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Aspidium

Aspidium The rhizomes and stipes of Dryopteris filix-mus (European aspidium or male fern), or of Dryopteris marginalis... Read More

Shelter

shelter 1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen. The sick and weak the healing... Read More

Hides

Hide 1. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Finger

Finger 1. One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; especially, one of the four extermities of the hand,... Read More

Susceptible

Resistance, vulnerability, sensitivity, tolerance, and susceptibility are some highly important terminologies across the... Read More

Budding

Budding definition In a general context, budding refers to a state where development begins. In science, its meaning refers... Read More

Tick

Tick Definition A tick is an arachnid belonging to order Ixodida. There are three families identified: (1) Ixodidae (hard... Read More

Isopod

Definition noun, plural: isopods Any of the members of the order Isopoda, which is a taxonomic group characterized mainly by... Read More

Mantis

Mantis Definition A mantis (plural: mantises or mantes) refers to any of the insects that belong to the order Mantodea... Read More

Nuclear envelope

Definition noun plural: nuclear envelopes nu·cle·ar en·ve·lope, ˈn(j)ukliɚ ˈɛn.və.ləʊp The two layered membrane... Read More

Peptic ulcer

Definition noun, plural: peptic ulcers An ulcer in certain areas in the gastrointestinal tract caused in part by diminished... Read More

Glycocalyx

What is the Glycocalyx? The glycocalyx is a polysaccharide-based gel-like, highly hydrous cellular thin layer, covering... Read More

Nearctic realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that covers most of North America, including Greenland, Central Florida, and the... Read More