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Ribbon

ribbon 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges,... Read More

Tapeworm

Definition noun, plural: tapeworms Any of the ribbon-like parasitic worms of the class Cestoda, characterized by possessing... Read More

Radula

radula Origin: L, a scraper, fr. Radere to scrape. (Science: zoology) The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks;... Read More

Proboscis

Proboscis Definition What is proboscis? A proboscis refers to an elongated or projecting appendage in the head region of... Read More

Pachytene

Definition noun The stage after zygotene and precedes diplotene, and is highlighted by homologous chromosomes shortening,... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Synapse

Definition noun, plural: synapses A specialized structure or junction that allows cell to cell communication. verb (1) To... Read More

Annulospiral ending

Annulospiral ending One of two types of sensory nerve ending associated with a neuromuscular spindle (the other being the... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

N-acetylglucosamine

Definition noun An amino sugar derivative of glucose, with a chemical formula of C8H15NO6, and serves as a major component... Read More

Tassel

tassel (Science: veterinary) A male hawk. See Tercel. 1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to... Read More

Saw

saw An instrument for cutting or dividing substances, as wood, iron, etc, consisting of a thin blade, or plate, of steel,... Read More

Turbellaria

Definition noun A taxonomic class belonging to the phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms) characterized by having a body... Read More

Odontophore

odontophore (Science: marine biology) A special structure found in the mouth of most mollusks, except bivalves. It consists... Read More

Knot

Knot 1. To form knots or joints, as in a cord, a plant, etc.; to become entangled. Cut hay when it begins to knot.... Read More

Rose

Rose 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus rosa, of which there are many species, mostly found in the northern... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... Read More

Animal

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