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Subclass

Definition noun, plural: subclasses (taxonomy) A taxonomic rank that is subordinate to a class (and superior to an... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Mammalia

Definition noun, plural: mammals A taxonomic class that includes all mammals Supplement Mammalia is a taxonomic class of... Read More

Trematoda

Definition noun (taxonomy) A class of the Phylum Platyhelminthes that is comprised of parasitic flukes Supplement The phylum... Read More

Magnoliopsida

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) A taxonomic class comprised of the dicotyledonous plants, according to the Takhtajan system... Read More

Mite

Mite Definition What is mite? A mite is a minute arachnid, typically measuring less than 1 mm in length. It belongs to the... Read More

Trematode

Definition noun, plural: trematodes A common name for the species belonging to the Class Trematoda, which is characterized... Read More

Superclass

Definition noun, plural: superclasses (taxonomy) A taxon rank subordinate to a phylum (or a subphylum) and superior to a... Read More

Bacteriolysin

Definition noun, plural: bacteriolysins (1) A specific antibody that combines with bacterial cells (antigens) and, in the... Read More

Glycerolipid

Definition noun, plural: glycerolipids A type of lipid made up of a glycerol linked esterically to a fatty acid Supplement A... Read More

Siphonophore

Definition noun, plural: siphonophores Any of the various marine invertebrate of the order Siphonohorae of the class... Read More

Filaria

Definition noun, plural: filariae Any of the small, threadlike parasitic nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea that... Read More

Soft coral

Definition noun, plural: soft corals A coral that is soft-bodied and is not involved in coral reef building since it does... Read More

Hard coral

Definition noun, plural: hard corals Any of the coral species that build coral reefs by their deposition of calcium... Read More

Coral

Definition noun, plural: corals (marine biology) An invertebrate species characterized by having a clear polyp body with a... Read More

Diphyllobothrium latum

Definition noun Fish tapeworm that infests the intestine of its mamalian (including human) host Supplement Diphyllobothrium... Read More

Fasciola hepatica

Definition noun A liver fluke belonging to the family Fasciolidae of the class Trematoda, and is endemic in the U.S.,... Read More

Filarioidea

Definition noun (taxonomy) A superfamily of the phylum Nematoda and is comprised of small, threadlike parasitic nematodes... Read More

Ligase

An enzyme is a catalyst or a chemical produced by cells to speed up a biochemical reaction. It is usually a protein molecule... Read More

Monotreme

Definition noun (zoology) Any of the egg-laying mammals belonging to the taxonomic group, Monotremata Supplement The class... Read More

Theria

Definition noun A taxonomic group (subclass) comprised of metatherian and eutherian mammals Supplement Theria is a subgroup... Read More

Chondrichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic class comprised of cartilaginous fish Supplement Chondrichthyes is taxonomic superclass of... Read More

Musci

musci (Science: botany) An order or subclass of cryptogamous plants; the mosses. See moss, and cryptogamia. Origin: L.... Read More

Rosales

rosales An order of the angiosperms, subclass rosidae. Its members include some of the most known ornamental and edible... Read More

Monotremata

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia comprised of mammals laying eggs rather than giving birth to... Read More

Anthozoan

Anthozoan (Science: zoology) Pertaining to the anthozoa. One of the anthozoa. Definition noun, plural: anthozoans Any of the... Read More

Schistosoma

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus of the Phylum Platyhelminthes that is comprised of parasitic... Read More

Oxidoreductase

Definition noun, plural: oxidoreductase (biochemistry) An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of electrons from an electron... Read More

Asteraceae

'Asteraceae'', composite family. A single family enclosed in order Asterales in subclass Asteridae. The other name -... Read More

Brassica

Brassica (Science: botany) a genus of plants belonging to the mustard family Brassicaceae. The whole family includes a total... Read More

Tick

Tick Definition A tick is an arachnid belonging to order Ixodida. There are three families identified: (1) Ixodidae (hard... Read More

Myriapoda

myriapoda (Science: zoology) A class, or subclass, of arthropods, related to the hexapod insects, from which they differ in... Read More

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More