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Spongy

spongy 1. Soft, and full of cavities; of an open, loose, pliable texture; as, a spongy excrescence; spongy earth; spongy... Read More

Spongy substance

Definition noun The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or flat... Read More

Spongy bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Mesophyll layer

Definition noun, plural: mesophyll layers (botany) The tissue in the interior of a leaf made up of photosynthetic... Read More

Spongiosa

Definition (noun) plural form of spongiosum (anatomy) Term which may be used alone to mean the spongy substance of bone... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Trabecular bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Cancellous bone

Definition noun (1) The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or... Read More

Substantia spongiosa

Definition noun The osseous tissue that fills the interior or cavity of bones with a latticework of small spicules or flat... Read More

Sponge

Sponge 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of spongiae, or porifera. 2. The elastic fibrous skeleton of many... Read More

Solid

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

Penis erection of the

penis, erection of the When the penis fills with blood and is rigid. The penis contains two chambers, called the corpora... Read More

Urethra

Definition noun, plural: urethrae or urethras (anatomy) The tube extending from the urinary bladder to the urinary meatus,... Read More

Substance

Definition noun, plural:substances (1) The physical matter, material or that of which an organ or body consists. (2)... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Laterite

Definition noun,plural: laterites A layer of the soil that is abundant in iron oxide which is resulted from the various... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Avicennia germinans

Definition noun (botany) A plant species of the family Acanthaceae, and is commonly known as the black... Read More

Pneumatophore

Definition noun, plural: pneumatophores (botany) A specialized aerial root, such as in certain mangrove species, that stick... Read More

Mesophyll

mesophyll (Science: plant biology) tissue found in the interior of leaves, made up of photosynthetic (parenchyma) cells,... Read More

Osseous tissue

Definition noun, plural: osseous tissues The major structural and supportive connective tissue from which bones are... Read More

Secondary spongiosa

Definition The spongy substance formed from the conversion of primary spongiosa, thereby, composed of the enlarged... Read More

Primary spongiosa

Definition The spongy substance of bone that is initially formed after the replacement of cartilage, and consists of... Read More

Trabecula

Definition noun, plural: trabeculae (general) A small supporting structure in the form of a beam, strut or... Read More

Stroma

Definition noun, plural: stromata (1) (cell biology) The spongy, colorless matrix of a cell that functionally supports the... Read More

Bone marrow

Bone marrow (Science: haematology) The soft, spongy tissue found in the centre of most large bones that produces the... Read More

Swamp

swamp (Science: ecology) spongy land, low ground filled with water, a wooded area having surface water much of the time. Low... Read More

Lax

Lax 1. Not tense, firm, or rigid; loose; slack; as, a lax bandage; lax fibre. The flesh of that sort of fish being lax and... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More