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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

Immune system

Immune system image of a single neutrophil (yellow), engulfing anthrax bacteria (orange). An immune system is a collection of mechanisms within an organism that protects against disease by identifying and killing pathogen s and tumor cells. It detects a wide variety of agents, from virus es to more

Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916

Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916 reported the capture of a "man-eating" shark off the Jersey Shore after the attacks. The Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916 were a series of shark attack s along the coast of New Jersey between July 1 and July 12 1916 , in which four people were killed and on more


Metabolism adenosine triphosphate , a central intermediate in energy metabolism. Metabolism is the set of chemical reaction s that occur in living organism s in order to maintain life . These processes allow organisms to grow and reproduce, maintain their structures, and respond to their environme more

Amanita phalloides

Amanita phalloides Amanita phalloides (generally ), commonly known as the death cap, is a poisonous basidiomycete fungus , one of many in the genus Amanita . Widely distributed across Europe , A. phalloides associates with various deciduous and coniferous trees. In some cases, death cap has be more

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