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Stiff

stiff 1. Not easily bent; not flexible or pliant; not limber or flaccid; rigid; firm; as, stiff wood, paper, joints. They... Read More

Tile

tile 1. To cover with tiles; as, to tile a house. 2. To cover, as if with tiles. The muscle, sinew, and vein, Which tile... Read More

Stifle

stifle 1. To stop the breath of by crowding something into the windpipe, or introducing an irrespirable substance into the... Read More

Spring

spring 1. To leap; to bound; to jump. The mountain stag that springs From height to height, and bounds along the plains.... Read More

Sturdy

sturdy 1. Foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn; unrelenting; unfeeling; stern. This sturdy marquis gan his hearte dress... Read More

Neck

neck 1. The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more... Read More

Circumduction gait

Circumduction gait --> hemiplegic gait gait in which the leg is stiff, without flexion at knee and ankle, and with each... Read More

Mastigonemes

Mastigoneme (Science: biology) lateral projections from eukaryotic flagella. May be stiff and alter the hydrodynamics of... Read More

Hemiplegic gait

Hemiplegic gait gait in which the leg is stiff, without flexion at knee and ankle, and with each step is rotated away from... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Sterile

sterile 1. Producing little or no crop; barren; unfruitful; unproductive; not fertile; as, sterile land; a sterile desert; a... Read More

Turgidity

Turgidity is the state of being turgid or swollen, especially due to high fluid content. In general context, turgidity... Read More

Roan

roan 1. Having a bay, chestnut, brown, or black colour, with gray or white thickly interspersed; said of a horse. Give my... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure definition pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell... Read More

Actinopterygian

Definition noun, plural: Actinopterygians Any of a group of Osteichthyes characterized by possessing lepidotrichia (i.e. fin... Read More

Ficus benghalensis

Definition noun (botany) A fig species of the family Moraceae that is native to the Indian Subcontinent and colloquially... Read More

Balete

Definition noun (botany) A plant species of the genus Ficus of the family Moraceae, and is endemic in the... Read More

Poker spine

poker spine stiff spine resulting from widespread joint immobility or overwhelming muscle spasm as might be evoked by an... Read More

Cotyledon

Definition noun, plural: cotyledons (1) (botany) The primary or rudimentary leaf of the embryo of a seed plant that either... Read More

Bristle

Bristle (Science: dermatology) stiff, strong but slender hair or... Read More

Equisetum

Equisetum Origin: L, the horsetail, fr. Equus horse - seta a thick, stiff hair, bristle. (Science: botany) a genus of... Read More

Flexible

Flexible 1. Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable;... Read More

Strigillose

strigillose (Science: botany) set with stiff, slender bristles. Origin: Dim. Fr.... Read More

Rigidity

rigidity Stiffness or inflexibility, chiefly that which is abnormal or morbid, rigor. Origin: L. Rigiditas, rigidus =... Read More

Hoops

Hoop 1. A pliant strip of wood or metal bent in a circular form, and united at the ends, for holding together the staves of... Read More

Torpedo

torpedo Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid. 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More

Scansorial

scansorial (Science: zoology) Capable of climbing; as, the woodpecker is a scansorial bird; adapted for climbing; as, the... Read More

Angular

Angular 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;... Read More

Satin

satin A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface. Cloths of gold and satins rich... Read More

Ficus

Definition noun A pan-tropical genus of trees, shrubs, or vines belonging to the taxonomic family... Read More

Seta

seta A bristle or stiff... Read More

Bind

Bind 1. To tie, or confine with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.; to fetter; to make fast; as, to bind grain in bundles;... Read More

Weak

weak 1. Wanting physical strength. Specifically: deficient in strength of body; feeble; infirm; sickly; debilitated;... Read More

The Amazing Spider Dads

Humans are not the only fathers capable of giving it all for the sake of their progeny. The animal kingdom is teeming with... Read More