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Science Glossary
  • 500+ key scientific terms visualised in stunning images and concise textual definitions
  • Short 30 - 60 second films using memorable visual and written learning cues
  • Clear and engaging, Twig Science Glossary reinforces the learning of key curriculum terms
Antagonistic muscles

Antagonistic muscles

Opposing muscle pairs that move a joint in opposite directions.

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Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate

A compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.

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Eclipse, lunar

Eclipse, lunar

An alignment of the Earth, Sun and the Moon where the Earth's shadow obscures the Moon.

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Buffer

Buffer

A substance that maintains a solution in a narrow range of pH.

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Floodplain

Floodplain

Flat land around a river or stream that is prone to occasional or frequent flooding.

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Peristalsis

Peristalsis

Wave-like muscle contractions, such as those used to move food through the digestive system.

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