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Microfilament

Definition noun plural: microfilaments mi·cro·fil·a·ments, mī'krō-fil'ă-mĕnts A thin, helical, single-stranded... Read More

Cytoskeleton

Definition noun plural: cytoskeletons cy·to·skel·e·ton (cell biology) The lattice or internal framework of a cell... Read More

Carcinology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies crustaceans Supplement Carcinology is a branch of zoology that deals... Read More

Arthropod

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

Cyclic adenosine monophosphate

Definition noun plural: cyclic adenosine monophosphates (biochemistry) A cyclic form of adenosine monophosphate that... Read More

Polypeptide

Polypeptide Definition Biology What are polypeptides? A polypeptide is defined as a polymer of amino acids joined together... Read More

Leptotene

Definition noun The first sub-stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the chromosomes at this stage are characteristically... Read More

Northern Africa and biodiversity

Northern Africa and biodiversity Content Partner: United Nations Environment Programme (other articles) Article Topics:... Read More

Intermediate filament

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Intermediate filaments

Definition noun plural: intermediate filaments A type of cytoskeleton characterized by having a diameter ranging from 8... Read More

Invertebrate zoology

Definition noun A sub-discipline of zoology that particularly deals with the invertebrates Supplement Invertebrate zoology... Read More

Prophase I

Definition noun The first stage in the first meiotic division of meiosis characterized by having five sub-stages namely... Read More

Green algae

Green algae (singular: green alga) are photosynthetic algae that are characterized by having chlorophylls a and b as the... Read More

Amylose

Definition noun, plural: amyloses A polysaccharide formed from alpha-D-glucopyranosyl units in alpha-(1,4) glycosidic... Read More

Physiology

Definition noun (1) A branch of biology that deals with the functions, mechanisms, and activities of organisms at the... Read More

Hybrid

Definition noun, plural form: hybrids (reproductive biology) The offspring resulting from the cross between parents of... Read More

Genetic locus

Definition noun, plural: genetic loci The location of a gene (or of a significant sequence) on a chromosome or on a linkage... 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

Herpetology

Definition noun The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians Supplement Herpetology is a sub-discipline of... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Sustains

sustain 1. To keep from falling; to bear; to uphold; to support; as, a foundation sustains the superstructure; a beast... Read More

Zygotene

Definition noun, plural: zygotenes The sub-stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the homologous chromosomes pair or come... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Helminthology

Definition noun A branch of zoology that particularly deals with the helminths, particularly the parasitic... Read More

Cell matrix

Definition noun plural: cell matrices cell ma·trix, ˈmeɪtɹɪks An insoluble, dynamic gel in the cytoplasm, believed... Read More

Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria is a phylum comprised of photosynthetic bacteria that live in aquatic habitats and moist soils. Others are... Read More

Sum

Sum 1. The aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars; the amount or whole of any number of... Read More

Plant

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

Prophase

Definition noun The phase following interphase and preceding metaphase of cell divisions (i.e. mitosis and meiosis), and in... Read More

Microtubule

Microtubule Definition noun plural: microtubules mi·cro·tu·bule, mī'krō-tū'byūl A cytoplasmic tubule made up of... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Chlorophyta

Chlorophyta is a taxonomic group (a phylum) comprised of green algae that live in marine habitats. Some of them are found in... 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

Intraspecific hybridization

'''intra-specific hybridization it is hybridization between different sub-species within a species. An example is mating a... Read More

Transversion

Definition noun, plural: transversions (genetics) A small-scale mutation characterized by the replacement of a purine by... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Eicosanoid

Definition noun, plural: eicosanoids Any of the substances derived from arachidonic acid or other polyunsaturated fatty... Read More

Peripatric speciation

Definition noun A speciation in which new species evolve in a sub-population that colonized a new habitat or niche within... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Biomarker

Definition noun, plural: biomarkers Any substance used in the detection and identification of the type of cell, organelle,... Read More