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Search Results for: translucent


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


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


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


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


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


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