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Snail

snail 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus helix... Read More

Parasite Rex : Inside the Bizarre World of Nature’s Most Dangerous Creatures

 Parasite Rex : Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures  ... Read More

Heterotroph

Heterotroph Definition What is a heterotroph? Does a heterotroph make its own food? In biology and ecology, a heterotroph... Read More

Fasciola hepatica

Definition noun A liver fluke belonging to the family Fasciolidae of the class Trematoda, and is endemic in the U.S.,... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Old World monkey

Definition noun, plural: Old World monkeys Any of the primates that belong to the family Cercopithecidae of the suborder... Read More

Arboreal locomotion

Definition noun A form of locomotion of animals that live in and move through trees Supplement Locomotion pertains to the... Read More

Macroorganism

Definition noun, plural: macroorganisms Any macroscopic organism. Supplement Macroorganisms are large enough to be seen by... Read More

Lamellae

Definition noun, singular: lamella (general) Thin structures resembling a plate. (cell biology) Intergrana thylakoids, i.e.... Read More

Glusulase

Glusulase (Science: chemical) Consists of beta-glucuronidase and sulfatase; from snails Available from PerkinElmer part... Read More

Slug

slug 1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard. 2. A hindrance; an obstruction. 3. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous... Read More

Cercaria

Cercaria The free-swimming trematode larva that emerges from its host snail; it may penetrate the skin of a final host (as... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Hermaphrodite

Definition noun (1) An organism (plant or animal) having both male and female reproductive organs. (2) An organism having... Read More

Reptiles

reptile 1. (Science: zoology) An animal that crawls, or moves on its belly, as snakes, or by means of small, short legs, as... Read More

Terrestrial

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or corresponding to land (on earth), as opposed to water and air Supplement The term... Read More

Edible

Edible fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes. Anything edible. Edible birds nest. See birds nest. 2.... Read More

Mucus

Definition noun A viscous, slippery secretion of a gland that protects and lubricates surfaces Supplement Mucus refers to... Read More

Worm

worm 1. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like. There came a... Read More

Violet

violet 1. (Science: botany) Any plant or flower of the genus viola, of many species. The violets are generally low,... Read More

Sphenodon guntheri

Definition The tuatara species of the genus Sphenodon that inhabits one small island of New Zealand, i.e. Brothers... Read More