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6 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Digestive System-study plan + quiz
what triggers cholecystokinin to be se…
cholecystokinin
Fats are absorbed by
Carbohydrates and proteins
the presence of chyme (partially digested food) in the small…
1)stimulates the secretion of pancreatic enzymes... 2)stimulates…
lacteals (lymph capillaries) in the villi
are absorbed by blood capillaries in the villi
what triggers cholecystokinin to be se…
the presence of chyme (partially digested food) in the small…
cholecystokinin
1)stimulates the secretion of pancreatic enzymes... 2)stimulates…
27 termscreated on January 19, 2017
PCAT Vocab Set 4
ABDICATE
BANAL
CALUMNY
DEBAUCH
(V)... to give up power, position or right
(Adj)... Overly common. Trite
(N)... A Slander. False and malicious accusation.
(V)... To corrupt or seduce from virture
ABDICATE
(V)... to give up power, position or right
BANAL
(Adj)... Overly common. Trite
27 termscreated on January 18, 2017
PCAT Vocab Set 3
abatement
Balm
Calamitous
Callous
(N)... A decrease or reduction
(N)... A soothing healing influence
(Adj)... Disastrous or catastrophic
(Adj)... Thick skinned or insensitive
abatement
(N)... A decrease or reduction
Balm
(N)... A soothing healing influence
90 termscreated on January 18, 2017
2. PCAT Genes
Gene
Heterochromatin
Euchromatin
Genome
DNA that codes for a single polypeptide/mRNA/rRNA/tRNA
region of chromatin containing genes that are not actively tr…
region of chromatin containing genes that are actively transc…
The entire collection of DNA found within an organism. Humans…
Gene
DNA that codes for a single polypeptide/mRNA/rRNA/tRNA
Heterochromatin
region of chromatin containing genes that are not actively tr…
27 termscreated on January 17, 2017
PCAT- Molecular Biology
Metabolism
Catabolic reactions
anabolic reactions
ingestion
the sum of all of the chemical reactions that occur in the bo…
break down large chemicals and release energy
build large particles and require energy
the acquisition and consumption of food and other raw materials
Metabolism
the sum of all of the chemical reactions that occur in the bo…
Catabolic reactions
break down large chemicals and release energy
27 termscreated on January 17, 2017
PCAT Vocab Set 2
Abase
Balk
Cajole
Dearth
(Verb)... To humble or disgrace
(Verb)... To refuse, shirk, or prevent.
(Verb)... To flatter, coax, or persuade
(AdJ)... Scarcity or insufficiency, lack of.
Abase
(Verb)... To humble or disgrace
Balk
(Verb)... To refuse, shirk, or prevent.
16 termscreated on January 17, 2017
lipoproteins 2.7-2.8
which lipoprotein has the most cholest…
which lipoprotein has Apo B48
chylomicrons have the most
HDL have the _____ diameter
LDL
chylomicron
(highest percentage of) TAG inside
lowest diameter
which lipoprotein has the most cholest…
LDL
which lipoprotein has Apo B48
chylomicron
27 termscreated on January 16, 2017
PCAT Vocab Set 1
Abandon (N)
Baleful (Adj)
Cacophonous (Adj)
Daunt (V)
Total lack of inhibition
Harmful or with evil intentions
jarrying, unpleasantly noisy
To discourage, intimidate
Abandon (N)
Total lack of inhibition
Baleful (Adj)
Harmful or with evil intentions
212 termscreated on January 16, 2017
PCAT Vocabulary (A)
Abandon
Abase
Abatement
Abdicate
total lack of inhibition
to humble, disgrace
decrease, reduction
to give up a position, right, or power
Abandon
total lack of inhibition
Abase
to humble, disgrace
63 termscreated on January 16, 2017
1. PCAT Molecular and Cell Biology
Hydrogen Bonding
Hydrophillic
Hydrophobic
hydrolysis
Polar H-O bonds cause partial negative O, partial positive H
attracted to water, includes polar molecules and ions
not attracted to water, pushed aside in aqueous environments
adding water to a bond to break it... (R-O-R) -> R-OH + HO-R
Hydrogen Bonding
Polar H-O bonds cause partial negative O, partial positive H
Hydrophillic
attracted to water, includes polar molecules and ions
78 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Internship - Semester Exam Review (Test on 01.17.17)
Credit Hour
Pre-Req
Audit
ASA
amount of time you spend in class
course taken before class wanted
sit in a class, but don't get a grade for it
Associate of Science and Arts (2 years)
Credit Hour
amount of time you spend in class
Pre-Req
course taken before class wanted
98 termscreated on January 15, 2017
PCAT- biological processes
Cell theory
cell organelles
the six kingdoms of living things are
there used to be 5 kingdoms, Fonera wa…
all living things are composed of cells.... the cell is the basi…
nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, ribosomes, golgi apparatus, v…
bacteria, archaea, protista, fungi, plantae, and animalia
bacteria and archaea
Cell theory
all living things are composed of cells.... the cell is the basi…
cell organelles
nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, ribosomes, golgi apparatus, v…
6 termscreated on January 14, 2017
Cell Theory and Structure
Cell Theory
Structure
Organelles
Six Kingdoms
...
...
...
...
Cell Theory
...
Structure
...
64 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Microbiology Workshop
Bacteria
Viruses
Bacteriophages
Fungi
prokaryotic; prokaryotes lack a true nucleus and membrane bou…
-are not considered as living organisms, since they cannot ca…
viruses that infect bacteria
-lack chlorophyll but are eukaryotic organisms. Therefore, th…
Bacteria
prokaryotic; prokaryotes lack a true nucleus and membrane bou…
Viruses
-are not considered as living organisms, since they cannot ca…
6 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Medical Microbiology-Immunization
If memory B and T cells are present
Experiencing an infection gives the host
what happens when a vaccine is injecte…
Passive immunity
immune system can fight off pathogen before it does serious d…
natural active immunity from that pathogen and the host does…
1)an attenuated (weakened) or dead pathogen, or a fragment of…
-direct transmission of antibodies from one source to another…
If memory B and T cells are present
immune system can fight off pathogen before it does serious d…
Experiencing an infection gives the host
natural active immunity from that pathogen and the host does…
28 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 88
VOLLEY (n.)
VOLUBLE
VOLUMINOUS
VORACIOUS
flight of missiles, round of gunshots
speaking much and easily, talkative; glib
large; of great quantity; writing or speaking at great length
having a great appetite
VOLLEY (n.)
flight of missiles, round of gunshots
VOLUBLE
speaking much and easily, talkative; glib
7 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Medicinal Microbiology-Transmission
Transmission
Direct Contact
Indirect Contact
Transmission of disease via inanimate…
spread of disease from one host to another...can occur throug…
involves touching the contaminated person and spreading the d…
transmission via ... 1)droplets (particles suspended in fluid, s…
sterilization (extreme heat, radiation, ethylene gas)
Transmission
spread of disease from one host to another...can occur throug…
Direct Contact
involves touching the contaminated person and spreading the d…
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 87
VIABLE
VIADUCT
VICARIOUS
VICISSITUDE
workable, able to succeed or grow
series of elevated arches used to cross a valley
substitute, surrogate; enjoyed through imagined participation…
change or variation; ups and downs
VIABLE
workable, able to succeed or grow
VIADUCT
series of elevated arches used to cross a valley
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 86
VAPID
VARIABLE
VARIEGATED
VAUNTED
tasteless, dull
changeable, inconstant
varied; marked with different colors
boasted about, bragged about
VAPID
tasteless, dull
VARIABLE
changeable, inconstant
21 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Lg 1.6
Lipoproteins are assembled by
Enterocytes release
Hepatocytes release
Liver and intestine release
recruiting and accumulating lipids around an apolipoprotein
chylomicrons
VLDLs
ApoA1
Lipoproteins are assembled by
recruiting and accumulating lipids around an apolipoprotein
Enterocytes release
chylomicrons
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 85
UNFROCK
UNHERALDED
UNIDIMENSIONAL
UNIFORM (adj.)
to strip of priestly duties
unannounced, unexpected, not publicized
having one size or dimension, flat
consistent and unchanging; identical
UNFROCK
to strip of priestly duties
UNHERALDED
unannounced, unexpected, not publicized
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 84
TRIFLING
TRITE
TROUNCE
TROUPE
of slight worth, trivial, insignificant
shallow, superficial
to beat severely, defeat
group of actors
TRIFLING
of slight worth, trivial, insignificant
TRITE
shallow, superficial
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 83
TOADY
TOLERANCE
TOME
TONAL
flatterer, hanger-on, yes-man
capacity to respect different values; capacity to endure or r…
book, usually large and academic
relating to pitch or sound
TOADY
flatterer, hanger-on, yes-man
TOLERANCE
capacity to respect different values; capacity to endure or r…
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 82
TENABLE
TENACIOUS
TENET
TENSILE
defensible, reasonable
stubborn, holding firm
belief, doctrine
capable of withstanding physical stress
TENABLE
defensible, reasonable
TENACIOUS
stubborn, holding firm
8 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Microorganisms-Fungi
Fungi are
Unlike human cells, fungi have
Fungi are unable to
Fungi undergo both
-eukaryotic organisms and resemble human cells much more than…
cell walls, similar to plants and bacteria (contains chitin)
produce their own food and so must consume other organisms fo…
-sexual and asexual reproduction... -have haploid and diploid ph…
Fungi are
-eukaryotic organisms and resemble human cells much more than…
Unlike human cells, fungi have
cell walls, similar to plants and bacteria (contains chitin)
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 81
SYLLABUS
SYMBIOSIS
SYMPOSIUM
SYNCOPATION
outline of a course
cooperation, mutual helpfulness
meeting with short presentations on related topics
temporary irregularity in musical rhythm
SYLLABUS
outline of a course
SYMBIOSIS
cooperation, mutual helpfulness
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 80
SULLY
SUMPTUOUS
SUPERANNUATED
SUPERCILIOUS
to soil, stain, tarnish; taint
lavish, splendid
too old, obsolete, outdated
arrogant, haughty, overbearing, condescending
SULLY
to soil, stain, tarnish; taint
SUMPTUOUS
lavish, splendid
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 79
STRIDENT
STRINGENT
STULTIFY
STUNTED
loud, harsh, unpleasantly noisy
imposing severe, rigorous standards
to impair or reduce to uselessness
having arrested growth or development
STRIDENT
loud, harsh, unpleasantly noisy
STRINGENT
imposing severe, rigorous standards
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 78
SPRIGHTLY
SPUR (v.)
SPURIOUS
SPURN
lively, animated, energetic
to prod
lacking authenticity; counterfeit, false
to reject or refuse contemptuously; scorn
SPRIGHTLY
lively, animated, energetic
SPUR (v.)
to prod
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 77
SOLECISM
SOLICITOUS
SOLIDARITY
SOLILOQUY
grammatical mistake
concerned, attentive; eager
unity based on common aims or interests
literary or dramatic speech by one character, not addressed t…
SOLECISM
grammatical mistake
SOLICITOUS
concerned, attentive; eager
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 76
SHARD
SHEEPISH
SHIRK
SIGNIFY
piece of broken glass or pottery
timid, meek or bashful
to avoid a task due to laziness or fear
denote, indicate; symbolize
SHARD
piece of broken glass or pottery
SHEEPISH
timid, meek or bashful
12 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Microorganisms-Viruses
Viruses cannot reproduce
Their genetic material (DNA or RNA)
Viruses lack
When a virus infects a cell
without a host-->not considered to be living particles
is contained in a protein capsid
most other cellular organelles as they do not need to reprodu…
it enters into a lytic cycle
Viruses cannot reproduce
without a host-->not considered to be living particles
Their genetic material (DNA or RNA)
is contained in a protein capsid
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 75
SCRIVENER
SCRUPULOUS
SCRUTINY
SCURRILOUS
professional copyist
restrained; careful and precise
careful observation
vulgar, low, indecent
SCRIVENER
professional copyist
SCRUPULOUS
restrained; careful and precise
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 74
RUSTIC
SACCHARINE
SACROSANCT
SAGACIOUS
rural
excessively sweet or sentimental
extremely sacred; beyond criticism
shrewd, wise
RUSTIC
rural
SACCHARINE
excessively sweet or sentimental
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 73
RETRIEVE
RETROACTIVE
RETROGRADE
RETROSPECTIVE
to bring, fetch; reclaim
applying to an earlier time
having a backward motion or direction
looking back to the past
RETRIEVE
to bring, fetch; reclaim
RETROACTIVE
applying to an earlier time
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 72
REPULSE
REQUIEM
REQUITE
RESCIND
repel, fend off; sicken disgust
hymns or religious service for the dead
to return or repay
to repeal, cancel
REPULSE
repel, fend off; sicken disgust
REQUIEM
hymns or religious service for the dead
25 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Vocab 71
REMISSION
REMIT
REMOTE
REMUNERATION
lessening, relaxation
to send (usually money) as payment
distant, isolated
pay or reward for work, trouble, etc.
REMISSION
lessening, relaxation
REMIT
to send (usually money) as payment
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 70
RECRUIT (v.)
RECTIFY
RECTITUDE
RECURRENCE
to draft, enlist; to seek to enroll
to correct
moral uprightness
repetition
RECRUIT (v.)
to draft, enlist; to seek to enroll
RECTIFY
to correct
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 69
RAPPORT
RAPT
RAREFY
RASH (adj.)
relationship of trust and respect
deeply absorbed
to make thinner, purer, or more refined
careless, hasty, reckless
RAPPORT
relationship of trust and respect
RAPT
deeply absorbed
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 68
QUAGMIRE
QUALIFY
QUANDARY
QUARANTINE
marsh; difficult situation
to provide with needed skills; modify, limit
dilemma, difficulty
isolation period, originally 40 days, to prevent spread of di…
QUAGMIRE
marsh; difficult situation
QUALIFY
to provide with needed skills; modify, limit
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 67
PROXIMITY
PROXY
PRUDE
PRUDENT
nearness
power to act as substitute for another
one who is excessively proper or modest
careful, cautious
PROXIMITY
nearness
PROXY
power to act as substitute for another
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 66
PROLIFERATION
PROLIFIC
PROLOGUE
PROMONTORY
propagation. reproduction; enlargement, expansion
productive, fertile
introductory section of a literary work or play
piece of land or rock higher than its surroundings
PROLIFERATION
propagation. reproduction; enlargement, expansion
PROLIFIC
productive, fertile
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 65
PRESCRIBE
PRESENTIMENT
PRESTIDIGITATION
PRESUMPTUOUS
to set down a rule; to recommend a treatment
premonition, sense of foreboding
sleight of hand
rude, improperly bold
PRESCRIBE
to set down a rule; to recommend a treatment
PRESENTIMENT
premonition, sense of foreboding
13 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Microorganisms-Bacteria
Bacteria are
Prokaryotes
A bacterium's ribosomes are
Bacteria's three major shapes
prokaryotes
one-celled organisms that do not have a true nucleus or membr…
free floating in the cytoplasm
1)Coccus... 2)Bacillus... 3)Spirillum
Bacteria are
prokaryotes
Prokaryotes
one-celled organisms that do not have a true nucleus or membr…
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 64
PRECEPT
PRECIPICE
PRECIPITATE (adj.)
PRECIPITATE (v.)
principle; law
edge, steep overhang
sudden and unexpected
to throw down from a height; to cause to happen
PRECEPT
principle; law
PRECIPICE
edge, steep overhang
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 63
PLURALISTIC
PLY (v.)
PNEUMATIC
POACH
including a variety of groups
to use diligently; to engage; to join together
relating to air; worked by compressed air
to steal game or fish; cook in boiling liquid
PLURALISTIC
including a variety of groups
PLY (v.)
to use diligently; to engage; to join together
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 62
PHOBIA
PHOENIX
PHONETICS
PHONIC
anxiety, horror
mythical, immortal bird which lives for 500 years, burns itse…
study of speech sounds
relating to sound
PHOBIA
anxiety, horror
PHOENIX
mythical, immortal bird which lives for 500 years, burns itse…
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 61
PERENNIAL
PERFIDIOUS
PERFUNCTORY
PERIHELION
present throughout the years; persistent
faithless, disloyal, untrustworthy
done in a routine way; indifferent
point in orbit nearest to the sun
PERENNIAL
present throughout the years; persistent
PERFIDIOUS
faithless, disloyal, untrustworthy
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 60
PAUPER
PAVILION
PECCADILLO
PECULATION
very poor person
tent or light building used for shelter or exhibitions
minor sin or offense
theft of money or goods
PAUPER
very poor person
PAVILION
tent or light building used for shelter or exhibitions
25 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Vocab 59
PARAPHRASE
PARASITE
PARCH
PARE
to reword, usually in simpler terms
person or animal that lives at another's expense
to dry or shrivel
to trim
PARAPHRASE
to reword, usually in simpler terms
PARASITE
person or animal that lives at another's expense
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