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Thermal sense

thermal sense --> thermoesthesia The ability to distinguish differences of temperature. Synonym: temperature sense,... Read More

Thermal

thermal Pertaining to or characterised by... Read More

Thermophile

Thermophiles Definition What are thermophiles? Let us first understand the literal meaning of the word ‘thermophile’.... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

White adipose tissue

Definition noun, plural: white adipose tissues A type of adipose tissue found in mammals used to store energy and acts as... Read More

Shifted maxwellian

shifted maxwellian (Science: radiobiology) distribution function of the form Exp-((v-u)/v-thermal)^2, where the ordinary... Read More

Inversion

Definition noun, plural: inversions (general) The reversal of state, form, position, direction, order, or course, such as... Read More

Anterolateral system

Definition noun A composite bundle of fibers in the ventral half of the lateral funiculus of the spinal cord, and comprised... Read More

Adipocyte

Definition noun, plural: adipocytes A specialized connective tissue cell that stores fat (lipid); the predominant cell in... Read More

Hydrophobic

Hydrophobic Definition The fear of mixing or reacting with water under a given set of reaction parameters is often referred... Read More

Infrared

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths ranging between 770 nm and 1000 nm Supplement The... 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

Energy

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun, plural: energies (1) The capacity for work. (2) The ability to do... Read More

Dissociation

Dissociation 1. The act of separating or state of being separated. 2. (Science: chemistry) The separation of a molecule into... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Integumentary system

Definition noun The organ system consisting of the skin and associated structures such as the glands, hair, nails, scales,... Read More

Integument

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The outer protective covering of (the body of) an organism, such as cuticle, fur, shell, rind,... Read More

Adipose tissue

Definition noun, plural: adipose tissues A special connective tissue made up mainly of adipocytes that synthesize and store... Read More

Lining

Lining a coating applied to the pulpal wall(s) of a restorative dental preparation to protect the pulp from thermal or... Read More

Thermometer

thermometer (Science: physics) An instrument for measuring temperature, founded on the principle that changes of temperature... Read More

Neutrons

Neutrons electrically neutral elementary particles found in all atomic nuclei except light hydrogen; the mass is equal to... 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

Diffusion

Diffusion Definition Diffusion is the net passive movement of molecules or particles from regions of higher to regions of... Read More