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MCAT Word by meaning 105

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n. 'windpipe'; cartilaginous tube that connects the larynx to the bronchi

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n. the death of brain tissue due to inadequate blood flow

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n. substance that is taking part in a chemical reaction

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n. hinge joint between tibia (lower leg) and femur (upper leg)

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n. the end organ of the upper limb

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n. the study of how the embryo develops in the uterus

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n. form of food poisoning caused by the botulinum toxin which attacks the nervous system

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n. inherited disorder caused by a single gene defect, which is dominantly inherited

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n. a chemical in tobacco

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n. a long chain of carbon atoms with a carboxyl group (COOH) at the end