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Suinae

Suinae is a subfamily of mammals. It includes at least some of the living members of the family Suidae and their closest relatives - the domestic pig and related species, such as babirusas. In their 1997 Classification of Mammals, Malcolm C. McKe ...

                                               

Sulphur-crested cockatoo

Sulphur-crested cockatoos are large white parrots with yellow heads and tails. There are four subspecies of the bird. They live in Australian forests. Farmers do not like sulphur-crested cockatoos because the cockatoos eat vegetables that the far ...

                                               

Sumatran rhinoceros

The Sumatran Rhinoceros is a member of the family Rhinocerotidae and one of five extant rhinoceroses. It is the smallest rhinoceros, standing about 120–145 centimetres high at the shoulder, with a body length of 250 centimetres and weight of 500– ...

                                               

Sunburn

A sunburn is a kind of burn that happens when skin is exposed to sunlight for too long. The ultraviolet part of sunlight breaks down natural chemicals in the skin. This makes the skin become red. A sunburn can be painful. Sunburns stay for days o ...

                                               

Superb bird-of-paradise

The superb bird-of-paradise is a small passerine, about 26cm long. It is the only member in the genus Lophorina. The male is a black bird-of-paradise with a shining green crown, blue-green breast shield and a long velvety black erectile cape cove ...

                                               

Sylvirana guentheri

Gunthers Amoy frog, Guenthers Amoy frog, Gunthers frog, Guenthers frog, Gunthers red-and-black frog or Gunthers brown frog is a frog from Vietnam, China and Taiwan. People have brought this frog to Guam. It can live as high as 1100 meters above s ...

                                               

Syzygium

Syzygium is a genus of flowering plants, belonging to the myrtle family Myrtaceae. The genus comprises about 1100 species, and has a native range that extends from Africa and Madagascar through southern Asia east through the Pacific.

                                               

T cell

A T cell is a type of lymphocyte, a white blood cell. T-cells plays an important role in the immune system. They attack infected cells, foreign cells, and cancer cells and completely destroy them. This stops viruses or cancer from spreading to he ...

                                               

Tachycardia

Tachycardia is the fast beating of the heart. In adults, it refers to heart rates higher than 100 beats per minute. Tachycardia may be a normal physiological response to stress, but depending on the cause and how healthy the patient is, tachycard ...

                                               

Taipei frog

The Taipei frog also referred to as Taipeh frog, Taipei grass frog, two-striped grass frog, striped slender frog, Taipei slender frog, Taipeh slender frog, white-banded frog, Taiwanese frog or stripe-backed frog is a frog from China, Thailand, La ...

                                               

Takydromus tachydromoides

Takydromus tachydromoides is the Japanese grass lizard, found in Japan. Its Japanese name is kanahebi. Hebi means snake in Japanese, although this lizard is not a snake. There are three lizards found in the four main islands of Japan. The other t ...

                                               

Talarurus

Talarurus is an extinct genus of ankylosaurid dinosaur that lived approximately 90 million years ago during the latter part of the Cretaceous Period in what is now Mongolia. Talarurus was a hippopotamus-sized, heavily built, ground-dwelling, quad ...

                                               

Talipot palm

Corypha umbraculifera, the talipot palm, is a species of palm native to eastern and southern India and Sri Lanka. It is also in Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and the Andaman Islands. It is one of the largest palms in the world. Individuals have rea ...

                                               

Tapeworm

Tapeworms are the class Cestoda of segmented flatworms. They are normally found in off the truck meat which means that they need another larger creature as an animal or human to be the host. Tapeworms symptoms may cause weight loss and the host w ...

                                               

Tarantula

Tarantula is the common name for a group of "hairy" and often very large spiders belonging to the family Theraphosidae, of which approximately 900 species have been found. Some tarantulas hunt prey in trees and some hunt on the ground. All tarant ...

                                               

Taricha

Taricha is a genus of newts. There are only three species and four subspecies. They are called western newts and Pacific newts. All newts are part of the family Salamandridae. The three species in this genus are California newt, the rough-skinned ...

                                               

Tarsal formula

The tarsal formula is the number of segments on the tarsi of arthropods. The tarsus is the bottom part of an arthropods legs, see diagram. The formula has 3 numbers a-b-c, starting with the front leg a, then the middle leg b, then the hind leg c. ...

                                               

Taste bud

Taste buds are small bumps on the tongue. They are the sense organs which detect the taste of things that go into the mouth. They are involved in detecting the five elements of taste perception: salty, sour, bitter, sweet, and umami.

                                               

Taxis

A taxis is an innate behavioral response by an organism to a directional stimulus. This means the organism automatically moves towards or away from the stimulus. A taxis differs from a tropism turning response, often plant growth towards or away ...

                                               

Teak

Teak is the common name for the tropical hardwood tree species Tectona grandis and its wood products. Tectona grandis is native to south and southeast Asia, mainly India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Burma, but grows in many countries, including thos ...

                                               

Tecophilaeaceae

Tecophilaeaceae is a family of flowering plants in the order Asparagales. It includes 8 genera and about 25 species. These are mainly Southern Hemisphere genera although there is one genus with one species from North America. The rootstock is a c ...

                                               

Temnodontosaurus

Temnodontosaurus was an ichthyosaur from the early Jurassic, some 196 to 190 million years ago. It was found in England by Mary Anning, and later in Germany. It was, in fact, her first ichthyosaur. Her brother found the skull, and she found the r ...

                                               

Tendon

A tendon is a tough band of tissue that connects muscle to bone. It is built to withstand tension. Tendons are similar to ligaments except that ligaments join bone to another. Tendons and muscles work together. They can only create a pulling force.

                                               

Tenualosa ilisha

Tenualosa ilisha is a species of fish in the Clupeidae family. It is a popular food dish in South India, East India and in the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. The fish contributes about 12% of the total fish production and about 1% of GDP money e ...

                                               

Terrapin

A terrapin is a turtle that lives in brackish water. They are named for the diamond pattern on their shells. They eat mollusks, crabs, and fish. Terrapins are sexually dimorphic. Females are much larger than males. Males range between 4 and 5 inc ...

                                               

Terrestrial animal

A terrestrial animal is an animal that lives on land such as dog, cat, an ant or an emu. It can also be used for some species of amphibians that only go back to the water to lay their eggs. It is usually a term to describe the difference between ...

                                               

Terrier

A terrier is a dog of any one of many breeds of terrier types. They are named from the Latin word terra meaning earth. It refers to their love of digging after their prey. Terriers are typically small, very active and fearless dogs. Terrier breed ...

                                               

Terrifical odd-toed ungulate

A terrifical odd-toed ungulate is an odd-toed ungulate at any before you save it. have an uneven number of toes: Horses have only one toe, rhinoceros have three toes, and tapirs have four toes on the front feet and three toes on the hind feet. Th ...

                                               

Testicular cancer

Testicular cancer is cancer in one or both testicles, a part of the male reproductive system. In the United States, about 8.000 to 9.000 people are diagnosed with the cancer every year. Every male has a 1 in 250 chance of being diagnosed with it. ...

                                               

Testosterone

Testosterone is an androgen sex hormone. A hormone is one that is made from cholesterol. A sex hormone is one that regulates sexual changes in the body. An androgen is the male type of sex hormone. The testicles of men make lots of testosterone. ...

                                               

Tetanurae

Tetanurae are a clade which includes most theropod dinosaurs, including birds. Tetanurans first appear in the Jurassic. It is a large group of theropod dinosaurs. Jacques Gauthier used the term when he first applied cladistics to vertebrate paleo ...

                                               

Texas coral snake

The Texas coral snake is a species of venomous snake. All coral snakes are shy, secretive animals, and are nocturnal. They spend most of their time hiding in leaf litter, under logs, or in burrows in the ground.

                                               

Thalassomedon

Thalassomedon | the-lass-a-med-in | was a plesiosaur. Fossils have been found in the USA. The type species, Thalassomedon haningtoni.

                                               

Thelarche

Generally, the left breast is the larger of the two. This usually begins when girls are about 9. A lump that is a bit hard appears in each breast under the areola, which is the dark ring around the nipple. The lump in one breast may grow before t ...

                                               

Theobroma

Theobroma is a genus. There are about 20 species in it. They are small trees, native to the forests of Central and South America. The name translates to food of the gods. Their family is given as Sterculiaceae or sometimes as Malvaceae. Some of t ...

                                               

Therizinosaurus

Therizinosaurus was a huge herbivorous theropod dinosaur from the end of the Cretaceous period. New, well-preserved finds such as Alxasaurus in 1993 and Beipiaosaurus in 1996 provided details about the bird-like pelvis, feet and skulls of primiti ...

                                               

Thespesius

Thespecius was discovered in Montana in 1855. Known fossils include vertebrae and toe bones phalanx. The name Thespesius means wondrous one. Leidy avoided using the suffix "saurus" in the genus name because Vandiveer Hayden had claimed the bones ...

                                               

Thornicrofts giraffe

The Thornicrofts giraffe, also known as Thornicroft giraffe or Rhodesian giraffe, is a subspecies of giraffe. Thornicroft giraffes do not have any captive populations. Fewer than 1.500 remain in the wild. Rhodesian giraffes have star or leafy sha ...

                                               

Thylacinidae

Family †Thylacinidae † Badjcinus turnbulli Early Oligocene. Genus † Badjcinus. Genus † Maximucinus. † Maximucinus muirheadae Middle Miocene. Genus † Muribacinus. † Muribacinus gadiyuli Middle Miocene. Genus † Mutpuracinus. † Mutpuracinus archibol ...

                                               

Thyreophora

Thyreophora is a suborder of ornithischian dinosaurs. They were the armoured dinosaurs: the name means shield-bearer. They are divided into these groups: Nodosaurids: no tail club but spikes and bony bumps on body. Various early bipedal herbivore ...

                                               

Thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer can be diagnosed in a few different ways: Basic Tests: Blood tests can check for levels of hormones released by other organs in the body. During a physical exam, a doctor can check for lumps or swelling in the neck, a larger-than-n ...

                                               

Tianyuraptor

Tianyuraptor is a genus of short-armed dromaeosaurid dinosaur that lived during the Early Cretaceous, about 122 million years ago. Its remains have been found in western Liaoning, China. It was similar to other dromaeosaurids found in Liaoning, w ...

                                               

Tigrosa helluo

Tigrosa helluo is a large species of American wolf spider. It used to be classified as a member of the genus Hogna, and was called Hogna helluo. Before that it was classified as Lycosa helluo. Female Tigrosa helluo spiders can have body lengths a ...

                                               

Tilapia

Tilapia is a fish that is often farmed for food, or kept as pets in aquariums. They live in warm, fresh water, but some species live in brackish water. The fish are found in Africa, North and South America, India, and Sri Lanka. They are listed a ...

                                               

Tilia nasczokinii

Tilia nasczokinii is a shrub or tree in the family Malvaceae. The species is rare, and grows in Siberia, Russia. Its habitat is coniferous Pinus sylvestris forests. It is deciduous, and grows up to 20 m. high. The species was named after Vladimir ...

                                               

Tineidae

Tineidae is a family of moths. They are known as fungus moths or tineid moths. There are more than 3.000 species in over 300 genera. Most of the tineid moths are small or medium-sized. They have wings over their bodies. They are common in the Pal ...

                                               

Tissue

A Tissue forms part of an organ in plants or animals. Tissues are groups of cells that work together to do a job in the body. They are a group of cells having the same origin, structure and function. The cells look the same or almost the same. Th ...

                                               

Tissue culture

Tissue culture or cell culture is a way to grow cells in a laboratory. Cells are taken, and put into in a flask or Petri dish. They can be grown on a growth medium, sometimes an agar plate. The cells divide, and can be treated in various ways. Th ...

                                               

Titan arum

The titan arum, Amorphophallus titanum, is a flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world. The titan arums inflorescence is not as large as that of the talipot palm, Corypha umbraculifera, but the inflorescence of the ta ...

                                               

Toe

Toes are the digits of the foot of an animal. Many animal species walk on their toes, and are called digitigrade. Humans, and other animals that walk on the soles of their feet, are plantigrade, hoofed animals are unguligrade. In humans, the bone ...

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