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Single

Single 1. One only, as distinguished from more than one; consisting of one alone; individual; separate; as, a single star.... Read More

Single stranded dna

Definition noun A DNA molecule consisting of only a single strand contrary to the typical two strands of nucleotides in... Read More

Single transverse palmar crease

Definition noun The single crease or line extending across the palm, and formed by the fusion of the proximal and the... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Single stranded RNA virus

Definition noun A virus in which the genetic material is a single stranded RNA. Supplement The ssRNA viruses may belong to... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Unicellular

Unicellular organisms are organisms consisting of one cell only that performs all vital functions including metabolism,... Read More

Recent single-origin hypothesis

Definition noun The hypothesis that modern humans came from or evolved from a single origin (i.e. in Africa) and then these... Read More

Single bond

single bond A covalent bond resulting from the sharing of one pair of electrons; e.g., H3C-CH3... Read More

Single stranded DNA virus

Definition noun Any of the viruses belonging to the Class II of Baltimore classification system characterized by having a... Read More

Single cycle circulation

Definition noun A type of blood circulation in which the system has only one circuit, with the blood being pumped through... Read More

Single-celled

If an organism has one cell, they are single celled. Not to be confused with... Read More

PaleoBase: Macrofossils, Part 3 (Single User)

PaleoBase: Macrofossils, Part 3 (Single User)     ... Read More

SsRNA-RT virus

Definition noun, plural: ssRNA-RT viruses Single-stranded RNA virus with a positive sense, single stranded RNA genome but... Read More

Cloning

Definition noun The process of creating an exact copy of a biological unit (e.g. a DNA sequence, cell, or organism) from... Read More

Nuclease S1

Definition noun An endonuclease enzyme capable of degrading single-stranded DNA and RNA Supplement The nuclease S1 is a... Read More

Polymorphism

Polymorphism Definition The occurrence of two or more different forms or morphs in the population of a species is referred... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More

Covalent bond

Covalent Bond Definition What is a covalent bond? In chemistry and other fundamental science fields, a covalent bond is... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Organelle

An organelle refers to any of the various cellular structures that perform a distinctive function inside a cell. The cell is... Read More

Monogenic disease

Definition noun An inherited disease determined by the interaction of a single pair of genes Supplement A monogenic disease... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Clone

Definition noun, plural: clones A propagating population of organisms, either single cell or multicellular, derived from a... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Hybrid

Definition noun, plural form: hybrids (reproductive biology) The offspring resulting from the cross between parents of... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Ribonucleic acid

Ribonucleic Acid Definition noun (uncountable), ribonucleic acids ri·bo·nu·cle·ic ac·id, raɪboʊnjuːkliːɪk... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... 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

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

Monogene

Definition noun, plural: monogenes (genetics) Single gene controlling the expression of a particular trait Supplement In... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Baltimore classification

Definition noun A classification system for viruses according to their type of genome (DNA, RNA, single-stranded (ss),... Read More