EC3 Word Sets 6 - 10
Terms in this set (100)
almost, but not exactly; more or less
a line about which a rotating body, such as the earth, turns.
cell structures that carry the genetic material that is copied and passed to the next generation.
a shape or outline; a method of arrangement
an amount of medicine to be taken at any one time
superior; (n.) a superior group of people
to give someone a disease
a place or location; in genetics: the location of a gene on a chromosome
having the properties of a magnet, being able to attract.
having to do with being a mother
that is to say, specifically
something that happens, an event
sensible; based on facts
a bad act; (v.) to do something bad
a unit of speech
a long essay; a position taken in an argument supported by a set of reasons
an electronic signal that has been sent by radio waves; a force that has been transferred from one machine to another
correctness or precision
to make something to start working
the process of changing
12-18 years old
the breadth, width or largeness of something; in electronics: the maximum deviation of an alternating current from its average value.
objects or people put into categories with shared characteristics.
the outer part of an organ or structure
to change a message or information into code
to make easier
concerning grammatical rules
the rate that something happens
bringing about, or causing
a document, a piece of writing
a group of signs and symptoms that accompany a disease
a level or point at which something would start or stop happening
the path followed by an object moving through space
something that is said
the words that a person knows
over a long time; serious
characterized by concepts or the forming of concepts
a 3D shape with a circular base; a part of the eye
the need of someone or something
the act of discovering something
the distance across the center of an object
the process of emerging/coming out
very clear; nothing hidden
flat or level
part of something
an action that is answered by a reaction, verbal or physical
the smallest possible
about the nerves or nervous system
a living thing
to cover something else
a part that sticks out; an image on a screen; a prediction
a person or thing acting or serving in place of another; (v.) to put (a person or thing) in the place of another.
building something complex from simple parts
having a system or plan
arrange or order by classes or categories
a calculation; a method of computing
an idea or notion; the first stage in pregnancy
a meeting or series of meetings for discussion and exchange of information
a protein made by cells
a prefix meaning "out of," "from," or "not"
a response to a message; information about a person's behavior
a set of beliefs by groups or individuals
an instrument that shows conditions in a machine, such as temperature, speed, pressure; in chemistry: a compound that changes color in the presence of an acid or a base
not stable; changeable
to bring about an agreement between persons or groups, act as a helper
at (or near) the middle point
a medical doctor
the describing or measuring of quantity.
a detailed description of the design and materials used to make something.
male sex cell
a round 3D object. e.g. a ball
differing, especially from something of the same general kind.
formed by collection; (n.) an organisation
packed together; closely united; small
a problem; a fault
not standard or normal; in statistics: the difference between one of a set of values and some fixed value, usually the mean of the set.
a drawing intended to explain how something works
a rough calculation; an opinion
a part of a whole.
a shared boundary between two persons or systems through which information is communicated.
the study of the forms and structures of plants, animals and words
not in a line
energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays, waves or particles.
a line that seperates; a point of parting; a gap
the study of a system, such as the system of words in a sentence
by that means; because of that
hot and humid; near to the equator
sound; just; well-founded
a line going up & down; not horizontal
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