Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Intermediate Deck 17

Intermediate Deck 17

Total: 20 words

ecology

noun

the study of plants, animals, people, and their environments

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morphology

noun

the study of the forms and structures of plants, animals, and words

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physiological

adjective

concerning how the body functions

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dissection

noun

the act or process of cutting something

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urine

noun

yellow liquid waste from the body

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mutation

noun

a significant and basic alteration

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locus

noun

(in genetics) the location of a gene on a chromosome

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pesticide

noun

a chemical used to kill insects that harm plants or animals

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sediment

noun

the matter that settles or sinks to the bottom of a liquid

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nutrient

noun

a substance providing nourishment necessary for an organism's growth, metabolism, and maintenance of life

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precipitate

verb

to cause to happen

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replication

noun

the act of making copies

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irrigation

noun

the process of watering crops or land by artificial means

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induction

noun

the process of bringing about or causing

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friction

noun

the act of sliding two objects against each other

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deviation

noun

the act of doing something not standard or normal

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deviation

noun

(in statistics) the difference between one of a set of values and some fixed value, usually the mean of the set

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binary

adjective

having two parts

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binary

adjective

using only 2 numbers, 1 and 0

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factorial

adjective

concerning factors or factorials

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