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Avidity

Definition noun, plural: avidities The combined strength of bond affinities in a complex. Usage The term may be used in... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Firstly, let us ask, what is cartilage? Cartilage is a tough and flexible material. It can be... Read More

Decline

Decline 1. A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is... Read More

Dilute

Dilute 1. To make thinner or more liquid by admixture with something; to thin and dissolve by mixing. Mix their watery... Read More

Chronaxia

Definition noun The shortest period of time required to produce an effective electrical current such that the stimulus... Read More

Chronaxie

Definition noun, plural: chroaxies (physiology) The shortest period of time required to produce an effective electrical... Read More

Virtue

virtue 1. Manly strength or courage; bravery; daring; spirit; valor. Built too strong For force or virtue ever to expugn.... Read More

Concentration

Definition noun (1) The measure of the amount of a sub-component (especially solute) in a solution (2) The ratio of the mass... Read More

Robust

robust 1. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body;... Read More

Cellulose

Cellulose Definition noun plural: celluloses cel·lu·lose, sĕl′yə-lōs (1) A polysaccharide consisting of a linear... Read More

Trials

trial 1. The act of trying or testing in any manner. Specifically: Any effort or exertion of strength for the purpose of... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Athlete

Athlete 1. One who contended for a prize in the public games of ancient Greece or Rome. 2. Any one trained to contend in... Read More

Giant

Giant 1. A man of extraordinari bulk and stature. Giants of mighty bone and bold emprise. 2. A person of extraordinary... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Young-helmholtz theory of colour vision

'''Young-helmholtz theory of color vision A theory that there are three perceiving elements in the retina: red, green, and... Read More

Secondary cell wall

Definition noun plural: secondary cell walls ˈsɛkənˌdɛɹi sɛl wɔːl The layer of the plant cell wall that forms... Read More

Exhaust

Exhaust 1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy. 2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc, that is released... Read More

Parenchyma

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

Reinforcement

reinforcement 1. (Science: neurology) An increase of force or strength; denoting specifically the increased sharpness of the... Read More

Natural selection

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

Endeavor

Endeavor to exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Wine

wine 1. The expressed juice of grapes, especially. When fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing... Read More

Muscles of the Apes – a thwack on human muscle evolution

Summary: A recent finding suggests that apes do have the muscles for bipedalism, vocal communication, and facial... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Synonymous

synonymous Having the character of a synonym; expressing the same thing; conveying the same, or approximately the same,... Read More

Sclereid

Definition noun, plural: sclereids A type of sclerenchyma cell of varying shapes but are typically shorter than sclerenchyma... Read More

Accommodation of nerve

Accommodation of nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The property of a nerve by which it adjusts to a slowly increasing strength... Read More

Arm

Arm 1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey. 2.... Read More

Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism

Protein Binding Sites The ability of various molecules and ions to bind to specific sites on the protein surface forms the... Read More

Sinew

sinew 1. (Science: anatomy) A tendon or tendonous tissue. See Tendon. 2. Muscle; nerve. 3. That which supplies strength or... Read More

Brawn

Brawn 1. A muscle; flesh. Formed well of brawns and of bones. (Chaucer) 2. Full, strong muscles, especially. Of the arm or... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Mannitol

Definition noun plural: mannitols man·ni·tol, ˈmæn ɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweetish taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Sorbitol

Definition noun plural: sorbitols sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Myopia

Myopia (Science: ophthalmology) That error of refraction in which rays of light entering the eye parallel to the optic axis... Read More

Sturdy

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