Word differentiation lesson 2

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Section 1

Question Answer
aidea person who acts as an assistant
aidassistance; an assisting device
accesscapacity to enter or approach; to get at
axisa line about which a revolving body turns or about which a structure would turn if it did revolve; the second cervical vertebra
anuresisretention of urine in the bladder
enuresisthe involuntary discharge of urine after the age at which urinary control should have been achieved

Section 2

Question Answer
acidicof or pertaining to an acid; acid-forming
asciticpertaining to or characterized by ascites; the effusion and accumulaation of serous fluid in the abdominal cavity
attainto achieve
obtainto gain possession of, or to acquire
arthrectomythe excision of a joint
atherectomythe excision of an atheromatous plaque

Section 3

Question Answer
atoniclacking normal tone or strength
atopicpertaining or atopy (allergies)
atoxicnot poisonous, not due to poison
atrophicpertaining to or characterized by atrophy
ectopicpertaining to or charachterized by displacement or malposition; located away from normal position; arising from abnormal site or tissue

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