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Vehicle

vehicle 1. An excipient. 2. Any medium through which an impulse is propagated. Origin: L.... Read More

Common vehicle spread

Common vehicle spread spread of disease agent from a source that is common to those who acquire the disease, e.g., water,... Read More

Isotonic

Isotonic Definition What does isotonic mean? The term "isotonic" is used in physiology, anatomy, and physical chemistry.... Read More

Shaft

shaft 1. The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow. His sleep, his meat, his drink, is him bereft, That lean he... Read More

Apron

Apron 1. An article of dress, of cloth, leather, or other stuff, worn on the fore part of the body, to keep the clothes... Read More

Glycerogelatin

Glycerogelatin --> glycerinated gelatin a preparation made of equal parts of gelatin and glycerin; a firm mass liquefying... Read More

Paste

paste 1. A soft composition, as of flour moistened with water or milk, or of earth moistened to the consistence of dough, as... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Trail

trail 1. To be drawn out in length; to follow after. When his brother saw the red blood trail. (Spenser) 2. To grow to great... Read More

Veil

veil 1. Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object; a cover; a curtain; especially, a... Read More

Carrier

Definition noun, plural: carriers (general) A person or object that transports or conveys. (immunology) An asymptomatic... Read More

Lining

Lining a coating applied to the pulpal wall(s) of a restorative dental preparation to protect the pulp from thermal or... Read More

Pigment

pigment 1. Any material from which a dye, a paint, or the like, may be prepared; particularly, the refined and purified... Read More

Trap

trap (Science: geology) An old term rather loosely used to designate various dark-coloured, heavy igneous rocks, including... Read More

Milk

milk 1. (Science: physiology) A white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals for the nourishment of their... Read More

Chromosome

Chromosomes Definition Chromosomes are the thread-like structure present in the nucleus of plant and animal cells.... Read More

SELFISH GENE – selfish to persist

What is a selfish gene? A selfish gene is not a gene that makes an individual selfish. In fact, it may even be involved in... Read More