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Vigor

vigor health, hardiness. (Science: botany) A measure of the increase in plant growth or foliage volume through time after... Read More

Poor

poor 1. Destitute of property; wanting in material riches or goods; needy; indigent. It is often synonymous with indigent... Read More

Polyploidy

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Polyploidy Polyploidy is defined as the state of being polyploid, which... Read More

Crossbreeding

Definition noun The act or process of producing offspring by mating purebred individuals of different breeds or... Read More

Turgidity

Turgidity Definition Turgidity is the state of being turgid or swollen, especially due to high fluid content. In a general... 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

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Impetus

Impetus 1. A property possessed by a moving body in virtue of its weight and its motion; the force with which any body is... Read More

Wither

wither 1. To fade; to lose freshness; to become sapless; to become sapless; to dry or shrivel up. Shall he hot pull up the... Read More

Crossbreed

Definition noun, plural: crossbreeds The offspring of two purebred individuals from different varieties or breeds verb (1)... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

Thrifty

thrifty 1. Given to, or evincing, thrift; characterised by economy and good menegement of property; sparing; frugal. Her... Read More

Robust

robust 1. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body;... Read More

Abilities

Ability The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal;... Read More

Nerve

nerve 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibres, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit... Read More

Innate

Innate 1. Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence. 2. (Science: psychology) Originating in, or derived... Read More

Dew

Dew 1. Moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces, particularly at night. Her tears fell with... Read More

Decline

Decline 1. A falling off; a tendency to a worse state; diminution or decay; deterioration; also, the period when a thing is... Read More

Green

Green 1. Having the colour of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that colour of the solar spectrum which is between... Read More

Snap

snap 1. To break short, or at once; to part asunder suddenly; as, a mast snaps; a needle snaps. But this weapon will snap... Read More

Resurrection

resurrection 1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor. 2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption of... Read More

Nervous

nervous 1. Possessing nerve; sinewy; strong; vigorous. Nervous arms. 2. Possessing or manifesting vigor of mind;... Read More

Ability

Ability The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal;... Read More

Genius

Genius Origin: L. Genius, prop, the superior or divine nature which is innate in everything, the spirit, the tutelar deity... Read More

Feeble

Feeble 1. Deficient in physical strenght; weak; infirm; debilitated. Carried all the feeble of them upon asses. (2 Chron.... Read More

Genetic Mutations

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Genetic Mutations Genetic mutations are inherited variations in an... Read More