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lifespann: the length of time for which a person, animal lives, or thing exists
experimentn: the scientific test conducted to observe what happens and gain new knowledge
extendv: to broaden in scope, range, or area
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
wormn: a long, thin creature with a soft and long cylindrical tube-like body, no limbs, and a lack of eyes
optimisticadj: hoping or expecting that good thing will happen or something will be successful
mutantn: an organism that has characteristics resulting from a mutation (= alteration in the nucleic acid sequence of the genome)
randomadj: made, done, or happening without method, conscious decision, or any regular pattern
mutationn: the way in which genes of a person, plant, animal, or other organism change and produce permanent differences
damagev: to harm or cause injury to something or someone, often resulting in decreased value or functionality; to impair or negatively affect something, such as a reputation or relationship; (noun) harm or injury that is caused to a person, thing, or entity
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
fellowadj: someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same class, profession, or situation as you
miserableadj: very unhappy, uncomfortable, or unpleasant; causing great distress or suffering
fertileadj: capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops; intellectually productive
progenyn: the descendants or offspring of a person, animal, or plant
handkerchiefn: a small square or rectangular piece of cloth, typically carried or kept in one’s pocket or purse for various purposes, such as wiping one’s face or hands, or as a fashion accessory
nursen: a healthcare professional who is trained to provide care for the sick or injured; (verb) to try to cure by special care or treatment of an illness or injury
tissuen: an ensemble of similar cells of the animal or plant that together carry out a specific function
deterioratev: to become worse in quality; to decline or degenerate
universaladj: existing or affecting everywhere or everyone
bachelorn: an unmarried man; a person who holds an undergraduate degree from a college or university
instructionn: detailed direction, order, etc., on how to do or use something
proteinn: a molecule made up of a long chain of amino acids, which is essential for the structure and function of the body’s tissues
encodev: to convert information into a code or format suitable for storage or transmission
hormonen: a chemical substance made by organs that encourages or influences the development, growth, sex, etc., of an animal and is carried around the body in the blood
receptorn: an organ having nerve endings that respond to stimulation such as heat or cold and makes the body react in a particular way
punchv: to strike someone or something with one’s fist; to make a hole in something
gloven: a piece of clothing worn on the hand and wrist for protection against cold, dirt, etc., with separate parts for each finger
functionn: the purpose or use of an object, system, or process; a particular activity or operation that is designed to serve a specific purpose; a mathematical concept that describes a relationship between two sets of values, called the input and output sets; (verb) to operate or work in a specific way, or to perform a particular task or purpose
arrown: a thin, pointed projectile designed to be shot from a bow; a symbol or pointer that is shaped like an arrow
grimadj: looking or sounding very serious or gloomy
reapern: a person or machine that harvests crops; death personified as a figure in art or literature
specificallyadv: only associated with or meant for one thing
testosteronen: a male hormone that is responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics
adrenalinen: (also “epinephrine”) a substance secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress, which makes the heart beat faster and prepares the body to react to danger
insulinn: a hormone produced in the pancreas that controls the amount of sugar in the blood, or a similar artificial substance used for the treatment of diabetes
promotev: to encourage or persuade people to like, buy, use, do, or support something; to raise someone to a higher position or rank
uptaken: the rate or amount of something that is taken in or used by a particular system or organism; the process of taking food into the body through the mouth by eating
nutrientn: any substance that is essential for the maintenance and growth of living things
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
pathwayn: a track that constitutes or serves as a path; an approach or a way of doing something
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
evolutionn: a gradual process of transformation of living things
precursorn: a person or thing that comes before another of the same kind and that contributes to or influences its growth
hintn: an indirect suggestion; a slight but appreciable amount of something
Jewishadj: of or relating to people whose traditional religion is Judaism
damn: a wall constructed over a river to block the flow of water, mainly used to generate energy
susceptibleadj: easily influenced, harmed, or affected by something
relatev: to establish a connection or association between two or more things; to narrate or tell about an event, experience, or relationship; to empathize or feel sympathy with someone or something
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
cancern: abnormal growth of cells that can invade and destroy surrounding tissues and organs; a disease characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells
Alzheimern: a neurodegenerative disease that causes memory loss, cognitive decline, and behavioral issues; is the most common cause of dementia in older adults
resistantadj: not affected by something, especially changes or new ideas; of or relating to immunity to disease or infection
severeadj: extremely serious or bad in feeling, manner, or strict and harsh; extremely strong or vigorous
therapeuticadj: relating to or involved in the treatment of illness or injury
ultimateadj: furthest or highest in degree or order
nucleusn: the central and most important part of something; (biology) a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction; (physics) the very dense central region of an atom
compartmentn: a separate section or part of a larger enclosed space, such as a train carriage or a ship’s cabin
bindv: to tie or fasten someone or something tightly with rope, string, etc. so that they cannot move or are held together strongly
antioxidantn: a substance that inhibits oxidation, especially one used to counteract the deterioration of stored food products
givern: a person who gives or donates something, particularly money, time, or resources, to others; a philanthropist or benefactor
escortn: a person or group of people accompanying someone for protection, guidance, or courtesy; a companion or attendant; a service or a person providing a service for accompanying someone or something to or from a destination
garbagen: waste material, especially food waste and kitchen refuse
recyclev: to sort and collect things to process them and produce valuable materials that can be used again
immuneadj: protected against a particular disease or toxin due to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells
contributev: to give something, especially money or goods, to provide or achieve something together with other people
latentadj: existing but not yet expressed, active, or visible; hidden or dormant
normallyadv: usually; under normal conditions
triggerv: to make something happen suddenly; to cause something such as a device, machine, etc. to function
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
rollv: to move in a particular direction by turning over and over or from side to side
improvisationn: the act of making something up on the spot or creating or performing something without preparation
superintendentn: a person who is responsible for the management or supervision of a particular organization, institution, or system, especially in an educational or public service context
suddenlyadv: quickly and unexpectedly
hurricanen: a violent, tropical, cyclonic storm of the western North Atlantic, having wind speeds of or over 64 knots (74 miles per hour)
fortifyv: to make something stronger or more resistant to attack or damage; to give someone or something more strength or support
conceptn: an idea or principle associated with something abstract
extensionn: a thing that is added to something to make it longer, larger, or wider; an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students; an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
frequentadj: happening constantly
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
tweakv: to pinch or squeeze something sharply; to adjust something finely
longevityn: the property of being long-lived; significant duration of service
excitingadj: causing a lot of interest or excitement
labn: a workplace for the conduct of scientific research; a laboratory
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
delayv: to cause something to happen at a later time than originally intended or expected
torn: a peak or rocky outcrop on a hill or mountain; a high, craggy hill or rocky mountain
rapamycinn: a naturally occurring compound derived from bacteria that is used as an immunosuppressive drug, especially in organ transplantation, which is studied for its potential anti-cancer and anti-aging properties
inhibitv: to prevent something, such as an action, process, etc., from happening or make it less likely to happen than normal
suppressv: to bring something under control by force or authority; to put an end by force
transplantv: to move or transfer something from one place or person to another; to take living tissue or an organ from one person, animal, part of the body, etc. and put it into or onto another
rejectv: to refuse to accept, consider, or use something or someone
matteadj: having a surface without a shine, luster; non-glossy
straightadj: extending or moving in one direction without bending or curving; having no deviations
ethicaladj: of or relating to principles about what is right and wrong, or the branch of knowledge dealing with these
scratchv: to cut or damage the surface of something or the skin with a sharp or pointed object
principlen: a fundamental law or truth that explains or controls how something happens or works
essentialadj: indispensable; fundamental
involvev: to include or affect someone or something as a necessary part of something else
phenomenonn: something that exists and can be perceptible, especially one that is not fully understood
negligibleadj: so small or insignificant as to be not worth considering; negligible amounts or effects are too minor or unimportant to have any major impact
senescencen: the process of aging or growing old; the gradual deterioration of biological functions and loss of vitality associated with old age
creaturen: a living being, especially an animal
planetn: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star
tortoisen: a slow-moving, herbivorous reptile characterized by a hard shell that protects its body; many species of tortoise are long-lived and have lifespans of over 100 years
scoutn: a person or group sent out to obtain information, gather intelligence, or make observations, typically in a military context; a person or group sent out to explore or prospect for new opportunities, resources, or locations
nestn: a structure in which animals lay their eggs or give birth to their young
temperaturen: the degree of hotness or coldness of a thing or place
hydrogenn: the chemical element that is the lightest gas is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and combines with oxygen to form water
peroxiden: a compound containing an oxygen-oxygen single bond or the anion O2^2-, often associated with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), a common antiseptic
spann: the entire length of something, such as time or space from beginning to end; the amount of space that something covers