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Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Root Hair

Thin hairlike outgrowth of an epidermal cell just behind the tip; absorbs nutrients from the soil.Hair like structures found... Read More

Hair

Hair 1. The collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of an animal, and forming a covering for a part of the... 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

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Hair cast

Hair cast 1. A cast composed of parakeratotic scales attached to scalp hair but freely movable up and down the hair shaft;... Read More

Hair root

Hair root The part of a hair that is embedded in the hair follicle, its lower succulent extremity capping the dermal papilla... Read More

Nitrates

Nitrates A group of medications that are made from a chemical with a nitrogen base. Nitrates relax smooth muscle, dilate... Read More

Active transport

Active transport is a type of cellular transport in which substances (e.g. ions, glucose, and amino acids) are transported... Read More

Symplast

Definition noun, plural: symplasts (botany) A system of interconnected protoplasts contained by plasmalemma, and linked by... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Follicle

Follicle 1. (Science: anatomy) Generally a small sac or vesicle. 2. (Science: botany) a kind of fruit formed from a single... Read More

Statolith

Definition noun, plural: statoliths (zoology) An otolith, i.e. a crystalline particle of calcium carbonate and a protein... Read More

Genus

A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above species. Species... Read More