Cerebral contusion is a form of traumatic brain injury, a bruise of the brain tissue. Like bruises in other tissues, cerebral contusion can be caused by multiple microhemorrhages, small blood vessel ... > more
In biology, meiosis is the process by which one diploid eukaryotic cell divides to generate four haploid cells often called gametes.
Meiosis is essential for sexual reproduction and therefore ... > more
The electron microscope is a type of microscope that uses electrons to create an image of the target. It has much higher magnification or resolving power than a normal light microscope.
Although ... > more
Leukemia (leukaemia in Commonwealth English) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal proliferation of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). It is part of ... > more
The immune system is the system of specialized cells and organs that protect an organism from outside biological influences. (Though in a broad sense, almost every organ has a protective function - ... > more
An organ transplant is the transplantation of a whole or partial organ from one body to another (or from a donor site on the patient's own body), for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged ... > more
The food groups are part of a method of classification for the various foods that humans consume in their everyday lives, based on the nutritional properties of these types of foods and their ... > more
Proven baldness treatments continue to be an area of research that receives a large amount of funding. More than half of men are affected by male pattern baldness by age 50. It is easier to prevent ... > more
Blood is a circulating tissue composed of fluid plasma and cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets). Medical terms related to blood often begin in hemo- or hemato- (BE: haemo- and ... > more