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Suffering

suffering (Science: symptom) A state of severe distress associated with events that threaten the intactness of the... Read More

Passions

passion 1. A suffering or enduring of imposed or inflicted pain; any suffering or distress (as, a cardiac passion);... Read More

Differentiation

Definition noun (developmental biology) The normal process by which a less specialized cell develops or matures to become... Read More

Agony

Agony Origin: L. Agonia, gr, orig. A contest, fr., cf. F. Agonie. See Agon. 1. Violent contest or striving. The world is... Read More

Hallucination – Are we the only ones “seeing” things or animals hallucinate, too?

Hallucination is defined as perceiving something that seems real but in fact, it is not. Some references take it as a... Read More

Sympathy

sympathy 1. Feeling corresponding to that which another feels; the quality of being affected by the affection of another,... Read More

FAAH-OUT mutation for a life of no pain – No FAAH, no pain

A Scottish woman claims that she has not experienced pain over some supposedly painful conditions, like a severe joint... Read More

Abo blood group

Abo blood group (Science: haematology) The major human blood type system which describes the oligosaccharide glycoprotein... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Gentles

Gentle 1. Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble. British society is divided into nobility,... Read More

Antiserum

Definition noun, plural: antiserums, antisera A serum containing immunoglobulins that act against specified... Read More

Amphipathic

Amphipathic is a word used to describe a chemical compound containing both polar (water-soluble) and nonpolar (not... Read More

Substitutive therapy

substitutive therapy --> allopathy That system of medical practice which aims to combat disease by the use of remedies... Read More

Photophobic

photophobic Relating to or suffering from... Read More

Scientists brought dead pig brain partly back to life

Death is inevitable to any entity that has life. When there is a beginning there ought to be an end.  However, the recent... Read More

Zebra body

zebra body Metachromatically staining membrane-bound granules, measuring 0.5-1 um in diameter and containing lamellae with a... Read More

Oxytocin – Of Love, Fear, and Anxiety

Oxytocin has long had a reputation of being the "love hormone". It engenders social bonding, attachment, intimacy, and... Read More

Apparent competition

Competition Definition One of the many branches of biology is ecology. Ecology is the study of the relationships that the... Read More

Allele

Allele Definition What are alleles? An allele is a term coined to describe a specific copy of a gene. Genes, the DNA... Read More

Koch postulate

Definition noun The four principles intended to ascertain the underlying relationships between a microbe and a... Read More

Overdominance

Definition noun (genetics) A type of dominance characterized by a phenotype that is more pronounced in a heterozygote... Read More

KD

Definition noun (biochemistry) An equilibrium constant for dissociation (biochemistry) An abbreviation for kilodalton, also... Read More

Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung

Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud was a famous Austrian neurologist (1856 - 1939), who stated that dreams were the manifestation... Read More

Psychiatry & Mental Disorders

The Definition of Mad When someone says 'mental disorder' many people associate it with madness. This is truly not the... Read More

Vicarious

vicarious 1. Of or pertaining to a vicar, substitute, or deputy; deputed; delegated; as, vicarious power or authority. 2.... Read More

Coughing Cats May Be Allergic to People, Vets Say

    People can trigger asthma attacks in cats, according to veterinarians at a Scottish... Read More

Scourge

scourge 1. A lash; a strap or cord; especially, a lash used to inflict pain or punishment; an instrument of punishment or... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Why Embryonic Stem Cell Use is Unethical

By Vicki Mozo Embryonic Stem Cell research offers a remarkable way to treat various disorders where conventional... Read More

Bearing

Bearing 1. The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage. I know him by his bearing.... Read More

Nervous

nervous 1. Possessing nerve; sinewy; strong; vigorous. Nervous arms. 2. Possessing or manifesting vigor of mind;... Read More

Principle

Principle 1. Beginning; commencement. Doubting sad end of principle unsound. (Spenser) 2. A source, or origin; that from... Read More

Decision

Decision 1. Cutting off; division; detachment of a part. 2. The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a... Read More

Interest

Interest 1. Excitement of feeling, whether pleasant or painful, accompanying special attention to some object;... Read More

Mill

mill 1. A machine for grinding or commuting any substance, as grain, by rubbing and crushing it between two hard, rough, or... Read More

Alcoholic

Definition adjective (chemistry) Relating to, containing, or produced by alcohol (pathology) Of, relating to, or pertaining... Read More

Discipline

Discipline 1. The treatment suited to a disciple or learner; education; development of the faculties by instruction and... Read More

Haemophilia

Definition noun A condition that is characterized by uncontrolled bleeding from the mouth, gums, lips, and tongue,... Read More

Tem

TEM --> transmission electron microscopy (Science: technique) Those forms of electron microscopy in which electrons are... Read More

Nerve

nerve 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibres, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit... Read More