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Match the words with their definitions

1 application A to keep up or keep going, as an action or process
2 process B any fish or shellfish from the sea used for food
3 provide C the special use or purpose to which something is put
4 explore D any organism that exists by preying upon other organisms
5 seafood E the outer face, outside, or exterior boundary of a thing
6 sustain F to search into or examine thoroughly; question closely
7 surface G an animal, especially a nonhuman
8 probe H to supply or equip
9 creature I a continuous action, operation, or series of changes taking place in a definite manner
10 predator J to look into closely; examine
11 weapon K a small pond containing fish, often one in which edible fish are raised for commercial purposes
12 anti-inflammatory L any disease-producing agent, especially a virus, bacterium, or other microorganism
13 ointment M acting to reduce certain signs of inflammation
14 disinfectant N relating to a chemical salt, especially of sodium, potassium, magnesium, etc.
15 inland O a soft preparation, often medicated, for application to the skin
16 expand P anything used against victim
17 fishpond R to increase in extent, size, volume, scope, etc.
18 pathogen S situated in the interior part of a country or region
19 salinity T any chemical agent used chiefly on inanimate objects to destroy the growth of harmful organisms

Read the text again with the dictionary. Choose a, b, or c

1 Marine biotechnology provide goods and services by application of

A scientific and engineering principles

B engineering principles

C scientific principles

2 Marine biotechnology explores the oceans to develop

A new pharmaceutical drugs, chemical products, enzymes

B and other industrial products.

C all of them

3 The ocean is

A 70% of the earth’s surface

B less than 70% of the earth’s surface

C about 70% of the earth’s surface

4 Biological resources

A can be researched

B cannot be studied

C cannot be explored

5 in the 20 century scientists began to

A use the ocean for medicines.

B study the ocean for medicines

C try to use marine products for medicine

6 Some sea creatures have

A chemical weapons to get food

B chemical weapons to protect themselves

C chemical weapons to struggle with predators

7 Blood-clotting compound from cone snail is

A developing now

B developed now

C will be developed soon

8 “inland water” means

A water in the land

B water off the land

C lakes and rivers

9 In past aquaculture was done

A in ponds

B fishing reservoirs

C in fishing pools


Complete the sentences

a Marine biotechnology is ______________.

b To develop new pharmaceutical drugs, marine biotechnology ___________.

c Life appeared _______________.

d The most ancient forms of life appeared in _________.

e Extracts of marine organisms are ___________.

f Some sea creatures protect themselves from predators by _________.

g Scientists carried out research to explore these chemicals to __________.

h enzymes inhibitors are in clinical trials _________________.

i We can find protein in __________.

j Earlier fishery was developed in __________.

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