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Steady-state velocity

steady-state velocity The velocity of an enzyme-catalyzed reaction in which, over the time course of the study, the... Read More

Vmax

Vmax definition Vmax is the maximal reaction rate or velocity of an enzymatically catalyzed reaction when the enzyme is... Read More

Velocity

Velocity The time rate of motion, the distance traveled divided by the time required to travel that... Read More

Muscle

Muscle cells are specialized to generate force and movement. There are three types of muscle tissue: (1) skeletal muscle,... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Speed

speed 1. To go; to fare. To warn him now he is too farre sped. (remedy of love) 2. To experience in going; to have any... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Modulus

modulus Origin: L, a small measure. See Module. (Science: mathematics) A quantity or coefficient, or constant, which... Read More

Recoil atom

recoil atom The remainder of an atom from which a nuclear particle has been emitted or ejected at high velocity; the... Read More

Running Water Freshwater Communities

Running water freshwater communities are also known as lotic communities, lotic meaning running water. Lotic communities are... Read More

Dimensions

Dimension 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement;... Read More

Acceleration

Acceleration The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body... Read More

Dimension

Dimension 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement;... Read More

Angular

Angular 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered;... Read More

Volatile

volatile 1. Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly. 2.... Read More

Ganglion

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

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Freshwater Ecology

Freshwater ecology focuses on the relations of aquatic organisms to their freshwater habitats. There are two forms of... Read More

Jet ejector pump

Jet ejector pump a suction pump in which fluid under high pressure is forced through a nozzle into an abruptly larger tube... Read More

Impetus

Impetus 1. A property possessed by a moving body in virtue of its weight and its motion; the force with which any body is... Read More

Shear rate

Definition noun (fluid mechanics) The rate of change of velocity at which one layer of fluid flows over an adjacent parallel... Read More

Linear acceleration

Linear acceleration The rate of change of velocity without a change in direction; e.g., when the speed of an aircraft... Read More

Shifted maxwellian

shifted maxwellian (Science: radiobiology) distribution function of the form Exp-((v-u)/v-thermal)^2, where the ordinary... Read More

Momentum

momentum 1. (Science: mechanics) The quantity of motion in a moving body, being always proportioned to the quantity of... Read More

Afferent Nerve

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

Accelerate

Accelerate 1. To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; opposed to retard. 2. To quicken... Read More

Vibration

vibration 1. The act of vibrating, or the state of being vibrated, or in vibratory motion; quick motion to and fro;... Read More

Eadie-hofstee plot

Eadie-hofstee plot (Science: biochemistry) a graphical representation of enzyme kinetic data in which the velocity of the... Read More

Hysteresis

Hysteresis (Science: physics) a lagging or retardation of the effect, when the forces acting upon a body are changed, as if... Read More

Permeability

Permeability Definition What is permeability? In earth science, its definition is this: "the ability of any material such... Read More

Spin

spin 1. To practice spinning; to work at drawing and twisting threads; to make yarn or thread from fibre; as, the woman... Read More

Hoops

Hoop 1. A pliant strip of wood or metal bent in a circular form, and united at the ends, for holding together the staves of... 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

Boundary layer

Boundary layer (Science: radiobiology) in fluid flow, a narrow region next to a fixed boundary or surface where the fluid... Read More