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Shorten

shorten 1. To make short or shorter in measure, extent, or time; as, to shorten distance; to shorten a road; to shorten days... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Contract

Contract 1. To shorten; to become reduced in size; in the case of muscle, either to shorten or to undergo an increase in... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Edmonton Protocol – Possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes patients

Abstract The Edmonton Protocol is only capable of treating patients with Type 1 Diabetes since they lack the appropriate... Read More

Reduce

reduce 1. To bring or lead back to any former place or condition. And to his brother's house reduced his wife. (Chapman) The... Read More

Retract

retract 1. To draw back; to draw up or shorten; as, the cat can retract its claws; to retract a muscle. 2. Ti withdraw; to... Read More

Antagonistic Muscle

Definition of Antagonistic Muscle What does the term “antagonistic” mean? As the name suggests, the word antagonistic... Read More

Pachynema

Definition noun The chromosome that shorten, thicken, and separate into distinct chromatids joined at the centromeres,... Read More

Anaphase I

Definition noun The third stage in the first meiotic division after prophase I, and highlights the separation of paired... Read More

Telophase I

Definition noun The stage in the first meiotic division after anaphase I, and identified by the complete movement and... Read More