PCAT verbal test: Vocabulary Answers: Adjective

adj. penile
water-hating; unable of dissolving in water
infected (as a result of the presence of microorganisms)
relating to the male sexual organ

pref. photo-

n. obstetrics
part of the cerebral hemisphere that controls impulses and personality
an X-ray
the branch of medicine concerning conception, pregnancy and childbirth
an organism that moves with the help of a tail-like structure

pref. uni-

n. jaundice
yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
light-sensitive cells lining the eye
epithelium-lined part of the gut that connects the pharynx to the stomach
gases used in aerosols

v. segregate
to separate
to inhale and exhale cigarettes
to keep away from; to prevent from happening
to form bubbles

n. law of conservation of energy
principle stating that the total power of a system remains constant
either of the ends of an object that is able to attract iron or steel
uncharged particle found in the nucleus of the atom
inability to conceive (get pregnant)

n. flavin adenine dinucleotide
one of the cytochromes that acts as a hydrogen and electron acceptor
interference of enzyme action by an abnormal substrate that blocks the normal substrate entering the active site
something which induces a state of rest in the body
a disorder where the sebaceous glands become blocked causing pimples

n. glycolysis
process generating ATP in which glucose is broken down
series of membranes that manufacture lipids in the cell and lack ribosomes on its outer surface
new genetic material that has been created by mixing genes from different organisms
branch of medicine that uses X-rays to diagnose and treat disease

n. seminal fluid
water drug; any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine
a disordered energy state where no work can be done
a small cavity with the potential to form many different types units
containing glandular secretions from the testicle, and other small glands; fluid part of semen without sperm