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Lotic Communities & Animals

A running water environment offers numerous microhabitats that simulate favorable conditions for many types of animals to... Read More

Suckers

sucker 1. One who, or that which, sucks; especially, one of the organs by which certain animals, as the octopus and remora,... Read More

Trematode

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

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Scolex

The scolex or "head" of a tapeworm. Attaches to the intestine of the definitive host. In some groups, the scolex is... Read More

Stool

stool (Science: botany) A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil. Origin: L. Stolo.... Read More

Fluke

Definition noun, plural: flukes (1) (ichthyology) Summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus (a flatfish) (2) (cetology) Either... Read More

Hooklets

Hooklets 1. Clawlike, retractile chitinous hooks that encircle or line the rostellum of the scolex of certain taenioid... Read More

Ambulacral

Ambulacral (Science: zoology) Of or pertaining to ambulacra; avenuelike; as, the ambulacral ossicles, plates, spines, and... Read More

Flatworm

Definition noun, plural: flatworms Any of the worms (e.g. tapeworms, trematodes, planarians, etc.) belonging to the phylum... Read More

Monogenea

Definition noun A group of ectoparasitic tapeworms of the phylum Platyhelminthes Supplement The phylum Platyhelminthes... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

CRISPR DIY – biohacking genes at home

Have you ever thought of changing yourself for the better -- genetically-speaking? Lately, CRISPR company has been selling a... Read More