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Subfamily

subfamily (Science: biology) One of the subdivisions, of more importance than genus, into which certain families are... Read More

Cactoidea

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) The largest subfamily of the cactus family comprised of the tribes: Browningieae, Cacteae,... Read More

Pantherinae

Definition noun A taxonomic subfamily belonging to the family Felidae, and includes the genera Panthera and... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Alligator

Definition noun, plural: alligators A large crocodilian species of the subfamily Alligatorinae Supplement Alligatoridae is a... Read More

Crocodile

Definition noun, plural: crocodiles Any of the amphibious reptile species of the subfamily Crocodylinae Supplement The... Read More

Chameleon

Definition noun, plural: chameleons A reptile of the family Chamaeleonidae that is known largely for its ability to change... Read More

Felinae

Definition noun A taxonomic subfamily belonging to the family Felidae, and includes the genera Acinonyx, Caracal, Catopuma,... Read More

Glochid

Definition noun, plural: glochids Any of the hair-like spine or bristle often with a barbed tip on... Read More

Borror and DeLong’s Introduction to the Study of Insects

Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects       ... Read More

Glyceride

Definition noun, plural: glycerides (biochemistry) Any of the esters formed from glycerol reacting with fatty acids, and... Read More

Domestic cat

Definition noun, plural: domestic cats A small domesticated Felis species, e.g. F. domestica or F. catus Supplement The... Read More

Toxoplasma gondii

Definition noun A parasitic protozoon of the taxonomic family Sarcocystidae that causes toxoplasmosis Supplement Toxoplasma... Read More

Crocodilia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A taxonomic order that includes the crocodilian species Supplement The order Crocodilia is... Read More

Opuntia

Definition noun (botany) A genus of cactaceous plants belonging to the family Cactaceae, such as the prickly pear, Indian... Read More

Visna maedi virus

Visna maedi virus (Science: virology) A retrovirus of sheep and goats. A member of the lentivirus subfamily related to... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Prostacyclin

Definition noun, plural: prostacyclins Any member from the subfamily of eicosanoids, with a chemical formula of C20H32O5,... Read More

Spumavirinae

Spumavirinae A subfamily of viruses (family retroviridae) that includes the foamy viruses (agents) of primates and other... Read More

Kite

Kite 1. (Science: ornithology) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvinae, of which many species are known. They have long... Read More

Nymph

nymph 1. A goddess of the mountains, forests, meadows, or waters. Where were ye, nymphs, when the remorseless deep Closed... Read More

Duck

Duck 1. (Science: zoology) Any bird of the subfamily Anatinae, family Anatidae. The genera and species are numerous. They... Read More

Putative

Putative Definition What is putative? The word putative denotes to a supposition that is based on what is commonly... Read More

Felis

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus of the family Felidae and includes domestic cat, sand cat, black-footed cat, wildcat,... Read More

Cat

Definition noun, plural: cats (1) A small domesticated Felis species, e.g. F. domestica or F. catus (2) Any of the several... Read More

Diglyceride

Definition noun, plural: diglycerides A glyceride consisting of a glycerol and two fatty acid molecules joined through ester... Read More