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neurosciencen: the scientific study of the function, structure, and disorder of the brain and the nervous system
physicistn: a scientist who specializes in the field of physics
physicsn: the science of matter and energy and their interactions
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
depressionn: a mental condition in which a person feels very unhappy and without hope for the future; a severe recession in an economy or market
jarn: a cylindrical container, typically made of glass, metal, or pottery, with a wide mouth and a screwed or sealed lid, used for storing food, liquids, and other materials
halfwayadj: in or at a point midway or an equal distance between two points
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
theoreticaladj: relating to the concepts and principles upon which a particular topic is founded, rather than practice and experience
sophisticatedadj: having a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of people’s behavior, culture, and fashion
mathematicsn: the science dealing with the logic of quantities, shapes, spaces, and arrangement
preciseadj: sharply exact or accurate or delimited
phenomenonn: something that exists and can be perceptible, especially one that is not fully understood
emotionn: a strong feeling such as love, anger, etc. deriving from one’s situation, mood, or relationships with others
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
motton: a phrase or slogan that expresses a guiding principle or goal
improvev: to make or become better
outcomen: the result or effect of an action, event, etc.
patientn: a person who is receiving medical treatment, care, or attention from a healthcare professional, such as a doctor, nurse, or therapist; a personal quality or characteristic
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
diabetesn: a medical condition in which the body cannot produce enough insulin to control the glucose levels in the blood
reproducev: to make a copy of something such as a picture, piece of text, music, etc.; to produce offspring through a sexual or asexual process
psychologyn: the scientific study of mind and behavior
neuronn: a cell that is specialized to carry information within the brain and between the brain and other parts of the body
electricaladj: relating to electricity
devicen: a piece of equipment, tool, or technology that serves a particular purpose or function, often mechanical or electronic
microscopen: an instrument used to see objects or substances that are too small to be seen with the naked eye
physicallyadv: in a way related to a person’s body or appearance rather than their mind
inventionn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation; the act of inventing
proxyn: a person or entity that is authorized to act on behalf of another person or entity
functionaladj: designed for or capable of a particular activity, purpose, or task; practical or ready for use or service
MRIn: (abbreviation for magnetic resonance imaging) a medical imaging technique that uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of the body
engagev: to attract and keep someone’s attention and interest; to participate in or obtain services of something
neuraladj: of or relating to a nerve or the nervous system that includes the brain
essentiallyadv: relating to the essential features or concepts of anything
oxygenn: the chemical element with the symbol O that is present in air and water and is necessary for people, animals, and plants to live
electroencephalographyn: (also “EEG”) a diagnostic medical procedure that involves the use of electrodes placed on the scalp to measure and record the electrical activity of the brain often used to assess and diagnose various neurological conditions
electroden: either of two points or ends of a conductor at which electricity enters or leaves an object, substance, or region
sloshv: to move the liquid around, usually inside a container, with a splashing or slapping sound; to move clumsily through water or mud
classicadj: judged or deserving to be regarded as one of the best or most important of its kind over a period of time; of a well-known type
responsibleadj: answerable or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management
resolvev: to find a suitable answer to the problems or difficulty
stickv: to put something, usually a sharp object, into something; to restrict yourself to doing or using one certain thing and not change; (noun) a thin piece of wood or other material
pervasiveadj: spreading or existing throughout every part of a thing or place
prefacen: an introduction or preliminary statement, particularly to a book or other written work, that provides context or sets out the author’s purpose or perspective
outlinev: to describe the main facts or aspects involved in something
climaten: the weather in a particular location averaged over some long period
roboticadj: of or relating to mechanical robots; (robotics) the interdisciplinary branch of computer science and engineering with the practical use of robots
vacuumn: a space empty of matter; a device or tool used for cleaning or removing debris by creating suction
surprisinglyadv: in a way that causes amazement or wonder
recognizableadj: easy to become aware of or identify
Alzheimern: a neurodegenerative disease that causes memory loss, cognitive decline, and behavioral issues; is the most common cause of dementia in older adults
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
therapyn: the act of caring for someone through medication, remedial training, etc.
degeneratev: (of a person, animal, or plant) to become worse in health or physical condition
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
skulln: a bone framework that surrounds the brain and gives the head its shape
piercev: to cut or make a way through with a sharp instrument
drilln: a tool or machine used for making round holes or driving fasteners; a training or practice
quartern: one of four equal parts; a fourth part or portion
experimentn: the scientific test conducted to observe what happens and gain new knowledge
giganticadj: extremely large
microscopicadj: tiny; exceedingly precise and detail-oriented; of or used in microscopy
diagnosev: to determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a careful analysis
disordern: an untidy state or a lack of organization; a physical condition or illness that causes problems with how a section of the body or brain functions
beneathadv: in or to a lower place than someone or something
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
lasern: a device that emits powerful and narrow light that can be used as a tool to cut metal through a process of optical amplification
reliableadj: worthy of being relied on; trustworthy
crazyadj: stupid or not sensible; very angry
surgeonn: a doctor who is trained to perform medical operations that involve cutting open a person’s body
surgeryn: medical treatment of injuries or diseases involving an incision with instruments and often removing or replacing some parts of the body; the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
tissuen: an ensemble of similar cells of the animal or plant that together carry out a specific function
stroken: a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain causes cell death; the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club, racket, etc.
vesseln: a ship or large boat
flexibleadj: able to change or be changed to suit new conditions or situations; able to bend easily
proben: a tool used for testing or examining, especially for medical or scientific purposes, or an exploratory mission to a planet or other celestial body; (verb) to investigate, examine, or search into something
batteryn: a device that is placed inside a car, gadget, equipment, etc. and that provides electrical power to them
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
identifyv: to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
hindsightn: understanding or knowledge that comes after an event has occurred; the ability to perceive or understand events with greater clarity or accuracy in retrospect
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
transitionn: the process or period of changing from one state or circumstance to another
geneticsn: the branch of biology that studies genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms
restrictedadj: limited in extent, number, scope, or action, especially by official rules, laws, etc.
medicaladj: relating to the treatment of illness or injuries; relating to the practice of medicine
hookn: a curved device used for suspending, holding, or pulling something, especially one attached to a surface for hanging things on; a sharp curve or crook
skepticaladj: doubting that something is accurate or useful
permanentadj: lasting for a long time without essential change
recallv: to remember something
visionaryadj: having or showing exceptional foresight and imagination; not practical or realizable; speculative
deregulationn: the process of reducing or removing government regulations and restrictions in a particular industry or sector, often to promote competition and reduce costs
commercen: the activity of buying and selling things, especially on a large scale
explodev: to burst or break open violently and noisily; to cause something to burst or break open
excusen: a reason or explanation, either true or invented, given to justify a fault or defend your behavior; (verb) to make someone free from blame or clear from guilt
typon: a mistake made in typing or the reproduction of a text
interfacen: (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user and that allows the user to interact with the system; (chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things
bandwidthn: the amount of data that can be transmitted or processed at one time often used to describe the capacity of electronic communication or computing systems
labn: a workplace for the conduct of scientific research; a laboratory
emotionaladj: relating to people’s feelings
abstractadj: based on general ideas, feelings, or qualities and not on any a physical or concrete existence
suddenlyadv: quickly and unexpectedly
basisn: the most important facts, ideas, or events from which something is developed; the way how things are organized or arranged
insightn: the ability to gain an accurate and deep understanding of people or situations; an accurate and deep understanding of what something is like
observev: to watch or notice something carefully, often to gather information or insights; to take note of something or someone; to celebrate or commemorate a special event or occasion
dorsaladj: located on the back, particularly the upper surface of an animal’s body; related to or pertaining to the back
prefrontaladj: in or about the foremost part of the frontal lobe of the brain
cortexn: the outermost layer of an organ, especially the brain
reorganizev: to change to a more sufficient or suitable form of organization
alignv: to put or arrange two or more things in a straight line or to form a straight line
medicinaladj: of or relating to the treatment or cure of disease
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
symptomn: any sensation or change in body or mind that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
pathologyn: the study of the nature and cause of diseases and disorders; the medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders
incredibleadj: unbelievable; enormous
retrospectn: a review or analysis of past events, particularly to gain insight or understanding; a consideration of something that has already occurred or been accomplished
amphetaminen: a synthetic stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system, typically prescribed to treat conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, known to increase alertness, focus, and energy levels
schizophrenian: a severe mental disorder in which a person has a distorted view of reality and may experience hallucinations, delusions, and disordered thinking and behavior
prescribev: (of a doctor) to advise and order the use of particular medicine or treatment for someone, especially in writing; to issue commands or orders for something
randomadj: made, done, or happening without method, conscious decision, or any regular pattern
predictv: to state beforehand that something will happen in the future, mainly based on knowledge or experience
satiricaladj: characterized by the use of criticism that ridicules human folly, vices, or weaknesses through humor, irony, or sarcasm
fetchv: to go and bring back something or someone; to retrieve or obtain something
progressionn: the act or process of changing to the next stage or phase or moving forward
dedicatev: to give all of your energy, time, etc., entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; to set apart for a particular purpose or use
investv: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or achieve a result