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MCAT Word by meaning 076

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n. an organism that carries parasitic disease to other organisms

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n. the use of contraceptive methods to stop pregnancy; contraception

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n. one of the many branching glands in the skin that secrete the oily compound sebum

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adj. spasmodic pain

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n. system that controls daily cycles such as blood pressure, sleep rhythms and hormone release; body clock

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n. a partly metallic and partly non-metallic element (a metalloid)

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n. a group of structures such as nerves or blood vessels, which are closely interposed

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n. a substance that releases hydrogen ions in water

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n. a sexually transmitted disease

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n. rod-shaped bacteria e.g. Lactobacillus