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ancientadj: relating to the long ago, particularly the historical period preceding the fall of the Western Roman Empire; very old
headachen: pain in the head; someone or something that causes anxiety or trouble
afflictionn: a condition of physical or mental suffering or distress, often caused by illness, injury, or other adversity; a burden or trouble that causes hardship or grief
prayv: to make a request or petition to a higher power, especially in the form of a respectful or humble request
reliefn: a feeling of happiness and relaxation that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
medicinaladj: of or relating to the treatment or cure of disease
medicaladj: relating to the treatment of illness or injuries; relating to the practice of medicine
practitionern: a person who works in a profession or occupation, such as a doctor, lawyer, or teacher
remedyn: a successful way of dealing with or improving an unpleasant or difficult situation or curing an illness
drilln: a tool or machine used for making round holes or driving fasteners; a training or practice
skulln: a bone framework that surrounds the brain and gives the head its shape
drainv: to empty or dry something by removing the liquid from it
supposedlyadv: according to what is generally assumed or believed without actually knowing for sure
infectv: to affect a person, an animal, or a plant with a disease-causing organism
direadj: extremely serious or urgent; critical, grave, or disastrous
techniquen: a particular way or art of doing something that needs skill
trepanationn: a surgical procedure involving drilling or cutting a hole into the skull to expose the brain, typically to relieve intracranial pressure or for ritual purposes in ancient cultures
replacev: to take the place of something
permanentadj: lasting for a long time without essential change
fortunateadj: having good luck or lucky
resortn: a place where many people go for rest, sport, or another stated purpose; (verb) to turn to or take a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one, to resolve a difficult circumstance
ailmentn: a slight but often persistent illness
primaryadj: first or highest in rank, order, or importance; most fundamental or essential; pertaining to the initial or introductory stage of something, such as a school year or election cycle
symptomn: any sensation or change in body or mind that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
underlyingadj: significant as a cause or basis of something but not immediately apparent or stated clearly
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
injuryn: harm done to a person’s or an animal’s body caused by an accident or an attack
triggerv: to make something happen suddenly; to cause something such as a device, machine, etc. to function
dehydrationn: a condition in which the body lacks sufficient water and fluids, leading to thirst and other symptoms
caffeinen: a stimulant drug that is found in coffee, tea, and other beverages and that is used to increase alertness and improve mental and physical performance
withdrawaln: the act of taking money out of an account; the act of ceasing to participate in an activity and moving or taking something away or back
diagnosableadj: able to be recognized as having a particular medical condition
sinusn: a cavity in a bone, especially in the bones of the head, or a similar cavity or channel in a plant or animal
cavityn: an empty space or hollowness within a solid object, especially within the body, such as a tooth or bone; a hole or depression in a surface or the ground
foreheadn: the part of the face above the eyebrows and below the hairline; the upper part of the face that extends from the eyes to the hairline
cheekn: either side of the face below the eye and between the nose and the jaw
immuneadj: protected against a particular disease or toxin due to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells
roastv: to cook food by surrounding it with hot, dry air, especially in an oven
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
inflamev: to cause very strong feelings such as anger or excitement in a person or a group of people
engorgev: to fill up or become swollen with blood or another bodily fluid; to eat or drink excessively to the point of becoming overfull or uncomfortable
arteryn: one of the thick tubes in humans and most other animals that takes blood away from the heart to one or more parts of the body such as tissues, lungs, brain, etc.
veinn: a blood vessel that carries blood from various parts of the body back to the heart; a mineral deposit or layer of rock that is contained within another rock formation
receptorn: an organ having nerve endings that respond to stimulation such as heat or cold and makes the body react in a particular way
nociceptorn: a sensory nerve ending that is capable of detecting harmful stimuli, such as heat, cold, pressure, or tissue damage, and transmitting this information to the brain
cuen: a signal, gesture, or action that provides information or direction for someone else to act or respond; a reminder or prompt for someone to do something
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
releasev: to set free or allow to escape from confinement
floodn: a large amount of water flowing beyond its normal limits; an overwhelming number or amount
neuropeptiden: a type of molecule that is made up of chains of amino acids and is involved in transmitting messages between neurons in the brain and nervous system
vesseln: a ship or large boat
swellingn: an abnormal local enlargement of a part of your body, mainly because of illness or injury
discomfortn: a feeling of being uncomfortable physically or mentally or being embarrassed; a slight pain
hypersensitiveadj: easily or overly affected emotionally, physically, or mentally by stimuli or situations that are not normally considered stressful or upsetting
soreadj: painful or sensitive to the touch; inflamed or irritated; feeling deep distress, grief, or regret
throbv: to beat with a strong, regular rhythm, as a pulse or a heart
tenseadj: unable to relax because of being nervous or worried; stretched tight or rigid
sensitiveadj: able to notice slight changes, signals, or influences; able to feel or perceive other’s feelings; susceptible to the things people say or do
nervousadj: worried and anxious about something; relating to the nerves
varyv: to become different in terms of size, shape, etc.
degreen: a unit of measurement for angles, temperature, or level of proficiency or achievement; a rank or level of academic or professional attainment
reactionn: a response that reveals a person’s feelings or attitude; (in chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
irritantn: a substance or factor that causes physical or emotional irritation or discomfort; something or someone that annoys or frustrates
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
investigatev: to conduct a systematic or formal inquiry to identify and evaluate the facts of a crime, problem, statement, etc. to establish the truth
recurringadj: happening or occurring again periodically or repeatedly
long-lastingadj: existing or continuing for a long time
migrainen: a severe headache typically felt as a throbbing pain on one side of the head
intenseadj: (especially of a feeling) very strong; extremely sharp or severe
clustern: a group of similar things or people close together, often forming a distinct mass or unit
tightadj: fixed, fastened, or kept together firmly or closely
squeezev: to apply pressure from two or more sides; to hold someone or something tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
craniumn: the skull of a human or animal, which encloses and protects the brain
pulsen: the regular heartbeat as it sends blood around the body, especially when it is felt at the wrist or side of the neck; a solid regular vibration of sound, electric current, light, or other waves
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
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
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
loben: a rounded projection or division, especially of the brain, lung, or liver
shrinkv: to become smaller, or to make something smaller in size or amount
locatev: to specify or determine the exact position of someone or something
spasmn: a sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, causing a range of sensations from mild discomfort to severe pain; a sudden outburst or brief episode of intense emotion or activity
overlyadv: to a greater degree than is appropriate or desirable
severeadj: extremely serious or bad in feeling, manner, or strict and harsh; extremely strong or vigorous
visen: a clamping device used to hold an object firmly in place, typically consisting of two flat metal plates that can be tightened together by a screw or lever
overloadv: to put too much a load in or on something
electricaladj: relating to electricity
hallucinatev: to experience a seemingly real perception of something that does not actually exist, usually as a result of a mental illness or drug use
auran: a distinctive feeling or quality that seems to surround a person or place; a low-level electromagnetic field surrounding a living organism or object
flashn: a sudden intense burst of radiant energy; a momentary brightness
geometricadj: relating to or having the characteristics of geometry (= the shape, properties, and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids)
tinglev: to cause a stinging or prickling sensation; (noun) a feeling of slight numbness or a slight prickling or stinging sensation, typically as a result of cold or excitement
stabv: to cause harm with a sharp, pointed object, such as a knife
constrictv: to make something narrow or tight, often restricting movement or flow; to become narrow or tighter
pupiln: the black circular opening in the center of the iris of the eye, through which light enters the eye; a student in school or university
droopv: to sink, sag, or hang downward due to weight, exhaustion, or lack of support or vitality
eyelidn: a thin fold of skin that covers and protects the human eye, which helps to keep the eye moist by spreading tears over the surface and prevents foreign objects from entering the eye
dramaticallyadv: in a very impressive manner
tensionn: a state of mental or emotional strain or excitement; the state of being stretched tight
over-the-counteradj: (often abbreviated as “OTC”) relating to products or medications that are available for purchase without a prescription from a licensed healthcare professional; (noun, of finance) a method of trading that doesn’t take place on a formal exchange
medicationn: a drug or other form of medicine that treats, prevents, or alleviates the symptoms of the disease
inflammationn: a physical condition in which a part of the body becomes red, painful, hot, and often swollen, especially as a reaction to infection or injury
strainn: a force or pressure that stretches or pulls something, sometimes causing damage; (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
proactiveadj: acting in advance to deal with an expected difficulty or to take advantage of an opportunity.
complicatedadj: involving a lot of different things or parts in a way that is difficult to understand or analyze
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
reliableadj: worthy of being relied on; trustworthy
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
neurologyn: the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system
crackv: to break or cause to break without dividing into separate parts; (noun) a line on the surface of something along which it has separated without breaking
mysteryn: something difficult to understand or explain; a secret or enigmatic quality that adds to the fascination or interest of something; a genre of fiction that involves the solution of a crime or a puzzle
weighv: to have a particular weight; to carefully evaluate things before making a conclusion