Academic Words for Success at School (Top 1000+ Terms from New Academic Word List)/
Advanced Deck 27

Advanced Deck 27

Total: 20 words

chemotherapy

noun

the treatment of diseases, such as cancer, using chemicals

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cortex

noun

(in anatomy) the outer layer of an organ or structure; the cerebral cortex

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neural

adjective

relating to the nerves or nervous system

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fetal

adjective

concerning a fetus, an unborn baby

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sensory

adjective

of, relating to, or connected with sensation or to the senses

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marrow

noun

a soft, fatty tissue inside bones

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sperm

noun

the male reproductive cell; semen

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capillary

noun

very small blood vessels

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proton

noun

a very small part of an atom that has a positive electrical charge

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amino

noun

a substance that combines to form the structure of proteins

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potassium

noun

a common, soft, silvery white metal that is usually used for farming or industrial purposes

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yeast

noun

a single-celled fungi used to make bread and beer

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solvent

noun

something that dissolves or can melt another substance

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soluble

adjective

capable of being dissolved, especially in water

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solute

noun

a substance that has dissolved in a solvent and become part of the liquid, so that they form a solution

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calculus

noun

a type of mathematics used for calculating such things as the slopes of curves

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algebra

noun

mathematics using letters and symbols in place of some numbers

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subtract

verb

to take a number or an amount away from another number or amount

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denominator

noun

the bottom number in a fraction

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vector

noun

a quantity that has both size and direction

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