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Solitary

solitary (Science: botany) Of flowers, borne singly, not grouped in an... Read More

Gregarious

Gregarious Habitually living or moving in flocks or herds; tending to flock or herd together; not habitually solitary or... Read More

Fibroepithelial polyp

Definition noun, plural: fibroepithelial polyps A benign, often solitary, rubbery, polypoid outgrowth of epidermal and... Read More

Bee Species Outnumber Mammals And Birds Combined

Scientists have discovered that there are more bee species than previously thought. In the first global accounting of bee... Read More

Lymph follicle

Lymph follicle lymphatic follicle, one of the spherical masses of lymphoid cells, frequently having a more lightly staining... Read More

Siphonophore

Definition noun, plural: siphonophores Any of the various marine invertebrate of the order Siphonohorae of the class... Read More

Coral polyp

Definition noun, plural: coral polyps (marine biology) An invertebrate species of the class Anthozoa that may live either... Read More

Philippine tarsier

Definition noun, plural: Philippine tarsiers A tarsier species endemic to the islands of the Philippines Supplement Tarsiers... Read More

Microfibril

Definition noun, plural: microfibrils (1) (cell biology) A microtubule or microfilament within the cell; an extremely small,... Read More

Diatom

A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Choanoflagellate

Definition noun, plural: choanoflagellates A flagellate protozoan of the genera Monosiga and Proterospongia of the class... Read More

Potter

potter 1. One whose occupation is to make earthen vessels. The potter heard, and stopped his wheel. (Longfellow) 2. One who... Read More

Vacuolization

Definition noun, plural: vacuolizations The formation into, or multiplication of, vacuoles; being filled with... Read More

Hydra

Hydra (Science: organism) genus of freshwater coelenterates (cnidarians). They are small, solitary and only exist in the... Read More

Brake

Brake 1. (Science: botany) a fern of the genus Pteris, especially. The P. Aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has... Read More

Green algae

Green algae (singular: green alga) are photosynthetic algae that are characterized by having chlorophylls a and b as the... Read More

Ascetic

Ascetic in the early church, one who devoted himself to a solitary and contemplative life, characterised by devotion,... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... 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

Conjugation

Definition noun, plural: conjugations (biology) (1) The process whereby two ciliates come together in a temporary fusion to... Read More

Solitude

solitude 1. State of being alone, or withdrawn from society; a lonely life; loneliness. Whosoever is delighted with solitude... Read More

Monastery

monastery Origin: L. Monasterium, Gr, fr. A solitary, a monk, fr. To be alone, live in solitude, fr. Alone. Cf. Minister. A... Read More

Mother

mother 1. A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child. 2. That which has produced or... Read More

Bears

Bears Definition Bears are mammals belonging to the family Ursidae. They typically have massive bodies, coarse heavy fur,... Read More

Narrow

narrow 1. Of little breadth; not wide or broad; having little distance from side to side; as, a narrow board; a narrow... Read More

Rare

rare 1. Not frequent; seldom met with or occurring; unusual; as, a rare event. 2. Of an uncommon nature; unusually... Read More

Nectophore

Definition noun, plural: nectophores The swimming bell in (the colony of) siphonophores Supplement The nectophores are the... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More