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Biology Nash Oyeah

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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superceded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