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Ichnology & Sedimentology Of Shallow To Marginal Marine Systems (Short Course Notes)

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Shallow

shallow 1. A place in a body of water where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf. A swift stream is not heard in... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Macrophytes

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

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Plate

plate 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Brain coral

Definition noun, plural: brain corals A reef-building coral characterized by having a convoluted thecae resembling a human... Read More

European lancelet

Definition noun, plural: European lancelets A lancelet species of the genus Branchiostoma and is commonly used as a model... Read More

Brown algae

Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having brown or greenish brown color. The color is... Read More

Banks

Bank 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More

Thermotaxis

Definition noun A form of taxis characterized by the directional movement of an organism in response to... Read More

Petri dish

Definition noun, plural: Petri dishes A circular dish made of glass or plastic and with a loose-fitting cover, used in... Read More

Kelp

Definition noun, plural: kelps A brown seaweed of the order Laminariales Supplement The kelp is a brown seaweed... Read More

Millepora alcicornis

Millepora alcicornis is a species of the family Milleporidae, class Hydrozoa, phylum Cnidaria. It is a colonial fire coral... Read More

Microscopic section

microscopic section --> section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Still Water Animals

Through millions of years of evolution, animals living in an aquatic environment have diversified to occupy the ecological... Read More

Global Carbon Cycling on a Heterogeneous Seafloor

Carbon, nitrogen and oxygen are the fundamental elements of life on Earth. Global carbon varies in amount and its... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Quirk

quirk 1. A sudden turn; a starting from the point or line; hence, an artful evasion or subterfuge; a shift; a quibble; as,... Read More

Tray

tray Origin: OE. Treye, AS. Treg. Cf. Trough. 1. A small trough or wooden vessel, sometimes scooped out of a block of wood,... Read More

Heatstroke

Definition noun A severe (sometimes fatal) illness caused by an overexposure to an excessive heat, which disturbs the... Read More

Foul

Foul 1. Covered with, or containing, extraneous matter which is injurious, noxious, offensive, or obstructive; filthy;... Read More

Mangrove

Definition noun, plural: mangroves (botany) Any of the trees of the genus Rhizophora (botany) Any of the trees or shrubs... Read More

Sections

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Oyster

oyster 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Any marine bivalve mollusk of the genus ostrea. They are usually found adhering... Read More

Sink

sink 1. A drain to carry off filthy water; a jakes. 2. A shallow box or vessel of wood, stone, iron, or other material,... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Spoon

spoon 1. An implement consisting of a small bowl (usually a shallow oval) with a handle, used especially in preparing or... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Section

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Horizon

Horizon 1. The circle which bounds that part of the earth's surface visible to a spectator from a given point; the apparent... Read More

Shelf

shelf Origin: OE. Shelfe, schelfe, AS. Scylfe; akin to G. Schelfe, Icel. Skjalf. In senses 2 & 3, perhaps a different... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... 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

Community Patterns

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned what a population is, its attributes, and processes... Read More