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Suction

suction The act or process of sucking; the act of drawing, as fluids, by exhausting the air. Suction chamber, the chamber of... Read More

Liposuction

Liposuction (Science: procedure, surgery) Removal of body fat from the contours of the body via a suction... Read More

Suck

suck 1. To draw, as a liquid, by the action of the mouth and tongue, which tends to produce a vacuum, and causes the liquid... Read More

Jet ejector pump

Jet ejector pump a suction pump in which fluid under high pressure is forced through a nozzle into an abruptly larger tube... Read More

Arboreal

Arboreal Definition Arbor is a Latin word meaning "tree". Thus, arboreal means "related to or pertaining to trees". The... Read More

Columnae carneae

Definition noun Muscular ridges or columns projecting from the inner walls of the heart ventricles. Supplement Their... Read More

Tapeworm

Definition noun, plural: tapeworms Any of the ribbon-like parasitic worms of the class Cestoda, characterized by possessing... Read More

Trabeculae carneae

Definition noun Muscular ridges that crisscross and project from the inner walls of the heart ventricles. Supplement Their... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... 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

Cestoda

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

Taenia

Definition noun A genus of the class Cestoda that is comprised of tapeworms that cause taeniasis and... Read More