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Search Results for: ultraviolet radiation

Ultraviolet radiation

Definition noun A form of electromagnetic radiation emitting ultraviolet rays Supplement The electromagnetic radiation is... Read More

Ultraviolet ray

Definition noun, plural: ultraviolet rays A ray characterized generally by a wavelength between 10 nm to about 400... Read More

Electromagnetic radiation

Definition noun The radiation that consists of associated, interacting electric and magnetic field waves traveling at the... Read More

Photolysis

Photolysis Definition We define photolysis as a chemical process in which chemical compounds or molecules are split into... Read More

Sunlight

Definition noun The electromagnetic radiation of the sun that reaches the earth, particularly infrared, visible light, and... Read More

Electromagnetic spectrum

Definition noun The spectrum of all types of electromagnetic radiation Supplement The electromagnetic spectrum includes... Read More

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

Genome

Genome Definition What is a genome? As defined in biology, a genome is a complete set of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) within... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is theĀ colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Biosphere

What is biosphere? The biosphere is that part of the Earth where living things thrive and live. It is the portion of the... Read More

Barophile

Definition noun, plural: barophiles An organism that grows in high-pressure environments Supplement A barophile is an... Read More

Mutation

Mutation is a permanent, heritable change in the nucleotide sequence or the process by which such a change occurs in a gene... Read More

Invisible spectrum

Invisible spectrum The radiation lying on either side of visible light, i.e., infrared and ultraviolet... Read More

Genetic Control – On and Off Genes

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. This lesson looks at the various factors involved that affect growth and... Read More

Wavelength

wavelength (Science: radiobiology) The length of a single cycle of a wave, usually measured from crest-to-crest. For... Read More