Vocabulary Practice

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What is the meaning of prognosis?

Forecast

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What is the name for any substance that stimulates the production of antibodies?

Antigen

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What is the meaning of abstain?

to refrain from

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What is the meaning of ominous?

Threating

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What is the meaning of incidence?

Rate of occurence

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What is the meaning of "water loving"?

hydrophilia

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What is the meaning of occluded?

Closed

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What is the meaning of potent?

Powerful

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What is the meaning of precipitous?

Steep

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What is the meaning of vital?

Essential

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What is the best description for the word insidious?

Stealthy

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What is the meaning of "take into the body"?

Ingest

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What is the meaning of proscribe?

Forbid

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What is the meaning of distended?

Swollen

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What is the meaning of overt?

Apparant

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What is the meaning of "something added to resolve a definiency or obtain completion?

Supplement

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What is the meaning of "a violent seizure?"

Paroxysm

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What is the meaning of carnivore?

meat eating

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What is the meaning of belligerent?

Pugnacious

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What is the meaning of "on both sides"

bilateral

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What is the meaning of recur?

Occur again

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What is the meaning of "likely to change?

labile

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What is the meaning of flaccid?

Limp

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What means "both male and female?

Androgynous

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What is the meaning of terrestrial?

Earthly

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What word means "improper or unfortunate?

Untoward

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What does endogenous mean?

Growing from within

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What does symptom mean?

Indication

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What does "intrusive" mean?

Invasive

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What does parameter mean?

Guideline

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What does "empty" mean?

Void

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What does lethargic mean?

Sluggish

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What does "offsetting" mean?

Compensatory

34

What is the meaning of atrophy?

Degeneration or wasting away

35

What is the best description for the word discrete?

Separate

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What does site mean?

Location

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What does exposure mean?

laying open

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What is the meaning of exacerbate?

aggravate

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What is a neuron?

Nerve cell

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What does adverse mean?

Unfavorable

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what does holistic mean?

Concerned witht he whole rather than the parts

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What is the best description for suppress?

Stop

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Select the word that means "about to happen"

Impending

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What does symmetric mean?

Occuring in corresponding parts at the same time

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Select the word that means "open"?

Patent

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What does volume mean?

Quantity

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What is the meaning of repugnant

Offensive

48

Select the word that means "enlarge"

Dilate

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What is the best description for the word intact?

Unbroken

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Select the word that means "the ability to enter, contact, or approach"?

Access