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Vocabulary : Science Nouns I (Word to Meaning)


What is the meaning of each word?

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1.

fauna

  collarbone.

  triangular tract of mud or sand at river's mouth.

  animals of a region or era.

  lizard noted for changing color to surroundings.

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2.

discrepancy

  device used to maintain equilibrium.

  mixture of things sticking together in a mass.

  maker of maps.

  failure to tally or lack of consistency.

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3.

humus

  substance formed by decay of organic material.

  swirling motion of water or air.

  degeneration; humiliation.

  failure to tally or lack of consistency.

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4.

conduit

  spread of disease by contact.

  channel for fluid flow or aqueduct.

  formal discourse or essay.

  resemblance to remote ancestors than parents.

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5.

conifer

  deviation from center or oddity.

  point on which lever is supported.

  tree bearing fruit-cones.

  substance formed by decay of organic material.

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6.

balm

  mode of formation or origin.

  mixture of things sticking together in a mass.

  ointment that helps in soothing pain.

  tooth of a wheel.

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7.

cataract

  giving off of gas bubbles or exuberance.

  eye disorder leading to partial blindness; waterfall.

  swirling motion of water or air.

  equal day and night; time at which sun crosses equator.

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