ZZ chromosome A sex chromosome in certain animals, such as chickens, turkeys, and moths. In animals with a Z chromosome, males are ZZ and females are WZZAP-70 Zeta-chain-associated… Read More
YY chromatin A brilliantly fluorescent body seen under the microscope in cells containing a Y chromosome when the cells are stained with the dye quinacrineY chromosome The sex chromosom… Read More
XX chromosome The sex chromosome that is found twice in normal females and singly, along with a Y chromosome , in normal malesX inactivation The phenomenon in a female by which one X chromos… Read More
UUbidecarenone Also known as ubiquinone, ubidecarenone, coenzyme Q, and abbreviated at times to CoQ₁₀, CoQ, or Q₁₀ is a coenzyme that is ubiquitous in animals an… Read More
VVaccination Injection of a killed microbe in order to stimulate the immune system against the microbe, thereby preventing diseaseVaccines Microbial preparations of killed or modified microo… Read More
WWaardenburg syndrome A genetic disorder that causes deafness, white forelock (a frontal white blaze of hair), a difference of color between the iris of one eye and the other(hete… Read More
TT (thymine) In genetics , T stands for thymine , one member of the A- T (adenine -thymine) base pair in DNAT cell A type of lymphocyte (a subtype of white blood cell) that plays a central r… Read More
SSA node The SA node (SA stands for sinoatrial) is one of the major elements in the cardiac conduction system, the system that controls the heart rateSabulous Sandy or grittySaccade Abr… Read More
RRabbit fever An infection in rabbits and other wild rodents caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis that can be transmitted to humans by contact with infected animal tissue… Read More
QQ fever An infectious disease due to the bacterium Coxiella burnetii whose symptoms include fever, headache, malaise, and pneumonia.The Q stands for query because the cause of the disease w… Read More
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