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Supply

supply 1. The act of supplying; supplial. 2. That which supplies a want; sufficiency of things for use or want.... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Fermentation

Fermentation Definition What is fermentation? Fermentation is the breaking down of sugar molecules into simpler compounds... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting Factor Definition A limiting factor refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Density dependent limiting factor

Definition noun A limiting factor of a population wherein large, dense populations are more strongly affected than small,... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Pyruvate

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

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Nourish

nourish 1. To feed and cause to grow; to supply with matter which increases bulk or supplies waste, and promotes health; to... Read More

Relay

relay 1. A supply of anything arranged beforehand for affording relief from time to time, or at successive stages; provision... Read More

Environmental resistance

Environmental Resistance Definition Environmental resistance is such a process in which certain different elements or... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Spermatocytogenesis

Definition noun The initial stage of spermatogenesis in which the spermatogonia repeatedly divide by mitosis to produce a... Read More

Anaerobic respiration

Anaerobic Respiration Definition What is anaerobic respiration? Anaerobic (cellular) respiration is a respiratory process... Read More

Reservoir

reservoir 1. (Science: anatomy) A place or cavity for storage, for anatomical structures serving as a storage space for... 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

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Omnivore

Organisms need to eat food in order to gain energy and survive in the ecosystem. Often, living things are categorized by how... Read More

Herbivore

Herbivore Definition A herbivore is the primary consumer of the food chain that usually occupies the second trophic level... Read More

Pyruvic acid

What is Pyruvic Acid? Pyruvic acid is an organic acid that occurs as an intermediate in many metabolic processes. It occurs... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Diaphoresis

What is Diaphoresis? Diaphoresis is referred to excessive or profuse perspiration or sweating which may be due to... Read More

Anaerobic bacteria

Bacteria are classified according to the need for oxygen to survive and grow.   For example, aerobic bacteria are bacteria... Read More

Physical Development in Humans

The Newly Born Child Depending on the nutrients available to the child within pregnancy and the genetic makeup of the... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Innervation

Innervation 1. (Science: anatomy) The distribution or supply of nerves to a part. 2. (Science: physiology) The supply of... Read More

Wood

wood mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic. Alternative forms: wode Our hoste gan to swear as if he were wood.... Read More

Tender

tender 1. Easily impressed, broken, bruised, or injured; not firm or hard; delicate; as, tender plants; tender flesh; tender... Read More

Well

well 1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More

Abundance

Abundance An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: strictly... Read More

Light-dependent reaction

Many organisms, such as green plants, convert light energy into chemical energy through the mechanism of photosynthesis. In... Read More

Fetal membrane

Definition noun, plural: fetal membranes A membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus and is involved in nutrition,... Read More

Canaliculus

Definition noun, plural: canaliculi (anatomy) Any of many small canals or ducts in the body, such as in the bone, or in some... Read More

Chondroblast

There are two forms of cells in cartilage: chondroblasts and chondrocytes. The chondroblasts are cells that secrete the... Read More

Hemocoel

Definition noun, plural: hemocoels The body cavity found in many invertebrates where the hemolymph circulates... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More