Marijuana Grow Bible
Macrophages - specialized cells that attack foreign substances, disease germs and cancer cells
MAGL - an enzyme that breaks down 2-AG
MAPK-JNK signal pathway- the way the receptor’s message gets into the nucleus’ DNA
Meiosis - cell division that results in a sex cell (sperm or egg)
Metabolites - what’s left over after your body breaks down a compound
Metastasis - spreading through the body
Microglial cells - they destroy germs and remove dying cells, but can “go crazy”, doing damage
Microphage - a white blood cell capable of ingesting bacteria, etc.
MicroRNA - short, single-stranded RNA molecules that regulate gene expression
Micturation - urination, peeing
Mitosis - one cell divides into 2 identical “carbon copies” of itself.
Modulate - control or regulate something
Monocytes - big white blood cells that can change into macrophages or dendritic cells.
Murine - mouse
Mydriasis - a disorder in which the pupil of the eye dilates abnormally, and stays dilated
Myelin - a protective covering on the axion part of a nerve cell
Myocardial - pertaining to the heart muscle
Myopericarditis - Inflammation of the heart wall and the sac around it, the pericardium