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Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Lace

Lace 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band, usually one passing through... Read More

Shed

shed 1. To fall in drops; to pour. Such a rain down from the welkin shadde. (Chaucer) 2. To let fall the parts, as seeds or... Read More

Spin

spin 1. To practice spinning; to work at drawing and twisting threads; to make yarn or thread from fibre; as, the woman... Read More

Threads

thread 1. A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a... Read More

Worm

worm 1. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like. There came a... Read More

Male

Male see Mal-. Evil; wicked; bad. Origin: L. Malus. See malice. same as mail, a bag. 1. Of or pertaining to the sex that... Read More

Zygotene

Definition noun, plural: zygotenes The sub-stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the homologous chromosomes pair or come... Read More

Diplotene

Definition noun The late stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which homologous chromosome pairs begin to separate and move... Read More

Chromatid

Definition noun, plural: chromatids Either one of the two strands joined together by a single centromere, formed from the... Read More

Velvet

velvet 1. A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a... Read More

Fringes

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Floater

Definition noun, plural: floaters (ophthalmology) One or more spots or threadlike specks that seem to float or move in one's... Read More

Annular band

Annular band --> amniotic bands The strands of amniotic tissue adherent to the embryo or foetus; they may cause... Read More

Mucor

Mucor (Science: botany) A genus of minute fungi. The plants consist of slender threads with terminal globular sporangia;... Read More

Reticulated

reticulated 1. Resembling network; having the form or appearance of a net; netted; as, a reticulated structure. 2. Having... Read More

Exogen

Definition noun (physiology) The phase of the hair cycle in which the hair is shed (botany) Any of the plants characterised... Read More

Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells

Plant Cells Most cells are not visible with the naked eye. However, with microscopes of various types, plant cells can be... Read More

Cell Structure

The interior of the cell is divided into the nucleus and the cytoplasm. The nucleus is a spherical or oval-shaped structure... Read More

Leptotene

Definition noun The first sub-stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the chromosomes at this stage are characteristically... Read More

Tassel

tassel (Science: veterinary) A male hawk. See Tercel. 1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to... Read More

Fringe

Fringe 1. An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp,... Read More

Shuttle

shuttle 1. An instrument used in weaving for passing or shooting the thread of the woof from one side of the cloth to the... Read More

Chromatids

Definition noun, singular: chromatid The two strands joined together by a single centromere, formed from the duplication of... Read More

Balloon

Balloon 1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float... Read More

Stripes

stripe 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different colour or structure from the ground; hence, any linear... Read More

Stripe

stripe 1. A line, or long, narrow division of anything of a different colour or structure from the ground; hence, any linear... Read More

Twist

twist 1. The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending. Not the least turn or twist in the fibres... Read More

Thin filament

Definition noun, plural: thin filaments A type of myofilament that is made up of actin, troponin, and tropomyosin molecules,... Read More

Loom

Loom 1. To appear above the surface either of sea or land, or to appear enlarged, or distorted and indistinct, as a distant... Read More

Fimbria

Definition noun, plural: fimbriae (1) (microbiology) A short, filamentous projection on a bacterial cell, used not for... Read More

Spider

spider 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of arachnids comprising the order araneina. Spiders have the... Read More

Holes

Hole 1. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a... Read More

Hole

Hole 1. A hollow place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; an opening in or through a solid body, a fabric, etc.; a... Read More

How cell fixes DNA damage

DNA repair strategies DNA is crucial to life. It carries the fundamental blueprint for the proper functioning of a cell.... Read More