PCAT vocab test: Increase Vocabulary: English Nouns

n. fibre
a computer generated image of a part of the body
something or someone that does not take part but is present (and watching)
strand of tissue
bundle of muscle fibers

adj. toxic
process where heat is passed to the surroundings
able to flow easily
poisonous; harmful to health
a substance that destroys bacteria

n. sexually transmitted disease
generic name for illnesses such as HIV, hepatitis b, gonorrhea or syphilis
the exertion of force by one body against another
proteins joined with carbohydrates that are found on the surface of cells
rigidity of death

n. seizure
soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group
a cytoplasmic cell organelle that buds off from the golgi complex
humans considered as a group, breed or strain
a fit

n. chemical equation
any reaction occurring between atoms or compounds can be written with the reactants on the left and the products on the right separated by arrows showing the direction of the reaction
state of a body or physical system at rest
disease of pancreas due to lack of insulin

n. blood vessel
link holding the atoms together
olfactory sense; an odor
part of the cardiovascular system (e.g. vein or artery)
any substance the body reacts to as foreign or harmful, by producing an antibody against it

adj. pancreatic
well-thought through; well-prepared; informed
scraggy; scrawny; skinny
able to be changed back
relating to a glandular organ located in the abdomen

n. pylorus
members in groups 1 and 11 of the periodic table
a weak protease inhibitor that is applied in treating HIV; trade name: Invirase
region between the stomach and the duodenum
the coiling of the peptide chains in a protein in specific ways

n. insecticide
a chemical used to kill insects
the study of the physical structure and arrangement of an organism
an excessive amount of a drug; too large portion of a medication or drug
nerve tissue of the central nervous system that is pale in comparison to the gray matter because it contains more nerve fibers

n. fission
a substance that causes cancer
a method of asexual reproduction
anything causing damage to the body
element in the left-hand side of the periodic table