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palliatev: to make a disease, condition, or symptom appear less severe or intense than it actually is; to alleviate or ease symptoms without curing the underlying cause
physiciann: a medical doctor who practices medicine
vulnerableadj: capable of being hurt or influenced physically or mentally
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
economicsn: the branch of social science that deals with the production, consumption, and transfer of goods and services
intersectionn: a point where two or more roads, lines, etc., cross each other
scarev: to frighten a person or animal, or to become frightened
helln: the place thought to be where bad people go and are punished after death, often depicted as being located beneath the earth; an extraordinarily unpleasant or difficult place
medicinaladj: of or relating to the treatment or cure of disease
paradigmn: a standard or typical example of something; a pattern or model
engagev: to attract and keep someone’s attention and interest; to participate in or obtain services of something
patientn: a person who is receiving medical treatment, care, or attention from a healthcare professional, such as a doctor, nurse, or therapist; a personal quality or characteristic
stumblev: to miss a step and fall or nearly fall; to walk unsteadily
emergencyn: a sudden unforeseen crisis usually involving danger that requires immediate action
departv: to go away or leave, especially to start a journey
headachen: pain in the head; someone or something that causes anxiety or trouble
evaluatev: to assess or estimate the quality, significance, quantity, or value of something
revn: a measure of the rate at which an engine or motor rotates, often expressed in revolutions per minute (RPM); (verb) to increase the number of rotations per minute
cancern: abnormal growth of cells that can invade and destroy surrounding tissues and organs; a disease characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
attendv: to be present at an event, to go to a place
diagnosev: to determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a careful analysis
prognosisn: the likely outcome or course of a disease or illness based on medical analysis and examination of the patient; a forecast or prediction of future events or developments
sacredadj: connected with religion or religious purposes; worthy of respect or dedication because of a connection with a god
slapv: to strike something or someone with an open palm or flat object, producing a sharp sound or sensation; to place something firmly, suddenly, or unexpectedly
conversationn: an informal talk between two or more people to exchange their views, ideas, information, etc.
infrequentadj: occurring rarely or irregularly; happening at long intervals; not happening often or in large numbers
crisisn: a time of great disagreement, confusion, or danger when problems must be resolved or critical decisions must be taken
threatn: a strong indication or likelihood of harm, danger, or adverse consequences; an expression of intent to inflict harm or injury on someone or something, often made as a means of coercion or intimidation
expendituren: the act of spending money; the total amount of money spent
grossadj: being the total amount of something before any deductions; obese and ugly or unpleasant
domesticadj: relating to or inside a particular country, not foreign or international
trillionn: the number 1,000,000,000,000; a million million
extrapolatev: to guess or think about what might happen or estimate something using the facts that you have now
boomn: a sudden increase in economic activity, or a sudden happening that brings good fortune; a deep, loud, and prolonged sound
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
gallonn: a unit for measuring volume, in the US, it is equal to about 3.79 liters, and in the UK, Canada, and other countries, it is equal to about 4.55 liters
tuitionn: the act of teaching something, especially when given to a small group or one person; fees charged by education institutions for instruction or other services
staken: a share or financial investment in something such as a business; a wooden or metal post set up to mark something
economyn: the system by which a country or region produces manages, and distributes goods and services, including the money and finances involved in these activities; (of an airline) the lowest-priced, most basic option for seating in commercial travel
capitalismn: an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit
atlasn: a book of maps or charts; a figure in Greek mythology who bore the weight of the world on his shoulders
capitan: a Latin word meaning “head,” used to express the amount for each person; any head or headlike expansion on a structure, as on a bone
sufferv: to experience pain, distress, or hardship; to undergo or endure something painful or unpleasant
depressionn: a mental condition in which a person feels very unhappy and without hope for the future; a severe recession in an economy or market
planetn: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star
rankn: a position in a hierarchy of status or authority; (verb) to take or have a position relative to others
blocn: a group of countries or political parties that have similar interests or goals and often act together
sub-Saharanadj: of or relating to or situated in the area south of the Sahara Desert
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
whistlev: to make a high-pitched sound by forcing breath through a small opening, usually with the lips or fingers; (noun) a piece of equipment that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
chemotherapyn: the treatment of disease, particularly cancer, using special drugs that have a toxic effect on cancer cells; frequently used in conjunction with other therapies such as surgery and radiation
surgeryn: medical treatment of injuries or diseases involving an incision with instruments and often removing or replacing some parts of the body; the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
grimadj: looking or sounding very serious or gloomy
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
contextn: the circumstances, facts, or conditions that surround a particular event, situation, or statement and that give it meaning
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
pathologyn: the study of the nature and cause of diseases and disorders; the medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders
pharmacologyn: the branch of medicine concerned with the study of drugs and their effects on the body, including their properties, uses, and interactions with other substances
tripleadj: consisting of three items or people; three times as great or many
aimv: to try or plan to get or achieve something
healthcaren: the organized activity or business of preserving mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
improvev: to make or become better
continuumn: a series of similar items in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
lungn: either of the two organs in the chest that people and some animals use for breathing
dementian: a severe decline in cognitive function, especially memory, as a result of disease or injury
enhancev: to increase or improve the quality, amount, or strength of someone or something
broadadj: very wide; general
maintainv: to continue to uphold or sustain; to keep in a particular state or condition; to assert or declare something to be true
cervicaladj: relating to the neck or the cervix (= the narrow passage forming the lower end of the uterus)
metastaticadj: used to describe cancer cells that have spread from the primary site of origin to other parts of the body through the bloodstream or lymphatic system
elderlyadj: (a polite word for) old
pedaln: a foot-operated lever or control, especially one used to control a vehicle, machine, or musical instrument
roughadj: not quite exact or correct; having or caused by an irregular surface
proportionn: a part, share, or amount of something considered in comparative relation to a whole
chaptern: a separate section of a written work usually numbered and titled
thrivev: to grow vigorously; to make steady progress
testiclen: one of the two oval-shaped organs in men that produce sperm and testosterone; in animals, the equivalent organ responsible for producing sperm and often also regulating testosterone levels
stroken: a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain causes cell death; the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club, racket, etc.
radiationn: the energy that comes from a nuclear reaction in the form of rays, waves, or particles and that can be hazardous to health
marrown: a soft, fatty, vascular substance in the cavities of bones, in which blood cells are produced; the choicest or most essential part of some idea or experience
transplantv: to move or transfer something from one place or person to another; to take living tissue or an organ from one person, animal, part of the body, etc. and put it into or onto another
engagingadj: attracting, pleasant, or charming
empowerv: to give someone the power or authority to do something
lordn: a person who has general authority, control, or power over others; a man of noble rank or high office
relatev: to establish a connection or association between two or more things; to narrate or tell about an event, experience, or relationship; to empathize or feel sympathy with someone or something
demonstratev: to display something or give an exhibition to an interested audience
absoluteadj: perfect or complete or to the most considerable degree possible
certaintyn: the state of being certain
seminaladj: highly original, influential, or innovative; containing the seeds or beginnings of future development or growth; (of medicine) of or relating to semen or the male reproductive system
journaln: a newspaper or magazine specialized in a specific topic or profession
colleaguen: one of a group of a coworker, especially in a profession or a business
hospitalizev: to admit someone to a hospital for medical treatment
prescriptionn: a written or spoken instruction that directs a medical practitioner to prescribe a specific treatment or medication for a patient
goofyadj: silly or foolish
mantran: a word or phrase, often repeated, that is used as a focus for the mind during meditation
grandchildn: a child of someone’s son or daughter
couchn: a piece of furniture made for sitting, usually with a back and armrests, designed to seat more than one person
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
shiftn: a slight transition in position, direction, or trend