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Swallow

Definition noun, plural: swallows (physiology) The act of swallowing (ornithology) Any of the passerine bird species of the... Read More

Deglutitive

Definition adjective Or, pertaining to, or relating to deglutition Supplement Deglutitive is an adjective form relating to... Read More

Banks

Bank 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More

Swift

swift 1. The current of a stream. 2. (Science: ornithology) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous... Read More

Drink

Drink 1. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as... Read More

Tapetum lucidum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta lucida A layer of tissue in the choroid or in the retinal pigment epithelium of the eye of... Read More

Deglutology

Definition noun The scientific or medical study of the processes and pathophysiology of deglutition Supplement Deglutology... Read More

Deglutition

Definition noun (physiology) The act or process of taking (food or drink) to the mouth and then conveying it through the... Read More

Zebra

zebra (Science: zoology) Either one of two species of south african wild horses remarkable for having the body white or... Read More

Absorbance

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

Dip

Dip 1. To plunge or immerse; especially, to put for a moment into a liquid; to insert into a fluid and withdraw again. The... Read More

Microbe

Microbe Definition What is a microbe? How do we define microbes?  Microbes refer to microorganisms that cannot be seen by... Read More

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Chelidon

Definition noun (anatomy) The depression in front of the elbow or at the flexure of the arm. Supplement Word origin: NL.,... Read More

Bottles

Bottle 1. A hollow vessel, usually of glass or earthenware (but formerly of leather), with a narrow neck or mouth, for... Read More

Resorption

resorption (Science: physiology) The loss of substance through physiologic or pathologic means, such as loss of dentin and... 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

Degenerative disease

A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due to the deterioration of the... Read More