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Symmetry

Definition noun, plural: symmetries Correspondence of parts (in terms of form, size, distribution, or arrangement) on... Read More

Bilateral symmetry

Definition noun, plural: bilateral symmetries A form of symmetry in which the opposite sides along a midline is a duplicate... Read More

Radial symmetry

Definition noun A form of symmetry in which the body plan is divisible into identical parts around a central... Read More

Why Beauty Is Truth: A History of Symmetry

Why Beauty Is Truth: A History of Symmetry      ... Read More

Asymmetry

Definition noun The lack or absence of symmetry Supplement In biology, the body plan of many organisms exhibit symmetry.... Read More

Dyad symmetry of dna

Dyad symmetry of dna (Science: molecular biology) two areas of a dna molecule whose base pair sequences are repeats of each... Read More

Inorganic Chemistry

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Diatom

A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More

Sagittal plane

Definition noun (anatomy) A plane traversing the direction from top to bottom, resulting in the formation of left and right... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Radial

radial (Science: botany) Of or pertaining to a radius or ray; consisting of, or like, radii or rays; radiated; as, the... Read More

Undulipodium

undulipodium A flexible whiplike intracellular extension of many eukaryotic cells, with a characteristic nine-fold symmetry,... Read More

Monod-Wyman-Changeux model

Definition noun (biochemistry) A model used to describe the allosteric forms of cooperativity Supplement The... Read More

Wilcoxon rank-sum test

Definition noun A non-parametric test of two samples which support exclusively on the order of observations in which the two... Read More

Kite

Kite 1. (Science: ornithology) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvinae, of which many species are known. They have long... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Median plane

In anatomy, the median plane refers to a plane passing vertically through the midline. It divides the body into left and... Read More

Monogenea

Definition noun A group of ectoparasitic tapeworms of the phylum Platyhelminthes Supplement The phylum Platyhelminthes... Read More

Approximation

Approximation 1. The act of approximating; a drawing, advancing or being near; approach; also, the result of approximating.... Read More

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity

At Home in the Universe: The Search for the Laws of Self-Organization and Complexity  ... Read More

Serial

serial 1. Of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers; as, a serial work... Read More

Angiosperm

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

Coming to Life: How Genes Drive Development

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Turbellaria

Definition noun A taxonomic class belonging to the phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms) characterized by having a body... Read More

Invertebrate

Invertebrate Definition An invertebrate refers to any of the animals lacking a vertebral column. The term invertebrate came... Read More

Proportion

proportion 1. The relation or adaptation of one portion to another, or to the whole, as respect magnitude, quantity, or... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Vault

vault large cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein particles that have an eight fold symmetry with a central pore and petal like... Read More

Le bel-vant hoff rule

Le bel-vant hoff rule The number of stereoisomers of an organic compound is 2n where n represents the number of asymmetric... Read More

Unity

unity Origin: OE. Unite, F. Unite, L. Unitas, from unus one. See One, and cf. Unit. 1. The state of being one; oneness.... Read More

Flower

Definition noun, plural: flowers Sexual reproductive structure of plants, especially of angiosperms (flowering... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

Structure in Protein Chemistry 2nd Edition

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