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Viable

Viable definition In biology, the word viable pertains to a life form, such as a cell, that is alive or capable of... Read More

Nonviable

Definition adjective (1) Not viable; not alive or incapable of living, developing, or reproducing, as in a nonviable... Read More

Viability

Whether we talk about “a travel plan” or “a science experiment” or “the chances of a pregnancy reaching its... Read More

Malpighian layer

Definition noun The lower layer of epidermis consisting of non-keratinized, viable cells, in contrast to the outer (upper)... Read More

Macrophytes

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

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Evolution

Evolution Definition Evolution is defined as a change in the genetic composition of a population over successive... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Pioneer species

You might have come across news of some barren lands turning into luscious grasslands or forests after decades? Or you might... Read More

Sterile

Sterile Definition What does sterile mean? In reproductive biology, we can define sterile as an inability to reproduce or... Read More

Colony-forming unit

Definition noun A measure of viable cells in which a colony represents an aggregate of cells derived from a single... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More

Plaque assay

Definition noun An assay used for virus isolation and purification, and to determine viral titers. Supplement The plaque... Read More

Nullisomy

Definition noun (genetics) A type of aneuploidy characterized by the loss of a pair of homologous... Read More

Gene flow

Definition noun The movement and exchange of genes or alleles from one population of species to another Supplement Gene flow... Read More

Sleep and Dreams – Neurology

The Falling Asleep Process During the day when we are awake, our body and brain are working tirelessly to operate our body,... Read More

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Recruitment

Recruitment (Science: neurology) The gradual increase to a maximum in a reflex when a stimulus of unaltered intensity is... Read More

Human Reproduction and Fertilization

For the human species to continue surviving, it is essential that mature adults are capable of producing fertile offspring... Read More

Multiparous

Definition adjective Of, denoting to, or relating to multipara, i.e. a female that has given birth to more than one viable... Read More

Metaphase

Metaphase Definition Metaphase is the third phase of mitosis after prophase and before anaphase. Mitosis is the process by... Read More

Alloparenting-What Is It?

“Alloparenting—What Is It?” Sonja G. Rosas 13 September 2007 An Introduction To Alloparenting Every gregarious... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Stock culture

stock culture A culture of a microorganism maintained solely for the purpose of keeping the microorganism in a viable... Read More

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Desiccation

Desiccation definition Desiccation refers to the state, the act, or the process of removing or extracting water content... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Sterile cyst

sterile cyst A hydatid cyst without brood capsules or viable... Read More

Vital

vital 1. Belonging or relating to life, either animal or vegetable; as, vital energies; vital functions; vital actions. 2.... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

SENI Biometric Analysis on the extinct Scincidae species: Macroscincus coctei (underlined)

Brian L. Schnirel Leeway Corucia Research Center (LCRC) Courtesy: Polyphemos (2004)   Introduction: It has been... Read More

Chromosome Mutations

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. By nature, the genetic information from both parents is expected to be seen... Read More