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Vibration

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

Wave

wave 1. An advancing ridge or swell on the surface of a liquid, as of the sea, resulting from the oscillatory motion of the... Read More

Thigmonasty

Definition noun A form of nastic movement (of a plant or a fungus) as a response to touch or vibration Supplement Nastic... Read More

Voice

voice 1. Sound uttered by the mouth, especially that uttered by human beings in speech or song; sound thus uttered... Read More

Elastic cartilage

The cartilage is a connective tissue characterized by having an extracellular matrix that is abundant in chondroitin sulfate... Read More

Polarized light

Definition noun Light in which electromagnetic vibrations oscillate repeatedly in only one direction perpendicular to the... Read More

Pacinian corpuscles

pacinian corpuscles Rapidly adapting mechanoreceptors found in subcutaneous tissue beneath both hairy and glabrous skin.... Read More

Sensory neuron

Definition noun, plural: sensory neurons A type of neuron that transmits sensory nerve impulses Supplement The neurons are... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Pathobiology of allergy and its most severe form, anaphylaxis

When allergy season looms, some people with serious hypersensitivity to allergens tend to be apprehensive of what may come.... Read More