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Common kingfisher

The common kingfisher, also known as the Eurasian kingfisher and river kingfisher, is a small kingfisher. Like most kingfishers, it needs a perch to do its fishing. Usual is to see it on a tree branch overlooking a river. There are seven subspeci ...

                                               

Common Mexican tree frog

The Mexican tree frog, common Mexican tree frog, Van Vliets frog, Mexican smilisca, Baudins tree frog or tooter is a frog that lives in Mexico and parts of Texas and Costa Rica. Scientists have seen it as high as 1601 meters above sea level, it c ...

                                               

Common mist frog

The common mist frog, Atherton Tableland tree frog, creek frog is a tree frog from Australia. Scientists saw it in northern Queensland. It lives as low as sea level and as high as 1120 metres up in the hills. This frog is in danger of dying out. ...

                                               

Common name

A common name of a taxon or organism is a name that is generally given by people. A common name is not the organisms scientific name. Common names are used by people to describe something. Some common names are not always used by some people. A c ...

                                               

Common yabby

The common yabby, Cherax destructor, is an Australian freshwater crustacean. It is in the Parastacidae family. It is listed as a vulnerable species of crayfish by the World Conservation Union. But wild yabby populations remain strong, and have ex ...

                                               

Complement system

The complement system helps or" complements” the ability of antibodies and phagocytic cells to clear pathogens from an organism. It is part of the innate immune system. The complement system consists of a number of small proteins found in the blo ...

                                               

Concussion

Concussion is an injury to the brain caused by being hit on the head, as often happens in motor vehicle collisions, fights or contact sports such as football. It is the most common form of traumatic brain injury. Related terms include mild brain ...

                                               

Conduct disorder

Conduct disorder is a mental disorder in which a person habitually, deliberately violates the rights of others. They are typically aggressive and threaten to hit people. Habitual stealing is common, some people with CD are sex offenders. They do ...

                                               

Cone cell

Cone cells or simply cones are special photoreceptor cells in the retina. They react to light and work best in relatively bright light. Cone cells are less sensitive to light than rod cells. Rod cells are more sensitive, but cannot tell colors ap ...

                                               

Congo clawless otter

The Congo clawless otter is a type of otter. It is also called the Cameroon clawless otter. The Congo clawless otter is found in Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Burundi, Central African Republic, Equatori ...

                                               

Connective tissue

Connective tissue is a fibrous tissue. It is one of the four traditional classes of tissues. Connective tissue CT is found throughout the body. It has 3 main components, cells, fibres, and extracellular matrix. Connective tissue makes up a variet ...

                                               

Constipation

Constipation is when it is very hard to pass stool: that is, get rid of digested food waste. Constipation can be caused by many things. One is eating or drinking too much dairy products that use cow milk. To solve this problem many people use a l ...

                                               

Contact lens

A contact lens is a type of lens that are put directly onto the eye in order to help people see better. They are a different option instead of glasses. They have to be prescribed by an eye doctor. Some contact lenses can be used many times, while ...

                                               

Cookiecutter shark

The cookiecutter shark is a species of small dogfish shark in the family Dalatiidae. This shark, also called the cigar shark, lives in warm, oceanic waters around the world. It often lives near islands. It has been recorded as deep as 3.7 kilomet ...

                                               

Cooloola sedge frog

The Cooloola sedge frog or Cooloola tree frog is a small frog from eastern Australia. It lives in Queensland and on Fraser Island and North Stradbroke Island. They are 3 cm long. They are green and brown with brown spots. Some of them have stripe ...

                                               

Cooperative binding

Cooperative binding is when the number of small molecules binding to a macromolecule depends on the concentration of those small molecules around the macromolecule. This is a type of molecular binding, which is where molecules attach to each othe ...

                                               

Copes gray treefrog

The Copes grey treefrog is a species of tree frogs. They live in the United States. It is believed that the Copes Grey Tree Frog evolved after the last major ice age. Copes Grey Tree Frog can live in temperatures as low as -8 °C. Females can lay ...

                                               

Coplands rock frog

Coplands rock frog, saxicoline tree frog, sandstone frog, rocky river frog or rock frog is a frog from northern Australia. It lives in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. This frog lives near rocky cliffs and steep slopes with large amo ...

                                               

Copper pheasant

The copper pheasant is endemic to Japan. The male measures up to 87.5–136 cm 34.5–54 in long including the tail while the female measures up to 51–54 cm 20–21 in Mainly inhabit forests and riverbeds in mountainous areas with altitude less than 1. ...

                                               

Coraciiformes

The Coraciiformes are a group of usually colorful "near passerine" birds. They include the kingfishers, the Hoopoe, the bee-eaters, the rollers, and the hornbills. They generally have syndactyly, with three forward-pointing toes and toes 3 & 4 fu ...

                                               

Corpora cavernosa

Corpora cavernosa are regions of biological tissue that are erectile. They are found in both men and women.

                                               

Coyote

The coyote also called the prarrie wolf, brush wolf or American jackal, is an animal of the Canidae family. The word "coyote" comes from the Nahuatl word coyotl.

                                               

Crab spider

Crab spiders are the Thomisidae family of spiders. The group has 170 genera with over 2000 species. They have two front pairs of legs angled outward and bodies that are flattened and often angular. Also, like crabs, Thomisidae spiders can move si ...

                                               

Crab-eating fox

The crab-eating fox is an type of canid. It is also known as the forest fox, wood fox, bushdog or maikong, It only lives in the central part of South America.

                                               

Crested penguin

The term crested penguin is the common name of species of penguins of the genus Eudyptes. All are black and white penguins with yellow crests, red bills and eyes. They are found on subantarctic islands in the worlds southern oceans. All lay two e ...

                                               

Cristatusaurus

Cristatusaurus was a carnivorous theropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous of West Africa. Its fossils look very similar to the ones from Baryonyx and Suchomimus.

                                               

Ctenophore

The phylum Ctenophora, the comb jellies, is a phylum of marine invertebrates. They are part of the plankton, and there are also pelagic species. The phylum includes the sea gooseberry and Venus girdle. The phylum was grouped with Cnidaria jellyfi ...

                                               

Cuban crocodile

The Cuban crocodile is a type of small crocodile. It lives in Cuba. The average length is 2.1–2.3 m. The average weight is 70–80 kg. Large males can grow as long as 3.5 m in length. Large females can also weigh more than 215 kg. It is a very aggr ...

                                               

Cubeb

Cubeb, also known as tailed pepper or Java pepper, is a plant in genus Piper is used for its fruit and essential oil. It is usually found in Java, and so it is sometimes called Java pepper. The fruits are gathered before they are ripe, and dried ...

                                               

Cucurbitales

The Cucurbitales is an order of flowering plants, included in the rosid group of dicotyledons. This order mostly belongs to tropical areas, with limited presence in subtropic and temperate regions. The order includes various shrubs and trees, tog ...

                                               

Cupuaçu

Cupuaçu, also spelled Cupuassu and Copoasu, is a tropical rainforest tree related to Cacao. Common throughout the Amazon basin, it is widely cultivated in the north of Brazil. The largest production occurs in Para, followed by Amazonas, Rondonia ...

                                               

Curl-crested manucode

The curl-crested manucode is a large bird of paradise, about 43 cm long, with glossy purple, black and green plumage, red iris and crinkled yellowish-green upper breast and neck feathers. It has curled head feathering and twisted central tail fea ...

                                               

Cuviers dwarf caiman

The Cuviers dwarf caiman, also called a musky caiman and dwarf caiman, is a genus of Caiman native to northern and central South America. They are the smallest living crocodilians in South America. They live in freshwater lakes. It was first desc ...

                                               

Cycad

Cycads are seed plants whose fossils are first found in the early Permian period. They were very common in the Mesozoic era, the age of the dinosaurs, and are still living, but are now much less common. Only 9 genera about 100 species of cycads a ...

                                               

Cypripedium reginae

Cypripedium reginae, also known as he Showy Ladys-slipper, the Pink-and-white Ladys-slipper, or the Queens Ladys-slipper, is a rare temperate ladys-slipper orchid native to northern North America. It grows white flowers, with pink labella.

                                               

Cytokine storm

A cytokine storm is an overreaction of the bodys immune system. It can be deadly. It consists of a positive feedback loop between cytokines and immune cells. It is believed that cytokine storms were responsible for many of the deaths during the 1 ...

                                               

Cytology

Cytology is the study of the cells, especially their appearance and structure. Cells are the small parts that make up all living things, and their effects on each other and their environment. There are two types of cells. Prokaryotic cells do not ...

                                               

Cytoplasm

The cytoplasm is the protoplasm of a cell outside the cell nucleus. It is the jelly-like material plus the organelles outside the nucleus, and inside the cell membrane. Many important functions of a cell take place in organelles, which are like b ...

                                               

Cytotoxic T cell

A cytotoxic T cell is a type of white blood cell. It is a T lymphocyte which kills cancer cells infected with viruses, or cells that are damaged in other ways. Most cytotoxic T cells have T-cell receptors TCRs which recognize a specific antigen f ...

                                               

Dahls aquatic frog

Dahls aquatic frog, the northern waterfrog, Dahls olive tree frog, Dahls tree frog, floodplain frog, northern lagoon frog or aquatic frog is a tree frog from Australia and New Guinea. Most of them live in Western Australia and the Northern Territ ...

                                               

Dainty green tree frog

The dainty green tree frog, dainty frog or graceful tree frog is a tree frog from Australia. It lives in Queensland and New South Wales. This frog lives in forests. It sits on reeds and floating plants in bodies of water, but it also lives in pla ...

                                               

Danaini

Danaini is a tribe of butterflies. It belongs in the subfamily Danainae. Most of the species are found in southeast Asia. The well known Monarch belongs in this tribe.

                                               

Dasyuridae

Dasyuridae is a family of marsupial carnivores. It has nearly all non-extinct members of the order Dasyuromorphia. This means the quolls, phascogales, antechinuses, dunnarts, planigales, and Tasmanian devil.

                                               

Datura stramonium

Datura stramonium, known by the common names, jimson weed, ditch weed, stink weed, loco weed, Korean morning glory, Jamestown weed, thorn apple, angels trumpet, devils trumpet, devils snare, devils seed, mad hatter, crazy tea, malpitte, the Devil ...

                                               

Davies tree frog

Davies tree frog is a tree frog from Australia. They live on the Great Dividing Range in New South Wales. The adult male frog is 5.3 cm long and the adult female is 6.3 cm long. This frog is gold-brown in color. Some frogs have green patches. It ...

                                               

Daylily

Daylily is the common name of a Hemerocallis. Daylily flowers can have different colors and shapes. The flowers are popular around gardener groups because they are easy to grow and can be easily mutated. The name Hemerocallis comes from the Greek ...

                                               

Dayman big-eyed tree frog

Dayman big-eyed tree frog is a frog from southeastern Papua New Guinea. It lives in wetlands far from the ocean. Scientists have only ever seen it on Dayman Mountain in Milne Bay Province, and in Mafulu. It was found about 700 meters above sea le ...

                                               

Desert tree frog

The desert tree frog, naked tree frog, seagull frog, red tree frog, little red tree frog or brown tree frog is a frog from Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and northern Australia. The male adult frogs is about 3.1 to 3.5 cm long and females are 3.3 to ...

                                               

Diabetes insipidus

Diabetes insipidus is a medical condition caused when vasopressin does not appear in a persons blood. Vasopressin is released from the brain, and travels in the blood to the kidneys. There, it pulls water out of the urine, which reduces the amoun ...

                                               

Diabetic ketoacidosis

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a medical emergency that can happen in people with diabetes mellitus. DKA happens mostly in people with Type 1 diabetes, although it may happen in some people that have Type 2 diabetes. DKA happens when a person does not ...

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