1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice.
2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More
(microscopy) A glass slide prepared by hanging drop technique to observe living and motile microscopic... Read More
A staining method performed to determine whether a bacterial species is gram-positive (i.e. violet stain) or... Read More
1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me.
2. To sit... Read More
1. The act of immersing, or the state of being immersed; a sinking within a fluid; a dipping; as, the immersion of... Read More
noun, plural: Z discs
The region or line formed in the sarcomere into which the thin filaments are... Read More
Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition
Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More
A taxonomic group including the amoeboid protists that are characterized by having pseudopods and a cell... Read More
Iodine Test Definition
The iodine test is a chemical reaction-based identification test for starch. In this test, iodine... Read More
A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by having a siliceous covering and a symmetrical... Read More
The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More
noun, plural: sarcomeres
A segment consisting of a highly organized assembly of filaments delimited by two Z... Read More
A crawling-like type of movement in which the cell forms temporary cytoplasmic projections called... Read More
A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More
(Science: procedure) Placing a whole organism or specimen on a slide for microscopic... Read More
''noun, plural: muscles'
An organ made up of muscle tissues, or the tissue itself, enabling contraction or... Read More
A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs... Read More
Of, or relating to the group of bacteria that take the color of the counterstain (i.e. pink) under the... Read More
1. A rectangular piece fitting grooves like key seats in a hub and a shaft, so that while the one may slide endwise... Read More
1. One who tumbles; one who plays tricks by various motions of the body; an acrobat.
2. A movable obstruction in a... Read More
noun, plural: pinworms
A small nematoid worm that inhabits the rectum of the human host
Pinworms are... Read More
What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More
1. To cut, clip, or sever anything from with shears or a like instrument; as, to shear sheep; to shear cloth.
It is... Read More
(Science: physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature... Read More
Our earth is home to diverse groups of organisms. These living things exist in the ecosystem. Dating back to the ancient... Read More
1. To increase in size by a natural and organic process; to increase in bulk by the gradual assimilation of new matter... Read More
1. Small or narrow in proportion to the length or the height; not thick; slim; as, a slender stem or stalk of a... Read More
Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More