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Sand

sand particles in siliciclastic sediment that range in size from 0.0625 millimetres (very fine-grained sand) to 2.0... Read More

Hydatid sand

Hydatid sand The scoleces of Echinococcus tapeworms in the fluid within a primary or daughter hydatid... Read More

Arena

Arena Origin: L. Arena, harena, sand, a sandy place. 1. The area in the central part of an amphitheater, in which the... Read More

Stone

stone 1. To pelt, beat, or kill with stones. And they stoned Stephen, calling upon god, and saying, lord Jesus, receive my... Read More

Beaches

Beach 1. Pebbles, collectively; shingle. 2. (Science: ecology) The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Iron

Iron 1. to smooth with an instrument of iron; especially, to smooth, as cloth, with a heated flatiron; sometimes used with... Read More

Primary succession

Primary succession definition Primary succession is an ecological succession where a newly formed area is colonized for the... Read More

Felis

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus of the family Felidae and includes domestic cat, sand cat, black-footed cat, wildcat,... Read More

Substrate

Substrate Definition What is a "substrate"? The underlying substances or layers are termed as substrate. The definitions of... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Moulding

moulding Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything according to a pattern. Molding, or Moulding, board.... Read More

Homogenate

Definition noun, plural: homogenates Material that has been homogenized or obtained through homogenization. Supplement For... Read More

Roast

roast 1. To cook meat, fish, etc, by heat, as before the fire or in an oven. He could roast, and seethe, and broil, and fry.... Read More

Potter

potter 1. One whose occupation is to make earthen vessels. The potter heard, and stopped his wheel. (Longfellow) 2. One who... Read More

Pickles

pickle 1. A solution of salt and water, in which fish, meat, etc, may be preserved or corned; brine. Vinegar, plain or... Read More

Burst

Burst 1. To fly apart or in pieces; of break open; to yield to force or pressure, especially to a sudden and violent... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Disorders (2nd Ed) by K. Vanderhoof-Forschner

 Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Disorders, 2nd Edition  ... Read More

Convergent evolution

Convergent evolution definition What is convergent evolution? Convergent evolution is a concept in evolutionary biology... Read More

Bathes

Bath Origin: as. Bae; akin to os. & Icel. Ba, Sw, dan, D, & g. Bad, and perh. To g. Bahen to foment. 1. The act of... Read More

Fluke

Definition noun, plural: flukes (1) (ichthyology) Summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus (a flatfish) (2) (cetology) Either... Read More

Snaps

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Ammotherapy

Ammotherapy treatment by application of hot... Read More

Marram Grass

A xerophyte plant commonly found on coastal sand dunes, which are usually one of the first pioneers to colonise the area in... Read More

Wrinkles

wrinkle 1. A small ridge, prominence, or furrow formed by the shrinking or contraction of any smooth substance; a... Read More

Diatomaceous earth

Definition noun A type of silica-rich dirt which is soft, fine-grained, porous, light-coloured, and composed of 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

Terrestrial animal

Definition noun, plural: terrestrial animals Any animal that lives, grows and reproduce on terrestrial (or... Read More

Anthropophilia

Definition noun (parasitology) The preference of a parasite for human than other animals as host Supplement In parasitology,... Read More

Nematology

Definition noun The scientific study of nematodes (roundworms) Supplement Nematology is a branch of biology that deals... Read More

Pioneer species

Definition noun The first species to colonize an ecosystem that is previously damaged or disrupted Supplement Pioneer... Read More

Screen

screen 1. To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvience, injury, or danger; to... Read More

Mineral soil

mineral soil (Science: ecology) Any soil consisting primarily of mineral (sand, silt and clay) material, rather than organic... Read More

Scour

scour 1. To rub hard with something rough, as sand or Bristol brick, especially for the purpose of cleaning; to clean by... Read More

Ear

Ear 1. The organ of hearing; the external ear. in man and the higher vertebrates, the organ of hearing is very complicated,... 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

Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other... Read More

Pattern

pattern 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or... Read More