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Series

Series 1. A number of things or events standing or succeeding in order, and connected by a like relation; sequence; order;... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More

Myeloblast

Definition noun, plural: myeloblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promyelocyte during... Read More

Mononuclear leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: mononuclear leukocytes A leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with only one lobe, as opposed... Read More

Leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: leukocytes Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, and whose main function involves... Read More

Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate Definition A biomolecule refers to any molecule that is produced by living organisms. As such, most of them... Read More

Granulocyte

Definition noun, plural: granulocytes A leukocyte characterized by the presence of numerous staining granules in the... Read More

Monocyte

Definition noun, plural: monocytes A type of white blood cell capable of immune functions such as phagocytosis, and can... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Macrophage

Definition noun, plural: macrophages A leukocyte whose main function is to eliminate cellular debris and foreign particles... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Sugar

Sugar Definition The term sugar is the generic term for any disaccharides and monosaccharides. Sugars are an essential... Read More

Vertebral column

Definition noun, plural: vertebral columns The series of vertebrae that extend from the cranium to the coccyx, and serves as... Read More

Zygote

Zygote Definition What is a zygote? A zygote is a fertilized eukaryotic cell. In biology, medical science, and other allied... Read More

Descending

Descending Of or pertaining to descent; moving downwards. (Science: astronomy) descending constellations or signs, that... Read More

Promegakaryocyte

Definition noun, plural: promegakayocytes A precursor cell in the thrombocytic series that arises from a megakaryoblast and... Read More

Megakaryoblast

Definition noun, plural: megakaryoblasts A precursor cell that develops into a promegakaryocyte during... Read More

Cellular respiration

Cellular Respiration Definition The main function of cellular respiration is to break down glucose to form energy. What is... Read More

Monoblast

Definition noun, plural: monoblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promonocyte Supplement Hematopoiesis is the... Read More

Xylem vessel

Definition noun, plural: xylem vessels (botany) One of the tracheary elements of xylem that is characterized by being made... Read More

Development

1. The act of developing or disclosing that which is unknown; a gradual unfolding process by which anything is developed, as... Read More

Dichotomous key

Definition noun A reference tool where a series of choices between alternative characters leads progressively to the... Read More

Metamerism

Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More

Metameric

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, exhibiting, or characteristic of metamerism Supplement The term metameric is used to... Read More

Logarithm

Logarithm (Science: mathematics) One of a class of auxiliary numbers, devised by john napier, of Merchiston, Scotland... Read More

Mitotic phase

Definition noun The phase in the life cycle of a cell highlighted by chromosomal separation resulting into two identical... Read More

Fushi tarazu

Definition noun (1) A pair-rule gene which, together with even-skipped, plays a crucial role in the activation of the... Read More

Chromomere

Definition noun, plural: chromomeres (genetics) One of the beadlike granules that are arranged in a linear series along the... Read More

Cell cycle

Definition noun (cell biology) The sequence of growth and division of a cell, and consists of a series of biological... Read More

Null hypothesis

Null Hypothesis Definition Null hypothesis is defined as “the commonly accepted fact (such as the sky is blue) and... Read More

Lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: lymphocytes The white blood cell of the blood derived from the stem cells of the lymphoid series of... Read More

Granulopoiesis

Definition noun The hematopoiesis of granulocytes Supplement Hematopoiesis is the process of forming new blood cellular... Read More

Adenosine triphosphate

Adenosine Triphosphate Definition noun plural: adenosine triphosphates (biochemistry) An organic compound that is... Read More

Phenol

phenol (Science: chemistry) 1. A white or pinkish crystalline substance, C6H5OH, produced by the destructive distillation of... 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

Krebs cycle

Definition noun A cycle of reactions catalyzed by enzymes in which the pyruvate derived from nutrients and converted to... Read More

Girders

Girder 1. One who, or that which, girds. 2. A main beam; a stright, horizontal beam to span an opening or carry weight, such... Read More

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition noun The process involving a set of chemical reactions that modifies a molecule into another to... Read More

Chemiosmosis

Chemiosmosis Definition What is chemiosmosis? In biology, chemiosmosis refers to the process of moving ions (e.g. protons)... Read More