GMAT Part1 – 500 Words

abscissa

the value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis

absolute value

a real number regardless of its sign

acute angle

an angle less than 90 degrees but more than 0 degrees

the arithmetic operation of summing

algebra

the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations

algorithm

a precise rule specifying how to solve some problem

angular

having the shape of intersecting lines or planes

arc

a continuous portion of a circle

area

the extent of a two-dimensional surface within a boundary

arithmetic

mathematics dealing with numerical calculations

arithmetic mean

the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values

arithmetic progression

(mathematics) a progression in which a constant is added to each term in order to obtain the next term

arm

a human limb

average

an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual

average out

amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

bisect

cut in half or cut in two

bracket

a punctuation mark used to enclose textual material

the extent of something from side to side

calculator

a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations

calculus

the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions

center

an area that is in the middle of some larger region

chord

a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously

coefficient

a constant number that serves as a measure of some property

common divisor

an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly

composite number

an integer that is divisible without remainder by at least one positive integer other than itself and one

concentric

having a common center

cone

a shape with a circular base and sides tapering to a point

congruent

corresponding in character or kind

cube

a three-dimensional figure with six equal squares as faces

decimal

a number in a system based on ten

denominator

the divisor of a fraction

diagonal

having an oblique or slanted direction

diameter

the length of a straight line through the center of a circle

difference

the quality of being unlike or dissimilar

digit

a finger or toe, or a corresponding body part

dimensional

relating to coordinates that determine a position in space

dividend

a number to be divided by another number

divisible

capable of being or liable to be divided or separated

divisor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

equation

a mathematical statement that two expressions are the same

equilateral triangle

a three-sided regular polygon

factor

anything that contributes causally to a result

factorial

the product of all the integers up to and including a given integer

formula

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

fraction

a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

geometric

characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration

geometric mean

the mean of n numbers expressed as the n-th root of their product

geometric progression

(mathematics) a progression in which each term is multiplied by a constant in order to obtain the next term

hexagon

a six-sided polygon

hypotenuse

the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle

improper fraction

a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator

increment

the amount by which something increases

index

alphabetical listing of names and topics with page numbers

integer

any natural number or its negative, or zero

invariant

unvarying in nature

isosceles

(of a triangle) having two sides of equal length

isosceles triangle

a triangle with two equal sides

leg

a human limb

length

the linear extent in space from one end to the other

mathematics

a science dealing with the logic of quantity and arrangement

matrix

an enclosure within which something originates or develops

median

relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle

midpoint

a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure

millimeter

a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter

minus

on the negative side or lower end of a scale

multiple

having or involving more than one part or entity

multiply

combine by adding the same number repeatedly

natural number

the number 1 and any other number obtained by adding 1 to it repeatedly

number

a concept of quantity involving zero and units

numerator

the dividend of a fraction

numerical

of or relating to or denoting numerals

obtuse angle

an angle between 90 and 180 degrees

octagon

a shape with eight angles and eight sides

ordinate

the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

parallelogram

a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and equal

parameter

a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied

pentagon

a shape with five angles and five sides

perimeter

a line enclosing a plane area

permutation

a complete change in character or condition

perpendicular

intersecting at or forming right angles

plane

an unbounded two-dimensional shape

plus

on the positive side or higher end of a scale

polygon

a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides

power

possession of the qualities required to do something

prime factor

the prime factors of a quantity are all of the prime quantities that will exactly divide the given quantity

prime number

an integer that has no integral factors but itself and 1

product

an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

proper fraction

a fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator

pyramid

a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides

any of the four areas into which a plane is divided

of or relating to the second power

a four-sided polygon

having four units or components

quotient

the number obtained by division

relating to or near the radius

a straight line from the center to the perimeter of a circle

ratio

relation with respect to comparative quantity or magnitude

rectangle

a parallelogram with four right angles

regular polygon

a polygon with all sides and all angles equal

remainder

something left after other parts have been taken away

rhombus

a parallelogram with four equal sides

right angle

the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines

right triangle

a triangle with one right angle

salient

conspicuous, prominent, or important

scalene triangle

a triangle with no two sides of equal length

semicircular

curved into a half circle

side

a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location

spatial

pertaining to the expanse in which things are located

square

a polygon with four equal sides and four right angles

square root

a number that when multiplied by itself equals a given number

straight angle

an angle of 180 degrees

subset

a group whose members are members of another group

subtract

deduct; calculate the difference between two numbers

sum

a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers

surface area

the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary

tangent

a line that touches a curve at only one point

theorem

an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

times

a more or less definite period of time now or previously present

total

the whole amount

trapezium

a quadrilateral with no parallel sides

triangle

a three-sided polygon

triple

having three units or components or elements

variable

something that is likely to change

variance

the quality of being subject to change

vector

a quantity that has magnitude and direction

vertex

the highest point of something

vertical

at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line

vertical angle

either of two equal and opposite angles formed by the intersection of two straight lines

whole number

any of the natural numbers or zero

width

the extent of something from side to side

accountant

someone who maintains and audits financial records

agent

a representative who acts on behalf of others

antitrust law

law intended to promote free competition in the market place by outlawing monopolies

audit

examine carefully for accuracy

bankrupt

financially ruined

borrow

get temporarily

brokerage

budget

a summary of intended expenditures

capitalistic

of or relating to capitalism or capitalists

commercial

connected with or engaged in the exchange of goods

compound interest

interest calculated on both the principal and the accrued interest

consortium

a cooperative association among institutions or companies

coupon

a certificate that can be redeemed for value as needed

currency

the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used

deficit

the property of being less than expected or required

economic

of or relating to production and management of wealth

economical

using the minimum of time or resources for effectiveness

economy

the system of production and distribution and consumption

fiscal

involving financial matters

GNP

total value of goods and services produced in a country

inflation

the act of filling something with air

interest rate

the percentage of a sum of money charged for its use

inventory

a detailed list of all the items in stock

investment

laying out money or capital in an enterprise

invigorate

give life or energy to

Keynesian

of or relating to a noted English economist or his theories

list price

the selling price of something as stated in a catalogue or price list; often subject to discounts

managerial

of or relating to the function or responsibility or activity of management

margin

the boundary line or area immediately inside the boundary

mark up

increase the price of

mark down

reduce the price of

merchandise

commodities offered for sale

monetary

relating to or involving money

mortgage

a conveyance of property as security for repaying a loan

nickel

a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite

outlet

an opening that permits escape or release

pension

regular payment to allow a person to subsist without working

per capita

per person

having or reflecting superior quality or value

privatize

change from governmental to private control or ownership

proceeds

the income or profit arising from a transaction

produce

bring forth or yield

productivity

the quality of yielding positive results

profit

the advantageous quality of being beneficial

profitable

yielding material gain

quota

a prescribed number

rate

a quantity considered as a proportion of another quantity

rating

standing or position on a scale

real estate

property consisting of houses and land

receipt

the act of receiving

recession

the act of returning control

recurrent

happening again and again

revenue

the entire amount of income before any deductions are made

simple interest

interest paid on the principal alone

statistic

a datum that can be represented numerically

stipend

a sum of money allotted on a regular basis

stock

a supply of something available for future use

subcontract

a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract

subsidize

support through government grants

subsidy

a grant paid by a government to an enterprise

surplus

a quantity much larger than is needed

tariff

a government tax on imports or exports

transaction

conducting business within or between groups

treasury

a depository where wealth can be kept safely

turnaround

time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip

turnover

the ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers

employment

the state of having a job

property

something owned

proxy

a person authorized to act for another

collateral

accompanying; following as a consequence

consume

take in as food

takeover

a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation

default

an option that is selected automatically

acupuncture

treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

relating to the glands near the kidney or their secretions

ambulance

a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals

amphetamine

a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

analgesic

capable of relieving pain

anesthetic

a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations

antipsychotic

tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired

astringent

tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue

cancerous

relating to or affected with cancer

clinical

relating to or based on direct observation of patients

diagnose

subject to a medical analysis

dope

street names for marijuana

dosage

a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

do

engage in

function

what something is used for

erythromycin

an antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative

immunology

the branch of medical science that studies the body’s immune system

infection

the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms

infirmary

a health facility where patients receive treatment

influenza

an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease

inherited

occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

inhibitor

a substance that slows or stops an activity

inoculate

inject or treat with the germ of a disease to render immune

inpatient

a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated

insomnia

an inability to sleep

insulin

hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas

intestine

the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus

irritant

something that causes discomfort and annoyance

kidney

either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine

liver

large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes

impairment of normal physiological function

malaria

a disease caused by parasites transmitted by mosquito bite

marijuana

a plant from whose dried leaves drugs are prepared

marrow

network of connective tissue filling the cavities of bones

measles

a contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots

medication

something that treats or prevents the symptoms of disease

migraine

morphine

an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium

narcotic

a drug that produces numbness or stupor

nausea

the state that precedes vomiting

nicotine

an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco

off-the-shelf

(especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock

opiate

a narcotic drug

outpatient

a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated

panacea

hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases

paralysis

loss of the ability to move a body part

pediatric

of or relating to the medical care of children

penicillin

antibiotic used in the treatment of infections and diseases

pharmaceutical

relating to preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines

pharmacy

a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold

physician

plague

any large-scale calamity

plaque

pneumonia

respiratory disease characterized by lung inflammation

prescription

the action of issuing authoritative rules or directions

proprietary

psychiatric

relating to the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

psychoactive

affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes

psychological

mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature

psychosis

severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost

psychotherapy

the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means

quarantine

isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease

remedy

a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieves pain

respiratory

pertaining to the act of breathing

respire

draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs

sanitary

free from filth and pathogens

sanitation

the state of being clean and conducive to health

smallpox

a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars

spleen

a large oval organ between the stomach and the diaphragm

surgeon

a physician who specializes in surgery

surgical

of or relating to a medical operation

sustenance

the act of providing a means of subsistence or survival

syndrome

a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

tablet

a small flat compressed cake of some substance

tardive

late-occurring

thyroid

located near the base of the neck

tranquilize

make calm or still

tuberculosis

infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of bacilli

typhoid

infection marked by intestinal inflammation and ulceration

ulcer

an inflammatory lesion resulting in decay of tissue

vaccinate

produce immunity in by inoculation

vaccine

injection of weakened or dead microbes to create antibodies

varicose

abnormally swollen or knotty

vascular

relating to vessels that conduct and circulate fluids

venous

of or contained in or performing the function of the veins

vitamin

an organic substance essential to normal metabolism

viral

relating to or caused by a virus

virulent

extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom

virus

infectious agent that replicates itself within living hosts

womb

a hollow muscular organ in which a developing fetus grows

yellow fever

caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito

aluminium

a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite

amalgam

a combination or blend of diverse things

arsenic

a very poisonous metallic element

brazen

unrestrained by convention or propriety

bronze

an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements

buffer

protect from impact

caffeine

a stimulant found in coffee and tea

calcium

a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light

carbohydrate

an essential component of living cells and source of energy

carbon

an abundant nonmetallic element in all organic compounds

carotene

yellow or orange-red fat-soluble pigments in plants

catalyst

substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction

chemical

produced by reactions involving atomic or molecular changes

cholesterol

a substance in the blood that can cause heart disease

cocaine

a narcotic extracted from coca leaves

cocoa

powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed

compound

a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts

dioxide

an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule

ethylene

a flammable colorless gaseous alkene

formaldehyde

a colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol

glycerol

a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils

graphite

used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

helium

a light colorless element that is one of the six inert gases

hemoglobin

a hemoprotein that gives red blood cells their color

hydrocarbon

an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen

hydrogen

a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe

insecticide

a chemical used to kill bugs

metabolize

produce by the organic processes necessary for life

methane

a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel

mineral

a solid inorganic substance occurring in nature

molecule

the simplest structural unit of an element or compound

nitrogen

a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues

nucleotide

a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside

ocher

any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment

oligosaccharide

any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis

ore

a mineral that contains metal valuable enough to be mined

oxide

any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical

ozone

a colorless gas that is a screen for ultraviolet radiation

particulate

composed of distinct particles

pesticide

a chemical used to kill destructive insects or animals

petroleum

a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

phosphate

a salt of phosphoric acid

pigment

dry coloring material

plutonium

a solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being plutonium 239

pollutant

waste matter that contaminates the water, air, or soil

polymorph

an organism that can assume more than one adult form as in the castes of ants or termites

potassium

a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite

precipitation

the falling to earth of any form of water

preservative

tending or having the power to protect or prevent decay

protein

an organic compound essential to living cells

a radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium; the heaviest of the inert gasses; occurs naturally (especially in areas over granite) and is considered a hazard to health

ribosome

a particle in a cell that helps synthesize proteins

sodium

a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)

sulfur

an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)

uranium

a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element

cinder

a fragment of incombustible matter left after a fire

char

burn to charcoal

crystallize

cause to form crystals or assume crystalline form

anole

small arboreal tropical American insectivorous lizards with the ability to change skin color

antenna

one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of insects

ape

any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all

avian

pertaining to or characteristic of birds

bipedalism

the bodily attribute of being bipedal; having two feet

carnivore

a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal

caterpillar

a wormlike and often hairy larva of a moth or butterfly

chameleon

lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color

condor

the largest flying birds in the western hemisphere

dinosaur

an extinct terrestrial reptile of the Mesozoic era

fauna

all the animal life in a particular region or period

fledgling

young bird that has just become capable of flying

gorilla

largest anthropoid ape

hamster

short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches

herbivore

any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants

herring

a commercially important fish that is often eaten as food

hippo

massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa

invertebrate

any animal lacking a backbone or notochord

lactation

the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands

larva

the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

leaven

a substance used to produce fermentation in dough

livestock

any animals kept for use or profit

lobster

any of several edible marine crustaceans

mammal

a warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin covered with hair

microbe

a minute life form ; the term is not in technical use

mosquito

two-winged insect that sucks the blood of humans and animals

moth

typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

neuron

a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses

parasite

an animal or plant that lives in or on a host

pelvis

the structure of the skeleton supporting the lower limbs

plankton

aggregate of small organisms that float or drift in water

plasma

the watery fluid in which blood cells are suspended

poultry

flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

predator

any animal that lives by preying on other animals

prey

animal hunted or caught for food

primate

any placental mammal of the order Primates

having four feet

raccoon

an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America

reptile

a cold-blooded vertebrate including snakes and lizards

rhinoceros

massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout

rodent

relatively small placental mammals

saliva

a clear liquid secreted by glands in the mouth

scavenger

someone who collects things discarded by others

silkworm

the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber; the principal source of commercial silk

skull

the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates

specimen

a bit of tissue or fluid taken for diagnostic purposes

spin

revolve quickly and repeatedly around one’s own axis

squirrel

a kind of tree-dwelling rodent with a long bushy tail

strain

exert much effort or energy

swarm

a group of many things in the air or on the ground

vegetarian

someone who eats no meat or fish

vertebrate

animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton

vessel

an object used as a container, especially for liquids

wasp

social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting

weevil

any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles

woodpecker

bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects

yeast

a single-celled fungus that reproduces asexually

anthropology

science of the origins and social relationships of humans

overlord

a person who has general authority over others

paleolithic

of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age

posterity

all future generations

prehistoric

belonging to or existing before recorded times

sexist

discriminatory on the basis of gender roles

throne

the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.

sovereign

a nation’s ruler usually by hereditary right

hominid

a member of a family of primate mammals that includes humans

tending to stick to firmly

alloy

a mixture containing two or more metallic elements

amplitude

greatness of magnitude

ballistic

of the motion of objects moving under their own momentum

blind spot

the point where the optic nerve enters the retina

conductive

having the quality or power of conducting heat or electricity or sound; exhibiting conductivity

deform

assume a different shape

density

the amount per unit size

dynamics

mechanics concerned with forces that cause motions of bodies

elastic

capable of resuming shape after stretching or compression

electrical

relating to or concerned with electricity

electric

using or providing the flow of charge through a conductor

electricity

a physical phenomenon that can produce light, heat and power

electromagnet

a temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core

electron

an elementary particle with negative charge

electronic

concerned with principles governing behavior of electrons

elliptical

rounded like an egg

flexible

able to bend easily

gel

a colloid in a more solid form than a sol

globular

having the shape of a sphere or ball

a graded change in the magnitude of something

gravitation

the force of attraction between all masses in the universe

gravitational

of or relating to or caused by gravitation

gravity

the force of attraction between all masses in the universe

inelastic

not able to resume shape after stretching or compression

inertia

the tendency of something to stay in rest or motion

infrared

having or employing wavelengths longer than light but shorter than radio waves; lying outside the visible spectrum at its red end

ion

a particle that is electrically charged positive or negative

isotope

atom with same atomic number, different number of neutrons

laser

an optical device that produces an intense beam of light

leverage

the mechanical advantage gained by a machine on a fulcrum

magnetic

of or relating to or caused by attraction for iron

mass

the property of a body that causes it to have weight

mechanics

the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies

molten

reduced to liquid form by heating

nucleus

a part of the cell responsible for growth and reproduction

opaque

not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy

parallax

apparent displacement of an object as seen from two points

particle

(nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

photon

prism

a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces

proton

a stable particle with positive charge

pulsation

the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

quantum

the smallest discrete quantity of some physical property

exhibiting or caused by emissions in nuclear decay

reactor

apparatus to maintain and control a nuclear reaction

reflex

an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

refraction

the change in direction of a propagating wave

semiconductor

a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities

sphere

a round three-dimensional closed surface

transistor

a semiconductor device capable of amplification

vacuum

an empty area or space

velocity

distance travelled per unit time

rubbery

having an elastic texture

agrarian

relating to rural matters

arable

capable of being farmed productively

cereal

grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat

cultivate

adapt something wild to the environment

fertilizer

any substance used to improve the quality of soil

graft

tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient

graze

feed as in a meadow or pasture

niche

a small concavity

a member of a people who have no permanent home

plantation

an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale

specialty

an asset of special worth or utility

pasture

a field covered with grass and suitable for grazing

algae

primitive chlorophyll-containing aquatic organisms

cashew

a kidney-shaped nut

coriander

Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley

escarole

variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges

flora

all the plant life in a particular region or period

foliage

the aggregate of leaves of one or more plants

forage

collect or look around for, as food

hemp

any plant of the genus Cannabis

husk

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

intracellular

located or occurring within a cell or cells

laurel

a small aromatic tree with shiny dark green leaves

maize

corn

membrane

a sheet of tissue that lines or connects organs or cells

mitochondrion

an organelle containing enzymes responsible for producing energy

organelle

a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ