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Velvet worm

Definition noun, plural: velvet worms Any of the invertebrates belonging to the phylum Onychophora, and characterized by... Read More

Velvet

velvet 1. A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a... Read More

Pile

pile 1. To lay or throw into a pile or heap; to heap up; to collect into a mass; to accumulate; to amass; often with up; as,... Read More

Mock

mock Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. ''That superior greatness and mock... Read More

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Lead Author: J. Emmett DuffyThis article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: John... Read More

Animal

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

Wool

wool 1. The soft and curled, or crisped, species of hair which grows on sheep and some other animals, and which in fineness... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Panel

panel 1. A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc. 2. A prisoner... Read More

Sponge

Sponge 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of spongiae, or porifera. 2. The elastic fibrous skeleton of many... Read More

Replica plating

replica plating (Science: technique) technique for testing the genetic characteristics of bacterial colonies. A dilute... Read More