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Suspension

Definition noun, plural: suspensions (1) (biochemistry) The state in which the particles of a substance are dispersed but... Read More

Fahraeus-lindqvist effect

Fahraeus-lindqvist effect The decrease in apparent viscosity that occurs when a suspension, such as blood, is made to flow... Read More

Phenol coefficient

Chemical disinfectants are categorized based on the power of their disinfection for microbes and viruses. Strong... Read More

Absorbance

Definition noun (analytical chemistry) A logarithmic measure of the amount of light absorbed (at particular wavelength) as... Read More

Cytoplasm

Cytoplasm Definition The cell is known as the building block of all life. Blocks are made up of numerous particles and... Read More

Insulin

Definition noun A polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas to regulate the... Read More

Replica plating

replica plating (Science: technique) technique for testing the genetic characteristics of bacterial colonies. A dilute... Read More

Inoculum

Inoculum Definition Inoculation is a term often heard in microbiology, one of the branches of biology that deals with the... Read More

Substance

Substance Definition What is a substance? The word substance finds varied usages in different science fields. In general... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Cell immobilization

Definition noun (biotechnology) A process wherein cells (animal or plant cells) are fixed in a suitable matrix and are used... Read More

Cell morphology

The basic essence for any living organism is its structural framework which includes appearance, form, and the... Read More

Tab vaccine

TAB vaccine --> typhoid-paratyphoid A and B vaccine A suspension of killed typhoid and paratyphoid A and B bacilli. See:... Read More

Symbiosis

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

Optical density

Definition noun (1) The measure of transmittance of an optical medium for a given wavelength. The higher the OD the lower... Read More

Vaccine

Definition noun, plural: vaccines A suspension containing live, attenuated, modified, or killed microorganisms (or their... Read More

Hanging drop slide

Definition noun (microscopy) A glass slide prepared by hanging drop technique to observe living and motile microscopic... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Solution

Definition noun, plural: solutions (chemistry) A type of homogenous mixture in which the particles of one or more substances... Read More

Aerosol

Aerosol (Science: pharmacology) a suspension or dispersion of fine particles of a solid or liquid in a gas which can be... Read More

Suspend

Definition verb (1) To cause to stop or interrupt temporarily. (2) To cause hanging or floating, especially in a... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Animal cell culture

Animal cell culture (Science: cell culture) Mammalian cells are fragile and harder to grow than other cell types, but their... Read More

Recess

recess 1. A withdrawing or retiring; a moving back; retreat; as, the recess of the tides. Every degree of ignorance being so... 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