Zoology Fast Facts – Descriptive


We have already shared two posts Zoology Fast Facts – One Liner and Zoology Fast Facts – Two Liner, that might helped you very much. Now, here you will find some interesting and descriptive lines of Zoology facts.

  • Gall bladder is a small pouch-like organ that stores bile secreted from liver and in humans it is a pear- shaped sac that rests on the underside of the right portion of the liver.
  • In India million patients are incited with tuberculosis, Million, people have HIV+, million are suffering from Malaria and an estimated million are suffering from Diabetes.
  • Antibiotics is a group of organic compounds secreted by fungi which are antagonistic to other organisms like bacteria and they are used in treating many bacterial infections.
  • Prostrate gland is a gland of the male reproductive system of mammals and it secretes a fluid into the semen that activates the sperms and prevents them from clumping together.
  • A psychological disorder, in which a person has physical complaints when no physical cause can be found, Hippocrates was one of the first to identify this disorder is Hysteria
  • An exaggerated reaction of the body’s defence system to basically harmless substances which may have been inhaled, eaten, drunk, injected or just been in contact with the skin is Hypersensitivity
  • Incubation is the act of providing proper physical conditions for the development of the young ones of certain organisms; it is the hatching of eggs by means of heat, natural or artificial.
  • Elephantiasis is a diseased state which constitutes one of the manifestations of filariasis and the swelling of a limb, usually a leg due to obstruction of the lymphatic vessels is a characteristic feature of it.
  • Contagious disease is a infectious disease communicable by contact with one suffering from it, with his bodily discharge, or with an object touched by him for example, cholera and chicken pox.
  • Pituitary Gland is a pea-sized endocrine gland attached to the base of the brain below the hypothalamus by a short stalk; it is one of the most important glands of the body and secretes a number of important hormones which influence the activity of several other endocrine glands such as the adrenals and the thyroid.
  • Thyroid is the ductless gland found on both sides of the windpipe and it secretes the hormone thyroxine, a compound of iodine and tyrosine which controls the rate of metabolism in the body affecting its growth and activity.
  • Carbohydrate is a group of organic com- pounds like sugars, starches and cellulose composed entirely of Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen and they form the main source of energy for the human body.
  • Enzymes are complex protein molecules produced by all plants and animals. These are catalysts which initiate, accelerate or, as negative catalysts, retard biochemical reactions without them- selves changing.
  • Epilepsy is a recurrent disorder of the brain function characterized by clouding of consciousness and associated with convulsions due to an abnormal discharge of nerve impulses in the brain.
  • Androgens is a class of male sex hormones chiefly produced in the testis, they control the growth of moustaches and beard as also, the deepening of voice in boys attaining puberty.
  • Epilepsy is a recurrent disorder of the brain function characterized by clouding of consciousness and associated with convulsions due to an abnormal discharge of nerve impulses in the brain.
  • Estrogen is any of a group of steroid hormones containing carbon atoms produced chiefly by the ovary and placenta but also by the testis and adrenal gland of all vertebrates.
  • Embryo is a developing fertilized egg during the early period and an unborn human being is called an embryo for the first two months of its period of development in the womb.
  • Vasectomy is a surgical operation for closing up of vas deferent, the tube which carries sperms from the testis to the prostate gland from where they are carried out- side along with other secretions.
  • Schizophrenia is a severe mental disease characterized by unpredictable disturbances in thinking where the individual withdraws from reality and begins thinking in illogical and confused patterns.
  • Scurvy is a disease caused by lack of vitamin C in the diet. The symptoms include slow healing of wounds, mouth and gums become sore, wails of the capillaries become weak and slight pressure causes them to break.
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