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Vertical

vertical 1. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith;... Read More

Vertical dimension

vertical dimension The length of the face determined by the distance of separation of jaws. Occlusal vertical dimension (ovd... Read More

Vertical gene transfer

Definition noun (genetics) The transfer of genes from parents to offspring Supplement Gene transfer refers to the movement... Read More

Vertical transmission

vertical transmission (Science: microbiology) transmission of a pathogen such as hIV from mother to foetus or baby during... Read More

Gene transfer

Definition noun, plural: gene transfers The transfer of genes between organisms Supplement Gene transfer pertains to the... Read More

Zenith

Zenith 1. That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens... Read More

Longitudinal section

Longitudinal Section Definition To describe the direction of movements and location of different body structures, a... Read More

Elevation

Elevation 1. The act of raising from a lower place, condition, or quality to a higher; said of material things, persons, the... Read More

Theodolite

theodolite An instrument used, especially in trigonometrical surveying, for the accurate measurement of horizontal angles,... Read More

Upright

upright 1. In an erect position or posture; perpendicular; vertical, or nearly vertical; pointing upward; as, an upright... Read More

Microscopic section

microscopic section --> section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part... Read More

Elongation

Definition noun (general) The state, act, or process of lengthening Supplement In general, the term elongation refers to the... Read More

Section

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes

Patagonichnus : a new trace fossil from the Miocene of Patagonia. A probable fodinichnion of gregarious polychaetes Eduardo... Read More

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Horizon

Horizon 1. The circle which bounds that part of the earth's surface visible to a spectator from a given point; the apparent... Read More

Transposition

Definition noun, plural: transpositions (genetics) The transfer of a segment of DNA from one site to another of a... Read More

Circulation

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

Diversification

An organism in the mainland experiences two competitions namely inter and intraspecific. Hence due to the pressure on the... Read More

Human

Human Definition A human is a bipedal hominin characterized by having a higher and vertical forehead compared with earlier... Read More

Sections

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Zonation

Definition noun (ecology) The categorization of biomes into zones based on their distribution or arrangement in a habitat... Read More

Fushi tarazu

Definition noun (1) A pair-rule gene which, together with even-skipped, plays a crucial role in the activation of the... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Phytoplankton

Definition noun Photosynthetic (plant-like) constituent of plankton, mainly comprised of unicellular... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Dominance

Definition noun (general) The state of being dominant; supremacy (genetics) The property of a gene (or allele) when it... Read More

Glans penis

Definition noun, plural: glans penises (anatomy) The conical expansion of the corpus spongiosum that forms the head of the... Read More

Plankton

plankton (Science: marine biology) small (often microscopic) plants and animals floating, drifting or weakly swimming in... Read More

Zooplankton

Definition noun Animal or animal-like constituent of plankton, comprised mainly of freely floating protozoa, small... Read More

Secondary xylem

Definition noun, plural: secondary xylems The xylem formed as a result of the secondary growth from the vascular... Read More

Apical Dominance

a condition where vertical growth supercedes lateral growth in a plant. this is controlled by auxins, where in high... Read More

Mycoplankton

Definition noun The fungi or fungus-like component of plankton Supplement Plankton pertain to the small organisms that... Read More

Anatomical plane

An anatomical plane refers to a hypothetical plane used in describing the location of bodily structures or movement... Read More

Secondary meristem

Definition noun, plural: secondary meristems (''botany') A type of meristem that is involved in the secondary growth and... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... 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

Philippine tarsier

Definition noun, plural: Philippine tarsiers A tarsier species endemic to the islands of the Philippines Supplement Tarsiers... Read More

Bacterioplankton

Definition noun The bacterial component of plankton of aquatic ecosystems Supplement Plankton pertain to the small organisms... Read More