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Nucleus
1. A central or essential part around which other parts are grouped.
2. A complex, usually round structure contained within a living cell, controlling the metabolism, growth, reproduction, and hereditary of the cell.
Nuclei
Plural
1. A central or essential part around which other parts are grouped.
2. A complex, usually round structure contained within a living cell, controlling the metabolism, growth, reproduction, and hereditary of the cell.
Bacterium
Very small one-celled organism often considered to be plants, although they usually lack green coloring.
Bacteria
Plural
The less frequently used singular is bacterium.
Analysis
The process of separating a subject into its parts and studying them so as to determine its nature.
Analyses
Plural
The process of separating a subject into its parts and studying them so as to determine its nature.
Diagnosis
1. The act or process of examining in order to identify or determine the nature of a disease or malfunction.
2. The conclusion reached as a result of such an examination.
Diagnoses
Plural
1. The act or process of examining in order to identify or determine the nature of a disease or malfunction.
2. The conclusion reached as a result of such an examination.
Criterion
A rule or standard on which a judgment can be based.
Criteria
Plural
A rule or standard on which a judgment can be based.
Datum
Information, especially when it is to be analyzed or used as the basis for a decision.
Data
Plural
The less frequently used singular is datum.
Thesis
Something stated or put forth for consideration, especially by a person who plans to maintain it by argument.
Theses
Plural
Something stated or put forth for consideration, especially by a person who plans to maintain it by argument.
Fungus
Any of a group of plants, such as a mushroom, mold, yeast, or mildew, that have no green coloring and that obtain their nourishment from living or dead plant or animal substances.
Fungi
A plural of fungus.
Oasis
A fertile spoy or area in a desert, watered by a spring, stream, or well.
Oases
Plural
A fertile spoy or area in a desert, watered by a spring, stream, or well.
Cactus
One of many kinds of plants that have thick, leafless, often spiny stems and that grow in hot, dry places.
Cacti
Plural
One of many kinds of plants that have thick, leafless, often spiny stems and that grow in hot, dry places.
Phenomenon
1. Any occurrenceor fact that can be perceived by the senses.
2. Someone or something that is unusual or noteworthy.
Phenomena
A plural of phenomenon.
Curriculum
All the courses of study offered at a particular educational institution.
Curricula
Plural
All the courses of study offered at a particular educational institution.