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Subgroup

subgroup (Science: biology) A subdivision of a group, as of... Read More

Subgroups

subgroup (Science: biology) A subdivision of a group, as of... Read More

Group

Definition noun, plural: groups (1) An assemblage of animals, plants, or microorganisms having the same distinctive... Read More

Divergent evolution

Divergent evolution definition Divergent evolution refers to the process by which interbreeding species diverged into two... Read More

Haplorrhine

Definition noun, plural: haplorrhines Any of the primates characterized mainly by being dry-nosed because of a lack of a... Read More

Chromoplast

Definition noun, plural: chromoplasts Any of the coloured plastids associated with pigment synthesis and... Read More

Golden algae

In phycology, the golden algae are algal species that are found mostly in freshwater. They are also called the chrysophytes.... Read More

Theria

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

Homo neanderthalensis

Definition noun Species of primitive human beings that lived between 28,000 and 300,000 years ago. Various specimens of... Read More

Phospholipid

Definition noun plural: phospholipids phos·pho·lip·id, ˌfɒsfəˈlɪpɪd (1) A lipid with one or more phosphate groups... Read More

Phototroph

Definition noun, plural: phototrophs An organism, typically a plant, obtaining energy from sunlight as its source of energy... Read More

Triglyceride

Definition noun, plural: triglycerides An energy-rich compound made up of a single molecule of glycerol and three molecules... Read More

Fatty acid

Definition noun plural: fatty acids'' fatty acid, ˈfætɪ ˈæsɪd Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon... Read More

Marsupial

Definition noun (zoology) A mammal primarily characterized by having a pouch used for carrying their immature young, and... 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

Lipid

Definition noun plural: lipids lip·id, ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd A fatty or waxy organic compound that is readily soluble... Read More

Sphingolipid

Definition noun plural: sphingolipids sphin·go·lip·id A type of lipid with a sphingoid base (e.g. sphingosine and... Read More