Partially transparent; permitting light to pass through in a diffuse manner.
Origin: L. Translucens, fr. Trans--... Read More
(Science: chemical) A form of silica, or silicon dioxide (SiO2), occurring in hexagonal crystals, which are commonly... Read More
What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More
Origin: Formerly gelly, gely, f. Gelee jelly, frost, fr. Geler to freeze. L. Gelare; akin to gelu frost. See Gelid.
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impervious to light; not translucent or only slightly so.
Origin: Fr. Fr. L. Opacus,... Read More
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(Science: instrument) A microscope with a condenser built around the objective; used for... Read More
1. (Science: chemical) a yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds... Read More
(Science: cell biology) Clear, transparent, granule free, as for example hyaline cartilage and the hyaline zone at... Read More
(Science: dentistry) a hard thin translucent layer of calcified substance which envelops and protects the... Read More
Hyaline Cartilage Definition
Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More
A gram-negative non spore-forming anaerobic and rod-shaped bacterium involved in inflammatory bowel diseases... Read More
noun, plural: dextrins
A carbohydrate that has a chemical formula of C18H32O16, used chiefly as a thickening... Read More