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Mitotic spindle

Definition noun The collective term for all the spindle fibers that form during mitosis Supplement The spindle apparatus is... Read More

Spindle

Definition noun, plural: spindles (1) A collection of minute fibers composed of microtubules, which are prominent during... Read More

Cell morphology

The basic essence for any living organism is its structural framework which includes appearance, form, and the... Read More

Spindle fiber

Definition noun, plural: spindle fibers Any of a network of filaments that collectively form a mitotic spindle (in... Read More

Spindle-shaped

Definition adjective Having a shape like a spindle, that is being wide in the middle then tapering at both... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... Read More

Anaphase

In order to keep the process of biological existence ever-going, the phenomenon of cell multiplication is very important.... Read More

Spindle apparatus

Definition noun Any of a network of filaments that collectively form a mitotic spindle (in mitosis) and meiotic spindle... Read More

Fibroblast

The building block of living things is known as the cell. The cell contributes to many parts and functions of different... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Involuntary muscle

A muscle act typically either under the control of the will or without conscious control. Muscles that can be controlled at... Read More

Prophase

Prophase is the first stage of mitosis; the very first step in this crucial process of the M-phase of the cell cycle. Now as... Read More

Fusiform muscle

Definition noun A muscle that has a shape of spindle, which is being wider in the middle and narrowing towards both... Read More

Lycinibacillus fusiformis

Definition noun A long rod-shaped obligate aerobe organism that is able to utilize oxygen to metabolize numerous sugars... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... 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

Centromere

Definition noun, plural: centromeres The dense, constricted region containing highly-specialized repetitive DNA sequence,... Read More

Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells

Plant Cells Most cells are not visible with the naked eye. However, with microscopes of various types, plant cells can be... Read More

Muscle cell

Definition noun, plural: muscle cells Any of the long, tubular mature contractile cells that make up the muscle... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Genetic Information and Protein Synthesis

Genetic Code Genes are sequences of DNA nucleotides that carry and transmit the information specifying amino acid sequences... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Aster

Definition noun, plural: asters (cell biology) A star-shaped cluster of microtubules radiating from the pericentriolar... Read More

Myoepithelial cell

Definition noun, plural: myoepithelial cells (1) (histology) A slender, spindle-shaped contractile cell forming the thin... Read More

Acorn

Acorn 1. (Science: botany) The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule. 2. A cone-shaped piece... Read More

Cell Structure

The interior of the cell is divided into the nucleus and the cytoplasm. The nucleus is a spherical or oval-shaped structure... Read More