Levels of Organization (anatomy)
A population of bees shimmers in response to a predator.Biological organization, is the hierarchy of complex biological structures and systems that define life using a reductionistic approach. The t...
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A spinach leaf has been transformed into beating human heart tissue.
The History of Urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD
This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6000 years.
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Tissue (biology)
In biology, tissue is a cellular organizational level intermediate between cells and a complete organ. A tissue is an ensemble of similar cells from the same origin that together carry out a specific...
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Organ (anatomy)
In biology, an organ (or viscus) is a collection of tissues joined in a structural unit to serve a common function. In anatomy, a viscus /ˈvɪskəs/ is an internal organ, and viscera is the plural form....
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Organ systems
A biological system is a complex network of biologically relevant entities. As biological organization spans several scales, examples of biological systems are populations of organisms, or on the orga...
Biological system
A biological system is a complex network of biologically relevant entities. As biological organization spans several scales, examples of biological systems are populations of organisms, or on the orga...
Biological system - Wikipedia
Population
A population is a summation of all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding.In ecology, the population of a ce...
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Community
A community is a social unit of any size that shares common values. Although embodied or face-to-face communities are usually small, larger or more extended communities such as a national community, ...
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Peripheral nervous system
The peripheral nervous system (PNS) is the part of the nervous system that consists of the nerves and ganglia outside of the brain and spinal cord. The main function of the PNS is to connect the cent...
Life
Life is a characteristic distinguishing physical entities having biological processes (such as signaling and self-sustaining processes) from those that do not, either because such functions have cease...
The History of Urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD
This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6000 years.
Vermiform appendix
The appendix (or vermiform appendix; also cecal [or caecal] appendix; also vermix) is a blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, from which it develops embryologically. The cecum is a pouchlike struct...
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Flank gland
The flank gland is one of several specialized posterolateral glands (a group of glands located along the sides and the rear) found predominately in certain species of rodents including voles, shrews, ...
Sensory system
A sensory system is a part of the nervous system responsible for processing sensory information. A sensory system consists of sensory receptors, neural pathways, and parts of the brain involved in s...
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Pancreas
The pancreas /ˈpæŋkriəs/ is a glandular organ in the digestive system and endocrine system of vertebrates. In humans, it is located in the abdominal cavity behind the stomach. It is an endocrine glan...
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Visceral fascia
Visceral fascia (also called subserous fascia) suspends the organs within their cavities and wraps them in layers of connective tissue membranes. Each of the organs is covered in a double layer of fa...
Lung
The lung is the essential respiration organ in many air-breathing animals, including most tetrapods, a few fish and a few snails. In mammals and the more complex life forms, the two lungs are located ...
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Liver
The liver is a vital organ of vertebrates and some other animals. In the human it is located in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, below the diaphragm. The liver has a wide range of functions, i...
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Kidney
The kidneys are bean-shaped organs that serve several essential regulatory roles in vertebrates. They remove excess organic molecules from the blood, and it is by this action that their best-known fun...
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Heart
The heart is a muscular organ in both humans and other animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. Blood provides the body with oxygen and nutrients, and also assis...
Heart - Wikipedia
Preflexes
Preflexes are the latent capacities in the musculoskeletal system that auto-stabilize movements through the use of the nonlinear visco-elastic properties of muscles when they contract. The term "prefl...
Gland
A gland is an organ in an animal's body that synthesizes a substance such as hormones for release into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (exocrine...
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Brain
The brain is an organ that serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals—only a few invertebrates such as sponges, jellyfish, adult sea squirts and starfis...