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View Resource Definition of Ribonucleic acid (RNA)

Medical dictionary definition: Ribonucleic acid (RNA): A nucleic acid molecule similar to DNA but containing ribose rather than deoxyribose. RNA is formed upon a DNA template. There are several...
View Resource Definitions of "Mechatronics"

Definitions from a variety of resources and institutions.
View Resource Discover Life

An interactive encyclopedia about the taxonomy, natural history, distribution, abundance & ecology of species. Includes identification guides, maps & tools to study nature.
View Resource Drinking Water Glossary

The United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water provides definitions 'to help consumers quickly understand drinking water-related terms in the context of their daily lives.'
View Resource Earthquake Glossary

Covers earthquake-related terms, such as accretionary wedge, brittle-ductile boundary, dip slip, forearc, harmonic tremor, Love wave, paleoseismicity, tsunamigenic, and more.
View Resource Ecosystem and Habitat Glossary

Prepared by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council's Habitat and Ecosystem Section.
View Resource Encyclopedia of Earth

The Encyclopedia of Earth, a new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by...
View Resource Encyclopedia of Energy

Library Holdings. 6-volume set draws together all aspects of energy, covering a wealth of areas throughout the natural, social and engineering sciences. Requires...
View Resource Energy Industry Glossary

Definitions of terms used in the energy industry, including many related to new technologies.
View Resource Energy Savers

U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network (EREN) provides definitions for energy terms including acronyms.
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