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Sting

sting 1. (Science: zoology) Any sharp organ of offense and defense, especially when connected with a poison gland, and... Read More

Distinguish

Distinguish 1. Not set apart from others by visible marks; to make distinctive or discernible by exhibiting differences; to... Read More

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity Definition Hypersensitivity is the exaggerated immune response to protect the human from foreign bodies... Read More

Scorpion

scorpion 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of pulmonate arachnids of the order scorpiones, having a... Read More

Nematocyst

All organisms are composed of millions of cells. Many cells serve specific purposes and are specialized to do distinct... Read More

Physalia physalis

Definition noun A species within the family Physaliidae characterized by being in a colony resembling a... Read More

Ant

Ant Definition An ant is an insect belonging to the family Formicidae. It belongs to the order Hymenoptera, together with... Read More

Spontaneous

spontaneous 1. Proceding from natural feeling, temperament, or disposition, or from a native internal proneness, readiness,... Read More

Poison

poison 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly... Read More

Commensalism

Commensalism Definition What is commensalism? Literally, commensalism is a Latin word that means ‘to eat at the same... Read More

Honeybee

Honey Bee Definition A honey bee is a type of bee known for collecting honey and living in communities. The true honey bees... Read More

Mutualism

Mutualism Definition What is mutualism? In biology and ecology, a mutualism is a form of symbiosis that is characterized by... Read More

Cnidocyst

Definition noun, plural: cnidocysts A capsule containing thread-like tube (commonly barbed and toxic) found inside the... Read More

Millepora alcicornis

Millepora alcicornis is a species of the family Milleporidae, class Hydrozoa, phylum Cnidaria. It is a colonial fire coral... Read More