EC5 Word List
Set 2 On Quizlet

SetNoWordIPAPoSDefinition
221adaptive ə•dæp•tɪv adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com able to adjust and meet the needs of new conditions
222amino ə•mi•noʊ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a substance that combines to form the structure of proteins
223equivalence /ɪ•kwɪ•və•ləns/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com when something is equal to something else i.e. they are worth the same amount
224flux /flʌks/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a state of flow and change
225fusion /fju•ʒən/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com when different styles, ideas or designs combine to form something new; in physics: when atoms combine to produce nuclear energy
226hormone /hoɚ•moʊn/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a chemical produced by the body to control some function
227nitrogen /naɪ•trɪ•dʒən/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a colorless chemical element without a smell that forms most of the earth's atmosphere
228physiological /fɪ•ziːɚ•lɑ•dʒɪ•kəl/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com concerning how the body functions
229pi /paɪ/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle; approximately equal to 3.14
230plausible /ploɚ•zə•bl/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com being reasonable and possibly true
231problematic /prɑb•lɪ•mæ•tɪk/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com being difficult to deal with or fix
232randomize /ræn•də•maɪz/ v OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com to arrange in a random order
233replicate /rɛp•lə•keɪt/ v OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com to repeat something, such as an experiment, study or process
234sensory /sɛn•sə•rɪ/ adj OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com referring to the five senses (hearing, sight, smell, taste and touch)
235simplify /sɪm•plɪ•faɪ/ v OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com to make something easier to do, use or understand
236substrate /səb•strāt/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a substance which a catalyst or enzyme has an effect on
237tolerance /tɑlərəns/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a willingness to let people do, say or believe what they wish, without judging or challenging them
238tract /trækt/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a large stretch of land
239transcription /træns•krɪp•ʃən/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com something written
240virtue /vɚ•tju/ n OUP CUP macmillan Longman macmillan Wiktionary Sentencedict.com a good quality