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Field Line

Field Line Definition Field Line is a line (line of force), which is used to indicate the direction of a field, especially an electric or magnetic field, at various points in space. The tangent of a line of force at each point indicates the orientation of the field at that point. Arrows are usual.....

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Cyclosporiasis

Cyclosporiasis Definition Cyclosporiasis (or Cyclospora Infection) is an intestinal illness caused by the microscopic parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. It refers to infection by the sporeforming protozoan known as Cyclospora. Cyclospora is a parasite composed of one cell, too small to be seen wit.....

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Helicobacter Pylori

Helicobacter Pylori Definition Helicobacter Pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacteria that infects about 50% of the world’s population. It is a bacterium that causes stomach inflammation (gastritis) and ulcers in the stomach and duodenum. This bacterium is the most common cause of ulcers wor.....

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Electrostatics

Electrostatics Definition Electrostatics is the study of electromagnetic phenomena that occur when there are no moving charges—i.e., after a static equilibrium has been established and it is a branch of physics. Its other name is ‘static electricity’. A Greek philosopher ‘Thales’ in 600.....

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About Insomnia

About Insomnia Definition Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person has the chance to do so. It is a common sleep disorder. People who have insomnia have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, they may get too little sleep or have poor-qual.....

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About Photon

About Photon Definition A photon (also called light quantum) is the quantum of electromagnetic radiation. The term quantum is the smallest elemental unit of a quantity, or the smallest discrete amount of something. Thus, one quantum of electromagnetic energy is called a photon. The plural of quan.....

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About Pyridine

About Pyridine Definition Pyridine is a colourless hygroscopic liquid with a characteristic odour. It is a basic heterocyclic compound containing one nitrogen atom and five carbon atoms in its molecules and is used as a solvent and in preparing other organic chemicals. Formula: C5 H5 N Pyridine w.....

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Cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidiosis Definition Cryptosporidiosis is a diarrheal disease caused by microscopic parasites, Cryptosporidium, that can live in the intestine of humans and animals and is passed in the stool of an infected person or animal. Cryptosporidiosis refers to infection by the sporeforming protoz.....

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Pyrimidine

Pyrimidine Definition Pyrimidine is a liquid or crystalline organic compound with a penetrating odour; 1, 3-diazine. It is a weakly basic soluble heterocyclic compound and can be prepared from barbituric acid. In nucleic acids, three types of nucleobases are pyrimidine derivatives: cytosine (C), .....

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About Babesiosis

About Babesiosis Definition Babesiosis is a disease caused by infection with the parasite Babesia microti. It is a rare infection of the blood caused by a parasite that lives in some ticks. Babesiosis infections are more common in animals than in humans, but cases have been reported in parts of t.....

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Definition Rheumatoid Arthritis (or RA) is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks the lining tissue of joints, causing chronic joint inflammation. While it primarily affects joints, it can also cause inflammation of organs, such as the lungs, eyes, skin, and heart. Rheu.....

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About Purines

About Purines Definition Purines are one of two families of nitrogen-containing molecules called nitrogenous bases. They can be found in every cell of the human body, as well as in a wide assortment of plant-based and animal-based foods. Nitrogenous bases are needed to construct the genetic mater.....

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