Web English-test.net
 

Definition of gene, transparent, heterotroph, insomniac, biochemistry, adenylate cyclase, vascularize, brain, group, saturated fat

previous test PDF version next

 home  mcat preparation  mcat quiz  mcat forum
Definition of gene (noun)
form plural: genes

control characteristics of the plant

Examples
Genes are passed on in chromosomes.

Definition of gene
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate gene with Google

Translate gene with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine gene

2206 English Practice Tests — Printable, photocopiable.
For use in a classroom, at home, on your PC or anywhere.

 mcat study guide  635 mcat flashcards
Definition of transparent (adjective)
forms: more transparent; most transparent; less transparent; least transparent

clear; able to see through it

Examples
The zona pellucida is a transparent membrane.

Definition of transparent
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate transparent with Google

Translate transparent with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine transparent

Start FREE email English course now!Join more than 100,000 learners!


Definition of heterotroph (noun)
form plural: heterotrophs

organism that depends on autotrophs (producers) for food and oxygen

Examples
Animals are multicellular heterotrophs.

Definition of heterotroph
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate heterotroph with Google

Translate heterotroph with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine heterotroph

Definition of insomniac (noun)
form plural: insomniacs

person who is unable to sleep

Examples
Insomniacs may ask for tranquilizers to help them sleep.

Definition of insomniac
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate insomniac with Google

Translate insomniac with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine insomniac

Join our English Learning Community! — Make new friends today!
  Find penpals and make new friends today!

Definition of biochemistry (noun)
form: no plural

study of living matter and the chemical processes which occur in organisms

Examples
Biochemistry is an important part of the MCAT exam.

Definition of biochemistry
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate biochemistry with Google

Translate biochemistry with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine biochemistry

Start improving your listening skills today!  — Take these listening exercises now.

Definition of adenylate cyclase (noun)
form: no plural

enzyme which changes ATP to cyclic AMP

Examples
When adenylate cyclase acts on ATP cyclic AMP and pyrophosphate are formed.

Definition of adenylate cyclase
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate adenylate cyclase with Google

Translate adenylate cyclase with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine adenylate cyclase

Definition of vascularize (verb)
forms: vascularized; vascularized; vascularizing

verb that describes the growth of blood vessels in a tissue

Examples
The retina can vascularize through prolonged contact use.

Definition of vascularize
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate vascularize with Google

Translate vascularize with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine vascularize

Definition of brain (noun)
form plural: brains

major organ of the central nervous system, controlling all bodily activities

Examples
The brain consists of the cerebrum, the cerebellum and the brain stem.

Definition of brain
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate brain with Google

Translate brain with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine brain

Definition of group (noun)
form plural: groups

a vertical column of elements in the periodic table

Examples
Elements in the same group have similar chemical properties.

Definition of group
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate group with Google

Translate group with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine group

Definition of saturated fat (noun)
form plural: saturated fats

substance which contains only single bonds connecting the atoms

Examples
Saturated fats e.g. butter are solid at room temperature.

Definition of saturated fat
Dictionary.com · Cambridge Dictionaries · Merriam-Webster · Onelook.com · Answers.com

WordNet Vocabulary Helper · Encarta Dictionary · Medterms.com · Newcastle University

Translate saturated fat with Google

Translate saturated fat with Ectaco 

Go to Questiondefine saturated fat

Back to top


I want to prepare for the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) to reach a high score. At English-test.net I can take free interactive questions to increase my MCAT vocabulary and learn the MCAT words. In addition I can speak to other people who are preparing for the MCAT to share experiences on the MCAT forum.

Links to MCAT prep resources:

mcat-secrets.com — How to Ace the Medical College Admission Test, using my easy step-by-step MCAT test prep study guide, without weeks and months of endless studying. You get at least 10 times your money's worth! — Are you interested in the only MCAT study guide and online course written by ACTUAL MCAT test experts, who ACTUALLY scored HIGHER than the 99th percentile on the MCAT? Our original research into the MCAT reveals specific weaknesses never before discovered that you can exploit to increase your MCAT test score more than you've ever imagined. Our MCAT Secrets is available as an instantly downloadable ebook from this site. It doesn't require any special software- if you can read this web page, and have access to a computer, you have all you need to start using and applying MCAT Secrets in just five minutes. You don't have to wait for anything to come in the mail. Download MCAT Secrets to your computer immediately!

Preparation book: Tumor Prevention and Genetics III

flashcardsecrets.com/mcat — Who Else Wants to Use my Proven Flashcard System to Blow the Lid Off the MCAT Exam? You can succeed on the MCAT by preparing in depth for the different question types and being able to take difficult questions and break them down into easier parts that you can quickly solve. Repetition and thorough preparation is a process that rewards those willing to work hard, which means that passing the MCAT is within the reach of virtually anyone willing to invest the time in learning how to handle any question they might face on test day. Our MCAT Flashcards are written in an easy to understand, straightforward style — we don't include any more technical jargon than what you need to pass the test. The MCAT Flashcard Secrets system is only available at this web page. Don't decide now if these flashcards are for you. Just get them and try them out.

MCAT is a registered trademark of the Association of American Medical Colleges. English-test.net materials do not contain actual MCAT items and are neither endorsed by nor affiliated in any way with AAMC.

 


To link to English-Test.net from your website, simply cut and paste the following code to your web page.
It will appear on your page as:
MCAT Vocab -- MCAT Vocabulary -- 246 MCAT Word Lists Online

    disclaimer © 2003—2019 english-test.net