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Biology Dictionary

Resources for finding the definitions of common biology related terms.
  1. Genetics Glossary (24)
  2. Mitosis Glossary (13)
  3. Prefixes and Suffixes (256)

Biology Word Dissections
By performing biology word dissections, even the most complex terms can be understood. Difficult biology words and terms can be made easy to understand by becoming familiar with common prefixes and suffixes used in biology.

Difficult Biology Words
Understanding difficult biology words is not impossible. Become familiar with how to study difficult biology terms.

Cell Biology Glossary
This cell biology glossary is a good resource for finding succinct, practical, and meaningful biology definitions for various cell biology terms.

Genetics Glossary
This genetics glossary is a good resource for finding succinct, practical, and meaningful biology definitions for various genetics terms.

Mitosis Glossary
This mitosis glossary is a good resource for finding succinct, practical, and meaningful biology definitions for common mitosis terms.

Anatomy
Anatomy is the study of the structure of organisms. Structure and function go hand-in-hand, therefore anatomy is always linked to physiology.

Anaphase - A Cell Biology Definition
Definition of anaphase.

Angiosperms
Angiosperms, or flowering plants, are the most numerous of all the divisions in the Plant Kingdom.

Cell Theory
The Cell Theory is one of the basic principles of biology. It states that all living things are composed of cells.

Cytoplasm
The cytoplasm is a clear substance that consists of all of the contents outside of the nucleus of a membrane bound cell.

Double Helix
Double helix is a term used to describe the structure of DNA. The shape is similar to that of spiral staircase.

Homeostasis
Homeostasis is the ability to maintain a constant internal environment in response to environmental changes.

Laws of Thermodynamics
The laws of thermodynamics are important unifying principles of biology. These principles govern the chemical processes (metabolism) in all biological organisms.

Physiology
Physiology is the study of the functions of physical and chemical processes in organisms.

Pulmonary veins
Definition of the term pulmonary veins.

Figs
Information on fig plants including the common fig and caprifig.

Cell Membrane - A Cell Biology Definition
The cell membrane is a thin semi-permeable membrane that surrounds the cytoplasm of a cell, enclosing its contents.

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