Vital Scientific Terms (Y)
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Also called axis of ordinates; the axis, usually vertical, along which the ordinate is measured and from which the abscissa is measured.
Any of various small, single-celled fungi of the phylum Ascomycota that reproduce by fission or budding, the daughter cells often remaining attached, and that are capable of fermenting carbohydrates into alcohol and carbon dioxide.
An infection of the female genital tract by a yeast of the genus Candida and characterized by vaginal discharge and vulvovaginitis, caused by a yeast fungus.
A processed oxide of uranium, extracted and concentrated from uranium ore; used as the raw material for commercial nuclear materials, especially fuel elements in nuclear reactors.
Any of several yellow flavoprotein respiratory enzymes.
An acute, often fatal, infectious febrile disease of warm climates, caused by an RNA virus transmitted by a mosquito and characterized by liver damage and jaundice.
A powdery, poisonous, yellow substance reported as dropping from the air in southeast Asia and found to be the excrement of wild honeybees contaminated by a fungal toxin.
A soft-silvery metal belonging to the lanthanide group of rare earth elements, used to strengthen steel, in laser devices, and in portable X-ray.
A silvery metallic element occurring in nearly all rare-earth minerals, used in various metallurgical applications to increase the strength of magnesium and aluminum alloys.