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Volume

Definition noun (1) A three-dimensional measure of space occupied or displaced by an object, usually expressed in cubic... Read More

Plasma volume

Definition noun The total volume of the blood plasma in the circulatory system Supplement The blood is comprised of plasma... Read More

Blood volume

Definition noun The total amount of blood in the body; the sum of the plasma volume and erythrocyte volume; the volume of... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Circulation

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

Elution volume

Definition noun (1) The volume of the eluent or buffering agent that elutes from the column of a chromatograph before a... Read More

Resting tidal volume

resting tidal volume The tidal volume under normal conditions, i.e., in the absence of exercise or other conditions that... Read More

Residual volume

Definition noun The volume of gas that remains in the lungs following a maximal expiration. Supplement The residual air that... Read More

Packed cell volume

Definition noun The proportion of blood occupied by red blood cells, usually expressed as a percentage of the total blood... Read More

Respiration rate

Respiration Rate Definition Respiration rate is a vital life process that expresses the breathing rate in an organism... Read More

End-systolic volume

End-systolic volume The amount of blood in the ventricle at the end of the cardiac ejection period and immediately preceding... Read More

Stroke volume

stroke volume (Science: physiology) The amount of blood pumped out of one ventricle of the heart as the result of a single... 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

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition What is hyperosmotic? The word hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning... Read More

Vacuole

A vacuole is a single membrane-bound organelle with no definite shape or size found in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Inspiratory capacity

Definition noun The maximum volume of gas that can be drawn into the lungs after a normal, quiet expiration. Supplement The... Read More

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Concentration

Definition noun (1) The measure of the amount of a sub-component (especially solute) in a solution (2) The ratio of the mass... Read More

Saline solution

Saline Solution Definition Saline solution is one the most medically-used solution, which contains sodium chloride... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Lung compliance

Definition noun (1) The ability of the lungs to stretch in a change in pulmonary volume relative to an applied change in... Read More

Functional residual capacity

Definition noun The volume of gas that stays in the lungs at resting expiratory level or at the end of a normal... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Carminative Enema

A small volume enema given to release flatus. Traditionally the enema consisted of two ounces of glycerin, one ounce of... Read More

Supplemental air

Definition noun The additional volume of air exhaled with maximum effort at the end of a normal, quiet... Read More

Cleansing enema

An injection of a liquid into the rectum or colon with the purpose of stimulating a bowel movement. Generally given as a... Read More

Realized niche

What is a niche? A niche can be defined as the means by which a species or an individual interacts with its environment. In... Read More

Matter

Definition noun, plural: matters (1) The material of the universe, especially one that occupies space and has mass (2) The... Read More

Oil retention enema

Oil retention enema A rectal injection of mineral oil or vegetable Oil, introduced at low pressure and retained for 30... Read More

Erythrocyte

Definition noun, plural: erythrocytes A blood cell with hemoglobin-rich cytoplasm and whose main function is to transport... Read More

Soapsuds enema

Definition The injection of a mixture of water and soap into the colon. Supplement The soapsuds enema uses a mixture of a... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Nuclear-cytoplasmic ratio

nuclear-cytoplasmic ratio ratio of volume of nucleus to volume of cytoplasm, fairly constant for a particular cell type and... Read More

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis is a physio-chemical process carried out by photo-auto-lithotrophs by converting light energy into chemical... Read More

Ventilation

Ventilation Definition Often when persons think of ventilation, they think of getting clean or enough air into a room. This... Read More

Complementary air

Definition noun The amount of air that can be drawn maximally into the lungs after a normal, quiet... Read More

Mineralocorticoid

Definition noun, plural: mineralocorticoids Any of a group of corticosteroids produced by the adrenal cortex that act on the... Read More