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deleterious harmful
*DeferentiallyRespectfully
PerusedExamine in detail Read thoroughly
ConciseBrief
prognosis expected outcome
patient's condition is "upgraded' improving in status
Overtobvious, open, not hidden, expressed
viscousgelatinous (thick and sticky)
VentralFront
*inconclusiveunsettled
asymmetric uneven
posing pretending
etherealdelicate
*incorrigibleincurable
undergoexperience
AnodynePainkilling
PalliativeSoothing
ProneFace down
plasticflexible
supineface up
euphorichigh spirited
gonadstestes
DelugeFlood, downpour
contraindicated inadvisable
ulcersore with disintegration of tissue
Permeateinfiltrate, spread through to penetrate
DetrimentalDestructive causing harm or injury
CensureDenounce To criticize harshly
DTsDelirium tremens: alcohol drinking effects: sweating, trembling, hallucinating
PosthumousPost burial Postmortem
BellicoseQuarrelsome Warlike behavior, aggression
recall policy withdrawal of products
audit check review or inspection
HPVHuman papilloma virus mucous membranes
Truculent Argumentative
volatileunstable
VivifyRevive Animate Give life to
*AdmonitionCaution Warning
WaftFloat
*ContemptuousScornful Disdain, scorn Disrespectful
OstracizeSnub Banish Exile To exclude from a group
mercurial miraculous
precipitious swift, quick
paroxysmconvulsion (sudden spasm)
cicatrixscar
emetic (medicine) induce vomiting
principallymostly
outer bone in lower legfibula
disintegratesfragments
qualmsmisgivings, doubts
gravid expecting a child
paltryinsignificant
critiqueappraise it
crystalline compound that is product of protein metabolism urea (pee)
quandaryuncertainty
diagnostic test looks for a cause
cauterize burn
convolutedconfusing, complicated
Hypothetical Unproved but assumed to be true
Sanguinary Involving bloodshed
ProtractedLong-lasting Extended in time; prolonged
*PuerilismChildishness
Talus The ankle bone
DerivativeUnoriginal
CaudalBottom
AmeliorateImprove
*ContusionBruises
BIDTwice a day
InquestAutopsy
PDR Physician's Desk Reference BOOK
*Enervatedtired
LateralAway from the midline
*IngenuousNaive, lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment
Effect Effect change (Greenhouse effect)
Affectaffect a decision
Capitolbuilding
Incessantnot ceasing (not stopping)
discreetcareful/hidden
disinterestedunbiased
*eminentProminent, high rank
Stationerywriting paper and envelopes
Stationarymotionless, static
*eviscerationremoval of organs contents
fluxdischarge, flowing out
HistrionicsEmotional behavior, exaggerated dramatic behavior designed to attract attention
Contravenedisregard
placebothe control
DolefulDowncast Full of sorrow sad
collarboneclavicle
unruffledcomposed
CaesareanC-section
chronicRecurring
Corpus luteumA mass of tissue formed in the ovary
coterieclique, group of friends
CDCpublic health association
HemostatCompress a blood vessel to reduce the blood flow
palpablecan be felt
affectedinvolved, influenced or touched by an external factor
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