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Translucent

Translucent Partially transparent; permitting light to pass through in a diffuse manner. Origin: L. Translucens, fr. Trans--... Read More

Quartz

quartz (Science: chemical) A form of silica, or silicon dioxide (SiO2), occurring in hexagonal crystals, which are commonly... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Jelly

Jelly Origin: Formerly gelly, gely, f. Gelee jelly, frost, fr. Geler to freeze. L. Gelare; akin to gelu frost. See Gelid. 1.... Read More

Opaque

opaque impervious to light; not translucent or only slightly so. Compare: radiopaque. Origin: Fr. Fr. L. Opacus,... Read More

Opaque microscope

opaque microscope --> epimicroscope (Science: instrument) A microscope with a condenser built around the objective; used for... Read More

Amber

Amber 1. (Science: chemical) a yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds... Read More

Hyaline

Hyaline (Science: cell biology) Clear, transparent, granule free, as for example hyaline cartilage and the hyaline zone at... Read More

Dental enamel

Dental enamel (Science: dentistry) a hard thin translucent layer of calcified substance which envelops and protects the... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Bacteroides caccae

Definition Noun A gram-negative non spore-forming anaerobic and rod-shaped bacterium involved in inflammatory bowel diseases... Read More

Dextrin

Definition noun, plural: dextrins A carbohydrate that has a chemical formula of C18H32O16, used chiefly as a thickening... Read More