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Tuberculosis Tuberculosis (abbreviated as TB for tubercle bacillus or Tuberculosis) is a common and deadly infectious disease caused by mycobacteria , mainly Mycobacterium tuberculosis . Tuberculosis most commonly attacks the lungs (as pulmonary TB) but can also affect the central nervous syst more


Cerebellum The cerebellum (Latin : "little brain") is a region of the brain that plays an important role in the integration of sensory perception and motor control. In order to coordinate motor control, there are many neural pathway s linking the cerebellum with the cerebral motor cortex ( more

Black pepper

Black pepper Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae , cultivated for its fruit , which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning . The same fruit is also used to produce white pepper, red/pink pepper, and green pepper. Black pepper is native to South more


Evolution In biology , evolution is a change in the inherited traits of a population from one generation to the next. These traits are the expression of gene s that are copied and passed on to offspring during reproduction . Mutation s in these genes can produce new or altered traits, res more

Tooth enamel

Tooth enamel Tooth enamel is the hardest and most highly mineralized substance of the body,Ross et al., p. 441 and with dentin , cementum , and dental pulp is one of the four major tissues which make up the tooth . It is the normally visible dental tissue of a tooth and must be supported by under more

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