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MCAT Word by meaning 083

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n. bundle of muscle fibers

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n. person having high blood pressure

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n. a pathology where the inner layer of arterial vessel walls is thickened by atheromatous plaques that narrow the vessel lumen and reduce blood flow

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n. the inactive form in which certain enzymes are originally produced and secreted

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n. a scale that measures temperature where absolute zero is the lowest temperature value

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n. the narrowing of the lumen of blood vessels

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n. infection or inflammation of the larynx

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n. area that contains the heart and lungs; the chest

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n. indigestible cellulose in our food; roughage

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n. chemical made from the amino acid histidine that is released in an immune reaction (especially allergic reactions)