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Advanced Deck 25

Total: 20 words

coronary

adjective

concerning the heart

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vein

noun

a vessel or tube that carries blood in a human or animal

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kidney

noun

an internal organ shaped like a bean that filters waste products from the blood and excretes them as urine

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hepatitis

noun

a disease of the liver that causes inflammation, yellow skin, and a fever

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abdominal

adjective

concerned with the abdomen or stomach

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metabolism

noun

the process by which the body converts food into energy and disposes of waste material

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mutation

noun

the changing of the structure of a gene or the resulting new trait it produces in someone

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respiratory

adjective

relating to or concerned with breathing

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nitrogen

noun

a colorless chemical element without a smell that forms most of the earth's atmosphere

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secrete

verb

(of a plant, animal, or human) to produce and release liquid

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precipitation

noun

(the amount or quantity of) water falling to the earth, such as dew, rain, snow, etc.

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node

noun

a part on a plant where a new leaf grows

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vegetation

noun

plants

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plantation

noun

a large area of plants, usually in a hot climate

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fungus

noun

any member of the group of spore-producing organisms that have no chlorophyll and feed on plants, animals, or decaying material

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thermal

adjective

with reference to some source of heat

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offspring

noun

a person's child or an animal's young

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maternal

adjective

having to do with being a mother

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niche

noun

an opportunity to sell a service or product to a particular group of people who have similar interests, needs, etc.

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niche

noun

a place, employment, status, or activity for which a person or thing is best fitted

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