Glossary of ALL Terms for Data on EOL

g

g
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000021
Grams. A mass unit which is equal to one thousandth of a kilogram or 10^[-3] kg.
G. H. Schmidt collection
http://eol.org/schema/terms/collection_GHSchmidt
g/cm^2/day
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gramsPerCentimeterSquaredPerDay
g/cm^2/year
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gramsPercm2PerYear
g/cm^3
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000084
Grams per cubic centimeter. A mass unit density which is equal to mass of an object in grams divided by the volume in cubic centimeters.
g/m^2
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gramsPerMeterSquared
An area density unit which is equal to the mass of an object in grams divided by the surface area in meters squared
g/m^2
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0010049
g/month
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gramsPerMonth
gall
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C79641
The swelling of plant tissue due to parasitic fungi, insect parasites, or other biological, chemical or mechanical injuries.
gallery forest
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q911190
Forest associated to intermittent water courses, which can be wide (riverine) or narrower and with the canopy meeting over the river (gallery)
gametophyte
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0025340
A gametophyte development stage between spore germination and the formation of a gametangium
garden soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002263
gelasian age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Gelasian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
genbank accession number
http://eol.org/schema/terms/GenbankAccessionNumber
generalist
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q738999
A species that can be found in very many different biotopes
generation time
http://eol.org/schema/terms/GenerationTime
In population biology, the generation time is a quantity that reflects the average time between two consecutive generations. Reciprocal of Generation Frequency
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_time
genetic voucher
http://eol.org/schema/terms/geneticVoucher
a representative sample of an identified organism that is deposited and stored at a facility from which researchers may later obtain the specimen for examination and further study; a specimen that has been specifically collected and accessioned to support a research project (e.g., genetic analysis of a taxon)
Culley TM. Why vouchers matter in botanical research. Appl Plant Sci. 2013;1(11):apps.1300076. Published 2013 Oct 29. doi:10.3732/apps.1300076
genome size
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MESH/D059646
amount of DNA (or RNA) in one copy of a genome
genotype
http://eol.org/schema/terms/genotype
(zool., obsol.) the specimen on which a genus or subgenus is based; see also generitype; or any specimen\r\nof the type species of a genus.
Hawksworth, D. L. 2010. Terms Used in Bionomenclature. The naming of organisms (and plant communities). Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen.
geodetic datum
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/geodeticDatum
The ellipsoid, geodetic datum, or spatial reference system (SRS) upon which the geographic coordinates given in decimalLatitude and decimalLongitude as based.
geographic distribution
http://eol.org/schema/terms/Present
This organism is known to be present in this location or region. Not exclusive; other regions may also be reported.
geographic range (size of area)
http://eol.org/schema/terms/GeographicRangeArea
The total extent of the geographic range of an organism.
geophyte
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/FLOPO_0900024
whole plant geophytic
georeference protocol
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/georeferenceProtocol
A description or reference to the methods used to determine the spatial footprint, coordinates, and uncertainties.
georeference remarks
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/georeferenceRemarks
Notes or comments about the spatial description determination, explaining assumptions made in addition or opposition to the those formalized in the method referred to in georeferenceProtocol.
Georgia (Us State)
https://www.geonames.org/4197000
geothermal
http://eol.org/schema/terms/geothermal
a geothermal feature entails heat derived from below the Earth's surface
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geothermal_gradient
gestation period duration
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VT_0002292
The length of time between when a fertilized egg implants in the wall of the uterus and the birth of offspring.
givetian age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Givetian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
glacial lake
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000488
A lake associated with a glacier.
glacial valley
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000248
A valley that contains, or contained, a glacier and was formed by glacial activity. Typically U-shaped in cross-section.
glacier
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000133
A large, slow moving river of ice, formed from compacted layers of snow, that slowly deforms and flows in response to gravity.
gleysol
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002244
Gleysols are wetland soils that, unless drained, are saturated with groundwater for long enough periods to develop a characteristic gleyic colour pattern. This pattern is essentially made up of reddish, brownish or yellowish colours at ped surfaces and/or in the upper soil layer or layers, in combination with greyish/bluish colours inside the peds and/or deeper in the soil.
gliding
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
gliding
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling
glue
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00003076
any substance applied to the surfaces of materials that binds them together and resists separation
gonad
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0000991
reproductive organ that produces and releases eggs (ovary) or sperm (testis)
gonad ratio f/m
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gonadRatioFemaleToMale
Ratio of female:male gonads in a hermaphroditic organism
gonochoristic
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000048
multi-cellular organism that has separate male and female sexes. (dioecious)
gorstian age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Gorstian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
graben
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000290
A depressed block of land bordered by parallel faults. A graben is the result of a block of land being downthrown producing a valley with a distinct scarp on each side. Grabens often occur side-by-side with horsts. Horst and graben structures are indicative of tensional forces and crustal stretching.
granivore
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1974986
organism that eats plant seeds.
granular sediment
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000117
Sediment characterised by an average particle diameter between 2 and 4 mm.
grass
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/FLOPO_0900036
whole plant graminoid
grass silage
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00003071
grassland
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000177
A grassland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, an unbroken layer of grasses (Gramineae), sedges (Cyperaceae) or rushes (Juncaceae).
grassland area
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
grassland soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005750
gravel
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000018
Gravel is an environmental material which is composed of pieces of rock that are at least two millimeters (2mm) in its largest dimension and no more than 75 millimeters.
gravel field
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000548
gravel pit
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000473
A quarry from which gravel is extracted.
gravid adult
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0004733
containing a developing embryo, fetus, or unborn offspring within the body
gray-green
http://eol.org/schema/terms/grayGreen
Of green tinged with grey.
https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/gray-green
grazer
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q37619060
a consumer feeding on low growing organisms, eg: a herbivore that eats parts of low-growing grasses, forbs or algae.
green
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0000320
A color hue with medium-low wavelength of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between yellow and blue, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 490 to 570 nanometers.
[database_cross_reference: Dictionary:http://dictionary.reference.com/]
ground
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000635
planetary surface that is not covered by water
group living
http://eol.org/schema/terms/socialGroupLiving
where individuals of the same species (conspecifics), maintain spatial proximity with one another over time with mechanisms of social attraction
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Group_living
growth habit
http://eol.org/schema/terms/growthHabit
general growth form, including size and branching. Some organisms have different growth habits depending on environment or location
Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 12, July 2012. Glossary: http://www.mobot.org/mobot/research/apweb/top/glossarya_h.html#habit PLANTS Database Growth Habits Codes and Definitions: https://plants.usda.gov/growth_habits_def.html
growth rate
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/260865002
The rate of increase in the size of an organism per unit time.
guadalupian epoch
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Guadalupian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
Gulf Of Mexico
http://www.geonames.org/3523271
guyot
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000265
A flat-topped seamount.
guzhangian age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Guzhangian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
gynodioecious
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1558451
a rare breeding system that is found in certain flowering plant species in which female and hermaphroditic plants coexist within a population
gynomonoecious
https://eol.org/schema/terms/gynomonoecious
having both bisexual and female flowers on the same plant
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plant_reproductive_morphology
gzhelian age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Gzhelian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale