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Temperature Regulation in Animals

Control of Temperature in Homeotherms Animals capable of temperature regulation within a given range are deemed homeotherms... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Temperature Regulation

The ability of an organism to regulate its internal temperature to a particular level, such as the 37n degree celsius... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Homeostasis of Organism Water Regulation

Osmoregulation Osmoregulation is the regulation of water concentrations in the bloodstream, effectively controlling the... Read More

Regulation of Biological Systems

Regulation of Biological Systems tutorials are focused on the modulation of biological systems from cell to population... Read More

Physiological Homeostasis

In animals such as ourselves, the internal environment of our bodies must have certain conditions within tolerable limits to... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Sugar Homeostasis

Blood Sugar Regulation As described in Cell Biology tutorials, the body requires volumes of glucose in order to create ATP.... Read More

Water

Water Definition (1) (biochemistry) A chemical substance, with chemical formula H2O, that is a clear, colorless, odorless,... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Endangered ecosystems: Review on conservation status of Asian rivers

Physical, chemical or biological changes in the environment that will affect its equilibrium are indeed a need of thorough... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition Assimilation in biology is referred to as the process in which the living organisms integrate the... Read More

Melatonin

Definition noun, plural: melatonin or melatonins The hormone involved in the regulation of several physiological mechanisms... Read More

Human Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition) by E.N. Marieb & K. Hoehn

Human Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)      ... Read More

Vellus hair

Definition noun Very fine, non-pigmented hair that covers most of the body of human and other mammals Supplement The vellus... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Plant Water Regulation

A plant requires water as an essential ingredient of photolysis, the photochemical stage of photosynthesis where water is... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Fish – Quiz

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Skin

Definition noun, plural: skins (anatomy) The external membranous integument of the body; the outer protective covering of... Read More

Malpighian layer

Definition noun The lower layer of epidermis consisting of non-keratinized, viable cells, in contrast to the outer (upper)... Read More

Zeitgeber

Definition noun, plural: zeitgebers An external or environmental cue that helps regulate biological clock that drives... Read More

Laboratory Experiments in Microbiology (8th Edition)

Laboratory Experiments in Microbiology (8th Edition)      ... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Negative feedback

Definition noun (1) A feedback in which the system responds to the perturbation in the opposite direction as the... Read More

Adaptation Tutorial

Adaptation, in biology and ecology, refers to the process or trait through which organisms or the populations in a habitat... Read More

Blood

Definition noun (1) The circulating fluid (plasma) and suspended formed elements, such as red blood cells, white blood... Read More

Papillary dermis

Definition noun The more superficial layer of the dermis that intertwines with the rete ridges of the epidermis, and is made... Read More

Dermis

Definition noun Mesodermally-derived connective tissue underlying the epithelium of the skin Supplement In humans, the skin... Read More

Edmonton Protocol – Possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes patients

Abstract The Edmonton Protocol is only capable of treating patients with Type 1 Diabetes since they lack the appropriate... Read More

Pathobiology of allergy and its most severe form, anaphylaxis

When allergy season looms, some people with serious hypersensitivity to allergens tend to be apprehensive of what may come.... Read More