Types of Phylum: Characteristics with examples

Here is a list of important phylum: Phylum Characters Examples Protozoa Single celled animals Unicellular Animals like Amoeba, Paramoecium, Monogystis and Malaria parasite Porifera Pore bearers sponges Cnidaria Hydra, Jelly-Fishes, Sea-Anemones and Corals Coelenterata Common body cavity and digestive cavity Platyhelminthes Flatworms flatworms, tapeworms, flukes Nematoda Thread-like worms roundworms Annelida Metamerically segmented animal earthworms, leeches, […]

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Glands: Hormones, Function & Disease

Glands Hormones Functions Disease Pituitary anterior lobe Growth hormone (GH) Promotes growth of body tissues Gigantism (hypersecretion) Dwarfism (hyposecretion)   ACTH (adrenocoticotrophic hormone) Stimulates hormone release by adrenal cortex     TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) Stimulates thyroid hormone release from thyroid     Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) Stimulates gamete production in gonads   Luteinizing hormone (LH) Stimulates […]

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Symbols in Chemical Equations

Fundamental aspects of any chemical equation: The substances undergoing reaction are called reactants, and their formulas are placed on the left side of the equation. The substances generated by the reaction are called products, and their formulas are placed on the right sight of the equation. Plus signs (+) separate individual reactant and product formulas, and an […]

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Quiz: Digestive system and vitamins

Your digestive system, one of the largest organ systems in your body, proves essential for survival. Your digestive organs help you derive energy from food, allow your body to absorb essential nutrients and help eliminate waste products that would otherwise harm your health. Once you take your vitamin and it’s broken down in your stomach, and then sent […]

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Important Salts and their use

Many salts are commonly found and used in the home. Name Formula Use Sodium Chloride NaCl Table salt, or sodium chloride, is the ionic product of the combination of lye, or sodium hydroxide, and hydrochloric acid Sodium hydroxide NaOH Used for making soap and detergents Sodium Bicarbonate ( Baking soda ) NaHCO3 Sodium bicarbonate is […]

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Biology: 100 One liner Questions

क्लोरोफिल में क्या निहित है? मैगनीशियम पौधे के किस भाग से हल्दी प्राप्त की जाती है? तना लैरीमल ग्रंथियाँ _ में स्थित हैं? आँख की कक्षा विटामिन K की विशिष्ट भूमिका प्रोथ्रोम्बिन के संश्लेषण में है पौधे का कौन सा भाग पौधे के जीवन चक्र के लिए महत्वपूर्ण है? फूल रक्त में आरबीसी की वृद्धि […]

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Food Chain and Food Web

A food chain is a linear sequence of organisms through which nutrients and energy pass as one organism eats another. In a food chain, each organism occupies a different trophic level, defined by how many energy transfers separate it from the basic input of the chain. At the base of the food chain lie the primary producers. The primary […]

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Atmosphere of Earth

The atmosphere of Earth is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, that surrounds the planet Earth and is retained by Earth’s gravity. How many atmospheres does the earth have? Earth’s atmosphere is divided into five main layers: the exosphere, the thermosphere, the mesosphere, the stratosphere and the troposphere. Layer Altitude Range (Km) Temperature […]

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