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MCAT Word by meaning 077

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n. finger-like projection from a surface of a membrane

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n. skin appendage; epidermal outgrowth

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n. nerve tissue of the central nervous system that is pale in comparison to the gray matter because it contains more nerve fibers (the myelin covering the nerve fibers is white)

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n. the lungs and airways which are involved in gas exchange

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n. a flat bone at the front of the chest that closes the thorax

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n. the difference in potential between the inside and the outside of a cell

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n. a cellular sheath composed of Schwann cells which envelops the axons of peripheral neurons

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n. another term for cell

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n. the part of the body that sits on top of the neck

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n. something that takes the place of something else; a replacement