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Synonymous

synonymous Having the character of a synonym; expressing the same thing; conveying the same, or approximately the same,... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and... Read More

Ligase

An enzyme is a catalyst or a chemical produced by cells to speed up a biochemical reaction. It is usually a protein molecule... Read More

Gorge

The passage between the pharynx and the stomach.gorge 1. The throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to the... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More

Cell matrix

Definition noun plural: cell matrices cell ma·trix, ˈmeɪtɹɪks An insoluble, dynamic gel in the cytoplasm, believed... Read More

Basal corpuscle

Basal corpuscle --> basal body (Science: cell biology) structure found at the base of eukaryotic cilia and flagella... Read More

Basal granule

Basal granule --> basal body (Science: cell biology) structure found at the base of eukaryotic cilia and flagella... Read More

Hyperpyrexia

Definition noun An extremely high fever that is greater than or equal to 41°C (105.8°F) Supplement Hyperpyrexia is a fever... Read More

Cytosol

Definition noun plural: cytosols cy·to·sol, ˈsaɪtəˌsɒl (cell biology) The liquid component of the cytoplasm... Read More

Amphimixis

Definition noun, plural: amphimixes The union or the fusion of the male and the female gametes during sexual... Read More

Silent mutation

Definition noun, plural: silent mutations A form of point mutation resulting in a codon that codes for the same or a... Read More

Apicomplexa

Definition noun A phylum comprised of protozoans characterized by having a special organelle called an apical complex, and... Read More

Apicomplexan

Definition noun, plural: apicomplexans Any of the numerous protozoans of the group Apicomplexa, characterized by having a... Read More

Archaeplastida

Definition noun A taxonomic kingdom of the domain Eukaryota that includes land plants, green algae, red algae, and... Read More

Glaucophyte

Definition noun, plural: glaucophytes Any of the freshwater microscopic algae of the Kingdom... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Suppurative inflammation

Definition noun A type of inflammation accompanied by the discharge of purulent exudate (pus) Supplement Inflammation is a... Read More

Basal body

Basal body (Science: cell biology) structure found at the base of eukaryotic cilia and flagella consisting of a continuation... Read More

Heat

Definition noun (1) A form of energy that is transferred from between objects due to a temperature difference; the thermal... Read More

Poor

poor 1. Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent. It is often synonymous with indigent... Read More

Lipid

Definition noun plural: lipids lip·id, ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd A fatty or waxy organic compound that is readily soluble... Read More

Disease

Definition noun, plural: diseases An abnormal condition of an organism which interrupts the normal bodily functions that... Read More

Cat

Definition noun, plural: cats (1) A small domesticated Felis species, e.g. F. domestica or F. catus (2) Any of the several... Read More

Remove

remove 1. To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building. Thou... Read More

Gas

Gas Origin: Invented by the chemist van Helmont of brussels, who died in 1644. 1. An aeriform fluid; a term used at first by... Read More

Pile

pile 1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as,... Read More

Generation of resting membrane potential

Stephen H. Wright Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724... Read More

Decline

Decline 1. A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is... Read More

Hypostasis

Hypostasis 1. That which forms the basis of anything; underlying principle; a concept or mental entity conceived or treated... Read More

Feces

Definition noun The excrement discharged from the intestines Supplement Feces are excrements that contain digested waste... Read More

Protoplasm

Definition noun plural: protoplasms pro·to·plasm, ˈprəʊtəˌplæzəm The fluid living content of the cell that... Read More

Mortification

mortification 1. (Science: medicine) The act of mortifying, or the condition of being mortified; especially: Destruction of... Read More

Pes valgus

Definition noun A permanent eversion of the foot at the talocalcaneal or subtalar joint Supplement Valgus is a medical term... Read More

Microalgae

Microalgae are microscopic algae. They are single-celled algae that may exist independently or in colonies. They are... Read More