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cylindrical organelle found near the nucleus in animal cells that are
involved in mitosis
Centriole
the region of attachment of two sister chromatids
Centromere
the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and
spinal chord
Central Nervous System
the anterior portion of some arthropods, made up of the fused segments
of the head and thorax
Cephalothorax
of or relating to the head
Cephalic
a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an
electroencephalograph
Encephalogram
a part of the human brain below the rear part of the cerebrum;
coordinates voluntary movements
Cerebellum
the largest part of the human brain
Cerebrum
of or relating to the brain or cerebrum
Cerebral
the major photosynthetic pigments of plants and algae
Chlorophyll
the plastids that contain chlorophyll; the sites of photosynthesis in
eukaryotic cells
Chloroplast
an essential compound found in most animal tissues; plays a role in
the build up of fatty deposits in arteries
Cholesterol
an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water
or food
Cholera
a phylum of animals having at some stage of development a notochord,
paired gill slits, and a dorsal, hollow nerve chord; chordates
Chordata
a flexible, rodlike, internal supporting structure found in all chordates
during some part of their lives
Notochord
any of numerous animals belonging to the phylum Chordata, having at
some stage of development a dorsal nerve cord, a notochord, and gill slits
and including all vertebrates and certain marine animals, such as the
lancelets
Chordate
Centr
Center
Cephal
Head
Cereb
Brain
Chol
Bile, Gall
Chord
Cord, String
a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as
a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching
agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
Chlorine
Chlor
Green