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Urinary system

Definition noun The organ system concerned with the production and excretion of urine Supplement An organ system, (sometimes... Read More

Urination

Definition noun The process of voiding urine from the body to the outside Supplement Urination is the process whereby urine... Read More

Smooth muscle

The smooth muscle can be described as a type of muscle in the human body that is non-striated and involuntary in action.... 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

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... Read More

Internal urethral sphincter

Definition noun The urethral sphincter made up of smooth muscle cells found at the inferior end of the urinary bladder and... Read More

Involuntary muscle

A muscle act typically either under the control of the will or without conscious control. Muscles that can be controlled at... Read More

Urethra

Definition noun, plural: urethrae or urethras (anatomy) The tube extending from the urinary bladder to the urinary meatus,... Read More

Urine

Definition noun The animal excrement that forms in the kidneys as a by-product of metabolism Supplement Urine is a waste... Read More

Bladder

Definition noun, plural: bladders (1) (anatomy) A distensible membranous sac or organ that can hold liquid or gas (2)... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Serratia marcescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative motile and non-endospore forming rod bacterium associated with hospital acquired infections... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Digestive system

Definition noun A system of organs in which the major function is to convert food into simpler, absorbable nutriments to... Read More

Respiratory system

Definition noun An organ system comprised of organs and structures associated for respiration or gas exchange Supplement An... Read More

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Ed) by F.H. Martini

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology (7th Edition)      ... Read More

Immune system

Definition noun The organ system that is involved in protecting the organism from infection, infestation, and other... Read More

Reproductive system

Definition noun An organ system that functions primarily for the purpose of reproduction, and is comprised of sex... Read More

Endocrine system

Definition noun The bodily system consists of the endocrine glands, and is responsible for the production and secretion of... Read More

Skeletal system

Definition noun An organ system whose primary function is for structural support and protection, and consists basically of... Read More

Urinogenital

urogenital: of or pertaining to the urinary and the reproductive systems. urogenital systems:the urinary and the genital... Read More

External urethral orifice

Definition noun The meatus of the urethra where urine is excreted in both males and females, and where semen is ejected in... Read More

Biological system

Definition noun, plural: biological systems A group of entities or organs that work together to carry out a particular... Read More

External urethral sphincter

Definition noun The urethral sphincter associated with the discharge of urine in both males and females, and where semen is... Read More

The interstitium – a new biological organ?

Scientists found, apparently by accident, a new biological organ and they want it called "interstitium". The discovery was... Read More

Abdomen

Definition noun (1) The region of the body in between the thorax and the pelvis (2) The part of the body where stomach,... Read More

Providencia alcalifaciens

Definition noun One of the clinically important species of the genus Providencia isolated chiefly from infections of the... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More

Physiology

Definition noun (1) A branch of biology that deals with the functions, mechanisms, and activities of organisms at the... Read More

Integumentary system

Definition noun The organ system consisting of the skin and associated structures such as the glands, hair, nails, scales,... Read More

Nervous system

Definition noun The organ system responsible mainly for coordination of bodily reactions, organ monitoring, and information... Read More

Infection

Definition noun, plural: infections (microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More

Supernumerary kidney

Supernumerary kidney A kidney, in addition to the two usually present, developed from the splitting of the nephrogenic... Read More

Muscular system

Definition noun An organ system comprised of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscles that are responsible for... Read More

Enterococcus faecalis

Definition Non-motile, gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, microbial species that normally dwells in the... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Definition Noun A gram-positive facultative bacterium that produced slime for adhesions associated with endocarditis and... Read More