noun, plural: symmetries
Correspondence of parts (in terms of form, size, distribution, or arrangement) on... Read More
A saddle for women, in which the rider sits with both feet on one side of the animal mounted.
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noun, plural: bilateral symmetries
A form of symmetry in which the opposite sides along a midline is a duplicate... Read More
noun, plural: vibrissae
(1) A whisker of an animal, e.g. cat
(2) A long, slender, bristle-like feather at the... Read More
1. (Science: geometry) A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles.
A triangle is either plane,... Read More
Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More
(Science: zoology) a chilognath myriapod of the genus iulus, and allied genera, having numerous short legs along... Read More
A form of symmetry in which the body plan is divisible into identical parts around a central... Read More
1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More
1. One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering,... Read More
An involuntary posturing whereby the arms are extended on the sides while the head is arched back, as... Read More
1. A long piece of wood; a stick; the long handle of an instrument or weapon; a pole or srick, used for many purposes;... Read More
Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid?
In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More
Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More
1. A turn or deflection from a straight line or from the proper direction or normal position; a curve; a crook; as, a... Read More
What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More
1. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.
2. (Science: geometry) The figure made by two lines which... Read More
(Science: anatomy) Having two sides or pertaining to both sides.
Origin: L. Latus =... Read More
pl galleries . F. Galerie, It. Galleria, fr. LL. Galeria gallery, perh. Orig, a festal hall, banquetting hall; cf.... Read More
1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or... Read More
Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More
lenses set in a frame that holds them in front of the eyes, used to correct errors of refraction or to protect... Read More
Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More
Localization of a function or activity on one side of the body in consistent preference to the... Read More
1. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
2.... Read More
(Science: cell biology) A protein subunit in which the polypeptide chain is exposed on both sides of... Read More
Concentration gradient definition
Concentration gradient refers to the gradual change in the concentration of solutes in a... Read More
A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More
noun, plural: stomates
(botany) A tiny pore on the surface of a leaf or herbaceous stem surrounded by a pair of... Read More
(1) A lipid with one or more phosphate groups... Read More
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(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, spine of ischium and sacrospinous ligament;... Read More
A type of silica-rich dirt which is soft, fine-grained, porous, light-coloured, and composed of the... Read More
1. The thin, condensed, eleidin-rich layer of epidermis which procedes and initially covers the nail plate in the... Read More
(Science: plant biology) meristematic plant tissue, commonly present as a thin layer which forms new cells on both... Read More
noun, plural: meristems
(''botany') An undifferentiated plant tissue that can give rise to different tissues and... Read More
Origin: NL, fr. Gr.; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See Parable, and cf.... Read More
(Science: geometry) Having twenty equal sides or faces.
See:... Read More
Osmosis is the net movement of solvent molecules through a semipermeable membrane. It is similar to diffusion as the... Read More
1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More
The second of the two consecutive divisions of the nucleus of eukaryotic cell during meiosis, and composed of the... Read More