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Cirrus

Definition noun, plural: cirri (botany) A tendril or clasper or similar part. (zoology) (1) A bundle or tuft of cilia... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Silk

silk 1. The fine, soft thread produced by various species of caterpillars in forming the cocoons within which the worm is... Read More

Feathers

Feather 1. (Science: ornithology) One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour... Read More

Bound

Bound The external or limiting line, either real or imaginary, of any object or space; that which limits or restrains, or... Read More

Scalp

scalp 1. That part of the integument of the head which is usually covered with hair. By the bare scalp of robin Hodd's fat... Read More

Tassel

tassel (Science: veterinary) A male hawk. See Tercel. 1. A pendent ornament, attached to the corners of cushions, to... Read More

Horn

Horn 1. A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, especially. Of the... Read More

Plumes

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Offset

offset In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something; as: 1. (Science: botany) A short prostrate... Read More

Plume

plume 1. A feather; especially, a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather. Wings . . . Of many a... Read More

Zebra

zebra (Science: zoology) Either one of two species of south african wild horses remarkable for having the body white or... Read More

Brown algae

Brown Algae Definition Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having a brown or... Read More

European lancelet

Definition noun, plural: European lancelets A lancelet species of the genus Branchiostoma and is commonly used as a model... Read More