EC3 Word List
Set 6 On Quizlet

SetNoWordPoSPronunciationDefinition
6101approximationn/ə•prɑk•sɪ•mɛɪ•ʃən/almost, but not exactly; more or less
6102axisn/æk•sɪs/a line about which a rotating body, such as the earth, turns.
6103chromosomen/kroʊ•mə•soʊm/cell structures that carry the genetic material that is copied and passed to the next generation.
6104configurationn/kən•fɪ•gjʊ•rɛɪ•ʃən/a shape or outline; a method of arrangement
6105dosen/doʊs/an amount of medicine to be taken at any one time
6106eliten/ɛɪ•liːt/superior; (n.) a superior group of people
6107essentiallyadv/ɪ'sɛnʃəlɪ/basically, primarily
6108infectv/ɪn•fɛkt/to give someone a disease
6109intermediateadj/ɪn•tɚ•miː•djət/between
6110locusn/loʊ•kəs/a place or location; in genetics: the location of a gene on a chromosome
6111magneticadj/mæg•nɛ•tɪk/having the properties of a magnet, being able to attract.
6112maternaladj/mə•tɚ•nL/having to do with being a mother
6113namelyadv/nɛɪm•lɪ/that is to say, specifically
6114numericaladj/nju•mɛ•rɪ•kəl/includes numbers
6115occurrencen/ə'kʌrəns/something that happens, an event
6116rationaladj/ræ•ʃə•nL/sensible; based on facts
6117sinn/saɪn/a bad act; (v.) to do something bad
6118syllablen/sɪ•lə•bl/a unit of speech
6119thesisn/θiː•sɪs/a long essay; a position taken in an argument supported by a set of reasons
6120transmissionn/trænz'mɪʃn/an electronic signal that has been sent by radio waves; a force that has been transferred from one machine to another