1. To cover with, or as with, a shield; to cover from danger; to defend; to protect from assault or injury. Shouts of... Read More
The rhizomes and stipes of Dryopteris filix-mus (European aspidium or male fern), or of Dryopteris marginalis... Read More
1. To provide with a shelter or means of concealment; to separate or cut off from inconvience, injury, or danger; to... Read More
1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen. The sick and weak the healing... Read More
noun, plural: peptic ulcers
An ulcer in certain areas in the gastrointestinal tract caused in part by diminished... Read More
plural: nuclear envelopes
nu·cle·ar en·ve·lope, ˈn(j)ukliɚ ˈɛn.və.ləʊp
The two layered membrane... Read More
A mantis (plural: mantises or mantes) refers to any of the insects that belong to the order Mantodea... Read More
1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, morion, Sallet, and Illust. Of beaver.
2. The... Read More
1. A piece of leather stuffed or padded, worn by fencers to protect the breast.
3. An iron breastplate, worn under... Read More
noun, plural: isopods
Any of the members of the order Isopoda, which is a taxonomic group characterized mainly by... Read More
A tick is an arachnid belonging to order Ixodida. There are three families identified: (1) Ixodidae (hard... Read More
1. A station.
2. Assignment of quarters for soldiers; quarters.
3. The division of a shield containing different... Read More
1. Of no account; useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; silly; barren. Deserts idle. Every idle word that... Read More
1. One of four equal parts into which anything is divided, or is regarded as divided; a fourth part or portion; as,... Read More
In a general context, budding refers to a state where development begins. In science, its meaning refers... Read More
1. To fend off danger from; to give security to; to protect; to guard. To fence my ear against thy sorceries.... Read More
1. Something exhibited to view; usually, something presented to view as extraordinary, or as unusual and worthy of... Read More
1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. His lamp shall be put... Read More
1. One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; especially, one of the four extermities of the hand,... Read More
In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More
1. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic... Read More
A biogeographic realm that covers most of North America, including Greenland, Central Florida, and the... Read More