pyrogen that is of microbial origin, such as the lipopolysaccharide in... Read More

Electrotropism

Definition noun Growth or movement of a cell or an organism in response to an electric field Supplement In general, tropism... Read More

Genetic variation

Definition noun, plural: genetic variations Variations of genomes between members of species, or between groups of species... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Homeostatic Mechanisms and Cellular Communication

Homeostasis is the relatively stable conditions of the internal environment that result from compensatory regulatory... Read More

Principles of Hormonal Control Systems

Hormones are chemical messengers that enter the blood directly upon their secretion from endocrine glands. A single gland or... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River Turtle  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More

Oxytocin – Of Love, Fear, and Anxiety

Oxytocin has long had a reputation of being the "love hormone". It engenders social bonding, attachment, intimacy, and... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA – hallmark of psychological stress

We often hear that stress can be unsettling as it could make us ill when it becomes chronic and overwhelming. However, is... Read More

Deciduous forest

Deciduous Forest Definition A deciduous forest is a type of forest dominated by trees that lose their foliage at the end of... Read More

Avoidance conditioning

Definition noun A type of conditioning in which the subject is conditioned or trained to respond or behave to an... Read More

Exteroceptors

exteroceptor One of the peripheral end organs of the afferent nerves in the skin or mucous membrane, which respond to... Read More

Diabetes

Diabetes Definition Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by excessive urine excretion (polyuria) and persistent... Read More

Doerfler-stewart test

Doerfler-stewart test examination of the patients ability to respond to spondee words in the presence of a masking noise of... Read More