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GRE Biology
arthropods
echinoderms
procambium
lenticels, pneumatophores, root hairs
coelomate, exoskeleton made of chitin, bilaterally symmetric,…
(sea stars, sea urchins) water-vascular system, central nerve…
embryonic tissue that builds the stele (cylinder of vascular…
all used for gas exchange commonly in plants whose roots are…
arthropods
coelomate, exoskeleton made of chitin, bilaterally symmetric,…
echinoderms
(sea stars, sea urchins) water-vascular system, central nerve…
348 terms
GRE Biology
Components of amino acids
Examples of secondary protein structures
Type of bonds formed in creating secon…
Covalent bonds that join cysteine mono…
1) Amino group (N-terminus)... 2) Carboxyl group (C-terminus)... 3)…
1) Alpha helix... 2) Beta pleated sheet
Hydrogen bonds
Disulfide bonds
Components of amino acids
1) Amino group (N-terminus)... 2) Carboxyl group (C-terminus)... 3)…
Examples of secondary protein structures
1) Alpha helix... 2) Beta pleated sheet
38 terms
GRE vocabulary
Obfuscate
Natty
Risible
Atavistic
Confuse... Deliberately make something difficult to understand
neat... neatly or smartly dressed
-adj- causing laughter; laughable; funny
Characteristic of a former era, ancient... going back to behavi…
Obfuscate
Confuse... Deliberately make something difficult to understand
Natty
neat... neatly or smartly dressed
1,869 terms
GRE Vocabulary
articulate ( v, adj. )
denigrate
discrepancy
adjudicate
to express or explain your thoughts or feelings clearly in wo…
charge falsely or with malicious intent
a difference between two or more things that should be the same
[intransitive, transitive] to make an official decision about…
articulate ( v, adj. )
to express or explain your thoughts or feelings clearly in wo…
denigrate
charge falsely or with malicious intent
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
60 terms
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
87 terms
GRE Biology
Actin
Actinomycin D
Action potential
Adhesion plaques
helical protein that forms microfilaments
inhibits RNA polymerase
voltage reversal that rapidly moves along axonal membrane sur…
small areas on the cell surface that anchor the cell to the e…
Actin
helical protein that forms microfilaments
Actinomycin D
inhibits RNA polymerase
Biology GRE
Actin
Actinomycin D
Action potential
Adhesion plaques
helical protein that forms microfilaments
inhibits RNA polymerase
voltage reversal that rapidly moves along axonal membrane sur…
small areas on the cell surface that anchor the cell to the e…
Actin
helical protein that forms microfilaments
Actinomycin D
inhibits RNA polymerase
380 terms
GRE Biology
Components of amino acids
Examples of secondary protein structures
Type of bonds formed in creating secon…
Covalent bonds that join cysteine mono…
1) Amino group (N-terminus)... 2) Carboxyl group (C-terminus)... 3)…
1) Alpha helix... 2) Beta pleated sheet
Hydrogen bonds
Disulfide bonds
Components of amino acids
1) Amino group (N-terminus)... 2) Carboxyl group (C-terminus)... 3)…
Examples of secondary protein structures
1) Alpha helix... 2) Beta pleated sheet
GRE Vocabulary
conspicious
polyglot
abeyance
Cache
easily seen or noticed
a speaker of many languages
TEMPORARY SUPPRESSION OR SUSPENSION
...hidden place
conspicious
easily seen or noticed
polyglot
a speaker of many languages
GRE Vocabulary
aberrant
abscond
advocate
aggrandize
adj.... deviating from normal or correvt
v.... to leave secretly and hide, often to avoid the law
v., n.... to speak, plead, or argue for a cause, or in another's…
v.... to make greater, to increase, thus, to exaggerate
aberrant
adj.... deviating from normal or correvt
abscond
v.... to leave secretly and hide, often to avoid the law
30 terms
GRE Vocabulary
salacious
benefactor
alliteration
subjective
Obscene; lecherous; lustful... She was accused of being salacio…
Somebody who gives; a patron; a supporter of a certain cause…
A poetry term referring to the repetition of beginning sounds…
Influenced by personal feelings and opinions; occurring or ta…
salacious
Obscene; lecherous; lustful... She was accused of being salacio…
benefactor
Somebody who gives; a patron; a supporter of a certain cause…
17 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Encomium
Leery
Collusion
Puerile
Eulogy or tribute
Suspicious or wary
Collaboration
Juvenile
Encomium
Eulogy or tribute
Leery
Suspicious or wary
1,699 terms
GRE Vocabulary
discrepancy
cogent(adj.)
rebut
commute
a difference between two or more things that should be the same
strongly and clearly expressed in a way that influences what…
to say or prove that a statement or criticism is false
to travel regularly by bus, train, car, etc. between your pla…
discrepancy
a difference between two or more things that should be the same
cogent(adj.)
strongly and clearly expressed in a way that influences what…
54 terms
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
606 terms
Biology GRE Studying
Emergent Properties
Reductionism
System Biology
Negative Feedback
novel properties that arise as life evolves, allowing for the…
reducing life into simpler components to help understand comp…
understanding a system by understanding how each component in…
slows down production (ex: chain produces blocking agent, rea…
Emergent Properties
novel properties that arise as life evolves, allowing for the…
Reductionism
reducing life into simpler components to help understand comp…
1,710 terms
GRE Vocabulary
articulate ( v, adj. )
denigrate
elicit
preclude
to express or explain your thoughts or feelings clearly in wo…
charge falsely or with malicious intent
to get information or a reaction from someone, often with dif…
to prevent something from happening or someone from doing som…
articulate ( v, adj. )
to express or explain your thoughts or feelings clearly in wo…
denigrate
charge falsely or with malicious intent
GRE vocabulary
effrontery
disparate
aberrant
abscond
(noun)... -Extreme boldness.... -Confident attitude or way of behav…
(adj)... -Distinct.... -Diffent from each other.... - S: different, di…
(adj)... - deviating from the norm... - different from the usual or…
(verb)... - to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide.... - to…
effrontery
(noun)... -Extreme boldness.... -Confident attitude or way of behav…
disparate
(adj)... -Distinct.... -Diffent from each other.... - S: different, di…
636 terms
GRE Vocabulary
expunge
exacerbate
indecorous
forbearance
(v) to erase or obliterate
(v) to worsen
(adj) embarrassing; improper
(n) patience; restraint, tolerance
expunge
(v) to erase or obliterate
exacerbate
(v) to worsen
196 terms
GRE vocabulary
Annals
Annuity
Perennial
Magnanimous
Record of events, especially a yearly record
A specified income payable at stated intervals
Lasting for an indefinite amount of time
Generous in forgiving an insult or injury
Annals
Record of events, especially a yearly record
Annuity
A specified income payable at stated intervals
453 terms
GRE Vocabulary
erasure
protract
abscond
aberrant
an act or instance of erasing; place where something has been…
to draw out or lengthen, especially in time; extend the durat…
to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
deviating from the norm
erasure
an act or instance of erasing; place where something has been…
protract
to draw out or lengthen, especially in time; extend the durat…
132 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Cavil
Dote
Grovel
Affable
to criticize petty things
to be excessively fond of
to act extremely submissive towards
friendly, good-natured, easy to talk to
Cavil
to criticize petty things
Dote
to be excessively fond of
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
200 terms
GRE Vocabulary
pedantic
laconic
equivocal
harangue
boringly scholarly or academic OR narrow focus on trivial
Using few words
Ambiguous; intentionally misleading
noisy, attacking speech
pedantic
boringly scholarly or academic OR narrow focus on trivial
laconic
Using few words
463 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Abate
Aberrant
Abjure
Abrogate
To lessen in intensity or degree
Deviating from the norm
To renounce or reject solemy
To abolish or annul by authority
Abate
To lessen in intensity or degree
Aberrant
Deviating from the norm
GRE Vocabulary
Disparage
Belies
Implausible
Translucent
Degrade someone/position; It is important to avoid disparagin…
False impression; Their passionate chants before the game bel…
Not believable or realistic; Students who engaged in drinking…
Not completely clear;
Disparage
Degrade someone/position; It is important to avoid disparagin…
Belies
False impression; Their passionate chants before the game bel…
GRE vocabulary
Laconic
Insipid
Pragmatic
Iconoclast
(adj.) - brief and to the point; effectively cut short... Jessi…
(adj.) - lacking taste or flavor... Too much sugar tends to mak…
(adj.) - concerned with practical matters ... After five years o…
(noun) - someone who attacks cherished beliefs or institution…
Laconic
(adj.) - brief and to the point; effectively cut short... Jessi…
Insipid
(adj.) - lacking taste or flavor... Too much sugar tends to mak…
621 terms
GRE Vocabulary
agnostic
amoral
anomoly
apathy
one who believes the existence of god is not provable
neither moral nor immoral; having no relation to morality
irregularity
lack of interest or emotion
agnostic
one who believes the existence of god is not provable
amoral
neither moral nor immoral; having no relation to morality
77 terms
GRE Biology
proteins
carbohydrates
lipids
nucleic acids
these monomers include: amino acids (C, H, N, O, (S))
these monomers include: simple sugars (C, H, O)
these monomers include: glycerol and fatty acids (C, H, O)
these monomers include nucleotides (C, H, N, O, P)
proteins
these monomers include: amino acids (C, H, N, O, (S))
carbohydrates
these monomers include: simple sugars (C, H, O)
7 terms
GRE Biology
dicer
endonuclease
dendrites
kreb's cycle
-endonuclease that cleaves double stranded RNA during process…
-enzymes that cleave the phosphodiester bond within a polynuc…
-the part of the neuron that receives signals from other neur…
-aka citric acid cycle... -produces 6 NADH+ 4 CO2+ 2 ATP+ 2 FADH2
dicer
-endonuclease that cleaves double stranded RNA during process…
endonuclease
-enzymes that cleave the phosphodiester bond within a polynuc…
500 terms
Kaplan GRE Vocabulary
Abase
Abate
Abdicate
Aberrant
to humble; disgrace
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
to give up a position, right, or power
deviating from what is normal or expected
Abase
to humble; disgrace
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
19 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Calumny
Gainsay
Inveigh
Obloquy
false criticism intending to harm
criticism; speak against
protest or complain bitterly
Harsh criticism; lose respect for someone
Calumny
false criticism intending to harm
Gainsay
criticism; speak against
31 terms
GRE Vocabulary
vituperate
glib
inquest
antipathy
vituperate
glib
15 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded
fake; false
give voting rights
Abhor
hate
Bigot
narrow-minded
60 terms
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
188 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Blandishment
Meretricious
Augury
Rarefy
words used to coax or flatter
falsely attractive; tawdry
prediction using omens
to make less dense
Blandishment
words used to coax or flatter
Meretricious
falsely attractive; tawdry
30 terms
GRE Vocabulary
lachrymose
gambit
nonplus
unequivocal
teary eyed, crying
risk, strategic move
puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss; bewildered
clearly defined or formulated
lachrymose
teary eyed, crying
gambit
risk, strategic move
789 terms
GRE Vocabulary
desiccate
whet
obstreperous
febrile
to dry thoroughly; to dehydrate
to sharpen; to make eager
resisting control; noisy, clamorous, boisterous
feverish
desiccate
to dry thoroughly; to dehydrate
whet
to sharpen; to make eager
145 terms
GRE Vocabulary (created by Wayne_Watts)
Dissemble
Sanguine
Homily
Venal
To disguise or conceal; to mislead; camouflage. The celebrity…
Cheerful; confident; optimistic; upbeat. Ana's _____ disposit…
A sermon or morally instructive lecture; admonition. The prie…
Capable of being bought or bribed; corruptible. He avoided sp…
Dissemble
To disguise or conceal; to mislead; camouflage. The celebrity…
Sanguine
Cheerful; confident; optimistic; upbeat. Ana's _____ disposit…
345 terms
GRE Vocabulary
revelry
carousing
hackneyed
indulgent
lively and noisy festivities, especially when these involve d…
drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with oth…
(adj.) Used so often as to lack freshness or originality
(adj.) yielding to the wishes or demands of others
revelry
lively and noisy festivities, especially when these involve d…
carousing
drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with oth…
43 terms
GRE Vocabulary List
Abasement
Abated
Aberrant
Abhor
humiliation; degradation
decreased; stopped
Abnormal; Deviating from the norm.
To regard with hate and disgust.
Abasement
humiliation; degradation
Abated
decreased; stopped
60 terms
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
GRE Vocabulary
gainsay
denigrate
corroborate
recondite
to contradict... No one dared gainsay the principal, who is wel…
criticize... Your neighbors may denigrate your proposal for man…
made certain; attested to the truth and reliability of... If yo…
little known, obscure, difficult to penetrate, hard for the a…
gainsay
to contradict... No one dared gainsay the principal, who is wel…
denigrate
criticize... Your neighbors may denigrate your proposal for man…
636 terms
GRE Vocabulary
expunge
exacerbate
indecorous
forbearance
(v) to erase or obliterate
(v) to worsen
(adj) embarrassing; improper
(n) patience; restraint, tolerance
expunge
(v) to erase or obliterate
exacerbate
(v) to worsen
60 terms
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
54 terms
GRE Vocabulary
numismatic
obdurate
noisome
abase
coin collecting
resistant to persuasion
stinking; putrid
to humble; disgrace
numismatic
coin collecting
obdurate
resistant to persuasion
GRE Vocabulary
Bilk
Nominal
blight
Blithe
to cheat or defraud
existing in name only or negligible
to afflict or destroy
joyful or without appropriate thought
Bilk
to cheat or defraud
Nominal
existing in name only or negligible
52 terms
GRE Vocabulary
Alacrity
Prosaic
Veracity
Paucity
noun: eager willingness to do something
adj: dull, lacking imagination
noun: truthful
noun: lack of something
Alacrity
noun: eager willingness to do something
Prosaic
adj: dull, lacking imagination
324 terms
GRE Vocabulary
prolific... "James Horner, the prolific
eclectic... "This eclectic festival has…
expediency... "Such a mind-set betrays on…
indulgence... "Indulgence is often clos…
adj. Fertile, not barren; capable of generating or producing…
adj. Deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse…
n. The quality of being convenient and practical despite poss…
n. The behavior or attitude of people who allow themselves to…
prolific... "James Horner, the prolific
adj. Fertile, not barren; capable of generating or producing…
eclectic... "This eclectic festival has…
adj. Deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse…
GRE biology Organismal biology
Bolus path
Chyme
Bile
Feces
-chewed up food the moment of swallowing ... -stretch receptors…
-partially digested food passes from stomach to small intesti…
secreted from the liver onto chyme helps break down fats
unaborbed material pushed into the large intestine where rema…
Bolus path
-chewed up food the moment of swallowing ... -stretch receptors…
Chyme
-partially digested food passes from stomach to small intesti…
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