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Spot

spot 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place discoloured. Out, damned spot! Out, I say!... Read More

Spot desmosome

Definition noun, plural: spot desmosomes A type of desmosome characterized by a circular or spot-like rivet between... Read More

Spot the match – wildlife photo-identification using information theory

Spot the match – wildlife photo-identification using information theory   Conrad W Speed,1,2 Mark G Meekan,2 and Corey... Read More

Hot spot

Definition noun, plural: hot spots (1) (pathology) A superficial weeping skin lesion such as in dogs and cats caused by an... Read More

Spot-film radiography

spot-film radiography An x-ray of a localised region, usually under study by... Read More

Belt desmosome

Definition noun, plural: belt desmosomes A type of desmosome characterized by a belt-like rivet between neighboring... Read More

Macula adherens

Definition noun A type of anchoring junction between neighboring cells forming a plaquelike site on the cell... Read More

Places

place 1. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Eye

Definition noun, plural: eyes (1) The organ of sight or vision; the visual sense; the sense of seeing. (2) A mark... Read More

Immaculate

Immaculate without stain or blemish; spotless; undefiled; clear; pure. Were but my soul as pure From other guilt as that,... Read More

Birthmark

Definition noun, plural: birthmarks A mark on the skin that is visible at birth or shortly after birth Supplement Birthmarks... Read More

Areole

Definition noun, plural: areoles (botany) A spot, which may be raised or depressed, on the cactus body where spines, hair,... Read More

Monk

monk 1. A man who retires from the ordinary temporal concerns of the world, and devotes himself to religion; one of a... Read More

Smut

smut 1. Foul matter, like soot or coal dust; also, a spot or soil made by such matter. 2. (Science: chemical) bad, soft... Read More

Codominance

Codominance Definition Codominance is a form of inheritance wherein the alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully... 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

Blaze

Blaze 1. A stream of gas or vapor emitting light and heat in the process of combustion; a bright flame. To heaven the blaze... Read More

Smuts

smut 1. Foul matter, like soot or coal dust; also, a spot or soil made by such matter. 2. (Science: chemical) bad, soft... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Lenticel

Lenticel a loosely-packed mass of cells in the bark of a woody plant, visible on the surface of a stem as a raised powdery... Read More

Adhering junction

Adhering junction (Science: cell biology) a type of junction between cells forming tissues that are subjected to stretching... Read More

Triple response

Definition noun (immunology) The three cardinal circulatory responses of the skin (i.e. reddening, flare formation or... Read More

Hollow-hearted

Hollow-hearted Insincere; deceitful; not sound and true; having a cavity or decayed spot within. Synonym: Faithless,... Read More

Kernels

Kernel spot (Science: microbiology plant biology) a fungal disease of pecans that causes irregular brown spots on the nuts,... Read More

Macula cerulea

Macula cerulea a bluish stain on the skin caused by the bites of fleas or lice, especially pediculosis pubis. Synonym: blue... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Traumatic dermatitis

Definition noun A form of dermatitis that is caused by a physical agent or an irritant Supplement Dermatitis is a condition... Read More

Allelism

Definition noun, plural: allelisms The condition of alleles, such as the state of having several forms of a particular gene,... Read More

Purpura fulminans

Purpura fulminans is a severe and acute form of purpura haemorrhagica. It can be fatal as the blood coagulates in small... Read More

Multiple alleles

Alleles are the pairs of genes occupying a specific spot called locus on a chromosome. Typically, there are only two alleles... Read More

Mantis

Mantis Definition A mantis (plural: mantises or mantes) refers to any of the insects that belong to the order Mantodea... Read More

Light-independent reaction

The process of photosynthesis is a biological procedure in which plants produce oxygen and energy (sugar) by using light... Read More

Punctum caecum

Definition noun A region in the retina that does not contain photoreceptors thus leads to the normal blind spot in the... Read More

Non-living thing

A non-living thing in biology means any form without life, such as an inanimate body or object. Compared with the entity... Read More

Hemidesmosome

Definition noun, plural: hemidesmosomes A type of anchoring junction between neighboring cells forming a rivet-like links... Read More

Sebaceous gland

Definition noun, plural: sebaceous glands An exocrine gland secreting sebum that lubricates hair and skin Supplement A... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Desmosome

Definition noun, plural: desmosomes A type of cell junction made up of desmosome-intermediate filament complexes, which in... Read More

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More