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Sound

sound The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. Origin: AS. Sund a swimming, akin to E.... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Heart sounds

Heart sounds The sounds heard over the cardiac region produced by the functioning of the heart. There are four distinct... Read More

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More

Sonorous

sonorous 1. Giving sound when struck; resonant; as, sonorous metals. 2. Loud-sounding; giving a clear or loud sound; as, a... Read More

Wound

Wound 1. A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance... Read More

Voice

voice 1. Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered... Read More

Ultrasound

ultrasound (Science: investigation) A type of imaging technique which uses high-frequency sound waves. This is highly... Read More

Neurology of Illusions

As mentioned in the previous tutorial, Human Perception, illusions can be caused by mental disorders or misreading of the... Read More

Incomplete dominance

Incomplete Dominance Definition After Gregor Mendel discovered inheritance laws, the term ''incomplete dominance'' was... Read More

Silent mutation

A mutation is a change in the nucleotide sequence of a gene or a chromosome. When there is only one nucleotide involved, it... Read More

Drone

Drone 1. (Science: zoology) The male of bees, especially. Of the honeybee. It gathers no honey. See honeybee. All with... Read More

Breathing

Breathing 1. Respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air. Subject to a difficulty of breathing. (Melmoth) 2. Air in... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Percussion

percussion 1. The act of percussing, or striking one body against another; forcible collision, especially. Such as gives a... Read More

Classical conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning or associative learning first demonstrated by Ivan Pavlov (a physiologist,... Read More

Neutral stimulus

Definition noun, plural: neutral stimuli In classical conditioning, it is the type of stimulus that initially or normally... Read More

Respondent conditioning

Definition noun A form of conditioning or associative learning first demonstrated by Ivan Pavlov (a physiologist,... Read More

Hollow

Hollow 1. A cavity, natural or artificial; an unfilled space within anything; a hole, a cavern; an excavation; as the hollow... Read More

Conduction

Conduction (Science: physics, physiology) The transfer of sound waves, heat, nervous impulses or electricity. Origin: L.... Read More

Bell

Bell 1. a hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue,... Read More

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Robust

robust 1. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body;... Read More

Stylus

stylus An instrument for writing. See style. 2. That needle-shaped part at the tip of the playing arm of phonograph which... Read More

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity Definition Hypersensitivity is the exaggerated immune response to protect the human from foreign bodies... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Snap

snap 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

Results

result 1. A flying back; resilience. Sound is produced between the string and the air by the return or the result of the... Read More

Sonoporation

Definition noun A mechanical method of delivering molecules into the cell using sound, e.g. ultrasonic... Read More

Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of... Read More

Air conduction

Air conduction in relation to hearing, the transmission of sound to the inner ear through the external Auditory Canal and... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Flap

Flap Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of... Read More

Undulatory

undulatory moving in the manner of undulations, or waves; resembling the motion of waves, which successively rise or swell... Read More

Ambient

Ambient (Science: ecology) describes the surrounding environment (especially temperature and pressure) of an object or... Read More

Anaerobic

As largely known are the subset of biological processes that are directly correlated to the ‘usage of molecular oxygen’,... Read More

Vase

vase 1. A vessel adapted for various domestic purposes, and anciently for sacrificial used; especially, a vessel of antique... Read More

Conductors

Conductor 1. A probe or sound with a groove along which a knife is passed in slitting open a sinus or fistula; a grooved... Read More

Novel

novel Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange;... Read More