HyperDic: organic_phenomenon

English > 1 sense of the expression organic phenomenon:
NOUNphenomenonorganic phenomenon(biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
English > organic phenomenon: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
Meaning(biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Narrowerabiogenesis, autogenesis, autogeny, spontaneous generationA hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter
alternation of generations, heterogenesis, xenogenesisThe alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal
annual ring, growth ringAn annual formation of wood in plants as they grow
bioelectricityelectric phenomena in animals or plants
circulationmovement through a circuit
cyclosis, streamingThe circulation of cytoplasm within a cell
deathThe permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
decay, decompositionThe organic phenomenon of rotting
dehiscence(biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue
desquamation, peeling, sheddingLoss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales
diapedesispassage of blood cells (especially white blood cells) through intact capillary walls and into the surrounding tissue
dominanceThe organic phenomenon in which one of a pair of alleles present in a genotype is expressed in the phenotype and the other allele of the pair is not
exfoliationThe peeling ... / peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin
facilitation(neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential
food chain(ecology) a community of organisms where each member is eaten in turn by another member
food pyramid(ecology) a hierarchy of food chains with the principal predator at the top
food web, food cycle(ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains
gene expressionconversion of the information encoded in a gene first into messenger RNA and then to a protein
histocompatibilitycondition in which the cells of one tissue can survive in the presence of cells of another tissue
lifeThe organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones
life cycleA series of stages through which an organism passes between recurrences of a primary stage
pleomorphism(biology) the appearance of two or more distinctly different forms in the life cycle of some organisms
polymorphism(biology) the existence of two or more forms of individuals within the same animal species (independent of sex differences)
polymorphism(genetics) the genetic variation within a population that natural selection can operate on
recognition(biology) the ability of one molecule to attach to another molecule that has a complementary shape
rejection(medicine) an immunological response that refuses to accept substances or organisms that are recognized as foreign / foreign
rejuvenation, greeningThe phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored
sex linkageAn association between genes in sex chromosomes that makes some characteristics / characteristics appear more frequently in one sex than in the other
Broadernatural phenomenonAll phenomena that are not artificial
Spanishfenómeno orgánico
Catalanfenomen orgànic

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