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Rice

rice (Science: botany) A well-known cereal grass (oryza sativa) and its seed. This plant is extensively cultivated in warm... Read More

Rice-water stool

Definition noun A highly watery stool resembling a pale milky water, and containing flecks of mucus, epithelial cells, and... Read More

Expression vector

Definition noun, plural: expression vectors A plasmid containing the required regulatory sequences specifically used for the... Read More

Wheat

wheat (Science: botany) A cereal grass (triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next... 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

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Thiamine

Definition noun One of the B vitamins that can be obtained from pork, oatmeal, brown rice, vegetables, potatoes, liver,... Read More

Kempner diet

Kempner diet --> rice diet a diet of rice, fruit, and sugar, plus vitamin and iron supplements, devised by Kempner to treat... Read More

Scared to Death

Scared to Death: Self-Willed Death, or the Bone-Pointing Syndrome   by Patrick D Hahn   Accepted on: September 4,... Read More

Macrophytes

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

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Agar

Definition noun A gelatinous material derived from algae, specifically used as a culture medium of bacteria and other cells... Read More

Isomaltose

Definition noun plural: isomaltoses i·so·mal·tose, aɪsoʊˈmɔːltəʊz A disaccharide formed from the combination of... Read More

Hydrophilic

Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile or hydrophilic substances mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More

Interspecific competition

Definition noun (ecology) A form of competition between different species inhabiting the same ecological... Read More

Fructose

Definition noun plural: fructoses fruc•tose, ˈfɹʊk.toʊs A ketohexose monosaccharide with a chemical formula of... Read More

Methanotroph

Definition noun, plural: methanotrophs An organism that metabolize methane as a source of carbon and... Read More

Maltotriose

Definition noun A trisaccharide that has a chemical formula of C18H32O16 and formed from the combination of three monomers... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Diet

Definition noun (1) (nutrition) The food and drink consumed by an individual or group (2) The controlled or restricted... Read More

Starch

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Starch Definition noun plural: starch, starches starch, stɑɹtʃ A... Read More

Competition

Definition noun (ecology) A symbiotic relationship between or among living things that compete for a limited resources,... Read More

The South Beach Diet: The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss

The South Beach Diet: The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight... Read More

Valine

valine (Science: amino acid) An essential amino acid. Valine is found in abundant quantities in most food. Valine has a... Read More

Grain

Grain (Science: botany) a fruit characteristic of grasses (such as rice), pollen Grain, a microspore of a seed plant, or the... Read More

Grow

Grow 1. To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter... Read More

Fever

Definition noun, plural: fevers (pathology) A febrile condition; an increase in body temperature that is higher than the... Read More

Rich

rich 1. Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of a large amount of property; well supplied with land,... Read More

The Altamaha-ha

The Altamaha-ha is an aquatic cryptid reported from the myriad network of small streams and abandoned rice fields near the... Read More

No Chokky for Your Kids? – Why You Should Care About Biodiversity

No Chokky for Your Kids? - Why You Should Care About Biodiversity Imagine a world without chocolate. It could happen. It's... Read More

Digestive Enzymes

Have you ever thought about what happens to the food after you have taken it into your mouth? How those big steak pieces... Read More

Predicting Crop Phenology

Predicting Crop Phenology     AUTHOR:  ... Read More

Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis (3rd Edition)

Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis (3rd Edition)     ... Read More