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Double-voided specimen

Double-voided specimen this refers to a urine specimen which is collected after first emptying the bladder and then waiting... Read More

Specimen

specimen (Science: microscopy) A piece or portion of a sample selected for examination. The specimen may, or may not be... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Basic dye

Definition noun, plural: basic dyes (biological techniques) A dye that ionize in solution giving a positively-charged ions... Read More

Nariokotome Boy

Definition noun The hominid specimen believed to be a male child that lived in the Pleistocene. The remains were discovered... Read More

P face

P face --> freeze fracture method of specimen preparation for the electron microscope in which rapidly frozen tissue is... Read More

Longitudinal section

Longitudinal Section Definition To describe the direction of movements and location of different body structures, a... Read More

Acid dye

Definition noun, plural: acid dyes (biological techniques) A dye containing acidic group(s) and is used in staining... Read More

Differential stain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Ameranthropoides loysi

"Ameranthropoides loysi" (otherwise known as de Loys' Ape) is the unofficial name for a large primate supposedly... Read More

Woolly cheetah

Woolly cheetahs were reported in the 19th century as a separate species of cheetah that had longer, denser fur. Several... Read More

Counterstain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Tree

“The biological diversity is plenty if you look around yourself a little closely; with an eye for life!” … People... Read More

Coarse adjustment knob

Coarse adjustment knob part of the microscope used when focusing specimen. This knob is generally used when viewing specimen... Read More

Siphonophore

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

Cytosmear

Cytosmear --> cytologic smear a type of cytologic specimen made by smearing a sample (obtained by a variety of methods... 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

Nucleoid

Definition noun plural: nucleoids nu·cle·oid, ˈnjuːklɪˌɔɪd The portion within a prokaryotic cell where the... Read More

Dichotomous key

Definition noun A reference tool where a series of choices between alternative characters leads progressively to the... Read More

Fine Adjustment knob

Fine Adjustment knob part of the microscope that is used for focusing finer details of specimen being viewed. Objectives... Read More

Physalia physalis

Definition noun A species within the family Physaliidae characterized by being in a colony resembling a... Read More

Siphosome

Definition noun, plural: syphosomes The region comprised of the feeding, reproductive, and defensive zooids in a... Read More

Homo neanderthalensis

Definition noun Species of primitive human beings that lived between 28,000 and 300,000 years ago. Various specimens of... Read More

Working distance free

working distance free (Science: microscopy) The distance between the front lens of the objective and the coverslip (or... Read More

Hanging drop slide

Definition noun (microscopy) A glass slide prepared by hanging drop technique to observe living and motile microscopic... Read More

Susceptible

Resistance, vulnerability, sensitivity, tolerance, and susceptibility are some highly important terminologies across the... Read More

Pattern

pattern 1. Anything proposed for imitation; an archetype; an exemplar; that which is to be, or is worthy to be, copied or... Read More

Genus

Genus Definition A genus is a taxonomic category ranking used in biological classification that is below family and above... 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

Sample

sample 1. A specimen of a whole entity small enough to involve no threat or damage to the whole; an aliquot. 2. A selected... Read More

Affinity

Definition noun, plural: affinities (1) (taxonomy) The resemblances in structure between two organisms or between biological... Read More

E face

E face in freeze fracture the plasma membrane cleaves between the acyl tails of membrane phospholipids, leaving a monolayer... Read More

Fixation

Definition noun, plural: fixations (biological technique) The use of a fixative to preserve histological, cytological, or... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Coverslip

Coverslip (Science: microscopy) thin glass, plastic, sapphire, SiO, NaCl, etc. Shaped into circles, squares, or rectangles... Read More

Desiccation

Desiccation definition Desiccation refers to the state, the act, or the process of removing or extracting water content... Read More

Anaerobic bacteria

Bacteria are classified according to the need for oxygen to survive and grow.   For example, aerobic bacteria are bacteria... Read More

Technical error

technical error That component of experimental error that is due to the conduct of the experiment and in principle estimated... Read More

Microtome

microtome (Science: instrument) A device used for cutting sections from an embedded specimen, either for light or electron... Read More

Whole mount

whole mount (Science: procedure) Placing a whole organism or specimen on a slide for microscopic... Read More