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Torsion

torsion 1. (Science: surgery) A type of mechanical stress, whereby the external forces (load) twist an object about its... Read More

Gastropod

Gastropod a member of the largest class of phylum mollusca. Characteristics generally include: a foot upon which the rest of... Read More

Nick

Definition noun, plural: nicks (molecular biology) A cut or a notch in a DNA molecule due to a break in one phosphodiester... Read More

Ascaris lumbricoides

Definition noun A parasitic roundworm of humans, generally dwelling in the intestines of human host Supplement Ascaris... Read More

Sugar-phosphate backbone

Definition noun A structural component of DNA that consists of 5-deoxyribose sugars and phosphate groups involved in... Read More