PCAT test: Vocabulary Exercises: Noun Adjective Tests

n. finasteride
a physical injury or accident inflicting pain
inflammation of a thin serous membrane that covers the lung
long bone of the lower arm (forearm)
an inhibitor applied in hormone therapy to block the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone

n. myeloma
the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid
a disease of the bone marrow
rod-like structure made of actin
process of getting better

n. cystine
disease caused by vitamin C deficiency
a very harmful poison made by a bacterial cell and released to the surroundings
enzyme that breaks down a carbohydrate
an amino acid

n. caution
the blood and other substances lost from the uterus at menstruation
warning; caveat
gelatinous or liquid material that constitutes the kernel of a cell
clear liquid surrounding the brain and spinal cord

n. biopsy
device used as a fuel source in laboratories
carbohydrate that makes up the bulk of plant matter
removal of a small piece of tissue from the body so it can be examined under the microscope
a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps control the blood glucose level

n. regurgitation
the regrowth of lost or damaged parts or cells
a waste product made when amino acids are broken down
set of irreversible changes in a cell that causes it to die
the process of bringing back undigested food from the stomach

n. intravenous infusion
enzyme which changes ATP to cyclic AMP
a hormone made in the pancreas
a series of fluids or drugs that are run into a vein over a set amount of time
atoms of the same element with the same number of protons, different numbers of neutrons and therefore different mass numbers

adj. calcified
related to someone who has lost a loved one through death
made hard by calcium deposits
having a lower osmotic pressure than another solution

n. addition-elimination reaction
describes a process where two molecules are linked causing another molecule to removed (such as water)
opening at the end of the alimentary canal
catalytic protein which has a receptor site other than the active site
an X-ray

n. personality
2 membranes that surrounds the nucleus
members in groups 1 and 11 of the periodic table
yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
the essential character of an individual