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archaeologyn: the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
uncoverv: to remove the cover from something; to discover something previously unseen or hidden
skeletonn: the structure of bones in a human or animal body, or a framework of bones or other material that supports a plant
definitiveadj: serving to provide a final solution or to end a situation; final and not able to be changed
ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
infectv: to affect a person, an animal, or a plant with a disease-causing organism
bacterian: single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms that exist in large numbers in the air, water, and soil, and also in living and dead creatures and plants, and are often a cause of disease
consumptiveadj: relating to or caused by the consumption, especially the wasting effects of tuberculosis or other chronic illness; excessively consuming or draining
phthisisn: (an archaic term for “tuberculosis”) a bacterial infection that primarily affects the lungs and can cause severe respiratory symptoms, such as coughing and difficulty breathing
tuberculosisn: an infectious disease usually caused by tubercle bacteria that can attack many parts of a person’s body, especially their lungs
infectiousadj: able to be passed quickly from one person, animal, or plant to another, especially through air or water
malarian: a severe disease caused by a parasite that is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
pathogenn: a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that causes disease
persistv: to continue to do and refuse to stop something despite difficulties or opposition, even if it appears unreasonable
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
mycobacteriumn: a genus of bacteria, some of which can cause infections in humans and animals
airborneadj: moved or conveyed by or through the air; in the air
airwayn: the air passage from the nose and throat to the lungs; a designated route followed by airplanes flying from one airport to another
lungn: either of the two organs in the chest that people and some animals use for breathing
immuneadj: protected against a particular disease or toxin due to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells
macrophagen: a large white blood cell that helps to engulf and destroy foreign objects or materials in the body, such as bacteria or cancer cells
infectionn: a condition in which pathogenic microorganisms or viruses have entered the body
attemptn: an act or effort of trying to do something, especially something difficult
absorbv: to take in a fluid or other substance gradually
invadev: to enter aggressively into another’s territory by military force for conquest and occupation
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
medicaladj: relating to the treatment of illness or injuries; relating to the practice of medicine
malnutritionn: the condition of having an improper or inadequate diet, typically resulting in weakness, illness, and developmental problems; the state of being undernourished or lacking essential nutrients
diabetesn: a medical condition in which the body cannot produce enough insulin to control the glucose levels in the blood
pregnantadj: having a baby or young animal developing in the uterus
destroyv: to ruin or damage severely or completely; to eradicate or eliminate completely
intrudern: someone who enters a place or situation without permission or invitation; someone who interrupts or interferes in something
reproducev: to make a copy of something such as a picture, piece of text, music, etc.; to produce offspring through a sexual or asexual process
colonyn: a country or an area that is governed by a more powerful country that is often far away
surroundingadj: that is near or around, or closely encircling something
tissuen: an ensemble of similar cells of the animal or plant that together carry out a specific function
employv: to give somebody a job and pay them for it; to make use of
degradev: to make something worse, especially in quality; to show or treat someone in a way that makes them seem no value and do not have the respect or reasonable opinion of others
enzymen: a substance produced by a living organism that acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction
triggerv: to make something happen suddenly; to cause something such as a device, machine, etc. to function
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
coughv: to expel air from the lungs suddenly and noisily, often as a reaction to irritation, illness, or some other physical condition; (noun) a sudden, forceful expulsion of air from the lungs, often accompanied by a distinctive sound
damagev: to harm or cause injury to something or someone, often resulting in decreased value or functionality; to impair or negatively affect something, such as a reputation or relationship; (noun) harm or injury that is caused to a person, thing, or entity
oxygenn: the chemical element with the symbol O that is present in air and water and is necessary for people, animals, and plants to live
deprivationn: a state of not having something, such as food or money, that you need for a pleasant life
floodn: a large amount of water flowing beyond its normal limits; an overwhelming number or amount
hormonen: a chemical substance made by organs that encourages or influences the development, growth, sex, etc., of an animal and is carried around the body in the blood
appetiten: a natural desire or craving for food or drink; a strong desire or liking for something
microben: a tiny living thing that can only be seen with a microscope and that may cause disease
skeletaladj: of, relating to, or forming a skeleton (= frame of bones); very thin or emaciated
difficultyn: a condition or state that causes problems
kidneyn: either of a pair of small organs in the body that filter waste products, especially urea, from the blood and excrete them and water in urine
intestinen: a long, tube-like organ in the digestive system that is responsible for absorbing nutrients from food and eliminating waste products
abdominaladj: of or relating to the part of the body that contains the stomach, intestines, and other organs
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
headachen: pain in the head; someone or something that causes anxiety or trouble
impairv: to damage something or make it weaker or worse
consciousadj: being aware of and able to respond to what is happening around you
symptomn: any sensation or change in body or mind that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
classicadj: judged or deserving to be regarded as one of the best or most important of its kind over a period of time; of a well-known type
hackv: to hit and cut somebody or something roughly and violently; to find a bug in a computer program and break into their systems or networks
bloodyadj: covered in or smeared with blood; involving or characterized by bloodshed or brutality
ashenadj: appearing pale and drained of color, often due to shock, illness, or fear
plaguen: any epidemic disease with a high death rate; (also called pest) a serious, sometimes fatal, infection spread by rats that causes fever and swellings on the body
romanticadj: of or relating to love or a sexual relationship
povertyn: the condition of being extremely poor
strikev: to wallop somebody or something with the hand, fist, or weapon; to have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
outwardadj: relating to the external appearance or surface of something; visible
fueln: a substance that is typically burned to generate heat or energy
mythn: an ancient story or set of stories accepted as history, especially explaining the worldview of a people
vampiren: a mythical creature, usually depicted as undead and needing to drink the blood of the living to survive; someone who preys on or exploits others, especially for their gain
spiten: feelings of anger and resentment; (in spite of, also despite) a phrase that is used to indicate that something happened or exists even though there is a particular obstacle or difficulty
stridev: to walk with long steps in a particular direction; (noun) an important and positive progress
germn: a very tiny living that causes the disease; a piece of something such as an organism, concept, etc., capable of growing into a new one or part of one
physiciann: a medical doctor who practices medicine
identifyv: to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
physicistn: a scientist who specializes in the field of physics
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
X-rayn: a type of electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength shorter than visible light allowing hidden objects such as bones and organs inside the body to be photographed
diagnosev: to determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a careful analysis
progressionn: the act or process of changing to the next stage or phase or moving forward
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
reliableadj: worthy of being relied on; trustworthy
smallpoxn: a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever, weakness, spots on the skin, and often death
vaccinen: a substance that is put into the body and protects them from disease by causing them to produce antibodies (= proteins that attack harmful bacteria, viruses, etc.)
groundworkn: the basic or preparatory work or steps that provide a foundation for something
modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
antibioticn: a substance or drug that kills or slows down the growth of bacteria
complicationn: something that makes a situation or condition that is complex or confused
latentadj: existing but not yet expressed, active, or visible; hidden or dormant
dormantadj: in a state of temporary inactivity, rest, or sleep; not growing or progressing but capable of doing so under the right circumstances
mountv: to increase, go up, or advance gradually or continuously; to prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; to ride on something or someone
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
propn: a piece of wood, metal, etc., placed beneath or against something to support it or keep it in position; a system, institution, or person that gives help or support to someone or something
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
discothequen: a nightclub or restaurant where recorded music is played, and people dance
resistancen: the act of defending oneself from an aggressor or refusing to accept something
prevalentadj: existing very commonly in a particular area or in a specific time
crisisn: a time of great disagreement, confusion, or danger when problems must be resolved or critical decisions must be taken
exacerbatev: to make a situation, problem, or feeling worse
stigman: a mark of shame or disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person
discouragev: to make someone lose confidence, enthusiasm, or less willing to do something
urinen: a liquid by-product of metabolism in humans and in many other animals that are released from the body when you urinate
yieldn: the total output of crops, profits, etc. that are produced; (verb) to produce or supply helpful something, such as a profit, an amount of food, or information
advancementn: the development, improvement, or progress of something
exclusiveadj: not divided or shared with others