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Scar

scar To mark with a scar or scars. Yet I'll not shed her blood; Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow. (Shak) His... Read More

Papyraceous scars

papyraceous scars --> cigarette-paper scars atrophic scar's in the skin at sites of minor lacerations over the knees,... Read More

Regeneration in humans – Finding the gene switch

Regeneration in humans is much more limited compared in other animals. Say for instance when one lost a limb, much as well... Read More

Adhesion

Definition noun (cell biology) The binding of a cell to another cell, or a cell to a surface, via specific cell adhesion... Read More

Hilum

Definition noun, plural: hila (botany) The scar on a seed or a spore at the site where it was attached to its stalk during... Read More

Fibroblast

The building block of living things is known as the cell. The cell contributes to many parts and functions of different... Read More

Paracrine signaling

Definition noun A form of cell signaling in which the target cell is near the signal-releasing cell. Supplement Examples of... 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

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Tissue repair

Definition noun The process of restoring the structural and physiological integrity after an injury Supplement Tissue repair... Read More

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking: Wade Davis and the Secret of the Zombie Poison By Patrick D. Hahn Accepted on September 4, 2007 Twenty... Read More

Deciduous forest

Deciduous Forest Definition A deciduous forest is a type of forest dominated by trees that lose their foliage at the end of... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Eye

Definition noun, plural: eyes (1) The organ of sight or vision; the visual sense; the sense of seeing. (2) A mark... Read More

Arrested tuberculosis

Arrested tuberculosis --> healed tuberculosis a scar or a calcified, fibrous, or caseous nodule in the lung pleura, lymph... Read More

Pea

pea 1. (Science: botany) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum, of many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a... Read More

Totipotent cell

Definition noun The cell that is capable of developing into any cell type. Supplement In a developing embryo, totipotent... Read More