Homeobox Genes

Science / Biology / Homeobox Genes: Pattern genes that establish the body plan and position of organs in response to gradients of regulatory molecules.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Science / Genetics / Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A condition also known as brittle bone disease: characterized by a triangular shaped face with yellowish brown teeth, short stature and stunted growth, scoliosis, high pitched voice, excessive sweatin MORE

Oogenesis

Science / Biology / Oogenesis: The production of ova. The development of a diploid cell into a haploid ovum or egg cell. MORE

Oncogenes

Science / Biology / Oncogenes: Genes that can activate cell division in cells that normally do not divide or do so only slowly. A gene that when over-expressed leads to cancer, but which normally functions in cell division. MORE

Monogenesis

Entertainment / Literature / Monogenesis: The theory that, if two similar stories, words, or images appear in two different geographic regions or languages, they are actually related to each other rather than appearing independently. Either o MORE

Parthenogenesis

Science / Genetics / Parthenogenesis: The development of an individual from an egg without fertilization. MORE

Polygenesis

Entertainment / Literature / Polygenesis: The theory that, if two similar stories, words, or images appear in two different geographic regions or languages, they are actually unrelated to each other. Each one arose independently. For an analo MORE

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