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approximatelyadv: close to a specific number or time but not exactly that number or time
pregnantadj: having a baby or young animal developing in the uterus
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
disordern: an untidy state or a lack of organization; a physical condition or illness that causes problems with how a section of the body or brain functions
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
chromosomen: a long and string-like DNA molecule containing the part or all of the genetic material of an organism that controls what an animal or plant is like
mutationn: the way in which genes of a person, plant, animal, or other organism change and produce permanent differences
normn: something that is regarded as usual, typical, or standard
inheritv: to receive money, property, or a title from someone after they have died
functionn: the purpose or use of an object, system, or process; a particular activity or operation that is designed to serve a specific purpose; a mathematical concept that describes a relationship between two sets of values, called the input and output sets; (verb) to operate or work in a specific way, or to perform a particular task or purpose
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
incurableadj: not able to be cured, healed, or remedied; beyond recovery or redemption
progressiveadj: relating to or supporting development or advancement, especially social or political one
nervousadj: worried and anxious about something; relating to the nerves
full-onadj: characterized by being intense, extreme, or all-out; complete, total, or unmitigated
panicn: a sudden strong feeling of fear that cannot be controlled and prevents reasonable thought and action
calmadj: not excited, angry, or nervous; free from wind, large waves
bombshelln: a sudden and unexpected piece of news or information that is shocking, startling, or disruptive; a person who is very attractive or sexy
biologyn: the scientific study of life and the natural processes of living things
ancestryn: the family or the ethnic descent that you come from
Jewishadj: of or relating to people whose traditional religion is Judaism
likelihoodn: the probability or chance that something will happen or be the case
frequencyn: an ordered array of colors into which a light beam can be split
heterozygoten: an organism that has two different alleles for a particular gene, often resulting in a dominant and a recessive trait
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
descentn: the act or process of moving downward; a person’s family origins
backgroundn: the details of a person’s social heritage, such as family, vocational or educational experience; past information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
unusuallyadv: in a way that is not typical or expected
seminarn: a group meeting or class for discussion, teaching, or training on a particular subject
evolutionaryadj: relating to or denoting how living things develop or change from earlier forms
medicinaladj: of or relating to the treatment or cure of disease
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
evolutionn: a gradual process of transformation of living things
typicaladj: having the usual characteristics or traits of a specific group of things
eliminatev: to remove or get rid of someone or something
defectiveadj: having a flaw or fault that prevents proper functioning or usability; broken or imperfect in some way
persistv: to continue to do and refuse to stop something despite difficulties or opposition, even if it appears unreasonable
perspectiven: a confident attitude toward something; a particular style of thinking about something
insightn: the ability to gain an accurate and deep understanding of people or situations; an accurate and deep understanding of what something is like
examinev: to study or consider a person or object attentively and thoroughly to learn something about them
vulnerableadj: capable of being hurt or influenced physically or mentally
demonstratev: to display something or give an exhibition to an interested audience
necessarilyadv: in an essential manner; in such a way as could not be otherwise
illustratev: to provide pictures, photographs, diagrams, etc. in a book or something for explanation
implicationn: something that is inferred or indirectly stated; the act or fact of being involved in something
enrichv: to make better or improve in quality by adding something else
investigatev: to conduct a systematic or formal inquiry to identify and evaluate the facts of a crime, problem, statement, etc. to establish the truth
intriguingadj: arousing curiosity or interest, often due to a mysterious or complex quality; fascinating or captivating
hypothesisn: a proposed idea or explanation that is based on a few known facts but has not yet been proven to be true or accurate
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
advantagen: a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position; a beneficial feature or asset that someone or something has
beneficialadj: helpful, useful, or sound; promoting or enhancing well-being
circumstancen: the specific conditions or events that surround a particular situation or occurrence
faultyadj: having a defect or flaw that affects performance or operation
survivev: to live or exist despite a dangerous event or period
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
phenomenonn: something that exists and can be perceptible, especially one that is not fully understood
sicklen: a tool consisting of a short curved blade with a handle, used for cutting grass or grain; also a symbol associated with harvest or death
anemian: a medical condition in which the body lacks enough red blood cells or hemoglobin, causing fatigue, weakness, or difficulty breathing; a lack of vitality or liveliness in something
tropicaladj: originating in, located in, or characteristic of the tropics
geographyn: a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth
malarian: a severe disease caused by a parasite that is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito
posev: to present a risk, problem, or other issues that must be addressed
parasiten: an organism that lives on or in another organism and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other’s expense
cyclen: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; a bicycle or motorcycle
conferv: to have a meeting or discussion to come to a decision or agreement or exchange ideas; to bestow something
mosquiton: a small flying insect whose female bites people and animals and sucks their blood, and sometimes transmits serious diseases such as malaria
transmitv: to send or forward an electronic signal; to pass something from one person or thing to another
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
susceptibleadj: easily influenced, harmed, or affected by something
negativeadj: having the quality of something bad or harmful; expressing refusal
prevalencen: the state or condition of being widespread or common; the extent or frequency of occurrence of a disease or condition in a given population at a specific time
resistancen: the act of defending oneself from an aggressor or refusing to accept something
tuberculosisn: an infectious disease usually caused by tubercle bacteria that can attack many parts of a person’s body, especially their lungs
hintn: an indirect suggestion; a slight but appreciable amount of something
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
grandparentn: a parent of one’s father or mother
exceedinglyadv: to an extreme degree
recognizev: to acknowledge or realize something or someone; to identify, remember, or become aware of something that was previously known or encountered
contractn: a legally binding agreement between two or more parties, setting out their rights and obligations to each other, typically in writing and enforceable by law
specificallyadv: only associated with or meant for one thing
noveln: an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story; (adjective) original and of a kind not seen before
compellingadj: arousing strong and irresistible interest, attention, or admiration
persistentadj: continuing firmly or obstinately in the course of action despite difficulty or opposition; lasting or enduring without fading or being lost over time
prevalentadj: existing very commonly in a particular area or in a specific time
explanationn: the information or arguments that someone provides to make something understandable or clear
puzzlen: a situation that is difficult to follow or solve; a game, problem, or toy that tests a person’s ingenuity or knowledge; (verb) to cause someone to feel confused because of something difficult to understand
mechanismn: a part of a machine, or a set of parts that performs a task; a natural or established process that occurs during a specific situation or reaction
proliferatev: to grow or increase rapidly in number; to reproduce or spread rapidly, especially in an uncontrolled manner
possibilityn: a chance that something may happen or be true
historicadj: famous or significant in history, or potentially so
urbanadj: relating to or located in a town or city
ghetton: an area of a city in which members of a particular group, typically an ethnic minority, usually live in poverty and with a high population density
sanitationn: the process of maintaining a clean and hygienic environment, particularly in public health and safety contexts; the practice of disposing of waste products in a safe and appropriate manner
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
thrivev: to grow vigorously; to make steady progress
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
winnowv: to separate or remove the undesirable or unnecessary parts of a group or collection; to narrow down or sift through something to find what is useful or valuable
predilectionn: a preference or inclination for something; a liking or fondness for something
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
amplifyv: to enhance something, particularly sound or brightness
relativeadj: considered and evaluated through comparison with something else
boostv: to improve, raise, or increase something
incidencen: the frequency or rate at which a particular event or condition occurs within a specific population, group, or area; the occurrence or manifestation of something, especially something harmful or unpleasant
unfortunateadj: having bad luck or fortune; unlucky
segmentn: a part or section of something; a distinct group within a larger whole
tracev: to find or discover someone or something that was lost
unclearadj: poorly stated or described and therefore not easy to understand; not easy to perceive
identifyv: to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
cellularadj: of or connected with the cells of animals or plants; of or connected with a mobile telephone system that uses several short-range radio stations instead of wires
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
problematicadj: full of difficulties; difficult to deal with or solve
contributionn: the act of giving something, especially money, to a particular cause or organization; a voluntary gift as of money or service or ideas made to some worthwhile cause
mentionv: to speak or write about something or someone briefly
stemn: the central part of something from which other parts can develop or grow; the part of a word common to all its inflected variants; (verb) to grow out of, have roots in, or originate in
misconceptionn: a belief or an idea that is wrong because it has been based on faulty thinking, understanding, or hypothesis
nutshelln: the hard, outer covering or protective casing that encloses the kernel or fruit of certain types of nuts, such as walnuts or acorns; a concise and condensed summary or explanation of something
optimizev: to make the best or most effective use of something
reproductiveadj: connected with the process of reproduction; relating to reproducing babies, young animals, or plants
pacen: the speed at which someone or something moves, or the rate at which something happens or changes
obviousadj: easy to see, discover or understand
infectiousadj: able to be passed quickly from one person, animal, or plant to another, especially through air or water
pathogenn: a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that causes disease
constantadj: happening repeatedly or all the time
virusn: a tiny infectious organic material that causes disease in people, animals, and plants
immuneadj: protected against a particular disease or toxin due to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells
continuouslyadv: without being interrupted or paused; repeatedly
evolvev: to develop gradually, or to cause the development of something or someone gradually
infectv: to affect a person, an animal, or a plant with a disease-causing organism
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
outmaneuverv: to cleverly gain an advantage over someone, especially an opponent
distinctadj: noticeable from something else of a similar type
disadvantagen: a drawback or a negative aspect of something; (verb) to put someone or something in an unfavorable position
reproductionn: the process by which organisms create offspring; the production of something similar to an original work
ampleadj: enough or more than enough; having plenty of something
illustrationn: a picture or diagram in a book, magazine, or newspaper that is used to explain or decorate the text; the act or process of explaining something
resistv: to refuse to accept something and attempt to prevent it from happening
physiologicaladj: relating to the normal functioning of living organisms and their organs and systems; concerning the physical or biochemical processes and activities that occur within the body
extremeadj: very great in amount or degree
balancen: a condition in which everything has the same weight or force; something left after other parts have been taken away
highlightv: to make something prominent, mainly so that people give it more attention
constraintn: a limit or restriction on something, such as an action, behavior, or thought
inherentadj: existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute
instancen: a particular example or single occurrence of something
improvisationn: the act of making something up on the spot or creating or performing something without preparation
survivaln: the state of continuing to exist or live, frequently in the face of difficulty or danger
cascaden: a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls; a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
engineern: a person whose job is designing, building, or maintaining something such as machines, structures, or software
scratchv: to cut or damage the surface of something or the skin with a sharp or pointed object
optimaladj: the best; most likely to be successful or advantageous
compromisev: to settle a problem or disagreement by mutual concession
currencyn: a system of money in general use in a particular country
degeneratev: (of a person, animal, or plant) to become worse in health or physical condition
neurologicaladj: of or relating to the science of neurology or the nervous system
detrimentaladj: causing harm or damage
biomedicaladj: relating to the application of the natural sciences, especially biology, and physiology, to clinical medicine and healthcare
proximateadj: very near or close, either in space or time; immediately preceding or following something
immediateadj: happening or done without delay or occurring shortly after something else
near-sightedadj: having difficulty seeing objects at a distance; myopic
discussv: to talk about or examine in detail through conversation or debate; to exchange ideas, opinions, or information on a particular topic
adoptv: to choose to follow something; to legally take a child from another family and care for them as if they were one’s own
broadadj: very wide; general
ultimateadj: furthest or highest in degree or order
crucialadj: extremely vital or necessary
mitigatev: to make less severe or less intense; to alleviate or lessen the adverse effects of something
engagingadj: attracting, pleasant, or charming
interactv: to communicate or react with somebody
visionn: the ability to think about or see the future with imagination and intelligence; the faculty of being able to see
landscapen: an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view; a large area of land, especially in the country and relating to its appearance
huntv: to go after and try to catch wild animals to kill them for food, sport, or profit
intenseadj: (especially of a feeling) very strong; extremely sharp or severe
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
inescapableadj: impossible to avoid or evade
concludev: to come to an end or close; to reach a judgment or opinion by reasoning
emergev: to move out of or away from something and become visible
obesityn: the condition of being significantly overweight, typically defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater.
diabetesn: a medical condition in which the body cannot produce enough insulin to control the glucose levels in the blood
autoimmuneadj: relating to a condition in which the body’s immune system attacks and destroys healthy body tissue, mistaking it for harmful foreign substances
injuryn: harm done to a person’s or an animal’s body caused by an accident or an attack
encouragev: to give someone support, confidence, or hope; to persuade someone to do or continue to do something by making it easier for them and making them believe it is a good thing to do
contributev: to give something, especially money or goods, to provide or achieve something together with other people
inheritancen: the money, property, etc., that someone gives you when they die; (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from ancestors
decisionn: the act or process of making up someone’s mind about something; a choice or judgment reached after considering options
predispositionn: a tendency or inclination to a particular behavior or condition, often due to genetic or environmental factors
claimv: to assert that something is true; to demand or request something as one’s own; to lay legal or moral right to something; (noun) a demand or assertion of a right or something that one believes to be true
influencen: the ability to affect someone’s or something’s character, growth, or behavior, or the effect itself
spousen: a person’s husband, wife, or partner in marriage
traditionn: a belief, custom, or way of doing something that has been passed down from generation to generation within a group or society
geneticallyadv: in a way that relates to or is produced by genes (= the units in the cells of a living thing received by an animal or plant from its parents) or heredity
oddsn: the degree or probability that a particular thing will or will not happen
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative

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