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Xylem vessel

Definition noun, plural: xylem vessels (botany) One of the tracheary elements of xylem that is characterized by being made... Read More

Lymphatic vessel

Definition noun, plural: lymphatic vessels (anatomy) A vessel that carries lymph and is responsible for the removal of... Read More

Blood vessel

Definition noun, plural: blood vessels Any of the vessels in cardiovascular system and functions by carrying blood... Read More

Blood Vessels Hold Key To Thicker Hair Growth

MGH researchers have succeeded in growing hair faster and thicker in mice, thanks to a protein that promotes blood vessel... Read More

Vessel

vessel water conducting system in the xylem, consisting of a column of cells (vessel elements) whose end walls have been... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Tracheary elements

Definition noun (botany) The principal conductive cells of the xylem associated with the conduction of water and minerals... Read More

Paddles

paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More

Receiver

receiver 1. One who takes or receives in any manner. 2. A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in... Read More

Steam

steam 1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More

Hemostasis

Definition noun, plural: hemostases The process of stopping or arresting bleeding or keeping the blood within the damaged... Read More

Cardiovascular system

Definition noun The organ system in which the blood is pumped through the heart and circulates throughout the body through... Read More

Haematoma

Definition noun, plural: haematomas or haematomata or haematomae A localised collection of blood, usually clotted, in an... Read More

Lymph capillary

Definition noun, plural: lymphatic capillaries (anatomy) A minute, thin-walled vessel of the lymphatic system that is... Read More

Torpedo

torpedo Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid. 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More

Vase

vase 1. A vessel adapted for various domestic purposes, and anciently for sacrificial used; especially, a vessel of antique... 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

Vasculature

Definition noun (1) The arrangement or the distribution of blood vessels in an organ or body part (e.g. the vasculature of... Read More

Halo

Halo (Science: radiobiology) The cold, dense plasma formed outside the last closed flux surface during a vertical... 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

Dock

Dock 1. (Science: botany) a genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot... Read More

Thoracic duct

Definition noun, plural: thoracic ducts The lymphatic duct through which lymph from most of the peripheral lymph nodes... Read More

Tracheid

Definition noun, plural: tracheids (botany) A tubular cell in the xylem of vascular plants whose primary function is to... Read More

Register

register 1. A written account or entry; an official or formal enumeration, description, or record; a memorial record; a list... Read More

Nail bed

Definition noun The part of the skin covered by the nail plate, and is made up of the stratified epithelium Supplement The... Read More

Blood clot

Blood clot (Science: haematology) The conversion of blood from a liquid form to solid through the process of coagulation. a... Read More

Hemorrhage

Definition noun The escape of blood from the vessels within or from the body; bleeding verb To bleed... Read More

Hardwood

Definition noun (botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of an angiosperm tree Supplement Vascular plants, e.g. gymnosperms and... Read More

Coagulation

Definition noun, plural: coagulations (haematology) The process of clot formation (surgery) The disruption of tissue by... Read More

Basin

Basin 1. A hollow vessel or dish, to hold water for washing, and for various other uses. 2. The quantity contained in a... Read More

Lost Fish Found – 85 Years Later

It's been lost under the sea for eighty five years - but now it's been found.      ... Read More

Ram

ram 1. The male of the sheep and allied animals. In some parts of England a ram is called a tup. 2. (Science: astronomy)... Read More

Flask

Flask 1. A small bottle-shaped vessel for holding fluids; as, a flask of oil or wine. 2. A narrow-necked vessel of metal or... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Ton

ton The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton. If our people of ton are selfish, at any rate they show they... Read More

Seed Vessel

The ripened and variously modified walls of a plant... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Warp

Warp 1. To turn, twist, or be twisted out of shape; especially, to be twisted or bent out of a flat plane; as, a board warps... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More