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Process

Definition

noun, plural: processes

(general) A naturally occurring or designed sequence of changes of properties or attributes of an object or system.

(science) A method or event that results in a transformation in a physical or biological object, a substance or an organism; a change from one state to another.

(biology) Any of the chemical reactions or other events that results in a transformation.

(anatomy) A projection, appendage, or outgrowth of tissue from a larger body.


verb

(general) To perform or undergo a particular process.


Supplement

(biology) Biological processes include:

(anatomy) Examples of processes include:


Word origin: From Old French proces: journey, from Latin processus (past participle of procedere).
Related forms: processed (adjective).


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Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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Re: Food to ATP energy?

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cell plate formation

During the division of plant cell, the cell plate form exactly or approximately at the center of dividing cell. What process position cell plate to the center of the cell.

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by josem
Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:14 pm
 
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Food to ATP energy?

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Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:50 pm
 
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