Biology Nash Oyeah

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Biology Nash Oyeah

imprimatur

formal and explicit approval

tentative

unsettled in mind or opinion

falsifiable

capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation

equinoxes

when a day and night are of equal length in both hemispheres

latter

the second of two or the second mentioned of two

viviparous

producing living young (not eggs)

perversity

deliberately deviating from what is good

rudimentary

being in the earliest stages of development

superceded

to take the place or position of; to force out as inferior

Secular

worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal

dogma

a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

meticulously

Very carefully and precisely

antiquity

an artifact surviving from the past

tribunal

an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business

heretics

those who hold to a belief opposed to the established teachings of a church

impiety

unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god

shirk

avoid dealing with

axiomatic

evident without proof or argument

theologian

One who studies the history, beliefs, and teachings of the church.

subsequent

coming after or later

traditionalist

one who adheres to traditional views

nominalism

a late medieval philosophical movement that addresses issues of human knowledge. It argues that knowledge can be derived only from the experience of individual things. Universals such as humanity or truth do not really exist.

dissent

the act of protesting

acid

compound that donates H+ ions to an aqueous solution and measures less than 7 on the pH scale

pH

the negative logarithm of the concentration of hydronium ions

strong acids

hydrochloric acid (HCl), hydroiodic acid (HI), hydrobromic acid (HBr), perchloric acid (HClO4), nitric acid (HNO3) and sulfuric acid (H2SO4).

base

a substance that can accept hydrogen cations (protons) or more generally, donate a pair of valence electrons.... bases give solutions with a hydrogen ion activity lower than that of pure water, i.e., a pH higher than 7.0 at standard conditions

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