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Sprout

Definition noun, plural: sprouts (1) A newly grown plant. (2) A new branch, bud or shoot of a plant. (3) Brussels sprout,... Read More

Sprouting

Definition noun (botany) (1) The process whereby seeds germinate or begin to grow. (2) The practice of soaking, draining,... Read More

Bean sprouts

Definition noun, singular: bean sprout Beans, especially the edible kinds (e.g. mung beans and soybeans), sprouting or... Read More

Root sprout

root sprout (Science: botany) A living shoot which grows from the root of a plant whose above-ground portion has been cut... Read More

Germination

Definition noun, plural: germinations The stage in which a germ or a living thing starts to sprout, grow and... Read More

Asparagus

Asparagus 1. (Science: botany) a genus of perennial plants belonging to the natural order liliaceae, and having erect much... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Myoblast

Definition noun, plural: myoblasts The embryonic progenitor cell of the muscle cell Supplement Myoblasts are the embryonic... Read More

Megakaryoblast

Definition noun, plural: megakaryoblasts A precursor cell that develops into a promegakaryocyte during... Read More

Crop

Definition noun, plural: crops (1) (botany) A plant grown to be harvested for agricultural use. (2) (botany) The total... Read More

Browse

Browse The tender branches or twigs of trees and shrubs, fit for the food of cattle and other animals; green food. Sheep,... Read More

Hypoblast

Definition noun (embryology) The inner (lower) layer of the embryonic disc, located beneath the epiblast Supplement In... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Myeloblast

Definition noun, plural: myeloblasts A precursor cell that gives rise to a promyelocyte during... Read More

Blastulation

Definition noun The formation of blastula following the morula stage during the embryonic development of an... Read More

Blastostyle

Blastostyle (Science: zoology) in certain hydroids, an imperfect zooid, whose special function is to produce medusoid buds.... Read More

Seedling

Definition noun, plural: seedlings (botany) A young sporophyte that grows from a seed; a (recent) sprout Supplement A... Read More

Epiblast

Definition noun (embryology) The outer (upper) ectodermal layer of the embryonic disc, closer to the amniotic cavity, and... Read More

Germs

Germ 1. (Science: biology) That which is to develop a new individual; as, the germ of a foetus, of a plant or flower, and... Read More

Mung

Definition noun (1) Mung bean: the seed of Vigna radiata. (2) A plant of the genus Vigna in the Fabaceae family, native to... Read More

Graft

Definition noun, plural: grafts (botany) A shoot, bud, or scion of one plant that is inserted to another plant that would... Read More

Spout

spout 1. To throw out forcibly and abudantly, as liquids through an office or a pipe; to eject in a jet; as, an elephant... Read More

Viviparous

viviparous 1. (Science: biology, zoology) An animal that gives birth to live offspring, as opposed to laying eggs. 2.... Read More

Boil

Boil 1. To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water. 2. To form, or separate, by boiling... Read More

Germ

Germ 1. (Science: biology) That which is to develop a new individual; as, the germ of a foetus, of a plant or flower, and... Read More

Spire

spire To breathe. Origin: L. Spirare to breathe. See Spirit. 1. A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or... Read More

Scion

scion 1. (Science: botany) A shoot or sprout of a plant; a sucker. A piece of a slender branch or twig cut for grafting. 2.... 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