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Throat

A throat generally refers to a narrow part of a passage. In vertebrate anatomy, it refers to the gullet or windpipe, i.e.... 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

Gag reflex

Definition noun, plural: gag reflexes A reflex contraction characterized by retching or gagging when a foreign body comes in... Read More

Sore

sore 1. (Science: symptom) tender to the touch; susceptible of pain from pressure; inflamed; painful; said of the body or... Read More

Peristalsis

The process of wave-like muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along.peristalsis (Science:... Read More

"Mummified" Dinosaur Discovered In Montana

By Hillary Mayell An onsite restoration drawing of how "Leonardo" may... Read More

Fibrinous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate consisting largely of fibrinogen and fibrin Supplement Tissue injuries such as wounds and... Read More

Sense of touch

Definition noun Sense recognized by the tactile organs or neural receptors in the skin (as well as in the tongue, throat,... Read More

Nasogastric aspiration

Definition noun An aspiration technique in which the gastric contents are removed or drained using a nasogastric tube that... Read More

Nasogastric intubation

Definition noun The procedure of inserting the nasogastric tube through the nose, past the throat, and down to the... Read More

Haemophilus parahaemolyticus

Definition Noun A gram-negative commensal bacterium involved as a causative agent in some human diseases including... Read More

Lycinibacillus fusiformis

Definition noun A long rod-shaped obligate aerobe organism that is able to utilize oxygen to metabolize numerous sugars... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Camelid

Definition noun, plural: camelids Any of the even-toed ungulates of the family Camelidae, e.g. camels, llamas, alpacas,... Read More

Oropharynx

Definition noun, plural: oropharynges, oropharynxes (anatomy) The oral part of the pharynx, located behind the oral... Read More

Fructooligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: fructooligosaccharides fruc·to·ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride, ɪhɡəʊˈsækəɹaɪd An... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Biological Cell Defense

Organisms must find a means of defense against antigens such a viruses described on the previous tutorial. If this was not... Read More

Roof of mouth

roof of mouth --> palate 1. (Science: anatomy) The roof of the mouth. The fixed portion, or palate proper, supported by... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

Suppurative

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or promoting suppuration; tending to suppurate noun, plural: suppuratives (medicine)... Read More

Scared to Death

Scared to Death: Self-Willed Death, or the Bone-Pointing Syndrome   by Patrick D Hahn   Accepted on: September 4,... Read More

Buccal cavity

Definition noun (1) The oral cavity located at the upper end of the alimentary canal that opens to the outside at the lips... Read More

Roller

roller 1. One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc, used in... Read More

Fauces

Fauces 1. (Science: anatomy) The narrow passage from the mouth to the pharynx, situated between the soft palate and the base... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Pharynx

Definition noun, plural: pharynges (anatomy) The cavity behind the mouth and the nasal cavity and opens to either the... Read More

Rubies

ruby Origin: F. Rubis (cf. Pr. Robi), LL. Rubinus, robinus, fr. L. Rubeus = red, reddish, akin to ruber. See Rouge, red. 1.... Read More

Eent

Eent (Science: abbreviation) eye, ear, nose, and throat. See also... Read More

Mucus

Definition noun A viscous, slippery secretion of a gland that protects and lubricates surfaces Supplement Mucus refers to... Read More

Hyoid bone

Definition noun, plural: hyoid bones The U-shaped bone that lies in the throat just below the tongue, and is surrounded by... Read More

Breathing

Breathing 1. Respiration; the act of inhaling and exhaling air. Subject to a difficulty of breathing. (Melmoth) 2. Air in... Read More

Mouth

Definition noun, plural: mouths (1) The oral cavity located at the upper end of the alimentary canal that opens to the... Read More

Natural

natural 1. Fixed or determined by nature; pertaining to the constitution of a thing; belonging to native character;... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More