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Retardation

retardation Delay, hindrance, delayed development. Origin: L. Retardare = to slow down,... Read More

Phenotype

Phenotype refers to the observable characteristics of an organism as a multifactorial consequence of genetic traits and... Read More

Acceleration

Acceleration The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Almas

The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Hysteresis

Hysteresis (Science: physics) a lagging or retardation of the effect, when the forces acting upon a body are changed, as if... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More