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Concrete thinking

Concrete thinking thinking of objects or ideas as specific items rather than as an abstract representation of a more general... Read More

Thinking

thinking Definition 1: mental activity, not predominantly perceptual, by which one apprehends some aspect of an object or... Read More

Dichotomous

Several English words are widely used across different fields of Science. One such term is dichotomous. We often use this... Read More

Loose associations

Definition of Loose Associations When asked to define loose associations in psychology one can tell that it is a formal... Read More

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

  Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description Introduction to Genetics Genetics - Definition:... Read More

Directed case study method for teaching human anatomy and physiology

DIRECTED CASE STUDY METHOD FOR TEACHING HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY William H. Cliff and Ann W. Wright Department of... Read More

Chromosome Mutations

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. By nature, the genetic information from both parents is expected to be seen... Read More

Effect of Chemicals on Growth & Development in Organisms

Plants Plants require a large number of elements to function properly, mainly carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, essentially... Read More

Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung

Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud was a famous Austrian neurologist (1856 - 1939), who stated that dreams were the manifestation... Read More

Meiosis and Alternation of Generations

Review of Mitosis: Cell Cycle The cell cycle contains the process in which cells are either dividing or in between... Read More

Adrenaline

A catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve... Read More

Pupillary light reflex

Definition noun, plural: pupillary light reflexes A reflex marked by the constriction of the pupil in response to the... Read More

Balanced diet

What is a balanced diet? What is the definition of a balanced diet? A nutritionally balanced diet fulfills all nutritional... Read More

Supraliminal stimulus

Definition noun, plural: supraliminal stimuli A stimulus above the threshold of sensation or of awareness Supplement In... Read More

Adaptive radiation

Definition noun The diversification of several new species from a recent ancestral source, each adapted to utilize or... Read More

Nucleosome

Nucleosome Definition Every organism is made of deoxyribonucleic acid, also known as DNA. DNA is made up of numerous... Read More

Adaptive Radiation

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. When Charles Darwin was in the Galapagos Islands, one of the first things he... Read More

Accommodation reflex

Definition noun, plural: accommodation reflexes A reflex reaction of the eye in response to focusing on near object followed... Read More

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (7th Ed) by V. Kumar et al.

Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Seventh Edition  ... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Blastula

Human embryology is a fascinating subject and has succeeded in captivating the attention of human beings for ages.... Read More

Parasite Rex : Inside the Bizarre World of Nature’s Most Dangerous Creatures

 Parasite Rex : Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's Most Dangerous Creatures  ... Read More

Spontaneous generation

Definition noun plural: spontaneous generations The previously popular notion that living organisms arise or develop from... Read More

Obligate parasite

Parasitism is a form of symbiosis that occurs between a parasite and its host. The parasite is the organism that generally... Read More

Vector

Vector Definition When one thinks of vectors one may think of many different things. This is because a vector can be... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Epoch

Epoch 1. A fixed point of time, established in history by the occurrence of some grand or remarkable event; a point of time... Read More

Mature

mature 1. Brought by natural process to completeness of growth and development; fitted by growth and development for any... Read More

Traits

Traits Definition "Trait" is a rather well-known word in the English language. What does trait mean? A trait is defined... Read More

Reflection

reflection 1. The act of reflecting, or turning or sending back, or the state of being reflected. Specifically: The return... Read More

Cognition

Cognition (from the Latin cognitio, meaning “knowledge", "perception", "trial”) is the mental process of knowing,... Read More

Fitness

A competing variant's frequency is rising in relation to other competing variants in a population under the biological... Read More

Introductory Chemistry – a Foundation

Introductory Chemistry - a Foundation     ... Read More

Stretch reflex

Definition noun A reflex contraction of a muscle when the muscle proprioceptors (e.g. muscle spindles) are... Read More