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Submerged

submerged in dentistry, describing a field of operation covered by... Read More

Rhizophora

Definition noun (botany) A genus of the family Rhizophoraceae which includes the true mangroves Supplement Rhizophora is a... Read More

Hydrophyte

Definition noun, plural: hydrophytes (botany) Any plant adapted to grow wholly or partly submerged in water or wet habitats;... Read More

Pneumatophore

Definition noun, plural: pneumatophores (botany) A specialized aerial root, such as in certain mangrove species, that stick... Read More

Water in Plants

The movement of molecules, specifically water and any solutes, is vital to understand in light of plant processes. This will... Read More

Freshwater Lentic Communities & Animals

Plants that live partially or completely submerged in water are deemed hydrophytes. A form of symbiosis occurs with these... Read More

Still Freshwater & Plants

Plants in the freshwater community provide a means of food for herbivores and harness new energy into the community as a... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Ear

Ear 1. The organ of hearing; the external ear. in man and the higher vertebrates, the organ of hearing is very complicated,... Read More

Marsh

Marsh (Science: ecology) a tract of wet land principally inhabitated by partially-submerged herbaceous... Read More

Stoma

Definition noun, plural: stomata (botany) A tiny pore in a plant leaf surrounded by a pair of guard cells that regulate its... Read More

Periphyton

Periphyton algae, bacteria, other associated microorganisms, and non-living organic matter attached to any submerged... Read More

Stomate

Definition noun, plural: stomates (botany) A tiny pore on the surface of a leaf or herbaceous stem surrounded by a pair of... Read More

Avicennia germinans

Definition noun (botany) A plant species of the family Acanthaceae, and is commonly known as the black... Read More

Vascular Plants: Ferns and Relatives

These plants are seedless plants, but unlike the bryophytes, they do have vascular tissue (xylem and phloem). Because of the... Read More

Why Is The Mary River Turtle Endangered

The Mary River Turtle  (Elusor macrurus) has been named recently as one of the species on the brink of extinction. That is... Read More