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plant cell biology

Cell Biology Terminology

The study of cells is called cell biology, cellular biology, or cytology. Cells consist of cytoplasm enclosed within a membrane, which contains many biomolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids. Most plant and animal cells are only visible under a microscope, with dimensions between 1 and 100 micrometres. A – B – C – D […]

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Biochemistry Terms

A alginate — component of the cell walls of many rhodophytes and kelps. Alginates have an affinity for water, and so help to slow dessication when the algae are exposed to the air; they are commercially important in the production of paper, toothpaste, beer, and frozen foods. amino acid — unit molecule from which proteins […]

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Cannabis Terminology

Open sourced Cannabis Terms – Compiled terminology with a unique description when possible: Enjoy! 0-9 420 – The universal code for Cannabis. Often referred to as 4:20, as in it is time to take a safety meeting break and find the nearest fabreeze. 710 – Some of you never had pagers and it shows. A […]

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Ecology Terms

absorption — The taking in of water and dissolved minerals and nutrients across cell membranes. Contrast with ingestion. aerobic — Pertaining to the presence of free oxygen. Aerobic organisms require oxygen for their life processes. anaerobic — Pertaining to the absence of free oxygen. Anaerobic organisms do not require oxygen for their life processes, in […]