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neural
about the nerves or nervous system
chronic
over a long time; serious
integral
part of something
enzyme
a protein made by cells
conference
a meeting or series of meetings for discussion and exchange of information
conception
an idea or notion; the first stage in pregnancy
ex
a prefix meaning "out of," "from," or "not"
ideology
ideas or beliefs which form theory and policy
sperm
male sex cell
quantitative
the describing or measuring of quantity.
sphere
a round 3D object., for example, a ball
instability
not stable; changeable
mediate
to bring about an agreement between persons or groups, act as a helper
specification
a detailed description of the design and materials used to make something.
classify
to arrange things into groups of similar items
physician
a medical doctor
computation
the act of calculating; method of computing
oral
by mouth
mid
at (or near) the middle point
indicator
an instrument that shows conditions in a machine, such as temperature, speed, pressure; in chemistry: a compound that changes color in the presence of an acid or a base
variant
thing that differs from something of the same kind
evolutionary
concerning evolution
feedback
a response to a message; information about a person's behavior
collective
formed by working together as a group
arbitrary
unsupported
fraction
a part of a whole
estimation
judgment; opinion; guess at the value of
nonlinear
not in a line
compact
packed together; closely united; small
deviation
not standard or normal; in statistics: the difference between one of a set of values and some fixed value, usually the mean of the set.
diagram
a drawing intended to explain how something works
tropical
hot and humid; near to the equator
morphology
the study of the forms and structures of plants, animals and words
thereby
by that means; because of that
syntax
the study of a system, such as the system of words in a sentence
defect
a problem; a fault
separation
a line that seperates; a point of parting; a gap
convergence
coming together
sufficiently
to a degree great enough to do something
valid
sound; just; well-founded
interface
a shared boundary between two persons or systems through which information is communicated.
radiation
energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays, waves or particles.
embed
to place or set inside rock, etc
vertical
a line going up/down; not horizontal
acute
strong; very serious or severe
utility
being useful; a public service such as gas, water, or electricity that is used by everyone
complement
something needed to complete or make perfect
leaf
the green part of a tree or plant
verbal
using speech, rather than being written
aggregate
a sum total amount of something
equality
the idea that all people have the same rights
corpus
a body; in linguistics: a body of words
organ
large wind instrument similar to a piano
gradient
a measure of how steep something is
methodology
system of practices or techniques to show how to do tasks
entity
something that is real
tumor
a mass of abnormal cells that develops when cancerous cells divide and grow uncontrollably
fiber
a thin, threadlike part of an animal hair or plant tissue; an artificial thread; body cells that form muscles and nerves; a food substance
paradigm
a set of ideas that are used for understanding or explaining something
psychology
the study of the mind and how it affects behaviour
infinite
without an end
diverse
very different from each other
diagnostic
to do with finding out the cause of a problem
continuity
continued existence; fact of not stopping
variability
(statistics) degree scores depart from the mean
outer
on or around something
notation
a set of written signs or shapes that are used in music or mathematics
probe
a system or piece of equipment that is used to get information; in medicine: a long thin instrument used for looking inside your body
migration
the process by which people or animals move to another place
mathematical
concerning numbers and equations
likelihood
the chance that something might happen
comparable
being similar in some way
magnitude
size or importance
array
a large group of people or things; a regular order or arrangement; in maths: a series of figures.
inclusion
act of including; person/thing that is included
emission
a substance (e.g. gas) released into the air
inference
an opinion that you form based on information you already have
non
a prefix meaning 'not'
consciousness
being awake
simultaneously
at the same time as
disturbance
a noise or something that stops you from continuing what you were doing
hierarchy
a system for organizing people or things according to their importance
rotation
movement in a circle around a central point
periodic
happening regularly, but not frequently
validity
how true something is; in statistics: the ability of a test to measure what it is intended to measure.
archaeology
the study of ancient societies by looking at old tools, bones and buildings
atom
smallest bit that matter can be broken down into
modification
a small change to a machine, system, or plan
partition
a wall, screen, or piece of glass used to separate one area from another
initiate
to start
autonomy
the power to make independent decisions
inhibit
to make it difficult for a process to start or continue in a normal way
consonant
a speech sound; any letter in the alphabet that is not a vowel.
biology
the study of living things
scenario
an outline; an imagined sequence of events in a plan or project
conditional
depending (on)
contrary
different; opposite
discrete
separate; composed of distinct parts
classroom
room in a school where lessons take place
morphological
the study of form and structure
lateral
on the side; moving sideways
injection
a way to put (inject) a drug or another substance into your body
effectiveness
the degree of how well something works or is done
insect
a small animal with 6 legs, such as a bee or ant
logical
sensible; reasonable
calculus
a type of mathematics used for calculating such things as the slopes of curves
longitudinal
going from the top to the bottom of something
usage
the way something is used
neutral
not involved; without strong feeling; without electrical charge; not acidic or akaline
client
person paying for professional services
marginal
very small; on the edge; not important
characterization
the way someone or something is described
ethical
morally right or wrong
superior
better; higher quality
approximate
about; not exact but close
composer
a music writer
singular
one
converge
to come together
fetal
concerning a fetus, an unborn baby
comprehension
ability to understand
implicit
not stated directly
span
the amount of time something lasts
oxygen
a gas in the air that has no smell or taste, and that all animals need to breathe
formulation
the development of a plan, system, or proposal
dialect
a way of speaking a language that is used only in a particular area or by a particular group
colony
country or settlement controlled by another country
immune
not affected by something, such as a disease
loop
a round shape
algebra
mathematics using letters and symbols in place of some numbers
derivative
something that has developed or been obtained from something else
appendix
additional information at the end of a document
overview
a description of the main features of something
diffusion
the movement of light in many directions
specimen
an example of something, especially of a plant or an animal; a small amount of blood or urine
assert
to state or declare your ideas positively strongly
widespread
happening or existing in many places; affecting many people
competence
ability to do something in a fully satisfactory way
residual
concerning the last little bit, after the rest has gone or ended
fusion
when different styles, ideas or designs combine to form something new; in physics: when atoms combine to produce nuclear energy
conservation
the management of land and water in ways that stop it from being damaged
constrain
to make someone do something by strong persuasion or force
differentiate
to see or show a difference between things
virtue
a good quality
amino
a substance that combines to form the structure of proteins
partially
in part; in some degree; not wholly
preliminary
before
philosophical
concerning philosophy
pre
a prefix meaning 'before'
transaction
an exchange; in business this usually involves money
prominent
being important or well known
indigenous
living or growing naturally in an area, not brought from somewhere else
render
to cause someone or something to behave in a particular way, or to enter into a particular condition
independently
in a manner being free from the control of another
symbolic
representing a larger quality
utilize
to use something practically for a particular purpose
physiological
concerning how the body functions
indirect
having a path that is not straight or direct
assembly
a group of machine parts forming a tool or machine
calcium
a substance important for human and animal health, particularly for making bones and teeth
strictly
restricted to something
psychiatric
concerning or used in psychiatry