DICTIONARY OF HEALTH RELATED TERMS English and Spanish

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  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil i RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • abdomen - noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis;  the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
  • abdomen - noun the region of the body of a vertebrate beatween the thorax and the pelvis;  the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
  • est - noun standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States


  • abnormal - adj. much greater than the normal;  not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm;  departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development


  • irregular - adj. not occurring at expected times;  independent in behavior or thought;  of a surface; not level or flat;  lacking continuity or regularity;  contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice;(of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement;(used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces;  deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal;  noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name;  a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment


  • black - adj. marked by anger or resentment or hostility;  of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin;  extremely dark;  being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light;  (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood;  soiled with dirt or soot;  dressed in black;  (of coffee) without cream or sugar;  (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin;stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable;(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame;  offering little or no hope;  (of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading;  harshly ironic or sinister;  distributed or sold illicitly;  noun black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning);  (board games) the darker pieces;  the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white);  a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa);  popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928);  British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799);  total absence of light;  verb make or become black
  • negro - adj. relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair;  noun a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
  • bloody - adj. having or covered with or accompanied by blood;(used of persons) informal intensifiers;  adv. extremely;  verb cover with blood
  • greasy - adj. smeared or soiled with grease or oil;  containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
  • hard - adj. dried out;  unfortunate or hard to bear;  resisting weight or pressure;  dispassionate;  (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum;  (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source;  being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content;  very strong or vigorous;  not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure;  characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort;  given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors;  produced without vibration of the vocal cords;  adv. with effort or force or vigor;  to the full extent possible; all the way;  slowly and with difficulty;  causing great damage or hardship;  with firmness;earnestly or intently;  with pain or distress or bitterness;  very near or close in space or time;  into a solid condition;  indulging excessively
  • loose - adj. not bound or fastened or gathered together;  not compact or dense in structure or arrangement;  (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player;  not restrained or confined or attached;  freely producing mucus;  not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting;  not carefully arranged in a package;  not fixed firmly or tightly;  (of textures) full of small openings or gaps;  not tense or taut;  not affixed;  casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior;  emptying easily or excessively;  not literal;  having escaped, especially from confinement;  not officially recognized or controlled;  lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility;  adv. without restraint;  verb become loose or looser or less tight;  make loose or looser;  turn loose or free from restraint;grant freedom to; free from confinement


  • mucoid - adj. relating to or resembling mucus;  noun any of several glycoproteins similar to mucin


  • neo - adj. (used as a combining form) recent or new
  • natural - adj. being talented through inherited qualities;  related by blood; not adopted;  in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature;  existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation;  existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical;  (of a key) containing no sharps or flats; (of a note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone;  functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies;  (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes;  unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct;free from artificiality;  noun (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake;  a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat;  someone regarded as certain to succeed


  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms


  • abruptio placentae - noun a disorder of pregnancy in which the placenta prematurely separates from the wall of the uterus
  • abscess - noun symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue


  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • odo - noun French pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)
  • absorption - noun (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid;  (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium;  the mental state of being preoccupied by something;complete attention; intense mental effort;  the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion;  the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • abstinence - noun act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite;  the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)


  • acetaminophen - noun an analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • ache - noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain;  verbhave a desire for something or someone who is not present;  be the source of pain;  feel physical pain
  • dolor - noun (poetry) painful grief
  • tend - verb manage or run;  have care of or look after;  have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
  • acidosis - noun abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
  • acidosis - noun abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
  • acne - noun an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • active - adj. characterized by energetic activity;  engaged in full-time work;  full of activity or engaged in continuous activity;  tending to become more severe or wider in scope;  disposed to take action or effectuate change;  (of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt;  (of e.g. volcanos) capable of erupting;  expressing action rather than a state of being; used of verbs (e.g. `to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. `running' in `running water');  expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor: "Hemingway favors active constructions";  exerting influence or producing a change or effect;  of the sun; characterized by a high level activity in sunspots and flares and radio emissions;  in operation;  taking part in an activity;  engaged in or ready for military or naval operations;  noun a person devoted to the active life;  the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb;  chemical agent capable of activity
  • acute - adj. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course;  of critical importance and consequence;  extremely sharp or intense;  having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions;  of an angle; less than 90 degrees;  ending in a sharp point;  noun a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • Adam - noun street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine;(Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race;  Scottish architect who designed many public buildings in England and Scotland (1728-1792)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • addict - noun someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms;  someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction;  verb to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • addiction - noun (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master;  an abnormally strong craving;being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • addictive - adj. causing or characterized by addiction
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • adhesion - noun a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures;  abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen;  faithful support for a religion or cause or political party;  the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • adipose tissue - noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
  • adrenal gland - noun either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney
  • adrenaline - noun a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
  • affected - adj. acted upon; influenced;  speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression;  being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • afflicted - adj. mentally or physically unfit;  grievously affected especially by disease
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • afraid - adj. filled with fear or apprehension;  filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement;  feeling worry or concern or insecurity;  having feelings of aversion or unwillingness
  • African-American - adj. pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry;  noun an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
  • Syndrome - noun a complex of concurrent things;  a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
  • age - noun how long something has existed;  a time in life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises;  a late time of life;  a prolonged period of time;  an era of history having some distinctive feature;  verb begin to seem older; get older;  make older;  grow old or older
  • agent - noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect;  a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission;  a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations;  any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau;  a substance that exerts some force or effect;  the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  • aggression - noun violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked;  deliberately unfriendly behavior;  the act of initiating hostilities;  a disposition to behave aggressively;  a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • agoraphobia - noun a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)
  • AIDS - noun a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
  • air - adj. relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air;  noun a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing;medium for radio and television broadcasting;  the region above the ground;  a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of;  once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles);  travel via aircraft;  a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence;  the mass of air surrounding the Earth;  a slight wind (usually refreshing);verb expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry;  broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television;  be broadcast;  expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen;  make public;  expose to fresh air
  • aire - noun a river in northern England that flows southeast through West Yorkshire
  • air filter - noun a filter that removes dust from the air that passes through it
  • v - noun the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it;  a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  • v - noun the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it;  a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • alarm - noun a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event;  an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger;  fear resulting from the awareness of danger;  a clock that wakes sleeper at preset time;  verb warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness;  fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
  • albacore - noun large pelagic tuna the source of most canned tuna; reaches 93 pounds and has long pectoral fins; found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters;  relatively small tuna with choice white flesh; major source of canned tuna
  • albino - noun a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink
  • albino - noun a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • albumin - noun a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
  • alb - noun a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests
  • mina - noun tropical Asian starlings
  • albuterol - noun a bronchodilator (trade names Ventolin or Proventil) used for asthma and emphysema and other lung conditions; available in oral or inhalant forms; side effects are tachycardia and shakiness
  • alcohol - noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent;  any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
  • alcohol - noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent;  any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
  • alcoholic - adj. addicted to alcohol;  characteristic of or containing alcohol;  noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • AA - noun a dry form of lava resembling clinkers;  an associate degree in arts;  an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism
  • AA - noun a dry form of lava resembling clinkers;  an associate degree in arts;  an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism
  • alcoholism - noun habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms;  an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
  • alert - adj. very attentive or observant;  (usually followed by `to') showing acute awareness; mentally perceptive;  not unconscious; especially having become conscious;  mentally responsive;  noun a warning serves to make you more alert to danger;  condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action;  an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger;  verb warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness
  • alive - adj. capable of erupting;  possessing life;  (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit;  (followed by `to' or `of') aware of;  having life or vigor or spirit;  (usually followed by `to') showing acute awareness; mentally perceptive;  in operation
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • alkalosis - noun abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
  • allergen - noun any substance that can cause an allergy
  • al - noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;  a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
  • allergic - adj. having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor);  characterized by or caused by allergy
  • al - noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;  a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • allergist - noun a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies
  • allergy - noun hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
  • alopecia - noun loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer)
  • alopecia - noun loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers; in humans it can result from heredity or hormonal imbalance or certain diseases or drugs and treatments (chemotherapy for cancer)
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • alternative - adj. necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities;  pertaining to unconventional choices;  allowing a choice;  noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • amalgam - noun a combination or blend of diverse things;  an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams
  • ambient - adj. completely enveloping
  • ambulance - noun a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
  • amebiasis - noun infection by a disease-causing ameba
  • amebiasis - noun infection by a disease-causing ameba
  • amenorrhea - noun absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
  • amino acid - noun organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group
  • amino - adj. pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia;  noun the radical -NH2
  • amnesia - noun partial or total loss of memory
  • amnesia - noun partial or total loss of memory
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • amniocentesis - noun (pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities
  • amnio - noun (pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities
  • amniocentesis - noun (pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities
  • amniotic fluid - noun the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
  • l - noun the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints);  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • amoeba - noun naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion
  • ameba - noun naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion
  • anal sex - noun intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • analgesic - adj. capable of relieving pain;  noun a medicine used to relieve pain
  • anatomy - noun a detailed analysis;  the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals;  alternative names for the body of a human being
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • anchovy - noun small herring-like plankton-eating fishes often canned whole or as paste; abundant in tropical waters worldwide;tiny fishes usually canned or salted; used for hors d'oeuvres or as seasoning in sauces
  • anemia - noun genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America;  a deficiency of red blood cells;  a lack of vitality
  • anemia - noun genus of terrestrial or lithophytic ferns having pinnatifid fronds; chiefly of tropical America;  a deficiency of red blood cells;  a lack of vitality
  • anesthesia - noun loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
  • anesthesiologist - noun a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • anesthetic - adj. characterized by insensibility;  noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
  • aneurysm - noun a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
  • anger - noun a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance;  the state of being angry;belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins);  verb make angry;  become angry
  • ira - noun belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins);  a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred;  a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
  • angina - noun any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain;  a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
  • angina - noun any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain;  a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
  • angioma - noun a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
  • angioma - noun a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
  • angry - adj. feeling or showing anger;  (of the elements) as if showing violent anger;  severely inflamed and painful
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • bravo - noun a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance;  a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed;  verb applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • anguish - noun extreme mental distress;  extreme distress of body or mind;  verb suffer great pains or distress;  cause emotional anguish or make miserable
  • anguished - adj. experiencing intense pain especially mental pain
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • animal - adj. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals;  marked by the appetites and passions of the body;  noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  • animal - adj. of the nature of or characteristic of or derived from an animal or animals;  marked by the appetites and passions of the body;  noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  • ankle - noun a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
  • anonymous - adj. having no known name or identity or known source;  not known or lacking marked individuality
  • an - noun an associate degree in nursing
  • anorexia - noun a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
  • anorexia - noun a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite
  • annoyed - adj. aroused to impatience or anger;  troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
  • ant - noun social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
  • antacid - adj. acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach);noun an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
  • anti - adj. not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.);  noun a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)
  • anthrax - noun a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia;  a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • edema - noun swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue
  • antibiotic - adj. of or relating to antibiotic drugs;  noun a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that kills microorganisms and cures infections
  • antibody - noun any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
  • anticoagulant - noun medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
  • anticonvulsant - noun a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
  • antidepressant - noun any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
  • antidote - noun a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
  • ant - noun social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
  • antiemetic - noun a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
  • antifungal - adj. capable of destroying fungi;  noun any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
  • antigen - noun any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)
  • ant - noun social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
  • antihistamine - noun a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
  • antimalarial - noun a medicinal drug used to prevent or treat malaria
  • antineoplastic - adj. used in the treatment of cancer;  noun any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
  • antipyretic - adj. preventing or alleviating fever;  noun any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever
  • antiseptic - adj. (extended sense) of exceptionally clean language;clean and honest;  thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms;  made free from live bacteria or other microorganisms;  freeing from error or corruption;  noun a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
  • antitoxin - noun an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin
  • antitussive - noun any medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing
  • b - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen;  the 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet;  aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil;  (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter;  a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels;  a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder;  originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
  • antiviral - adj. inhibiting or stopping the growth and reproduction of viruses;  noun any drug that destroys viruses
  • antiviral - adj. inhibiting or stopping the growth and reproduction of viruses;  noun any drug that destroys viruses
  • anuria - noun inability to urinate
  • anuria - noun inability to urinate
  • anus - noun excretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal
  • ano - noun a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries
  • anxiety - noun a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune;  a relatively permanent state of anxiety occurring in a variety of mental disorders
  • anxious - adj. eagerly desirous;  causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • aorta - noun the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
  • aorta - noun the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
  • aortic valve - noun a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta; prevents blood from flowing from the aorta back into the heart
  • v - noun the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it;  a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  • apathetic - adj. marked by a lack of interest;  showing little or no emotion or animation
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • apathy - noun the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally;  an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • intestinal - adj. of or relating to or inside the intestines
  • appendix - noun a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch;  supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
  • appetite - noun a feeling of craving something
  • apple - noun fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh;  native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
  • applicator - noun a device for applying a substance
  • apricot - noun downy yellow to rosy-colored fruit resembling a small peach;  Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach;  a shade of pink tinged with yellow
  • argue - verb present reasons and arguments;  give evidence of;have an argument about something
  • re - noun the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods;  a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
  • ir - noun a board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes;  a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium
  • argument - noun a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable;  a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie;  a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true;  a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal;  a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  • ri - noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • arm - noun the part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person;  any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm;  a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb;  the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm;  any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting;  an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization;verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation;  supply with arms
  • armpit - noun the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder
  • arrhythmia - noun an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
  • arsenic - noun a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar;  a white powdered poisonous trioxide of arsenic; used in manufacturing glass and as a pesticide (rat poison) and weed killer
  • artery - noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic;  a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
  • arteria - noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
  • arthritis - noun inflammation of a joint or joints
  • artichoke - noun a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart;  Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
  • artificial insemination - noun the introduction of semen into the oviduct or uterus by some means other than sexual intercourse
  • l - noun the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints);  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • artificial - adj. artificially formal;  contrived by art rather than nature;not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
  • artificial - adj. artificially formal;  contrived by art rather than nature;not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
  • ascariasis - noun infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms
  • ascariasis - noun infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms
  • ash - noun any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus;  strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats;  the residue that remains when something is burned;  verb convert into ashes
  • Asian - adj. denoting or characteristic of the biogeographic region including southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as the Philippines and Borneo and Java;  of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture;  noun a native or inhabitant of Asia
  • asparagus - noun edible young shoots of the asparagus plant;  plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable
  • esp - noun apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
  • aspergillosis - noun disease especially in agricultural workers caused by inhalation of Aspergillus spores causing lumps in skin and ears and respiratory organs;  an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus; characterized by inflammation and lesions of the ear and other organs;  severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys
  • asphyxia - noun a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis; caused by choking or drowning or electric shock or poison gas
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • aspirin - noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer and Empirin) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
  • assault - noun a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped;  close fighting during the culmination of a military attack;thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946;  the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will;  verb attack in speech or writing;  attack someone physically or emotionally;  force (someone) to have sex against their will
  • assessment - noun the market value set on assets;  an amount determined as payable;  the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event;  the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • asthma - noun respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
  • asthma attack - noun respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
  • astigmatism - noun (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point;(ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea
  • asymptomatic - adj. having no symptoms of illness or disease
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • atheroma - noun a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery; can obstruct blood flow
  • ti - noun the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization;  shrub with terminal tufts of elongated leaves used locally for thatching and clothing; thick sweet roots are used as food; tropical southeastern Asia, Australia and Hawaii;  a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite
  • atrophy - noun any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use);  a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse;  verb undergo atrophy
  • atropine - noun a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
  • attack - noun a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase;  an offensive move in a sport or game;  the act of attacking;(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons);  strong criticism;  the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent);  a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition;  ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation;  intense adverse criticism;  verb begin to injure;  set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task;  attack in speech or writing;  take the initiative and go on the offensive;  launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with;  attack someone physically or emotionally
  • auditory nerve - noun a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • autoimmune disease - noun any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
  • autopsy - noun an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease;  verbperform an autopsy on a dead body; do a post-mortem
  • avalanche - noun a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things;  a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain;  verb gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
  • flu - noun an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
  • influenza - noun an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
  • avocado - adj. of the dull yellowish green of the meat of an avocado;  noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed;  tropical American tree bearing large pulpy green fruits
  • aguacate - noun a pear-shaped tropical fruit with green or blackish skin and rich yellowish pulp enclosing a single large seed
  • awareness - noun having knowledge of;  state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
  • baby - noun a project of personal concern to someone;  a very young mammal;  (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women;  the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young);  a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk;  an immature childish person;  verb treat with excessive indulgence
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • ni - noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • puerperal - adj. relating to or connected with or occurring at the time of childbirth or shortly following, or to the woman who has just given birth
  • baby powder - noun powder used to prevent a baby's diaper from chafing
  • baby-walker - noun an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk
  • os - noun a mouth or mouthlike opening;  rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates;  the left eye;  (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services;  a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
  • babysitter - noun a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home
  • ni - noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
  • era - noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods;  a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event;  (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched
  • babysitting - noun the work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home
  • os - noun a mouth or mouthlike opening;  rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates;  the left eye;  (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services;  a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
  • bacillus - noun aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
  • back - adj. located at or near the back of an animal;  related to or located at the back;  of an earlier date;  adv. in or to or toward a past time;  at or to or toward the back or rear;  in repayment or retaliation;in or to or toward a former location;  in or to or toward an original condition;  in answer;  noun the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage;  a support that you can lean against while sitting;  the part of a garment that covers the back of your body;  the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine;  the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer;  (football) a person who plays in the backfield;  the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book;  the side that goes last or is not normally seen;  the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord;  verb strengthen by providing with a back or backing;  establish as valid or genuine;  shift to a counterclockwise direction;  travel backward;  cause to travel backward;  support financial backing for;be behind; approve of;  be in back of;  place a bet on;  give support or one's approval to
  • back tooth - noun a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
  • backache - noun an ache localized in the back
  • bacteria - noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered plants
  • bacteria - noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered plants
  • bacteriology - noun the branch of medical science that studies bacteria in relation to disease
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • baked - adj. (bread and pastries) cooked by dry heat (as in an oven);  hardened by subjecting to intense heat;  dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
  • bald - adj. lacking hair on all or most of the scalp;  without the natural or usual covering;  with no effort to conceal;  verb grow bald; lose hair on one's head
  • pel - noun (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • baldness - noun the condition of having no hair on the top of the head
  • banana - noun elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh;  any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits
  • band - noun a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body);  an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material;  a restraint put around something to hold it together;  a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration);  a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else;  a stripe or stripes of contrasting color;  a range of frequencies between two limits;  instrumentalists not including string players;  jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger;  a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure;  an unofficial association of people or groups;  a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing;  verb bind or tie together, as with a band;attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
  • band aid - noun hurried repair;  trade name for an adhesive bandage to cover small cuts or blisters
  • bandage - noun a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body;  verb dress by covering or binding;  wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
  • barbecue - noun a rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors;  a cookout in which food is cooked over an open fire; especially a whole animal carcass roasted on a spit;  meat that has been barbecued or grilled in a highly seasoned sauce;  verbcook outdoors on a barbecue grill
  • barley - noun a grain of barley;  cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain
  • basal body temperature - noun body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anything
  • basil - noun leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried;(Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379);  any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • bathtub - noun a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
  • ba - noun a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences;  a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
  • era - noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods;  a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event;  (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched
  • bean - noun any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food;  any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods;  any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans;  informal terms for a human head;verb hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball
  • fr - noun a radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium
  • beard - noun hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals;the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face;  a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality);  a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses;  tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface;  verb go along the rim, like a beard around the chin
  • bed - noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep;  a plot of ground in which plants are growing;  a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track;  the flat surface of a printing press on which the type form is laid in the last stage of producing a newspaper or magazine or book etc.;  a depression forming the ground under a body of water;  (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock);  single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance;  a stratum of ore or coal thick enough to be mined with profit;  verb put to bed;  place (plants) in a prepared bed of soil;  furnish with a bed;  prepare for sleep;  have sexual intercourse with
  • bedbug - noun bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood
  • bedpan - noun a shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urination
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • bee - noun any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species;  a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions
  • beef - noun cattle that are reared for their meat;  meat from an adult domestic bovine;  informal terms for objecting;  verb complain
  • beer - noun a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
  • chela - noun a Hindu disciple of a swami;  a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
  • beet - noun round red root vegetable;  biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
  • ra - noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods;  (astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and seconds; used with declination to specify positions on the celestial sphere;  an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores
  • belching - noun the forceful expulsion of something from inside;  a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth
  • bell pepper - noun large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties;  plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
  • pimiento - noun fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked;plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
  • bib - noun a napkin tied under the chin a child while eating;  top part of an apron; covering the chest;  verb drink moderately but regularly
  • bicarbonate - noun a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
  • bilious - adj. suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress;  relating to or containing bile;  irritable as if suffering from indigestion
  • biological agent - noun any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare
  • biological attack - noun the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food
  • biopsy - noun examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease
  • bioterrorism - noun terrorism using the weapons of biological warfare
  • bipolar disorder - noun a mental disorder characterized by episodes of mania and depression
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • de - noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
  • birthmark - noun a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth
  • biscuit - noun small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda;  any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
  • bisexual - adj. sexually attracted to both sexes;  having an ambiguous sexual identity;  noun a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
  • bisexual - adj. sexually attracted to both sexes;  having an ambiguous sexual identity;  noun a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
  • bite - noun a portion removed from the whole;  the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws;  (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait;  a light informal meal;  a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person;  a strong odor or taste property;  wit having a sharp and caustic quality;  a small amount of solid food; a mouthful;  a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin;  verb penetrate or cut, as with a knife;  to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws;  cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort;  deliver a sting to
  • ara - noun macaws;  a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma
  • blackberry - noun large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus;bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle;  verb pick or gather blackberries
  • bladder - noun a bag that fills with air;  a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas)
  • bland diet - noun a diet of foods that are not irritating
  • blanket - adj. broad in scope or content;  noun bedding that keeps a person warm in bed;  a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor;  anything that covers;  verb cover as if with a blanket;  form a blanket-like cover (over)
  • manta - noun extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned;  a blanket that is used as a cloak or shawl
  • blastomycosis - noun any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
  • blastomycosis - noun any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
  • bleeding - noun flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels
  • as - adv. to the same degree (often followed by `as');  noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa;  a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
  • blemish - noun a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body);  verb mar or impair with a flaw;  add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective;  mar or spoil the appearance of
  • blind - adj. unable or unwilling to perceive or understand;  not based on reason or evidence;  unable to see;  noun something that keeps things out or hinders sight;  a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters);  people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group;  something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity;  verb make dim by comparison or conceal;  make blind by putting the eyes out;  render unable to see
  • blindness - noun the state of being blind or lacking sight
  • blinking - adj. closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly;  (used of persons) informal intensifiers;  noun a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  • blister - noun (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid;  verb get blistered;  cause blisters to from on;  subject to harsh criticism
  • bloated - adj. abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
  • blood - noun temperament or disposition;  the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart;  people viewed as members of a group;  the descendants of one individual;  a dissolute man in fashionable society;  verb smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill
  • blood bank - noun a place for storing whole blood or blood plasma
  • blood cell - noun either of two types of cells (erythrocytes and leukocytes) and sometimes including platelets
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • blood clot - noun a semisolid mass of coagulated red and white blood cells
  • co - noun a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains;  one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience;  a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition;  an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • septicemia - noun invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
  • blood pressure - noun the pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • az - noun a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon;  the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • car - noun a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine;  a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad;  where passengers ride up and down;  the compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant;  a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway
  • blood test - noun a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
  • an - noun an associate degree in nursing
  • blood transfusion - noun the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
  • blood type - noun human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
  • neo - adj. (used as a combining form) recent or new
  • blow out - verb melt, break, or become otherwise unusable;  erupt in an uncontrolled manner;  put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
  • blueberry - noun sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants;  any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
  • ar - noun a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;  a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters;  a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • ada - noun an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia
  • body - noun the external structure of a vehicle;  the entire structure of an organism (especially an animal or human being);  a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person;  the central message of a communication;  a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity;  a collection of particulars considered as a system;  an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects;the property of holding together and retaining its shape;  the body excluding the head and neck and limbs;  verb invest with or as with a body; give body to
  • boil - noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus;  the temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level;  verb cook in boiling liquid;  bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point;  come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor;  be in an agitated emotional state;  be agitated
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • boiled - adj. cooked in hot water
  • bomb - noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions;  strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion;an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual;  verb throw bombs at or attack with bombs;  fail to get a passing grade
  • bone - adj. consisting of or made up of bone;  noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones;  rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates;  the porous calcified substance from which bones are made;  verb remove the bones from;  study intensively, as before an exam
  • bone marrow - noun the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones;  very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • sea - adj. relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships;  noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land;  turbulent water with swells of considerable size;  anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
  • booster shot - noun an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
  • bored - adj. tired of the world;  uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
  • boss - adj. exceptionally good;  noun a person responsible for hiring workers;  a person who exercises control and makes decisions;  a circular rounded projection or protuberance;  a person who exercises control over workers;  a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments;  verb raise in a relief
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • bottle - noun a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped;  a vessel fitted with a flexible teat and filled with milk or formula; used as a substitute for breast feeding infants and very young children;  the quantity contained in a bottle;  verb put into bottles;  store (liquids or gases) in bottles
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • pacha - noun a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • botulism - noun food poisoning from ingesting botulin; not infectious; affects the CNS; can be fatal if not treated promptly
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • ba - noun a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences;  a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • bowl - noun a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods;  a round vessel that is open at the top; used for holding fruit or liquids or for serving food;  a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco;  a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling;  the quantity contained in a bowl;  a concave shape with an open top;  a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling;  a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments;  verb engage in the sport of bowling;  roll (a ball)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • boyfriend - noun a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
  • brace - noun a structural member used to stiffen a framework;  a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring;  an appliance that corrects dental irregularities;a support that steadies or strengthens something else;  elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural);  a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it;  either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material;  a set of two similar things considered as a unit;  two items of the same kind;  verb support by bracing;  support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace;  prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult;  cause to be alert and energetic
  • brain - noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord;  mental ability;  the brain of certain animals used as meat;  that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason;  someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality;  verb kill by smashing someone's skull;  hit on the head
  • brain-stem - noun the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
  • bran - noun food prepared from the husks of cereal grains;  broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
  • bread - noun food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked;  informal terms for money;  verb cover with bread crumbs
  • pan - noun chimpanzees; more closely related to Australopithecus than to other pongids;  shallow container made of metal;  cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel;  (Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks; represented as a man with goat's legs and horns and ears; identified with Roman Sylvanus or Faunus;  verb express a totally negative opinion of;  wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals;  make a sweeping movement
  • break up - verb laugh unrestrainedly;  cause to separate;  break or cause to break into pieces;  come apart;  separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts;  come to an end;  bring the association of to an end or cause to break up;  close at the end of a session;cause to go into a solution;  make a break in;  release ice;  attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example;  set or keep apart;  break violently or noisily; smash;  destroy the completeness of a set of related items;  take apart into its constituent pieces;  suffer a nervous breakdown;  to cause to separate and go in different directions;  discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  • romper - noun a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers;  a person who romps or frolics
  • breakfast - noun the first meal of the day (usually in the morning);verb eat an early morning meal;  provide breakfast for
  • breast - noun the front part of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen;  either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman;  meat carved from the breast of a fowl;verb reach the summit;  meet at breast level;  confront bodily
  • mama - noun a name under which Ninkhursag was worshipped;informal terms for a mother
  • chichi - adj. affectedly trendy and fashionable;  noun someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way;  elegance by virtue of being fashionable
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • breathe - verb draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs;  reach full flavor by absorbing air and being let to stand after having been uncorked;  manifest or evince;  utter or tell;  impart as if by breathing;be alive;  allow the passage of air through;  expel (gases or odors);take a short break from one's activities in order to relax
  • bricklayer - noun a craftsman skilled in building with bricks
  • il - noun a Midwest state in north-central United States
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • broccoli - noun branched green undeveloped flower heads;  plant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
  • br - noun a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989;  a nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
  • br - noun a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989;  a nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
  • br - noun a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989;  a nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
  • col - noun a pass between mountain peaks
  • broiled - adj. cooked by radiant heat (as over a grill)
  • bromide - noun any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs;  a trite or obvious remark
  • bronchial asthma - noun respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
  • bronchiolitis - noun inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles
  • bronchitis - noun inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • bronchodilator - noun a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • broom - noun a cleaning implement for sweeping; bundle of straws or twigs attached to a long handle;  any of various shrubs of the genera Cytisus or Genista or Spartium having long slender branches and racemes of yellow flowers;  common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere;  verb finish with a broom;  sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
  • broth - noun a thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock;  liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces
  • brown sugar - noun unrefined or only partly refined sugar
  • az - noun a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon;  the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian
  • brucellosis - noun infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache;  an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings
  • bruise - noun an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration;  verb damage (plant tissue) by abrasion of pressure;  break up into small pieces for food preparation;  injure the underlying soft tissue of bone of;  hurt the feelings of
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • Brussels sprout - noun plant grown for its stout stalks of edible small green heads resembling diminutive cabbages
  • bucket - noun a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top;  the quantity contained in a bucket;  verb carry in a bucket;  put into a bucket
  • bulimia - noun pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions);  a disorder of eating seen among young women who go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation
  • bulimia - noun pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions);  a disorder of eating seen among young women who go on eating binges and then feel guilt and depression and self-condemnation
  • bump - noun a lump on the body caused by a blow;  an impact (as from a collision);  something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings;  verb knock against with force or violence;  dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward;remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied;come upon, as if by accident; meet with;  assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • bunion - noun a painful swelling of the bursa of the first joint of the big toe
  • burn - noun damage inflicted by fire;  a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body);  an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation;  pain that feels hot as if it were on fire;  a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun;  verb burn with heat, fire, or radiation;  undergo combustion;  cause to undergo combustion;  destroy by fire;  feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion;  feel hot or painful;spend (significant amounts of money);  burn at the stake;  cause to burn or combust;  shine intensely, as if with heat;  get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun;  burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent;  use up (energy);  create by duplicating data;  cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  • burner - noun an apparatus for burning fuel (or refuse);  the heating elements of a stove or range on which pots and pans are placed for cooking
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • burp - noun a reflex that expels wind noisily from the stomach through the mouth;  verb expel gas from the stomach
  • bursitis - noun inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder
  • bursitis - noun inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder
  • busboy - noun a restaurant attendant who sets tables and assists waiters and clears away dirty dishes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • butter - noun an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use;  a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head;  verb spread butter on
  • buttermilk - noun residue from making butter from sour raw milk; or pasteurized milk curdled by adding a culture
  • buttocks - noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • cola - noun carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States);  large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts
  • buzzer - noun a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound;  a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed
  • timbre - noun (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
  • bypass - noun a road that takes traffic around the edge of a town;  a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part);  a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current;  verb avoid something unpleasant or laborious
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • vascular - adj. of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids
  • anastomosis - noun a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous
  • cabbage - noun any of various types of cabbage;  any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers;  informal terms for money;  verb make off with belongings of others
  • col - noun a pass between mountain peaks
  • cactus - noun any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
  • cactus - noun any succulent plant of the family Cactaceae native chiefly to arid regions of the New World and usually having spines
  • nopal - noun any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears;  cactus having yellow flowers and purple fruits
  • cadmium - noun a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores
  • cake - noun a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax);  made from or based on a mixture of flour and sugar and eggs;  small flat mass of chopped food;  verb form a coat over
  • pastel - adj. delicate and pale in color;  lacking in body or vigor;  nounany of various pale or light colors
  • calamity - noun an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  • calcium - noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
  • calf - noun young of domestic cattle;  young of various large placental mammals e.g. whale or giraffe or elephant or buffalo;  the muscular back part of the shank;  fine leather from the skin of a calf
  • caliber - noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth;  diameter of a tube or gun barrel
  • calibre - noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth;  diameter of a tube or gun barrel
  • timbre - noun (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
  • calorie - noun unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure;  a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cancer - noun type genus of the family Cancridae;  the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22;  a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini;  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer;  any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • candidiasis - noun an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
  • candidiasis - noun an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
  • candy - noun a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts;  verb coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
  • cane - noun a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment;  a stick that people can lean on to help them walk;  a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane;  verbbeat with a cane
  • bast - noun cat- or lion-headed Egyptian goddess; represents life-giving power of the sun;  strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants;  (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • canine - adj. of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae;  of or relating to a pointed conical tooth;  noun any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles;  one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
  • canister - noun metal container for storing dry foods such as tea or flour;  a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm
  • pomo - noun the Kulanapan language spoken by the Pomo;  a member of an Indian people of northern California living along the Russian River valley and adjacent Pacific coast
  • canned - adj. sealed in a can or jar;  recorded for broadcast
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cantaloupe - noun a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh;  the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • caper - noun a playful leap or hop;  a crime (especially a robbery);pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces;  any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis;  a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement;  gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement;  verb jump about playfully
  • capillary - adj. long and slender with a very small internal diameter;of or relating to hair;  noun a tube of small internal diameter; holds liquid by capillary action;  any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules
  • capsule - noun a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside;  a small container;  a structure that encloses a body part;  a dry dehiscent seed vessel or the spore-containing structure of e.g. mosses;  a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute;  a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space;  a shortened version of a written work;  verb enclose in a capsule;  put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • carbohydrate - noun an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
  • carbon dioxide - noun a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
  • carbon monoxide - noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
  • mon - noun the Mon-Khmer language spoken by the Mon;  a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of Thailand;  the second day of the week; the first working day
  • carcinogen - noun any substance that produces cancer
  • cancer - noun type genus of the family Cancridae;  the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22;  a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini;  (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer;  any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • carcinoma - noun any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
  • carcinoma - noun any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
  • cardiac arrest - noun absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • cardiac - adj. of or relating to the heart
  • card - noun one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes;  a card certifying the identity of the bearer;  (golf) a record of scores (as in golf);  a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures);  thin cardboard, usually rectangular;  a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities;(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat;  a list of dishes available at a restaurant;  a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited;  a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement;  a witty amusing person who makes jokes;  verbask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor;  separate the fibers of
  • cardiology - noun the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cardiomyopathy - noun a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cardiopulmonary - adj. of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions
  • cardiovascular - adj. of or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels
  • cardiovascular - adj. of or pertaining to or involving the heart and blood vessels
  • carotid artery - noun either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta
  • carp - noun any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae;the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised;verb raise trivial objections
  • carpenter - noun a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects;  verb work as a carpenter
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • carpentry - noun the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • carrier - noun (genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring;  a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like;  a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something;a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages;  (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others;  a boy who delivers newspapers;  someone whose employment involves carrying something;  an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction;  a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings;  a man who delivers the mail;  a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • carrot - noun promise of reward as in "carrot and stick";  orange root; important source of carotene;  perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions;  deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
  • cartilage - noun tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
  • cart - noun a heavy open wagon usually having two wheels and drawn by an animal;  wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels;  verb transport something in a cart;  draw slowly or heavily
  • case study - noun a detailed analysis of a person or group from a social or psychological or medical point of view;  a careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure
  • casserole - noun large deep dish in which food can be cooked and served;  food cooked and served in a casserole
  • cast - adj. (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold;  noun the act of throwing dice;  object formed by a mold;bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal;  the actors in a play;  the distinctive form in which a thing is made;  a violent throw;the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel;  container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens;  the visual appearance of something or someone;  verb form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold;  select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet;  deposit;  assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors;  eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;formulate in a particular style or language;  choose at random;  throw forcefully;  get rid of;  put or send forth;  move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  • casual - adj. hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough;marked by blithe unconcern;  not showing effort or strain;  suited for everyday use;  without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand;  occuring from time to time;  natural and unstudied;characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility;  occurring or appearing or singled out by chance
  • casual - adj. hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough;marked by blithe unconcern;  not showing effort or strain;  suited for everyday use;  without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand;  occuring from time to time;  natural and unstudied;characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility;  occurring or appearing or singled out by chance
  • cat - noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats;  a spiteful woman gossip;  a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis;  any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild;  a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work;  a whip with nine knotted cords;  the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant;  an informal term for a youth or man;  verb beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails;  eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • CAT scan - noun an image produced by scanning
  • cataract - noun a large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice;  clouding of the natural lens of the eye
  • catastrophe - noun a sudden violent change in the earth's surface;a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune;  an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  • cat - noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats;  a spiteful woman gossip;  a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis;  any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild;  a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work;  a whip with nine knotted cords;  the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant;  an informal term for a youth or man;  verb beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails;  eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • catastrophic - adj. extremely harmful; bringing physical or financial ruin
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • catfish - noun any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth;  flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States; often farmed;  large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins
  • catheter - noun a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open
  • cat - noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats;  a spiteful woman gossip;  a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis;  any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild;  a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work;  a whip with nine knotted cords;  the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant;  an informal term for a youth or man;  verb beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails;  eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • cat scratch disease - noun a disease thought to be transmitted to humans by a scratch from a cat
  • t - noun the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet;  hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells;  thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer;  a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes;  a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • Caucasian - adj. of or relating to Caucasian people;  of or relating to the geographical region of Caucasia;  noun a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that have no known affiliations to languages spoken elsewhere;  a member of the Caucasoid race
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cauliflower - noun compact head of white undeveloped flowers;  a plant having a large edible head of crowded white flower buds
  • cavity - noun (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body;soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth;  space that is surrounded by something;  a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
  • celery - noun stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning;widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked
  • cell - noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals;  a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction;  a room where a prisoner is kept;  small room is which a monk or nun lives;  any small compartment;  a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement;  a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • central nervous system - noun the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
  • cereal - adj. made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it;  noun a breakfast food prepared from grain;  grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet;  foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  • cereal - adj. made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it;  noun a breakfast food prepared from grain;  grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet;  foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  • cerebellum - noun a major division of the vertebrate brain; situated above the medulla oblongata and beneath the cerebrum in humans
  • cerebral cortex - noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
  • cerebral palsy - noun a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth
  • par - noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course;  a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced;  verb make a score (on a hole) equal to par
  • cerebrum - noun anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
  • cervical cap - noun a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa
  • v - noun the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it;  a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  • cervix - noun necklike opening to the uterus;  the part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body
  • cesarean section - noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
  • C-section - noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
  • chaos - noun (physics) a dynamical system that is extremely sensitive to its initial conditions;  (Greek mythology) the most ancient of gods; the personification of the infinity of space preceding creation of the universe;  the formless and disordered state of matter before the creation of the cosmos;  a state of extreme confusion and disorder
  • cheek - noun either side of the face below the eyes;  impudent aggressiveness;  either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump;  an impudent statement;  verbspeak impudently to
  • cheese - noun a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk;erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States;  verb wind onto a cheese;  used in the imperative (get away, or stop it)
  • mica - noun any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
  • chemical terrorism - noun terrorism using the chemical agents of chemical warfare; can undermine the personal security of citizens
  • mica - noun any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
  • chemical - adj. relating to or used in chemistry;  of or made from or using substances produced by or used in reactions involving atomic or molecular changes;  noun produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
  • chemotherapy - noun the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)
  • cherry - adj. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies;  noun a red fruit with a single hard stone;  any of numerous trees and shrubs producing a small fleshy round fruit with a single hard stone; many also produce a valuable hardwood;  wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry;  a red the color of ripe cherries
  • cherry tomato - noun small red to yellow tomatoes;  plant bearing small red to yellow fruit
  • chest - noun box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy;  furniture with drawers for keeping clothes;  the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
  • t - noun the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet;  hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells;  thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer;  a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes;  a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • chew - noun biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow;  a wad of something chewable as tobacco;verb chew (food)
  • chicken - adj. easily frightened;  noun a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl;  a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops;  the flesh of a chicken used for food;  a person who lacks confidence, is irresolute and wishy-washy
  • gallina - noun small Asiatic wild bird; believed to be ancestral to domestic fowl
  • chickenpox - noun an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body
  • chigger - noun larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation;  small tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the skin of the host including humans
  • chilblain - noun inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture
  • saba - noun a island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • child - noun a young person of either sex;  a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age;  an immature childish person;  a member of a clan or tribe
  • ni - noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • child abuse - noun the physical or emotional or sexual mistreatment of children
  • child support - noun court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other who has custody of the children after the parents are separated
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • childbearing - adj. relating to or suitable for childbirth;  noun the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • CDC - noun a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)
  • childbirth - noun the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
  • nacimiento - noun a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,302 feet high)
  • childhood - noun the state of a child between infancy and adolescence;  the time of person's life when they are a child
  • ni - noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
  • ni - noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
  • os - noun a mouth or mouthlike opening;  rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates;  the left eye;  (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services;  a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
  • as - adv. to the same degree (often followed by `as');  noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa;  a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
  • as - adv. to the same degree (often followed by `as');  noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa;  a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
  • os - noun a mouth or mouthlike opening;  rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates;  the left eye;  (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services;  a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
  • chin - noun the protruding part of the lower jaw;  Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India;  verb raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • chipmunk - noun a burrowing ground squirrel of western America and Asia; has cheek pouches and a light and dark stripe running down the body
  • chive - noun perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • chlamydia - noun coccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals; cause infections of eyes and lungs and genitourinary tract;  a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia
  • chloasma - noun a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives
  • pa - noun an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas;  a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies;  an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk;  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter;  a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • chocolate - noun a medium brown to dark-brown color;  a food made from roasted ground cacao beans;  a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
  • chocolate - noun a medium brown to dark-brown color;  a food made from roasted ground cacao beans;  a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
  • choke - noun a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine;  a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current;  verb breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion;  constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing;  reduce the air supply;  be too tight; rub or press;  wring the neck of;  check or slow down the action or effect of;fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation;  cause to retch or choke;  struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake;  pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life;  suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of;  become stultified, suppressed, or stifled;  impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of;  become or cause to become obstructed
  • cholecystectomy - noun surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cholera - noun an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • cholesterol - noun an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
  • chromosome - noun a threadlike body in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order
  • chronic - adj. being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
  • cr - noun a hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cider - noun a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
  • cigar - noun a roll of tobacco for smoking
  • cigarette - noun finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
  • circulation - noun the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area;  the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines);  free movement or passage through a series of vessels (as of water through pipes or sap through a plant);  movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels;  number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold;  (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • circulatory - adj. relating to circulatory system or to circulation of the blood;  of or relating to circulation
  • circumcision - noun the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males;  the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite;  (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • cirrhosis - noun a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism
  • clam - noun burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness;  flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams;  a piece of paper money worth one dollar;  verb gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean
  • clavicle - noun bone linking the scapula and sternum
  • clean - adj. free of drugs;  free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed;  not carrying concealed weapons;  (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense;  free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits;  (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers;  not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination;  ritually clean or pure;  thorough and without qualification;  exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play;  (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections;  morally pure;  without difficulties or problems;  free from impurities;  (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims;  free of restrictions or qualifications;  (of a surface) not written or printed on;  free from sepsis or infection;  adv. completely; used as intensifiers;  in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating;  noun a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead;  verb remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits;  remove shells or husks from;  remove while making clean;  make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from;  remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely;  deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.;  be cleanable;  clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing;  remove unwanted substances from;  clean and tidy up the house
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cleaning - noun the act of making something clean
  • cleft lip - noun a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip
  • clinic - noun a healthcare facility for outpatient care;  meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity;  a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists
  • cl - noun a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter;  a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
  • clitoris - noun a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
  • cl - noun a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter;  a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
  • pa - noun an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas;  a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies;  an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk;  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter;  a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
  • clubfoot - noun congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
  • talipes - noun congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
  • cluster - noun a grouping of a number of similar things;  verb come together as in a cluster or flock;  gather or cause to gather into a cluster
  • cocaine - noun a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
  • coca - noun dried leaves of the coca plant (and related plants that also contain cocaine); chewed by Andean people for their simulating effect;  United States comedienne who starred in early television shows with Sid Caesar (1908-2001);  a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine
  • na - noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
  • coca - noun dried leaves of the coca plant (and related plants that also contain cocaine); chewed by Andean people for their simulating effect;  United States comedienne who starred in early television shows with Sid Caesar (1908-2001);  a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine
  • coccidioidomycosis - noun an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules
  • coccyx - noun the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • cockroach - noun any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
  • coconut - noun large hard-shelled oval nut with a fibrous husk containing thick white meat surrounding a central cavity filled (when fresh) with fluid or milk;  the edible white meat a coconut; often shredded for use in e.g. cakes and curries;  tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
  • coco - noun tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
  • codeine - noun derivative of opium; used as an antitussive (to relieve coughing) and an analgesic (to relive pain)
  • code - noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy;  (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions;  a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones);  verb attach a code to;  convert ordinary language into code
  • na - noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
  • codfish - noun major food fish of arctic and cold-temperate waters;lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached
  • coffee - noun a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans;  any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans;  a medium brown to dark-brown color;  a seed of the coffee tree; ground to make coffee
  • cold - adj. lacking the warmth of life;  of a seeker; far from the object sought;  unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication;  feeling or showing no enthusiasm;  having lost freshness through passage of time;  used of physical coldness; having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration;  extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion;  without compunction or human feeling;  sexually unresponsive;  so intense as to be almost uncontrollable;  no longer new; uninteresting;  marked by errorless familiarity;  (color) giving no sensation of warmth;  noun the sensation produced by low temperatures;  a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs);  the absence of heat
  • fr - noun a radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • gripe - noun informal terms for objecting;  verb complain
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cold wave - noun a wave of unusually cold weather
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • colic - noun acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • colitis - noun inflammation of the colon
  • colitis - noun inflammation of the colon
  • collagen - noun a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling
  • col - noun a pass between mountain peaks
  • collapse - noun a mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in;  an abrupt failure of function or health;  the act of throwing yourself down;  a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures);  verblose significance, effectiveness, or value;  break down, literally or metaphorically;  cause to burst;  fold or close up;  collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack;  suffer a nervous breakdown;fall apart
  • ca - noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes;  a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
  • da - noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
  • collard - noun variety of kale having smooth leaves
  • colon - noun the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted;  a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter);  a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal;  the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos;the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos
  • colon - noun the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted;  a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter);  a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal;  the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos;the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos
  • color-blind - adj. unprejudiced about race;  unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • coloring - noun the act or process of changing the color of something;  a digestible substance used to give color to food;  a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
  • colostomy - noun a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • colostrum - noun milky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • coma - noun a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury;  (astronomy) the luminous cloud of particles surrounding the frozen nucleus of a comet; forms as the comet approaches the sun and is warmed;  a usually terminal tuft of hairs especially on a seed
  • coma - noun a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury;  (astronomy) the luminous cloud of particles surrounding the frozen nucleus of a comet; forms as the comet approaches the sun and is warmed;  a usually terminal tuft of hairs especially on a seed
  • cl - noun a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter;  a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • complain - verb make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge;express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
  • complaint - noun (civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based;  an expression of grievance or resentment;  (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow;  (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense;  an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • complication - noun the act or process of complicating;  a development that complicates a situation;  a situation or condition that is complex or confused;  any disease or disorder that occurs during the course of (or because of) another disease;  puzzling complexity
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • compressor - noun a mechanical device that compresses gasses
  • conceive - verb become pregnant; undergo conception;  judge or regard; look upon; judge;  have the idea for
  • concentration - noun strengthening the amount of a substance in a unit amount of another substance (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing the other substance;  bringing together military forces;(chemistry) the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume (expressed as moles/cubic meter);  the spatial property of being crowded together;  complete attention; intense mental effort;  increase in density;  great and constant diligence and attention
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • conception - noun the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon;  the creation of something in the mind;  an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances;the event that occurred at the beginning of something
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • concussion - noun any violent blow;  injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • condom - noun contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • az - noun a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon;  the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • confidential - adj. the level of official classification for documents next above restricted and below secret; available only to persons authorized to see documents so classified;  denoting confidence or intimacy;  (of information) given in confidence or in secret;  entrusted with private information and the confidence of another
  • conflict - noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals);  an incompatibility of dates or events;  opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings;  opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot);  a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests;  a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war;  a disagreement or argument about something important;  verb go against, as of rules and laws;  be in conflict
  • confront - verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on;  present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize;  oppose, as in hostility or a competition;  be face to face with
  • confused - adj. mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently;  lacking orderly continuity;  having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity;  thrown into a state of disarray or confusion;  perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • confusion - noun a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another;  an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended;  a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior;  a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused;  disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • congenital - adj. present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • congestion - noun excessive crowding;  excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • conjunctiva - noun a transparent membrane covering the eyeball and under surface of the eyelid
  • constipation - noun irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis;  the act of making something futile and useless (as by routine)
  • no - adj. quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of;  adv. used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement;  not in any degree or manner; not at all;  referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present;  noun a negative;  a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • consulate - noun diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consul
  • contact - noun close interaction;  the act of touching physically;(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact;  a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication;  a communicative interaction;  the physical coming together of two or more things;  a person who is in a position to give you special assistance;  the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity;  a channel for communication between groups;  verb be in or establish communication with;  be in direct physical contact with; make contact
  • contagion - noun the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people;  an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted;  any disease easily transmitted by contact
  • contagious - adj. easily diffused or spread as from one person to another;  (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
  • container - noun any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
  • contaminated - adj. rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution;  corrupted by contact or association;  contaminated with infecting organisms
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • contamination - noun the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors;  the state of being contaminated;  a substance that contaminates
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • contraception - noun birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • contraceptive - adj. capable of preventing conception or impregnation;  noun an agent or device intended to prevent conception
  • contract - noun a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid;  a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law;(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make;  verb be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness;  enter into a contractual arrangement;make smaller;  become smaller or draw together;  reduce in scope while retaining essential elements;  make or become more narrow or restricted;  compress or concentrate;  squeeze or press together;engage by written agreement
  • contraindication - noun (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • control - noun the activity of managing or exerting control over something;  (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc;  a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine;  power to direct or determine;  the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.;  a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance;  a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another;  discipline in personal and social activities;  great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity;  a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment;  the state that exists when one person or group has power over another;verb verify by using a duplicate register for comparison;  exercise authoritative control or power over;  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;  verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments;  have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of;  be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;  handle and cause to function;  control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
  • control - noun the activity of managing or exerting control over something;  (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc;  a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine;  power to direct or determine;  the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.;  a spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance;  a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another;  discipline in personal and social activities;  great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity;  a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment;  the state that exists when one person or group has power over another;verb verify by using a duplicate register for comparison;  exercise authoritative control or power over;  lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;  verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments;  have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of;  be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;  handle and cause to function;  control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
  • convalescent - adj. returning to health after illness or debility;  of or for or relating to convalescence or convalescents;  noun a person who is recovering from illness
  • convulsion - noun a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval;  a violent disturbance;  violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles;  a sudden uncontrollable attack
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • cook - noun someone who cooks food;  English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779);  verb transform and make suitable for consumption by heating;  transform by heating;  prepare for eating by applying heat;  prepare a hot meal;  fake or falsify
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cooked - adj. having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
  • cooker - noun a utensil for cooking
  • olla - noun leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper
  • cookie - noun a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site;  any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term);  the cook on a ranch or at a camp
  • cooking oil - noun any of numerous vegetable oils used in cooking
  • copper - noun any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings;  a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper;  a copper penny;  a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor;  uncomplimentary terms for a policeman;  verb coat with a layer of copper
  • coriander - noun parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish;dried coriander seeds used whole or ground;  Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
  • cilantro - noun parsley-like herb used as seasoning or garnish;  Old World herb with aromatic leaves and seed resembling parsley
  • corn - noun something sentimental or trite;  ears of corn grown for human food;  tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times;(Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in England or oats in Scotland and Ireland);  the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal;  a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes;whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn;  verbpreserve with salt;  feed (cattle) with corn
  • ma - noun informal terms for a mother;  a master's degree in arts and sciences;  a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies;one thousandth of an ampere
  • z - noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the ending of a series or sequence
  • z - noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the ending of a series or sequence
  • z - noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the ending of a series or sequence
  • cornbread - noun bread made primarily of cornmeal
  • z - noun the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the ending of a series or sequence
  • cornea - noun transparent anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye; it covers the lens and iris and is continuous with the sclera
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • coronary artery - noun the artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
  • arteria coronaria - noun the artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
  • coronary bypass - noun open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart
  • coronary thrombosis - noun obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
  • corpse - noun the dead body of a human being
  • cad - noun someone who is morally reprehensible;  software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
  • cortisone - noun a corticosteroid hormone (trade name Cortone Acetate) normally produced by the adrenal cortex; is converted to hydrocortisone
  • cosmetic dentistry - noun the branch of dentistry dealing with the appearance of the teeth
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cottage cheese - noun mild white cheese made from curds of soured skim milk
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • cotton - noun fabric woven from cotton fibers;  thread made of cotton fibers;  erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers;  soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state;  verb take a liking to
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • cough - noun the act of exhaling air suddenly with a noise;  sudden expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis;  verb exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion
  • counselor - noun someone who gives advice about problems;someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp;  a lawyer who pleads cases in court
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • covert - adj. secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed;  (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband;  noun a flock of coots;  a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
  • crab - noun a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply;  decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers;  the edible flesh of any of various crabs;  a quarrelsome grouch;  infests the pubic region of the human body;  the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22;(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer;  verb fish for crab;  scurry sideways like a crab;  direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind;  complain
  • crab louse - noun infests the pubic region of the human body
  • crack - adj. of the highest quality;  noun a usually brief attempt;  a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted;  a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts;  a sudden sharp noise;  a long narrow opening;  the act of cracking something;  a narrow opening;  witty remark;  a long narrow depression in a surface;  a chance to do something;  verb break into simpler molecules by means of heat;reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking;  become fractured; break or crack on the surface only;  cause to become cracked;  break partially but keep its integrity;  tell spontaneously;  hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise;  make a very sharp explosive sound;  break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension;  pass through (a barrier);  suffer a nervous breakdown;  make a sharp sound
  • crack - adj. of the highest quality;  noun a usually brief attempt;  a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted;  a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts;  a sudden sharp noise;  a long narrow opening;  the act of cracking something;  a narrow opening;  witty remark;  a long narrow depression in a surface;  a chance to do something;  verb break into simpler molecules by means of heat;reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking;  become fractured; break or crack on the surface only;  cause to become cracked;  break partially but keep its integrity;  tell spontaneously;  hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise;  make a very sharp explosive sound;  break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension;  pass through (a barrier);  suffer a nervous breakdown;  make a sharp sound
  • cracker - noun a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends;  a thin crisp wafer made of flour and water with or without leavening and shortening; unsweetened or semisweet;  a programmer who `cracks' (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things;  firework consisting of a small explosive charge and fuse in a heavy paper casing;  a poor white person in the southern United States
  • cradle cap - noun a dermatitis of the scalp that is common in infants
  • cramp - noun a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together;  a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued;  a painful and involuntary muscular contraction;verb secure with a cramp;  prevent the progress or free movement of
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • cranberry - noun very tart red berry used for sauce or juice;  any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
  • ar - noun a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;  a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters;  a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere
  • cranium - noun the part of the skull that encloses the brain
  • cr - noun a hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing
  • neo - adj. (used as a combining form) recent or new
  • crawl - noun a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body;  a very slow movement;  a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick;  verbmove slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground;  swim by doing the crawl;  be crawling with;  feel as if crawling with insects;  show submission or fear
  • crazy - adj. intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with;possessed by inordinate excitement;  bizarre or fantastic;  marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness;  foolish; totally unsound;  affected with madness or insanity;  noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
  • loco - adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • tornillo - noun shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods
  • cream - noun toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin;  the part of milk containing the butterfat;  the best people or things in a group;  verb add cream to one's coffee, for example;  put on cream, as on one's face or body;  beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight;  make creamy by beating;remove from the surface
  • cream cheese - noun soft unripened cheese made of sweet milk and cream
  • crib - noun the cards discarded by players at cribbage;  baby bed with high sides made of slats;  a bin or granary for storing grains;  a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two;  a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly);  verb line with beams or planks;take unauthorized (intellectual material);  use a crib, as in an exam
  • crisis - noun a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something;  an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
  • crisis - noun a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something;  an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
  • crop - noun the stock or handle of a whip;  the output of something in a season;  a collection of people or things appearing together;  a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale;  the yield from plants in a single growing season;  a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food;  verb cut short;  feed as in a meadow or pasture;  let feed in a field or pasture or meadow;  yield crops;cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of;  prepare for crops
  • cross-eye - noun strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
  • crown - noun the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head;  an ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty;a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory;  the center of a cambered road;  the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel;  the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy;  the upper branches and leaves of a tree;  an English coin worth 5 shillings;  the top of the head;  the award given to the champion;  the top point of a mountain or hill;  verb be the culminating event;  put an enamel cover on;  invest with regal power; enthrone;  form the topmost part of
  • corona - noun a long cigar with blunt ends;  (anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape;  one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object;  (botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower;  the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse;  an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
  • cry - noun a fit of weeping;  a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition;  a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate);  the characteristic utterance of an animal;  a slogan used to rally support for a cause;  verb shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain;  bring into a particular state by crying;  proclaim or announce in public;  utter a characteristic sound;  demand immediate action;  utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy;  utter a sudden loud cry
  • cryptococcosis - noun a fungal infection characterized by nodular lesions--first in the lungs and spreading to the nervous system
  • cucumber - noun cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons;  a melon vine of the genus Cucumis; cultivated from earliest times for its cylindrical green fruit
  • cumin - noun aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family;dwarf Mediterranean annual long cultivated for its aromatic seeds
  • cupcake - noun small cake baked in a muffin tin
  • curettage - noun surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
  • custard - noun sweetened mixture of milk and eggs baked or boiled or frozen
  • flan - noun open pastry filled with fruit or custard
  • cut - adj. with parts removed;  separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument;  (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit;  fashioned or shaped by cutting;  mixed with water;  (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply;  wounded by cutting deeply;  (of a male animal) having the testicles removed;  (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine;  made neat and tidy by trimming;noun an unexcused absence from class;  the act of reducing the amount or number;  the act of shortening something by choping off the ends;  the act of cutting something into parts;  the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge;  the division of a deck of cards before dealing;  (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball;  a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation;  a canal made by erosion or excavation;  the style in which a garment is cut;  a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc;  (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next;  a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass;a share of the profits;  a wound made by cutting;  a step on some scale;  in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball;  a refusal to recognize someone you know;  the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage;  a remark capable of wounding mentally;  verb grow through the gums;  have grow through the gums;  cease, stop;  have a reducing effect;  dissolve by breaking down the fat of;  weed out unwanted or unnecessary things;  shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of;  penetrate injuriously;  fell by sawing; hew;  reap or harvest;  hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction;  separate with or as if with an instrument;divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult;  make an incision or separation;  allow incision or separation;function as a cutting instrument;  style and tailor in a certain fashion;perform or carry out;  form or shape by cutting or incising;  form by probing, penetrating, or digging;  create by duplicating data;  record a performance on (a medium);  make a recording of;  stop filming;make an abrupt change of image or sound;  pass through or across;pass directly and often in haste;  move (one's fist);  give the appearance or impression of;  discharge from a group;  intentionally fail to attend;  cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses);cut and assemble the components of;  lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture;  reduce in scope while retaining essential elements;  cut down on; make a reduction in;  refuse to acknowledge;make out and issue;  cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch;  turn sharply; change direction abruptly;  be able to manage or manage successfully
  • cyanosis - noun a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes; a sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning)
  • cyclone - noun a violent rotating windstorm;  (meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low-pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • cyst - noun a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure;  a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
  • cystic fibrosis - noun the most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; there is no cure
  • damage - noun the act of damaging something or someone;  loss of military equipment;  the occurrence of a change for the worse;  any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right;  the amount of money needed to purchase something;  verb inflict damage upon
  • da - noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dander - noun a feeling of anger and animosity;  small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people
  • dandruff - noun loose scales shed from the scalp;  a condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalp
  • danger - noun a dangerous place;  the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury;  a cause of pain or injury or loss;  a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
  • dangerous - adj. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • daughter - noun a female human offspring
  • day laborer - noun a laborer who works by the day; for daily wages
  • daycare - noun childcare during the day while parents work
  • so - adv. in a manner that facilitates;  to a very great extent or degree;  (usually followed by `that') to an extent or degree as expressed;  in such a condition or manner, especially as expressed or implied;  to a certain unspecified extent or degree;  in the same way; also;  in truth (often tends to intensify);  subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence connectors);  in the way indicated;noun the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization
  • dead - adj. total;  devoid of activity;  physically inactive;  no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life;  not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat;  lacking animation or excitement or activity;  drained of electric charge; discharged;sudden and complete;  no longer having force or relevance;  no longer in force or use; inactive;  lacking resilience or bounce;  not surviving in active use;  out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown;  not circulating or flowing;  unerringly accurate;  not yielding a return;  lacking acoustic resonance;  devoid of physical sensation; numb;  (followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive;  not endowed with life;  very tired;  adv.completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers;quickly and without warning;  noun people who are no longer living;  a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dead body - noun a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person
  • cad - noun someone who is morally reprehensible;  software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
  • deaf - adj. lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part;  (usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed;noun people who have severe hearing impairments;  verb make or render deaf
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • deafness - noun partial or complete loss of hearing
  • death - noun the act of killing;  the event of dying or departure from life;  the personification of death;  the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism;  the absence of life or state of being dead;  the time at which life ends; continuing until dead;  the time when something ends;  a final state
  • debris - noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  • decay - noun the organic phenomenon of rotting;  a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current;  the process of gradually becoming inferior;  the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation;  an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying;  verb fall into decay or ruin;  undergo decay or decomposition;  lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
  • caries - noun soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
  • decongestant - noun a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • defeated - adj. beaten or overcome; not victorious;  disappointingly unsuccessful;  noun people who are defeated
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • defense - noun protection from harm;  military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies;  a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him;  the justification for some act or belief;  an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack;  the defendant and his legal advisors collectively;  (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring;  a structure used to defend against attack;the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions;  the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947;  (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
  • deformity - noun an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed;  an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dehydrated - adj. suffering from excessive loss of water from the body;  preserved by removing natural moisture
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dehydration - noun the process of extracting moisture;  depletion of bodily fluids;  dryness resulting from the removal of water
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dejected - adj. affected or marked by low spirits
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • delirium - noun a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations;  state of violent mental agitation
  • deliver - verb deliver (a speech, oration, or idea);  utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.);  bring to a destination, make a delivery;throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball;  carry out or perform;  save from sins;  cause_to_be_born;  pass down;relinquish possession or control over;  to surrender someone or something to another;  hand over to the authorities of another country;  free from harm or evil
  • delivery - noun the act of delivering a child;  the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail);  the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another;  the event of giving birth;  recovery or preservation from loss or danger;(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter;your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
  • deltoid - adj. of a leaf shape; suggesting a capital delta, with a point at the apex;  noun a large triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint and serving to abduct and flex and extend and rotate the arm
  • delusions of grandeur - noun a delusion (common in paranoia) that you are much greater and more powerful and influential than you really are
  • demolition - noun the act of demolishing;  an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dengue - noun an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints
  • dengue - noun an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints
  • dental floss - noun a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
  • hilo - noun a town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii
  • cord - noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads;  a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton;  a light insulated conductor for household use;  a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet;  verb bind or tie with a cord;  stack in cords
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dentine - noun bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth;  a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth
  • dentist - noun a person qualified to practice dentistry
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • dentistry - noun the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dentition - noun the kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal;  the eruption through the gums of baby teeth
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • denture - noun a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
  • pr - noun a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution;  a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico;  a soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process
  • dependency - noun a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country;  lack of independence or self-sufficiency;  being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
  • depressed - adj. having the central portion lower than the margin;lower than previously;  flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces;  low in spirits
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • depression - noun pushing down;  sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy;  angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object);  a concavity in a surface produced by pressing;  a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity;  a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment;  a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment;  a sunken or depressed geological formation;  a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention;  an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • depressor - noun a device used by physician to press a part down or aside;  any nerve whose activity tends to reduce the activity or tone of the body part it serves;  any skeletal muscle that draws a body part down
  • dermal - adj. of or relating to or located in the dermis;  relating to or existing on or affecting the skin;  of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula
  • d - noun the 4th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets
  • dermatitis - noun inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters
  • dermatitis - noun inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters
  • dermatologist - noun a doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dermatology - noun the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dermatophytosis - noun fungal infection of the skin (especially of moist parts covered by clothing)
  • desperate - adj. showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort;  fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless;  showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire;  desperately determined;  (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair;  arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope;  noun a person who is frightened and in need of help
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dessert - noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
  • destroy - verb put to death;  destroy completely; damage irreparably;  do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of;defeat soundly
  • detached retina - noun visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation
  • retina - noun the light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve
  • detonation - noun the act of detonating an explosive;  a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • detoxification - noun treatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver);  a treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • diabetes mellitus - noun diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
  • diabetes mellitus - noun diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
  • diabetes - noun any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
  • az - noun a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon;  the azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian
  • diabetes - noun any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
  • diagnosis - noun identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
  • dialysis - noun separation of substances in solution by means of their unequal diffusion through semipermeable membranes
  • diaper - noun garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement;  a fabric (usually cotton or linen) with a distinctive woven pattern of small repeated figures
  • pa - noun an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas;  a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies;  an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk;  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter;  a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
  • al - noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;  a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
  • mantilla - noun a woman's silk or lace scarf;  short cape worn by women
  • diaper rash - noun dermatitis of the thighs and buttocks of infants; supposedly caused by ammonia in the urine in the child's diapers
  • al - noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;  a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
  • pa - noun an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas;  a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies;  an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk;  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter;  a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
  • pa - noun an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas;  a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies;  an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk;  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter;  a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
  • al - noun a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;  a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
  • PKU - noun a genetic disorder of metabolism; lack of the enzyme needed to turn phenylalanine into tyrosine results in an accumulation of phenylalanine in the body fluids which causes various degrees of mental deficiency
  • diaphragm - noun a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens;  electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves;  a contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix;(anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
  • diarrhea - noun frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor
  • est - noun standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States
  • diastolic - adj. of or relating to a diastole or happening during a diastole
  • diet - noun the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods);  the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal);  a prescribed selection of foods;  a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan);  verb eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight;  follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons
  • r - noun the 18th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere;  (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole;  a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
  • dietary - adj. of or relating to the diet;  noun a regulated daily food allowance
  • diet - noun the act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods);  the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal);  a prescribed selection of foods;  a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan);  verb eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight;  follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dietitian - noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
  • digestion - noun learning and coming to understand ideas and information;  the organic process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed into the body;  the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action or heat
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • digestive tract - noun tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination
  • dilatation - noun the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions;  the act of expanding an aperture
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dilate - verb become wider;  add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dilute - adj. reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity;verb lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture;  corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
  • dinner - noun the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday;  a party of people assembled to have dinner together
  • dioxin - noun any of several toxic or carcinogenic hydrocarbons that occur as impurities in herbicides
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • diphtheria - noun acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae; marked by the formation of a false membrane in the throat and other air passages causing difficulty in breathing
  • dirty bomb - noun an atom bomb that leaves considerable radioactive contamination
  • disaster area - noun a region whose population is affected by a general disaster
  • disaster - noun an act that has disastrous consequences;  an event resulting in great loss and misfortune;  a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
  • cat - noun feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats;  a spiteful woman gossip;  a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis;  any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild;  a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work;  a whip with nine knotted cords;  the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant;  an informal term for a youth or man;  verb beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails;  eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • disc - noun a flat circular plate;  (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored;  sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove;  something with a round shape like a flat circular plate
  • disco - noun a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music;  popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques;  verb dance to disco music
  • discharge - noun the act of discharging a gun;  the act of venting;the sudden giving off of energy;  the pouring forth of a fluid;  electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field;  any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body;  a substance that is emitted or released;  a formal written statement of relinquishment;  the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart);  verb eliminate (substances) from the body;release from military service;  pour forth or release;  remove the charge from;  become empty or void of its content;  pronounce not guilty of criminal charges;  cause to go off;  go off or discharge;  leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;  free from obligations or duties;  complete or carry out
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • discharge - noun the act of discharging a gun;  the act of venting;the sudden giving off of energy;  the pouring forth of a fluid;  electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field;  any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body;  a substance that is emitted or released;  a formal written statement of relinquishment;  the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart);  verb eliminate (substances) from the body;release from military service;  pour forth or release;  remove the charge from;  become empty or void of its content;  pronounce not guilty of criminal charges;  cause to go off;  go off or discharge;  leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;  free from obligations or duties;  complete or carry out
  • discipline - noun training to improve strength or self-control;  the act of punishing;  the trait of being well behaved;  a system of rules of conduct or method of practice;  a branch of knowledge;  verb punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience;  train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
  • discomfort - noun an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress;  the state of being tense and feeling pain
  • disease - noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
  • disfigurement - noun an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen;  the act of damaging the appearance or surface of something
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dishwasher - noun a machine for washing dishes;  someone who washes dishes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • disinfect - verb destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing
  • dislocation - noun the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue;  an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity;  a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • disoriented - adj. socially disoriented;  having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dispensary - noun clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed
  • cl - noun a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter;  a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
  • dispense - verb grant a dispensation; grant an exemption;  give or apply (medications);  administer or bestow, as in small portions
  • pa - noun an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas;  a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies;  an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk;  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter;  a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
  • disposable - adj. designed to be disposed of after use;  free or available for use or disposition;  noun an item that can be disposed of after it has been used
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dissolve - noun (film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next; the next scene is gradually superimposed as the former scene fades out;  verb declare void;  come to an end;  bring the association of to an end or cause to break up;  become or cause to become soft or liquid;  pass into a solution;  cause to go into a solution;  become weaker;  cause to fade away;  lose control emotionally;  cause to lose control emotionally;  stop functioning or cohering as a unit
  • distracted - adj. having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety;  affected with madness or insanity
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • distress - noun the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim;  psychological suffering;extreme physical pain;  a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need);  verb cause mental pain to
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • diuretic - noun any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine
  • divorce - noun the legal dissolution of a marriage;  verb get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage;  part; cease or break association with
  • dizziness - noun a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall
  • v - noun the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it;  a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  • doctor - noun children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office;  a licensed medical practitioner;  a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution;  (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching;  verb give medical treatment to;  restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken;  alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • doctor - noun children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office;  a licensed medical practitioner;  a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution;  (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching;  verb give medical treatment to;  restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken;  alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dog - noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds;  informal term for a man;metal supports for logs in a fireplace;  a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward;  a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll;  someone who is morally reprehensible;  a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman;verb go after with the intent to catch
  • domestic partner - noun a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship
  • domestic violence - noun violence or physical abuse directed toward your spouse or domestic partner; usually violence by men against women
  • dosage - noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • dose - noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time;the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time;  street name for lysergic acid diethylamide;  a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact;  verb treat with an agent; add (an agent) to;  administer a drug to
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • double vision - noun visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • ag - noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
  • Down - adj. not functioning (temporarily or permanently);  shut;understood perfectly;  being put out by a strikeout;  extending or moving from a higher to a lower place;  becoming progressively lower;  being or moving lower in position or less in some value;  low in spirits;  lower than previously;  adv. spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position;  away from a more central or a more northerly place;  paid in cash at time of purchase;  in an inactive or inoperative state;  to a lower intensity;  from an earlier time;  noun(American football) a complete play to advance the football;  soft fine feathers;  fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs);  (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil;  English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896);  verb bring down or defeat (an opponent);  cause to come or go down;  shoot at and force to come down;  improve or perfect by pruning or polishing;  eat immoderately;  drink down entirely
  • S - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • drainage - noun emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
  • drained - adj. emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid);  drained of electric charge; discharged;  very tired
  • dribbling - noun the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
  • drill - noun (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms;  similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored;  a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows);  systematic training by multiple repetitions;  verb train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons;undergo military training or do military exercises;  learn by repetition;teach by repetition;  make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool
  • dentistry - noun the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
  • drill - noun (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms;  similar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored;  a tool with a sharp point and cutting edges for making holes in hard materials (usually rotating rapidly or by repeated blows);  systematic training by multiple repetitions;  verb train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons;undergo military training or do military exercises;  learn by repetition;teach by repetition;  make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool
  • drink - noun the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess;  a single serving of a beverage;  any large deep body of water;  the act of swallowing;  any liquid suitable for drinking;  verb take in liquids;consume alcohol;  drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic;  be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to;propose a toast to
  • drip - noun (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway);  the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop;  flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid;  verb fall in drops;  let or cause to fall in drops
  • driver - noun a golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee;  (computer science) a program that determines how a computer will communicate with a peripheral device;  the operator of a motor vehicle;  a golfer who hits the golf ball with a driver;  someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle
  • conductor - noun a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.;  the person who leads a musical group;  the person who collects fares on a public conveyance;  a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
  • driving - adj. having the power of driving or impelling;  acting with vigor;  noun the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal;  hitting a golf ball off of a tee with a driver
  • drool - noun saliva spilling from the mouth;  pretentious or silly talk or writing;  verb let saliva drivel from the mouth;  be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something
  • drop - noun the act of dropping something;  a central depository where things can be left or picked up;  a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity;  a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity;  a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property);  a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid);  a shape that is spherical and small;  a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery;  a steep high face of rock;  verb give birth; used for animals;  stop pursuing or acting;  go down in value;change from one level to another;  utter casually;  lose (a game);leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;  to fall vertically;let fall to the ground;  terminate an association with;  grow worse;lower the pitch of (musical notes);  leave undone or leave out;  cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow;  get rid of;  let or cause to fall in drops;  fall or drop to a lower place or level;  pay out;  stop associating with;  hang freely
  • drown - verb die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating;  get rid of as if by submerging;  kill by submerging in water;  cover completely or make imperceptible
  • sopor - noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
  • drug - noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic;  verbadminister a drug to;  use recreational drugs
  • f - noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates;  a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature;  a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • drunken - adj. given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dry mouth - noun abnormal dryness of the mouth resulting from decreased secretion of saliva
  • duck - noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs;  a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents;  flesh of a duck (domestic or wild);  (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman;  verb to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away;  submerge or plunge suddenly;  avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues);  dip into a liquid
  • due date - noun the date on which a financial obligation must be repaid
  • duodenum - noun the part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum
  • dust - noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air;  free microscopic particles of solid material;  the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up;  verb remove the dust from;  rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape;  cover with a light dusting of a substance;  distribute loosely
  • duty - noun work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons;  the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force;  a government tax on imports or exports
  • dysentery - noun an infection of the intestines marked by severe diarrhea
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • dyspepsia - noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
  • dysplasia - noun abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
  • dyspnea - noun difficult or labored respiration
  • ear - noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium;  good hearing;  attention to what is said;  fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn;  the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
  • external - adj. happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface;  purely outward or superficial;  from or between other countries;  coming from the outside;  noun outward features
  • ear - noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium;  good hearing;  attention to what is said;  fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn;  the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
  • internal - adj. happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface;  occurring within an institution or community;located inward;  inside the country;  innermost or essential
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • ear canal - noun either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
  • dos - noun an operating system that is on a disk;  the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • dos - noun an operating system that is on a disk;  the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
  • earache - noun an ache localized in the middle or inner ear
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • eardrum - noun the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
  • t - noun the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet;  hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells;  thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer;  a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes;  a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • surveillance - noun close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
  • earthquake - noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity;  a disturbance that is extremely disruptive
  • temblor - noun shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
  • earwax - noun a soft yellow wax secreted by glands in the ear canal
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • earwig - noun any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen
  • eclampsia - noun a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
  • eclampsia - noun a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
  • da - noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
  • ecstasy - noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion;  a state of elated bliss;  street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
  • ectopic pregnancy - noun pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus
  • eczema - noun generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
  • eczema - noun generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
  • edema - noun swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue
  • edema - noun swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue
  • eggplant - noun egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow;  hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
  • ejaculation - noun an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion;  the discharge of semen in males
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • elbow - noun the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow;  the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint;  a sharp bend in a road or river;  a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it;hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped;  verb shove one's elbow into another person's ribs;  push one's way with the elbows
  • electrician - noun a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines
  • electrocardiogram - noun a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
  • EKG - noun a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
  • ECG - noun a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
  • electroencephalogram - noun a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph
  • EEG - noun a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph
  • EEG - noun a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph
  • embolism - noun occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle);  an insertion into a calendar
  • embolus - noun an abnormal particle (e.g. an air bubble or part of a clot) circulating in the blood
  • co - noun a state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains;  one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience;  a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition;  an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
  • gulo - noun a genus of Mustelidae
  • embryo - noun an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life;  (botany) a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • emergency exit - noun a stairway (often on the outside of a building) that permits exit in the case of fire or other emergency
  • emergency room - noun a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
  • ER - noun a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment;  a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
  • emergency - noun a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action;  a state in which martial law applies;  a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
  • emesis - noun the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • v - noun the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it;  a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
  • emesis - noun the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • emotional - adj. of more than usual emotion;  determined or actuated by emotion rather than reason;  of or pertaining to emotion;(of persons) excessively affected by emotion;  extravagantly demonstrative
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • sensible - adj. aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed;  readily perceived by the senses;  able to feel or perceive;showing reason or sound judgment
  • emphysema - noun an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
  • empty - adj. holding or containing nothing;  emptied of emotion;needing nourishment;  devoid of significance or point;  having nothing inside;  noun a container that has been emptied;  verb become empty or void of its content;  make void or empty of contents;  remove;excrete or discharge from the body;  leave behind empty; move out of
  • vac - noun informal term for vacation
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • encephalitis - noun inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
  • endemic - adj. native to or confined to a certain region;  of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality;  originating where it is found;  noun a plant that is native to a certain limited area;  a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
  • end - noun a position on the line of scrimmage;  the part you are expected to play;  a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold;  a final part or section;  the concluding parts of an event or occurrence;  a boundary marking the extremities of something;  either extremity of something that has length;  the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object;  one of two places from which people are communicating to each other;(football) the person who plays at one end of the line of scrimmage;a final state;  the point in time at which something ends;  the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it;  the last section of a communication;  verb bring to an end or halt;  put an end to;  have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;  be the end of; be the last or concluding part of
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • endocarditis - noun inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
  • endocarditis - noun inflammation of the endocardium and heart valves
  • endocrine gland - noun any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
  • endocrinology - noun the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • endodontia - noun the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp
  • endodontist - noun a dentist specializing in diseases of the dental pulp and nerve
  • endometriosis - noun the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
  • endometriosis - noun the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
  • endometritis - noun inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium)
  • endometritis - noun inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium)
  • enema - noun injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
  • enema - noun injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
  • enteritis - noun inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea
  • enteritis - noun inflammation of the intestine (especially the small intestine); usually characterized by diarrhea
  • enuresis - noun inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
  • enuresis - noun inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination
  • environment - noun the area in which something exists or lives;  the totality of surrounding conditions
  • environmental - adj. concerned with the ecological effects of altering the environment;  of or relating to the external conditions or surroundings
  • Environmental Protection Agency - noun an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment
  • EPA - noun an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment
  • epicenter - noun the point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
  • mica - noun any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
  • epidemic - adj. (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously;  noun a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time
  • epidemiologist - noun a medical scientist who studies the transmission and control of epidemic diseases
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • epidemiology - noun the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • epidermis - noun the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
  • epidermis - noun the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
  • epididymis - noun a convoluted tubule in each testis; carries sperm to vas deferens
  • epidural - adj. on or outside the dura mater;  noun regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery
  • epidural - adj. on or outside the dura mater;  noun regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery
  • epilepsy - noun a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
  • episiotomy - noun surgical incision of the perineum to enlarge the vagina and so facilitate delivery during childbirth
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • epithelium - noun membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
  • equipment - noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
  • erection - noun a structure that has been erected;  an erect penis;the act of building or putting up
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • eruption - noun the emergence of a tooth as it breaks through the gum;  (of volcanos) pouring out fumes of lava (or a deposit so formed);  symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible;  a sudden very loud noise;  a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition);  the sudden occurrence of a violent discharge of steam and volcanic material
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • erythema - noun abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
  • erythrocyte - noun a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
  • esophagus - noun the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
  • es - noun a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
  • estrogen - noun a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
  • euphoria - noun a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • evacuation - noun the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection;  the act of removing the contents of something;  the bodily process of discharging waste matter
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • event - noun something that happens at a given place and time;  a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory;  a special set of circumstances;  a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
  • exacerbation - noun violent and bitter exasperation;  action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • excessive - adj. beyond normal limits;  unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
  • exchange - noun (chess) the capture by both players (usually on consecutive moves) of pieces of equal value;  (chess) gaining (or losing) a rook in return for a knight or bishop;  reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money especially the currencies of different countries;  the act of giving something in return for something received;  the act of changing one thing for another thing;  a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members;  a mutual expression of views (especially an unpleasant one);  chemical process in which one atom or ion or group changes places with another;  the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another: "he sent Smith in for Jones but the substitution came too late to help";  (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes;  a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication;  verb give to, and receive from, one another;  hand over one and receive another, approximately equivalent;  change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence;  exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category;exchange a penalty for a less severe one
  • exercise - noun the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit;  a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding;  systematic training by multiple repetitions;(usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches;the act of using;  verb do physical exercise;  give a workout to;  learn by repetition;  put to use;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
  • exhaustion - noun the act of exhausting something entirely;extreme fatigue;  serious weakening and loss of energy
  • exodontia - noun the branch of dentistry dealing with extraction of teeth
  • explosive - adj. serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst;  sudden and loud;  liable to lead to sudden change or violence;  noun a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
  • exposed - adj. not covered with clothing;  with no protection or shield
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • exposition - noun (music) the section of a movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes first occur;  an account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse;  a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic;  a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • exposure - noun the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience;  abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open);  presentation to view in an open or public manner;  the act of exposing film to light;  vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain;  aspect re light or wind;  the disclosure of something secret;  the intensity of light falling on a photographic film or plate;  a picture of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material;  the state of being vulnerable or exposed
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • expulsion - noun the act of expelling or projecting or ejecting;  the act of forcing out someone or something;  squeezing out by applying pressure
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • extraction - noun the act of pulling out (as a tooth);  the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means;  properties attributable to your ancestry
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • extreme - adj. most distant in any direction;  of the greatest possible degree or extent or intensity;  far beyond a norm in quantity or amount or degree; to an utmost degree;  beyond a norm in views or actions;  noun the furthest or highest degree of something;  the point located farthest from the middle of something
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • eye - noun a small hole or loop (as in a needle);  the organ of sight;good discernment (either visually or as if visually);  attention to what is seen;  an area that is approximately central within some larger region;  verb look at
  • eyeball - noun the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye;  verb look at
  • eyebrow - noun the arch of hair above each eye
  • eyeglasses - noun optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
  • eyelash - noun any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • eyelid - noun either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • eyesight - noun normal use of the faculty of vision
  • vista - noun the visual percept of a region
  • eyetooth - noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
  • eyewash - noun lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyes
  • face - noun a vertical surface of a building or cliff;  the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object);  the striking or working surface of an implement;  the general outward appearance of something;  status in the eyes of others;  the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear;  the part of an animal corresponding to the human face;  a part of a person that is used to refer to a person;  the feelings expressed on a person's face;  impudent aggressiveness;  a specific size and style of type within a type family;  a contorted facial expression;  a surface forming part of the outside of an object;  verbcover the front or surface of;  line the edge (of a garment) with a different material;  turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction;  turn so as to expose the face;  be opposite;  deal with (something unpleasant) head on;  present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize;  oppose, as in hostility or a competition;be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
  • pa - noun an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas;  a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies;  an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk;  a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter;  a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • par - noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course;  a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced;  verb make a score (on a hole) equal to par
  • facility - noun a service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you;  something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service;  a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry;  a natural effortlessness;  skillful performance or ability without difficulty
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • failed - adj. unable to meet financial obligations
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • failure - noun an unexpected omission;  an act that fails;  an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose;  a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently;  loss of ability to function normally;  lack of success;  inability to discharge all your debts as they come due
  • faint - adj. lacking conviction or boldness or courage;  indistinctly understood or felt or perceived;  deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc;  lacking strength or vigor;  weak and likely to lose consciousness;  lacking clarity or distinctness;  noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain;  verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
  • fallopian tube - noun either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
  • false labor - noun painless contractions of the muscles of the uterus that continue throughout pregnancy with increasing frequency
  • cl - noun a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter;  a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
  • cola - noun carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States);  large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts
  • farm - noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit;  verb collect fees or profits;  be a farmer; work as a farmer;  cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
  • farming - adj. relating to rural matters;  noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life;  the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
  • fascioliasis - noun infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
  • fascioliasis - noun infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot
  • fat - adj. a chubby body;  having much flesh (especially fat);  marked by great fruitfulness;  lucrative;  having a relatively large diameter;containing or composed of fat;  noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides);  excess bodily weight;  a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs;  verb make fat or plump
  • fatality - noun the quality of being able to cause death or fatal disasters;  a death resulting from an accident or a disaster
  • fatigue - noun (always used with a modifier) boredom resulting from overexposure to something;  temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work;  used of materials (especially metals) in a weakened state caused by long stress;  labor of a nonmilitary kind done by soldiers (cleaning or digging or draining or so on);  verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress;  get tired of something or somebody
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • cola - noun carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States);  large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts
  • febrile - adj. of or relating to or characterized by fever
  • feces - noun solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
  • federal - adj. national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units;characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities;  of or relating to the central government of a federation;being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War;  noun any federal law-enforcement officer;  a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
  • federal - adj. national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units;characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities;  of or relating to the central government of a federation;being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War;  noun any federal law-enforcement officer;  a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • feeling - noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states;  an intuitive understanding of something;  a physical sensation that you experience;  the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin;  a vague idea in which some confidence is placed;  the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
  • female - adj. being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop;  for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls;  characteristic of or peculiar to a woman;  noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa);  a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • femoral - adj. of or relating to or near the femur or thigh
  • femoral - adj. of or relating to or near the femur or thigh
  • femur - noun the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee
  • f - noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates;  a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature;  a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
  • fennel - noun fennel seeds are ground and used as a spice or as an ingredient of a spice mixture;  leaves used for seasoning;  aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads;  any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems
  • fertility - noun the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring;  the property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth;  the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
  • fertilization - noun making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure;creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • fertilizer - noun any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
  • fetal distress - noun an abnormal condition of a fetus; usually discovered during pregnancy and characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • fetal - adj. of or relating to a fetus
  • fetal - adj. of or relating to a fetus
  • fetus - noun an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
  • fever - noun intense nervous anticipation;  a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
  • fiber - noun a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth;  a slender and greatly elongated solid substance;  the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
  • fibrillation - noun act or process of forming fibrils;  muscular twitching involving individual muscle fibers acting without coordination
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • fibroid - noun benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)
  • fibroma - noun nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
  • fibrous tissue - noun tissue consisting of or containing fibers in both animals and plants
  • field - noun a particular kind of commercial enterprise;  the area that is visible (as through an optical instrument);  all the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event;  all of the horses in a particular horse race;  (mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1;(computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information;  a region in which active military operations are in progress;  somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected;  a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed;  a geographic region (land or sea) under which something valuable is found;  the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it;  a place where planes take off and land;  a branch of knowledge;  a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought;  a piece of land prepared for playing a game;  extensive tract of level open land;  a particular environment or walk of life;  verbselect (a team or individual player) for a game;  answer adequately or successfully;  play as a fielder;  catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket
  • fig - noun fleshy sweet pear-shaped yellowish or purple multiple fruit eaten fresh or preserved or dried;  Mediterranean tree widely cultivated for its edible fruit;  a diagram or picture illustrating textual material;  a Libyan terrorist group organized in 1995 and aligned with al-Qaeda; seeks to radicalize the Libyan government; attempted to assassinate Qaddafi
  • fight - noun a boxing or wrestling match;  the act of fighting; any contest or struggle;  an intense verbal dispute;  a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war;  an aggressive willingness to compete;  verb fight against or resist strongly;  make a strenuous or labored effort;  be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight;exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
  • ri - noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • filling - noun the act of filling something;  (dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth;  a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.;  flow into something (as a container);  any material that fills a space or container;  the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
  • filter - noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it;  an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it;  verb remove by passing through a filter;pass through;  run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
  • finger - noun one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb;  any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb);  the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure;  verb indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments;  feel or handle with the fingers;  search for on the computer;  examine by touch
  • fire - noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy;  a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning;  intense adverse criticism;  the event of something burning (often destructive);  a severe trial;  the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke;  once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles);  feelings of great warmth and intensity;  verb bake in a kiln so as to harden;cause to go off;  go off or discharge;  drive out or away by or as if by fire;  terminate the employment of;  destroy by fire;  start firing a weapon;  call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses);  provide with fuel
  • fuego - noun a volcano in south central Guatemala
  • firefighter - noun a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
  • fistula - noun an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface;  a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse
  • f - noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates;  a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature;  a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
  • banderillero - noun the bullfighter who implants decorated darts (banderillas) into the neck or shoulders of the bull during a bull fight
  • flatfoot - noun a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out;  a policeman who patrols a given region
  • flea - noun any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
  • flood - noun a large flow;  the act of flooding; filling to overflowing;light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography;  the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land;  an overwhelming number or amount;  the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide);  verb cover with liquid, usually water;become filled to overflowing;  supply with an excess of;  fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • flounder - noun any of various European and non-European marine flatfish;  flesh of any of various American and European flatfish;  verbbehave awkwardly; have difficulties;  walk with great difficulty
  • flour - noun fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain;  verb convert grain into flour;  cover with flour
  • flu - noun an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
  • gripe - noun informal terms for objecting;  verb complain
  • fluoridation - noun the addition of a fluoride to the water supply (to prevent dental decay)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • fluoride - noun a salt of hydrofluoric acid
  • fl - noun a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
  • or - noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations;  a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
  • fly - adj. (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked;  noun(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air;  two-winged insects characterized by active flight;  an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth;fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect;  flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent;  verb change quickly from one emotional state to another;  hit a fly;  transport by aeroplane;  be dispersed or disseminated;  travel in an airplane;  move quickly or suddenly;  travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft;  cause to fly or float;  travel through the air; be airborne;  fly a plane;  pass away rapidly;  display in the air or cause to float;  decrease rapidly and disappear;  run away quickly
  • foam - noun a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid;  a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture;  verb form bubbles
  • folic acid - noun a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
  • follicle - noun any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity
  • follow-up - noun a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment;  an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done;  a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work
  • fontanel - noun any membranous gap between the bones of the cranium in an infant or fetus
  • food - noun any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue;  anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking;  any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
  • food poisoning - noun illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
  • foot - noun travel by walking;  any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates;  a support resembling a pedal extremity;the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint;  the lower part of anything;  a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger;  a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard;  the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings;  lowest support of a structure;  (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm;  an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot;  verb add a column of numbers;  walk;  pay for something
  • pie - noun dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top;  a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
  • force - noun physical energy or intensity;  a powerful effect or influence;  a group of people having the power of effective action;group of people willing to obey orders;  (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity;  a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base;  an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists);  (of a law) having legal validity;  a unit that is part of some military service;  one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority;  verb impose or thrust urgently, importunately, or inexorably;  do forcibly; exert force;  force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically;  cause to move by pulling;squeeze like a wedge into a tight space;  take by force;  urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate;  move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner";  to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"
  • forceps - noun an extractor consisting of a pair of pincers used in medical treatment (especially for the delivery of babies)
  • f - noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates;  a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature;  a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
  • forearm - noun the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist;  verb arm in advance of a confrontation
  • forehead - noun the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits;  the part of the face above the eyes
  • foreman - noun a person who exercises control over workers;  a man who is foreperson of a jury
  • forensic medicine - noun the branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes
  • fork - noun cutlery used for serving and eating food;  an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs;  the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches;  the act of branching out or dividing into branches;  the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk;  verb shape like a fork;  place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces;  divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork;  lift with a pitchfork
  • formula - noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement;  a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle;  a representation of a substance using symbols for its constituent elements;  a liquid food for infants;something regarded as a normative example;  (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems;directions for making something
  • f - noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates;  a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature;  a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
  • fortified - adj. having something added to increase the strength;secured with bastions or fortifications
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • fracture - noun the act of cracking something;  breaking of hard tissue such as bone;  (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other;  verbfracture a bone of;  break (a bone);  become fractured;  violate or abuse;  break into pieces;  interrupt, break, or destroy
  • freeze - noun fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level;  an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement;weather cold enough to cause freezing;  the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid;  verb suddenly behave coldly and formally;  anesthetize by cold;  be cold;  prohibit the conversion or use of (assets);  stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it;  change to ice;  cause to freeze;  change from a liquid to a solid when cold;  stop moving or become immobilized;  be very cold, below the freezing point
  • french bread - noun a crusty sourdough bread often baked in long slender tapered loaves or baguettes
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • fried - adj. cooked by frying in fat
  • friend - noun a member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never called themselves Quakers);a person you know well and regard with affection and trust;  a person with whom you are acquainted;  an associate who provides assistance;  a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
  • amigo - noun a friend or comrade
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • fright - noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight);  verb cause fear in
  • frightened - adj. made afraid;  thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • con - adv. on the negative side;  noun an argument opposed to a proposal;  a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property;  a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison;  verb commit to memory; learn by heart;  deprive of by deceit
  • frigidity - noun sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse;  a lack of affection or enthusiasm;  the absence of heat
  • frontal - adj. belonging to the front part;  of or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone;  meeting front to front;  of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air;  noun a drapery that covers the front of an altar;  the face or front of a building;  an adornment worn on the forehead
  • frontal - adj. belonging to the front part;  of or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone;  meeting front to front;  of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air;  noun a drapery that covers the front of an altar;  the face or front of a building;  an adornment worn on the forehead
  • frosting - noun a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes
  • bet - noun the act of gambling;  the money risked on a gamble;  verbmaintain with or as if with a bet;  stake on the outcome of an issue;have faith or confidence in
  • frozen - adj. not convertible to cash;  turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold;  not thawed;  absolutely still;incapable of being changed or moved or undone; e.g. "frozen prices";  (used of foods) preserved by freezing sufficiently rapidly to retain flavor and nutritional value;  devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
  • fruit - noun the consequence of some effort or action;  the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant;  an amount of a product;  verbbear fruit;  cause to bear fruit
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • frustration - noun an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts;  a feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized;  the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • fume - noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas;  verb be mad, angry, or furious;  emit a cloud of fine particles;  be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face;  treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
  • fumigate - verb treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests
  • fumigation - noun the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • fungus - noun a parasitic plant lacking chlorophyll and leaves and true stems and roots and reproducing by spores
  • fur - noun dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel);  a garment made of the dressed hairy coat of a mammal;  the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
  • furuncle - noun a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus
  • fussy - adj. exacting especially about details;  perversely irritable;overcrowded or cluttered with detail
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • irritable - adj. abnormally sensitive to a stimulus;  easily irritated or annoyed;  capable of responding to stimuli
  • gallbladder - noun a muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and stores it until needed for digestion
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • ganglion - noun an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons
  • gangrene - noun necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass;  the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply);  verb undergo necrosis
  • garbanzo - noun large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried;the seed of the chickpea plant
  • garbanzo - noun large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried;the seed of the chickpea plant
  • gardener - noun someone who takes care of a garden;  someone employed to work in a garden
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • gargle - noun the sound produced while gargling;  a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth;  verb rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash;  utter with gargling or burbling sounds
  • g - noun the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated;  (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation;  a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes;  a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
  • garlic - noun aromatic bulb used as seasoning;  bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves
  • gastrectomy - noun surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • gastric juice - noun digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
  • gastritis - noun inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating
  • gastritis - noun inflammation of the lining of the stomach; nausea and loss of appetite and discomfort after eating
  • gastroenteritis - noun inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
  • gastroenteritis - noun inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
  • gastroenterology - noun the branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • gauze - noun a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave;(medicine) bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages and dressings
  • gay - adj. homosexual or arousing homosexual desires;  given to social pleasures often including dissipation;  offering fun and gaiety;full of or showing high-spirited merriment;  bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer;  brightly colored and showy;  nounsomeone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
  • homosexual - adj. sexually attracted to members of your own sex;noun someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
  • gender - noun a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness;  the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
  • g - noun the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated;  (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation;  a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes;  a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
  • nero - noun Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
  • generalized anxiety disorder - noun an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
  • gene - noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
  • gen - noun informal term for information
  • genetic - adj. of or relating to the science of genetics;  pertaining to or referring to origin;  tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity;  of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
  • gen - noun informal term for information
  • genetics - noun the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
  • gen - noun informal term for information
  • genital herpes - noun an infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area
  • pica - noun magpies;  eating earth or clay or chalk; occurs in some primitive tribes or sometimes in cases of nutritional deficiency;  a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing
  • fica - noun a tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system
  • giardia - noun a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans
  • giardia - noun a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans
  • giardiasis - noun infection of the intestines with protozoa found in contaminated food and water; characterized by diarrhea and nausea and flatulence and abdominal discomfort
  • giardiasis - noun infection of the intestines with protozoa found in contaminated food and water; characterized by diarrhea and nausea and flatulence and abdominal discomfort
  • ginger - adj. (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color;  noun pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Oriental cookery;  dried ground gingerroot;  perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems;  liveliness and energy;  verb add ginger to in order to add flavor
  • girlfriend - noun a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved;  any female friend
  • era - noun a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods;  a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event;  (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched
  • gland - noun any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
  • glans - noun a small rounded structure; especially that at the end of the penis or clitoris
  • glaucoma - noun increased pressure in the eyeball due to obstruction of the outflow of aqueous humor; damages the optic disc and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)
  • glaucoma - noun increased pressure in the eyeball due to obstruction of the outflow of aqueous humor; damages the optic disc and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)
  • glioma - noun a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
  • glioma - noun a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
  • globule - noun a small globe or ball
  • gloomy - adj. characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom;depressingly dark;  causing dejection;  reflecting gloom;  causing or suggestive of sorrow or gloom
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • l - noun the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints);  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • ag - noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
  • glucose - noun a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
  • gluteus - noun any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh
  • glycogen - noun one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body
  • goat - noun any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns;  the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19;(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn;  a victim of ridicule or pranks
  • goggles - noun tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • goiter - noun abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
  • g - noun the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated;  (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation;  a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes;  a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
  • echo - noun the persistence of a sound after its source has stopped;a reply that repeats what has just been said;  (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained;  verb call to mind;  to say again or imitate;  ring or echo with sound
  • gold - adj. made from or covered with gold;  having the deep slightly brownish color of gold;  noun something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.;  great wealth;  coins made of gold;  a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia;  a deep yellow color
  • gonad - noun a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced
  • g - noun the 7th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity; used to indicate the force to which a body is subjected when it is accelerated;  (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation;  a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes;  a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
  • nada - noun a quantity of no importance
  • gonorrhea - noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • gout - noun a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
  • graft - noun the act of grafting something onto something else;(surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient;  the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage;  verb cause to grow together parts from different plants;place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
  • grape - noun any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters;  any of numerous woody vines of genus Vitis bearing clusters of edible berries
  • grapefruit - noun large yellow fruit with somewhat acid juicy pulp; usual serving consists of a half;  citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp
  • grass - noun German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927);  narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay;  street names for marijuana;  animal food for browsing or grazing;  verb shoot down, of birds;  feed with grass;  cover with grass;  spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach;  cover with grass;  give away information about somebody
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • pasto - noun an active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes
  • green bean - noun immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable;  a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
  • green onion - noun young onion before the bulb has enlarged
  • greens - noun any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
  • verdolagas - noun weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan
  • grilled - adj. cooked over an outdoor grill;  cooked by radiant heat (as over a grill)
  • grits - noun coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • mola - noun among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters
  • groin - noun the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals;  a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away;  verb build with groins
  • group therapy - noun psychotherapy in which a small group of individuals meet with a therapist; interactions among the members are considered to be therapeutic
  • growing pains - noun problems that arise in enlarging an enterprise (especially in the early stages);  emotional distress arising during adolescence;  pain in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children and often attributed to rapid growth
  • growth - noun vegetation that has grown;  something grown or growing;  (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level;a progression from simpler to more complex forms;  (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor);  the gradual beginning or coming forth;  a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
  • gruel - noun a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)
  • atole - noun eaten as mush or as a thin gruel
  • guava - noun tropical fruit having yellow skin and pink pulp; eaten fresh or used for e.g. jellies;  small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit;small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit
  • guilt - noun remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence;  the state of having committed an offense
  • guilty - adj. showing a sense of guilt;  responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; or marked by guilt
  • culpable - adj. deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
  • gum - noun any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying;  the tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth;  a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing;  any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum;  wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum;cement consisting of a sticky substance that is used as an adhesive;verb exude or form gum;  become sticky;  cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum;  grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • chicle - noun gum-like substance from the sapodilla
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • gynecology - noun the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • hair - noun a filamentous projection or process on an organism;  any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal;  a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss;  filamentous hairlike growth on a plant;  cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments;  a very small distance or space
  • hair follicle - noun a small tubular cavity containing the root of a hair; small muscles and sebaceous glands are associated with them
  • halibut - noun marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes;  lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific
  • hallucinate - verb perceive what is not there; have illusions
  • hallucination - noun an object perceived during a hallucinatory episode;  illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder;  a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hallucinogen - noun a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
  • hand - noun physical assistance;  terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos);  a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece;  the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb;  ability;  one of two sides of an issue;  a round of applause to signify approval;  the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time;  a position given by its location to the side of an object;  a member of the crew of a ship;  a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses;  something written by hand;  a card player in a game of bridge;  a hired laborer on a farm or ranch;verb guide or conduct or usher somewhere;  place into the hands or custody of
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • hangover - noun something that has survived from the past;disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol);an official who remains in office after his term
  • goma - noun a city in eastern Congo at the northern end of Lake Kivu near the border with Rwanda
  • hard hat - noun a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers;  a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hare - noun swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes;  flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food;  verb run quickly, like a hare
  • harmful - adj. causing or capable of causing harm;  able or likely to do harm;  constituting a disadvantage;  tending to cause great harm;contrary to your interests or welfare;  injurious to physical or mental health
  • harvest mite - noun larval mite that sucks the blood of vertebrates including human beings causing intense irritation
  • harvester - noun farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields;  someone who helps to gather the harvest
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hat - noun an informal term for a person's role;  headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim;  verb put on or wear a hat;  furnish with a hat
  • sombrero - noun a straw hat with a tall crown and broad brim; worn in American southwest and in Mexico;  one of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis
  • have sex - verb have sexual intercourse with
  • hay fever - noun a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen
  • hazard - noun an obstacle on a golf course;  a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune;  an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another;  verb put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation;  take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome;  put at risk
  • head - noun a single domestic animal;  a projection out from one end;  (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship;  the striking part of a tool;  (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head;  that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves;  the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains;  the rounded end of a bone that bits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint;  (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent;  the front of a military formation or procession;  the top of something;  the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container;  a rounded compact mass;  a user of (usually soft) drugs;  a person who is in charge;  an individual person;  the pressure exerted by a fluid;  the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head;  the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates);  oral stimulation of the genitals;  a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum;  (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk;  that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason;  a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about;  the subject matter at issue;  a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer;forward movement;  a difficult juncture;  the source of water from which a stream arises;  the part in the front or nearest the viewer;  a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea);the educator who has executive authority for a school;  a dense clusters of flowers or foliage;  verb remove the head of;  to go or travel towards;  be in charge of;  form a head or come or grow to a head;  be in the front of or on top of;  be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel;  take its rise;  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling;  travel in front of; go in advance of others
  • headache - noun pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs;  something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness
  • health - noun the general condition of body and mind;  a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
  • da - noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hearing - adj. able to perceive sound;  noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence;  the ability to hear; the auditory faculty;  a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken;  an opportunity to state your case and be heard;the act of hearing attentively;  the range within which a voice can be heard
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • hearing aid - noun a conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person;  an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing
  • heart - noun a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it;  an inclination or tendency of a certain kind;  the courage to carry on;  the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body;  the locus of feelings and intuitions;  a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal);  a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines;  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;  a positive feeling of liking;  an area that is approximately central within some larger region
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • heart attack - noun a sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • heart murmur - noun an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • heartbeat - noun an animating or vital unifying force;  the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart;  a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • extra - adj. further or added;  added to a regular schedule;  more than is needed, desired, or required;  adv. unusually or exceptionally;noun something additional of the same kind;  an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis);  a minor actor in crowd scenes
  • extra - adj. further or added;  added to a regular schedule;  more than is needed, desired, or required;  adv. unusually or exceptionally;noun something additional of the same kind;  an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis);  a minor actor in crowd scenes
  • fast - adj. acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly;  at a rapid tempo;  (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time;  securely fixed in place;  resistant to destruction or fading;  (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds;unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause;  hurried and brief;unrestrained by convention or morality;  firmly fastened or secured against opening;  adv. quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form);  firmly or tightly;  noun abstaining from food;  verb abstain from eating;  abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
  • r - noun the 18th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere;  (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole;  a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
  • irregular - adj. not occurring at expected times;  independent in behavior or thought;  of a surface; not level or flat;  lacking continuity or regularity;  contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice;(of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement;(used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces;  deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal;  noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name;  a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  • irregular - adj. not occurring at expected times;  independent in behavior or thought;  of a surface; not level or flat;  lacking continuity or regularity;  contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice;(of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement;(used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces;  deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal;  noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name;  a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  • slow - adj. not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time;  at a slow tempo;  (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time;  (of business) not active or brisk;  slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity;  so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness;  adv. without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly');  of timepieces;  verb become slow or slower;  cause to proceed more slowly;  lose velocity; move more slowly
  • lento - adj. (of tempo) slow;  adv. in music
  • heartburn - noun a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • heat wave - noun a wave of unusually hot weather
  • heat - noun the trait of being intensely emotional;  the sensation caused by heat energy;  a preliminary race in which the winner advances to a more important race;  a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature;  utility to warm a building;the presence of heat;  applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity;  verb make hot or hotter;  gain heat or get hot;  provide with heat;  arouse or excite feelings and passions
  • heating pad - noun heater consisting of electrical heating elements contained in a flexible pad
  • heatstroke - noun collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • heaviness - noun the property of being comparatively great in weight;  persisting sadness;  unwelcome burdensome difficulty;  used of a line or mark;  an oppressive quality that is laborious and solemn and lacks grace or fluency
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • heavy - adj. darkened by clouds;  (of sleep) deep and complete;lacking lightness or liveliness;  requiring or showing effort;  full of; bearing great weight;  sharply inclined;  dense or inadequately leavened and hence likely to cause distress in the alimentary canal;of comparatively great physical weight or density;  large and powerful; especially designed for heavy loads or rough work;marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness;  unusually great in degree or quantity or number;  (physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight;  of great intensity or power or force;  slow and laborious because of weight;  of the military or industry; using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment;  full and loud and deep;  made of fabric having considerable thickness;  of relatively large extent and density;  (of an actor or role) being or playing the villain;  in an advanced stage of pregnancy;  (used of soil) compact and fine-grained;  characterized by toilsome effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort;  usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it;  of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought;  given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors;prodigious;  permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter;  adv. slowly as if burdened by much weight;noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play;  an actor who plays villainous roles
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • heel - noun the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation;  (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft;  the lower end of a ship's mast;  the back part of the human foot;  one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread;  someone who is morally reprehensible;  verb put a new heel on;  strike with the heel of the club;  perform with the heels;follow at the heels of a person;  tilt to one side
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • height - noun the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top;  (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot;  elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface;  the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
  • help - noun the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose;  a means of serving;  a resource;a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose;  verb improve the condition of;  improve; change for the better;  give help or assistance; be of service;contribute to the furtherance of;  be of use;  help to some food; help with food or drink;  take or use;  abstain from doing; always used with a negative
  • helper - noun a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help);  a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
  • hematocrit - noun a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood;  the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
  • hematology - noun the branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • hematoma - noun a localized swelling filled with blood
  • hematoma - noun a localized swelling filled with blood
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hemoglobin - noun a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues
  • hemophilia - noun congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
  • hemorrhage - noun flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessels;verb lose blood from one's body
  • hen - noun female of certain aquatic animals e.g. octopus or lobster;adult female bird;  adult female chicken;  flesh of an older chicken suitable for stewing
  • gallina - noun small Asiatic wild bird; believed to be ancestral to domestic fowl
  • hepatic - adj. pertaining to or affecting the liver;  noun any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
  • hep - adj. informed about the latest trends
  • hepatitis - noun inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
  • hepatitis - noun inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
  • herbicide - noun a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
  • hereditary - adj. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent;  tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • hernia - noun rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
  • hernia - noun rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
  • heroin - noun a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush
  • hero - noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem;  (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her;  (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god;  a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength;  Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century);  a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States;  someone who fights for a cause
  • na - noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
  • herring - noun commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific;  valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled
  • heterosexual - adj. sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex;  noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
  • heterosexual - adj. sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex;  noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
  • hydrogenated - adj. combined with hydrogen; especially of an unsaturated fatty acid combined with hydrogen
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • high blood pressure - noun a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • high-risk - adj. not financially safe or secure
  • high - adj. happy and excited and energetic;  slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana);  (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high');  greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount;  used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency;  (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted;  standing above others in quality or position;  adv. at a great altitude;  far up toward the source;  in or to a high position, amount, or degree;  in a rich manner;  noun a lofty level or position or degree;  a high place;  a state of altered consciousness induced by alcohol or narcotics;  a state of sustained elation;  an air mass of higher than normal pressure;  a forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed;  a public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12
  • alto - adj. (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group;  of or being the lowest female voice;  of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor;  noun the pitch range of the lowest female voice;  (of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments;  a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef;  the highest adult male singing voice;  the lowest female singing voice
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • hip - adj. informed about the latest trends;  noun either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh;  the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum;  the fruit of a rose plant;  the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
  • hipbone - noun large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis
  • Hispanic - adj. related to a Spanish-speaking people or culture;noun an American whose first language is Spanish
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • histamine - noun amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions
  • hit - noun (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball);  a conspicuous success;  the act of contacting one thing with another;  a connection made via the internet to another website;  a murder carried out by an underworld syndicate;  a dose of a narcotic drug;  (physics) an brief event in which two or more bodies come together;  verb pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to;  hit the intended target or goal;consume to excess;  affect or afflict suddenly, usually adversely;  hit against; come into sudden contact with;  deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument;  cause to move by striking;  drive something violently into a location;  cause to experience suddenly;gain points in a game;  make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target;  hit with a missile from a weapon;produce by manipulating keys or strings of musical instruments, also metaphorically;  reach a point in time, or a certain state or level;reach a destination, either real or abstract;  encounter by chance;  kill intentionally and with premeditation
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • toque - noun a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs;  a small round woman's hat
  • HIV - noun infection by the human immunodeficiency virus;  the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus - noun the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells
  • hive - noun a teeming multitude;  a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees;  a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree;  verb gather into a hive;  move together in a hive or as if in a hive;  store, like bees
  • Hodgkin - noun English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1914);  English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994);  English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
  • hoe - noun a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle;  verb dig with a hoe
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • holistic - adj. emphasizing the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • HIP - adj. informed about the latest trends;  noun either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh;  the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum;  the fruit of a rose plant;  the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
  • homeopath - noun a practitioner of homeopathy
  • home - adj. inside the country;  used of your own ground;  relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are;  adv. at or to or in the direction of one's home or family;  to the fullest extent; to the heart;  on or to the point aimed at;  noun an institution where people are cared for;  the country or state or city where you live;  where you live at a particular time;  place where something began and flourished;  an environment offering affection and security;  housing that someone is living in;  (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score;  a social unit living together;  the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end;  verb return home accurately from a long distance;  provide with, or send to, a home
  • homeopathy - noun a method of treating disease with small amounts of remedies that, in large amounts in healthy people, produce symptoms similar to those being treated
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • homogenized - adj. made homogeneous;  formed by blending unlike elements especially by reducing one element to particles and dispersing them throughout another substance
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • homophobia - noun prejudice against (fear or dislike of) homosexual people and homosexuality
  • homosexual - adj. sexually attracted to members of your own sex;noun someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
  • homosexual - adj. sexually attracted to members of your own sex;noun someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
  • homosexuality - noun a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
  • honey - adj. of something having the color of honey;  noun a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees;  a beloved person; used as terms of endearment;  verb sweeten with honey
  • honeydew melon - noun the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large smooth greenish-white melon with pale green flesh;  any of a variety of muskmelon vines having fruit with a smooth white rind and white or greenish flesh that does not have a musky smell
  • hood - noun protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine;  a headdress that protects the head and face;  the folding roof of a carriage;  metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes;  an aggressive and violent young criminal;verb cover with a hood
  • hookworm - noun parasitic bloodsucking roundworms having hooked mouth parts to fasten to the intestinal wall of human and other hosts;  infestation of the intestines by hookworms which enter the body (usually) through the skin
  • hopeless - adj. (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform;  without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success;  certain to fail;  of a person unable to do something skillfully
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • hormone - noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
  • hospice - noun a program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill;  a lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order)
  • hospital - noun a health facility where patients receive treatment;  a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
  • hospital - noun a health facility where patients receive treatment;  a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
  • hospitalization - noun placing in medical care in a hospital;  the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital;  a period of time when you are confined to a hospital;  insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hospital - noun a health facility where patients receive treatment;  a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
  • hot line - noun a direct telephone line between two officials
  • l - noun the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints);  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • hot - adj. marked by excited activity;  charged or energized with electricity;  having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity;  of a seeker; very near to the object sought;  having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm;  newly made;  very good; often used in the negative;  used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning;  extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm;  recently stolen or smuggled;having or bringing unusually good luck;  newest or most recent;  very unpleasant or even dangerous;  very popular or successful;  sexually excited or exciting;  performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy;  being very spicy;  characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense;  wanted by the police;  (color) bold and intense;  very fast; capable of quick response and great speed
  • housecleaning - noun the act of cleaning the rooms and furnishings of a house;  (figurative) the act of reforming by the removal of unwanted personnel or practices or conditions
  • household - noun a social unit living together
  • housekeeper - noun a servant who is employed to perform domestic task in a household
  • housewife - noun a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income
  • housework - noun the work of cleaning and running a house
  • human - adj. having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings;  characteristic of humanity;  relating to a person;  noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • human body - noun alternative names for the body of a human being
  • human immunodeficiency virus - noun the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells
  • HIV - noun infection by the human immunodeficiency virus;  the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells
  • human papilloma virus - noun any of a group of papovaviruses associated with genital or oral carcinomas or a group associated with benign genital tumors
  • humidity - noun wetness in the atmosphere
  • humor - noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous;  the quality of being funny;  (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state;  the liquid parts of the body;  a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter;  a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling;  verb put into a good mood
  • humor - noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous;  the quality of being funny;  (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state;  the liquid parts of the body;  a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter;  a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling;  verb put into a good mood
  • hurricane - noun a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hurt - adj. damaged inanimate objects or their value;  suffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle;  noun the act of damaging something or someone;  a damage or loss;  feelings of mental or physical pain;  psychological suffering;  any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.;verb give trouble or pain to;  cause damage or affect negatively;  hurt the feelings of;  feel physical pain;  feel pain or be in pain;  cause emotional anguish or make miserable;  be the source of pain
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • da - noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
  • ar - noun a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War;  a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters;  a colorless and odorless inert gas; one of the six inert gases; comprises approximately 1% of the earth's atmosphere
  • husband - noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage;verb use cautiously and frugally
  • hydrocortisone - noun an adrenal-cortex hormone (trade names Hydrocortone or Cortef) that is active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism
  • hydrogen - noun a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
  • hydrophobia - noun a morbid fear of water;  a symptom of rabies in humans consisting of an aversion to swallowing liquids;  an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
  • hygiene - noun the science concerned with the prevention of illness and maintenance of health;  a condition promoting sanitary practices
  • hymen - noun a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin;  (Greek mythology) the god of marriage
  • hyperactivity - noun a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement
  • hyperglycemia - noun abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
  • hypersensitive - adj. having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
  • hypertension - noun a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hypertrophy - noun abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ;verb undergo hypertrophy
  • hypnosis - noun a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion
  • hypnotic - adj. attracting and holding interest as if by a spell;  of or relating to hypnosis;  noun a drug that induces sleep
  • hypoglycemia - noun abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • hypothalamus - noun a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system
  • hypothyroidism - noun an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • hysteria - noun excessive or uncontrollable fear;  neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions;  state of violent mental agitation
  • ice cream - noun frozen dessert containing cream and sugar and flavoring
  • ice pack - noun a waterproof bag filled with ice: applied to the body (especially the head) to cool or reduce swelling;  a large expanse of floating ice
  • ice - noun a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk);  the frozen part of a body of water;  diamonds;water frozen in the solid state;  a rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating;  a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine;  an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant;  a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes;  verb put ice on or put on ice;  decorate with frosting
  • ill - adj. presaging ill fortune;  distressing;  resulting in suffering or adversity;  indicating hostility or enmity;  affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function;  adv. (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well;  with difficulty or inconvenience; scarcely or hardly;  unfavorably or with disapproval;  noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • illness - noun impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
  • immigrant - noun a person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there
  • imminent - adj. close in time; about to occur
  • irremediable - adj. impossible to remedy or correct or redress
  • immobile - adj. not capable of movement or of being moved;securely fixed in place
  • immobilization - noun the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement;  fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • immune - adj. (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence;  relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection);secure against;  relating to the condition of immunity;  noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • immune response - noun a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen
  • immune system - noun a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
  • immunity - noun the quality of being unaffected by something;(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease;  an act exempting someone;  the state of not being susceptible
  • immunization - noun the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • cl - noun a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter;  a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • de - noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • immunize - verb perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation;  law: grant immunity from prosecution
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • immunology - noun the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • impact - noun the striking of one body against another;  a forceful consequence; a strong effect;  influencing strongly;  the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat;  verb press or wedge together; pack together;  have an effect upon
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • implant - noun a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue;  verbbecome attached to and embedded in the uterus;  fix or set securely or deeply;  put firmly in the mind
  • impotence - noun an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate;  the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
  • impotent - adj. lacking power or ability;  (of a male) unable to copulate
  • impulsive - adj. without forethought;  proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus;  characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation;  determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason;  having the power of driving or impelling
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • in vitro - adj. in an artificial environment outside the living organism;adv. in an artificial environment outside the living organism
  • in vitro - adj. in an artificial environment outside the living organism;adv. in an artificial environment outside the living organism
  • in vivo - adj. within a living organism;  adv. in the living organism
  • in vivo - adj. within a living organism;  adv. in the living organism
  • inactive - adj. not active physically or mentally;  not engaged in full-time work;  lacking activity; lying idle or unused;  not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly;  not exerting influence or change;not in physical motion;  not participating in a chemical reaction; chemically inert;  lacking in energy or will;  of e.g. volcanos; not erupting and not extinct;  not involved in military operations
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • inattentive - adj. showing a lack of attention or care;  not showing due care or attention
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • do - noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization;  doctor's degree in osteopathy;  an uproarious party;verb create or design, often in a certain way;  travel or traverse (a distance);  carry on or manage;  get (something) done;  proceed or get along;  behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself;  arrange attractively;  give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;  carry out or perform an action;  engage in;  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity;  spend time in prison or in a labor camp
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • incidence - noun the striking of a light beam on a surface;  the relative frequency of occurrence of something
  • incident - adj. falling or striking of light rays on something;(sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence;  noun a single distinct event;  a public disturbance
  • incompetent - adj. not qualified or suited for a purpose;  not doing a good job;  not meeting requirements;  showing lack of skill or aptitude;  noun someone who is not competent to take effective action
  • in - adj. currently fashionable;  directed or bound inward;  holding office;  adv. to or toward the inside of;  noun a state in midwestern United States;  a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot;  a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
  • incontinence - noun involuntary urination or defecation;  indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures
  • incubation period - noun the period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • indefinite - adj. not decided or not known;  vague or not clearly defined or stated
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • indicator - noun a device for showing the operating condition of some system;  a signal for attracting attention;  (chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance; can be used to indicate the completion of a chemical reaction or (in medicine) to test for a particular reaction;  a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
  • se - noun the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees;  a toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite)
  • indigestion - noun a disorder of digestive function characterized by discomfort or heartburn or nausea
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • interior - adj. of or coming from the middle of a region or country;inside and toward a center;  situated within or suitable for inside a building;  located inward;  inside the country;  noun the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849;  the inner or enclosed surface of something;  the region that is inside of something
  • induction - noun the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time);  an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current;  an act that sets in motion some course of events;reasoning from detailed facts to general principles;  stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors;  a formal entry into an organization or position or office
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • infancy - noun the earliest state of immaturity;  the early stage of growth or development
  • infant - noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
  • ni - noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
  • infect - verb contaminate with a disease or microorganism;communicate a disease to;  affect in a contagious way;  contaminate with ideas or an ideology
  • infection - noun (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure;  moral corruption or contamination;  an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted;  (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease;  (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound;  the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms;  the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • infectious - adj. easily spread;  caused by infection or capable of causing infection;  of or relating to infection
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • infertility - noun the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
  • inflammation - noun arousal to violent emotion;  a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat;  the act of setting something on fire;  the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • influenza - noun an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
  • influenza - noun an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
  • gripe - noun informal terms for objecting;  verb complain
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • ingestion - noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • u - adj. (chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use;  noun the 21st letter of the Roman alphabet;  a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons;  a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • u - adj. (chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use;  noun the 21st letter of the Roman alphabet;  a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons;  a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • inhalant - adj. inhaling or serving for inhalation;  noun a medication to be taken by inhaling it;  something that is inhaled
  • inhalation - noun the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing;  a medication to be taken by inhaling it
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • inhale - verb draw in (air);  draw deep into the lungs in by breathing
  • inhaler - noun a dispenser that produces a chemical vapor to be inhaled in order to relieve nasal congestion
  • injection - noun the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure;  the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe;  any solution that is injected (as into the skin)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • injury - noun an act that injures someone;  an accident that results in physical damage or hurt;  any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.;  a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • inner ear - noun a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • inoculation - noun taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • insane - adj. afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement;very foolish
  • loco - adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • insect - noun small air-breathing arthropod;  a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
  • insecurity - noun the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure;  the state of being subject to danger or injury
  • insensibility - noun a lack of sensibility;  devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
  • insomnia - noun an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
  • inspection - noun a formal or official examination
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • inspector - noun a high ranking police officer;  an investigator who observes carefully
  • inspector - noun a high ranking police officer;  an investigator who observes carefully
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • insulin - noun hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
  • insult - noun a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect;  a rude expression intended to offend or hurt;  verb treat, mention, or speak to rudely
  • insurance - noun promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company;  written contract or certificate of insurance;  protection against future loss
  • intake - noun an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container;  the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • ingesta - noun solid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
  • intense - adj. (of color) having the highest saturation;  in an extreme degree;  extremely sharp or intense
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • intensive care - noun close monitoring and constant medical care of patients with life-threatening conditions
  • intentional - adj. done by design;  by conscious design or purpose;done or made or performed with purpose and intent
  • intercourse - noun communication between individuals;  the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • internal medicine - noun the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults)
  • par - noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course;  a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced;  verb make a score (on a hole) equal to par
  • intestinal - adj. of or relating to or inside the intestines
  • intestinal - adj. of or relating to or inside the intestines
  • intestine - noun the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
  • intoxication - noun excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety;  a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol;  the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • intrauterine device - noun contraceptive device consisting of a piece of bent plastic or metal that is inserted through the vagina into the uterus
  • I - noun the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
  • U - adj. (chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use;  noun the 21st letter of the Roman alphabet;  a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons;  a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • D - noun the 4th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets
  • IV - noun administration of nutrients through a vein
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • intubation - noun the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • invasive - adj. marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue;  relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision;  gradually intrusive without right or permission;  involving invasion or aggressive attack
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • iodine - noun a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks);  a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic
  • iris - noun diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening;  muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil; it forms the colored portion of the eye;  plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  • iris - noun diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening;  muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil; it forms the colored portion of the eye;  plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  • iron - adj. extremely robust;  noun home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth;  a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head;  implement used to brand live stock;  a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood;  verbpress and smooth with a heated iron
  • irregular - adj. not occurring at expected times;  independent in behavior or thought;  of a surface; not level or flat;  lacking continuity or regularity;  contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice;(of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement;(used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces;  deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal;  noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name;  a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  • irregular - adj. not occurring at expected times;  independent in behavior or thought;  of a surface; not level or flat;  lacking continuity or regularity;  contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice;(of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement;(used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces;  deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal;  noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name;  a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  • irritable - adj. abnormally sensitive to a stimulus;  easily irritated or annoyed;  capable of responding to stimuli
  • irritable - adj. abnormally sensitive to a stimulus;  easily irritated or annoyed;  capable of responding to stimuli
  • irritation - noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed;  (pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation;  the act of troubling or annoying someone;  unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment;  an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress;  a sudden outburst of anger;  the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • isolated - adj. not close together in time;  under forced isolation especially for health reasons;  cut off or left behind;  remote and separate physically or socially;  being or feeling set or kept apart from others;  marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • isolation - noun the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others;  a country's withdrawal from international politics;a feeling of being disliked and alone;  (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it;  a state of separation between persons or groups
  • itching - noun an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • jam - noun preserve of crushed fruit;  deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems;  a dense crowd of people;  informal terms for a difficult situation;  verb interfere with or prevent the reception of signals;  crush or bruise;  crowd or pack to capacity;  get stuck and immobilized;  push down forcibly;  block passage through;  press tightly together or cram
  • janitor - noun someone employed to clean and maintain a building
  • jaundice - noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia;  a rough and bitter manner;  verb affect with, or as if with, jaundice;  distort adversely
  • jaw - noun holding device consisting of one or both of the opposing parts of a tool that close to hold an object;  the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth;  the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth;  verb censure severely or angrily;  talk incessantly and tiresomely;  talk socially without exchanging too much information;chew (food)
  • jealousy - noun zealous vigilance;  a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)
  • jelly - noun a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit;  a substance having the consistency of semisolid foods;  an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods;  verb make into jelly
  • j - noun the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second
  • job - noun a damaging piece of work;  the performance of a piece of work;  the responsibility to do something;  a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee;  a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";  an object worked on; a result produced by working;  a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply;  (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit;  any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing;  a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him;  the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money;  a crime (especially a robbery);  a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved;verb work occasionally;  profit privately from public office and official business;  invest at a risk;  arranged for contracted work to be done by others
  • jogging - noun running at a jog trot as a form of cardiopulmonary exercise
  • joint - adj. involving both houses of a legislature;  united or combined;  affecting or involving two or more;  noun marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking;  junction by which parts or objects are joined together;  a disreputable place of entertainment;(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion);  a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion;  the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made;  verb separate (meat) at the joint;  fasten with a joint;  provide with a joint;  fit as if by joints
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • toque - noun a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs;  a small round woman's hat
  • marihuana - noun the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect;  a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
  • jugular vein - noun veins in the neck that return blood from the head
  • juice - noun any of several liquids of the body;  the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue;  electric current;energetic vitality
  • junk food - noun food that tastes good but is high in calories having little nutritional value
  • juvenile - adj. of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people;  displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity;  noun a youthful person
  • kale - noun coarse curly-leafed cabbage;  a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head;  informal terms for money
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • keep out - verb prevent from entering; shut out
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • kid - noun young goat;  soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat;  a young person of either sex;  a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age;  English dramatist (1558-1594);  verb be silly or tease one another;  tell false information to for fun
  • ni - noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • kidney - noun either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine
  • ri - noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • kidney failure - noun inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • kill - noun the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile;  the act of terminating a life;  verb destroy a vitally essential quality of or in;  cause to cease operating;  tire out completely;  mark for deletion, rub off, or erase;  cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly;  cause the death of, without intention;deprive of life;  hit with great force;  hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games;  overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration;  be the source of great pain for;  thwart the passage of;  be fatal;  end or extinguish by forceful means;  drink down entirely
  • kiln - noun a furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks
  • kilogram - noun one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • kit - noun young of any of various fur-bearing animals;  gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose;  a case for containing a set of articles;  verb supply with a set of articles or tools
  • knee - noun the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee;  hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella;  joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
  • knife - noun edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle;  a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point;  any long thin projection that is transient;verb use a knife on
  • knuckle - noun a joint of a finger when the fist is closed;  verb shoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground;  press or rub with the knuckles
  • label - noun trade name of a company that produces musical recordings;  a brief description given for purposes of identification;  an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object;  a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction;  verb distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions;  distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom;  assign a label to; designate with a label;  pronounce judgment on;  attach a tag or label to
  • labor - noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages);  a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages;  any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted;the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913;  a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900; characterized by the promotion of labor's interests and the socialization of key industries;an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement;concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of labor to the birth of a child;  verb undergo the efforts of childbirth;  work hard;  strive and make an effort to reach a goal
  • labor pains - noun a regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth
  • laborer - noun someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • laceration - noun the act of lacerating;  a torn ragged wound
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • lack - noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable;  verb be without
  • lactation - noun the production and secretion of milk by the mammary glands;  the period following birth during which milk is secreted;  feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
  • lactose intolerance - noun congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose
  • lactose - noun a sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule; occurs only in milk
  • ladder - noun steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs; for climbing up or down;  ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress;  a row of unravelled stitches;verb come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
  • lamb - noun young sheep;  the flesh of a young domestic sheep eaten as food;  a sweet innocent mild-mannered person (especially a child);  a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters);  English essayist (1775-1834);  verb give birth to a lamb
  • lameness - noun an imperfection or defectiveness;  disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
  • landscaping - noun working as a landscape gardener;  a garden laid out for esthetic effect
  • landslide - noun a slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff;  an overwhelming electoral victory
  • lanugo - noun the fine downy hair covering a human fetus; normally shed during the ninth month of gestation
  • lanugo - noun the fine downy hair covering a human fetus; normally shed during the ninth month of gestation
  • lard - noun soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog;  verb prepare or cook with lard;  add details to
  • large intestine - noun beginning with the cecum and ending with the rectum; includes the cecum and the colon and the rectum; extracts moisture from food residues which are later excreted as feces
  • laryngitis - noun inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx; characterized by hoarseness or loss of voice and coughing
  • Lassa fever - noun an acute contagious viral disease of central western Africa; characterized by fever and inflammation and muscular pains and difficulty swallowing; can be used as a bioweapon
  • latex - noun a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air;  a water-base paint that has a latex binder
  • l - noun the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints);  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • Latino - adj. related to a Spanish-speaking people or culture;  nounan artificial language based on words common to the Romance languages;  a resident of Latin America
  • latino - adj. related to a Spanish-speaking people or culture;  nounan artificial language based on words common to the Romance languages;  a resident of Latin America
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • laundry - noun workplace where clothes are washed and ironed;garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • lava - noun rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface
  • lava - noun rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; lava is what magma is called when it reaches the surface
  • laxative - adj. stimulating evacuation of feces;  noun a mild cathartic
  • lead - noun the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge;  a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead');  mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil;  thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing;  an advantage held by a competitor in a race;evidence pointing to a possible solution;  the introductory section of a story;  a news story of major importance;  (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base;(sports) the score by which a team or individual is winning;  the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile);  a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey;  a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire;  restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal;  the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine;  an indication of potential opportunity;  an actor who plays a principal role;  verb cause to undertake a certain action;  travel in front of; go in advance of others;take somebody somewhere;  tend to or result in;  be ahead of others; be the first;  pass or spend;  preside over;  lead, as in the performance of a composition;  move ahead (of others) in time or space;  be in charge of;  be conducive to;  have as a result or residue;  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point;  lead, extend, or afford access;cause something to pass or lead somewhere
  • lead poisoning - noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
  • leave - noun permission to do something;  the period of time during which you are absent from work or duty;  the act of departing politely;verb leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking;  be survived by after one's death;  go and leave behind, either intentionally or by neglect or forgetfulness;  go away from a place;remove oneself from an association with or participation in;  have as a result or residue;  make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain;  act or be so as to become in a specified state;  have left or have as a remainder;  leave behind unintentionally;  move out of or depart from;  leave or give by will after one's death;  tell or deposit (information) knowledge;  put into the care or protection of someone
  • leek - noun related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves;  plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
  • leg - noun (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack;  a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg;  one of the supports for a piece of furniture;  a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle;a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion;  the limb of an animal used for food;  a section or portion of a journey or course;  a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg;  a part of a forked or branching shape
  • legume - noun the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils);  an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae;  the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case
  • leishmaniasis - noun sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
  • leishmaniasis - noun sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
  • lemon - noun an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory;  a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons;yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh;  a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit;  a strong yellow color
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • lemonade - noun sweetened beverage of diluted lemon juice
  • lens - noun a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images;  electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons;biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; it focuses light waves on the retina;  (metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood;  genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils
  • lentil - noun round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food;  widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodder;  the fruit or seed of a lentil plant
  • leprosy - noun chronic granulomatous communicable disease occurring in tropical and subtropical regions; characterized by inflamed nodules beneath the skin and wasting of body parts; caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium leprae
  • leptospirosis - noun an infectious disease cause by leptospira and transmitted to humans from domestic animals; characterized by jaundice and fever
  • leptospirosis - noun an infectious disease cause by leptospira and transmitted to humans from domestic animals; characterized by jaundice and fever
  • lesbian - adj. of female homosexuality;  noun a resident of Lesbos;  a female homosexual
  • lesion - noun any visible abnormal structural change in a bodily part;  any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • lethal - adj. of an instrument of certain death
  • mortal - adj. unrelenting and deadly;  subject to death;  causing or capable of causing death;  involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death;  noun a human being
  • lettuce - noun leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa;  any of various plants of the genus Lactuca;  informal terms for money
  • leukemia - noun malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • life - noun living things collectively;  the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities;  a motive for living;  a living person;  the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones;  the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living;  a characteristic state or mode of living;  the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death);  the period between birth and the present time;  the period from the present until death;animation and energy in action or expression;  an account of the series of events making up a person's life;  the condition of living or the state of being alive;  a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives
  • ligament - noun any connection or unifying bond;  a sheet or band of tough fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages or supporting muscles or organs
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • lima bean - noun broad flat beans simmered gently; never eaten raw;  bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds;bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
  • lime - noun the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees;  any of various related trees bearing limes;  any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber;  a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds;  a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide;  a caustic substance produced by heating limestone;  verb cover with lime so as to induce growth;  spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
  • lima - noun capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century
  • limping - noun disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
  • liniment - noun a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
  • lipid - noun an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
  • l - noun the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints);  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • liquid - adj. clear and bright;  smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness;  existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow;  filled or brimming with tears;  in cash or easily convertible to cash;  smooth and unconstrained in movement;changed from a solid to a liquid state;  noun a frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially `l' and `r');  the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility;a substance in the fluid state of matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume;  a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • l - noun the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints);  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • liquor - noun the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked;  an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented;a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process
  • listeriosis - noun an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms
  • listeriosis - noun an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms
  • liver - adj. having a reddish-brown color;  noun large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes;  liver of an animal used as meat;  someone who lives in a place;  a person who has a special life style
  • h - noun the 8th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure;  the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second;  a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second;  a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
  • loader - noun an attendant who loads guns for someone shooting game;  a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • loading - noun the labor of putting a load of something on or in a vehicle or ship or container etc.;  the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane to some factor determining its lift;  goods carried by a large vehicle;  weight to be borne or conveyed;  a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
  • lobster - noun any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae;  flesh of a lobster
  • local - adj. relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area;affecting only a restricted part or area of the body;  of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood;  noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops;  anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
  • local - adj. relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area;affecting only a restricted part or area of the body;  of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood;  noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops;  anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
  • lochia - noun substance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth
  • loneliness - noun the state of being alone in solitary isolation;  a disposition toward being alone;  sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
  • soledad - noun a city in northern Colombia; a suburb of Barranquilla
  • lonely - adj. remote or secluded;  marked by dejection from being alone;  characterized by or preferring solitude;  lacking companions or companionship
  • solo - adj. composed or performed by a single voice or instrument;adv. without anybody else;  noun a flight in which the aircraft pilot is unaccompanied;  any activity that is performed alone without assistance;  a musical composition for one voice or instrument (with or without accompaniment);  verb perform a piece written for a single instrument;  fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • loss - noun the act of losing;  the disadvantage that results from losing something;  the experience of losing a loved one;  the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue;  something that is lost;  gradual decline in amount or activity;  euphemistic expressions for death;  military personnel lost by death or capture
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • lost - adj. not caught with the senses or the mind;  no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered;  spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed;  not gained or won;  incapable of being recovered or regained;  unable to function; without help;having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity;  perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment;  no longer known; irretrievable;  deeply absorbed in thought;  noun people who are destined to die soon
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • low - adj. literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension;  less than normal in degree or intensity or amount;  used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency;  very low in volume;  unrefined in character;  being the gear producing the lowest drive speed;  low in spirits;  of the most contemptible kind;  subdued or brought low in condition or status;  no longer sufficient;  low or inferior in station or quality;  adv. in a low position; near the ground;  noun a low level or position or degree;British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963);  an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation;  the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving;  verb make a low noise, characteristic of bovines
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • lumbar - adj. of or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones
  • lumbar - adj. of or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones
  • lump - noun a compact mass;  a large piece of something without definite shape;  an awkward stupid person;  abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement;  verb put together indiscriminately;  group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
  • masa - noun an independent group of closely related Chadic languages spoken in the area between the Biu-Mandara and East Chadic languages
  • lumpectomy - noun surgical removal of a tumor without removing much of the surrounding tissue or lymph nodes; performed in some cases of breast cancer
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • lunch - noun a midday meal;  verb take the midday meal;  provide a midday meal for
  • lung - noun either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • Lyme disease - noun an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever; caused by bacteria carried by the bite of a deer tick
  • lymph node - noun the source of lymph and lymphocytes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • lymph - noun a thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle; is conveyed to the blood stream by lymphatic vessels
  • lymphatic system - noun the interconnected system of spaces and vessels between body tissues and organs by which lymph circulates throughout the body
  • lymphocyte - noun an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection
  • lymphoma - noun a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer
  • macaroni - noun pasta in the form of slender tubes;  a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
  • machinery - noun machines or machine systems collectively;  a system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions
  • machinist - noun a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
  • mackerel - noun any of various fishes of the family Scombridae;flesh of very important usually small (to 18 in) fatty Atlantic fish
  • mad cow disease - noun a fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system; causes staggering and agitation
  • mad - adj. roused to anger;  affected with madness or insanity;marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion;  very foolish
  • loco - adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • magnesium - noun a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)
  • magnitude - noun the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small);  relative importance;  a number assigned to the ratio of two quantities; two quantities are of the same order of magnitude if one is less than 10 times as large as the other; the number of magnitudes that the quantities differ is specified to within a power of 10
  • major depressive episode - noun (psychiatry) a state of depression with all the classic symptoms (anhedonia and lethargy and sleep disturbance and despondency and morbid thoughts and feelings of worthlessness and sometimes attempted suicide) but with no known organic dysfunction
  • malaria - noun an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
  • malaria - noun an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
  • male - adj. being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation;  for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys;  characteristic of a man;  noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova);  the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands;  a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
  • malfunction - noun a failure to function normally;  verb fail to function or function improperly
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • malocclusion - noun (dentistry) a condition in which the opposing teeth do not mesh normally
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • malpractice - noun a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct;  professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
  • mammogram - noun X-ray film of the soft tissue of the breast
  • mammography - noun a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • man - noun game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;  one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea;  an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman);  a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman;  an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent);  the generic use of the word to refer to any human being;  a male subordinate;  any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage;  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth;  someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force;  a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;  verb provide with men;  take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
  • hombre - noun an informal term for a youth or man
  • mandible - noun the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
  • mango - noun large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed;  large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
  • mango - noun large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed;  large evergreen tropical tree cultivated for its large oval fruit
  • maniac - adj. wildly disordered;  noun a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something;  an insane person
  • man - noun game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;  one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea;  an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman);  a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman;  an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent);  the generic use of the word to refer to any human being;  a male subordinate;  any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage;  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth;  someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force;  a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;  verb provide with men;  take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • manometer - noun a pressure gauge for comparing pressures of a gas
  • man - noun game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;  one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea;  an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman);  a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman;  an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent);  the generic use of the word to refer to any human being;  a male subordinate;  any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage;  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth;  someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force;  a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;  verb provide with men;  take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
  • metro - noun an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)
  • margarine - noun a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter
  • marijuana - noun a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared;  the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
  • marihuana - noun the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect;  a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
  • cannabis - noun the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect;  any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
  • mary - noun the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • marmalade - noun a preserve made of the pulp and rind of citrus fruits
  • mask - noun activity that tries to conceal something;  a covering to disguise or conceal the face;  a protective covering worn over the face;  a party of guests wearing costumes and masks;  verb put a mask on or cover with a mask;  shield from light;  cover with a sauce;hide under a false appearance
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • mason - noun a craftsman who works with stone or brick;  English writer (1865-1948);  English film actor (1909-1984);  American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792);  a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love
  • il - noun a Midwest state in north-central United States
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • massage - noun kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation;  verb give a massage to;manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
  • mastectomy - noun surgical removal of a breast to remove a malignant tumor
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • mastitis - noun inflammation of a breast (or udder)
  • mastitis - noun inflammation of a breast (or udder)
  • masturbate - verb get sexual gratification through self-stimulation;stimulate sexually
  • masturbation - noun manual stimulation of the genital organs (of yourself or another) for sexual pleasure
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • da - noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
  • maternal - adj. characteristic of a mother;  relating to or derived from one's mother;  relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent;related on the mother's side
  • maternal - adj. characteristic of a mother;  relating to or derived from one's mother;  relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent;related on the mother's side
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • maternity - noun the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother;  the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother;  the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
  • maternity ward - noun a hospital ward that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants
  • maxillofacial - adj. of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla)
  • meal - noun coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse;  the food served and eaten at one time;  any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times
  • measles - noun an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • meat - noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food;  the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;  the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
  • mechanic - adj. resembling the action of a machine;  noun someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles;  a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools
  • meconium - noun thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child
  • Medicaid - noun health care for the needy; a federally and state-funded program
  • medical record - noun the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
  • medicate - verb treat medicinally, treat with medicine;  impregnate with a medicinal substance
  • medication - noun the act of treating with medicines or remedies;(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
  • medicinal - adj. having the properties of medicine
  • medicinal - adj. having the properties of medicine
  • medicine - noun the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries;  (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease;  the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques;  punishment for one's actions;  verb treat medicinally, treat with medicine
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • medulla - noun the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal;  lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata);  a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • melancholia - noun extreme depression characterized by tearful sadness and irrational fears
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • melanin - noun insoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
  • melanoma - noun any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes
  • melanoma - noun any of several malignant neoplasms (usually of the skin) consisting of melanocytes
  • membrane - noun a thin pliable sheet of material;  a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects organs or cells of animals
  • memory - noun an electronic memory device;  the power of retaining and recalling past experience;  the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered;  something that is remembered;  the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes
  • men - noun the force of workers available
  • meningitis - noun infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea
  • meningitis - noun infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea
  • menopause - noun the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
  • menstrual blood - noun flow of blood from the uterus; occurs at roughly monthly intervals during a woman's reproductive years
  • menstrual cycle - noun a recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation
  • menstrual flow - noun flow of blood from the uterus; occurs at roughly monthly intervals during a woman's reproductive years
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • odo - noun French pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)
  • mental hospital - noun a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
  • menu - noun an agenda of things to do;  a list of dishes available at a restaurant;  (computer science) a list of options available to a computer user;  the dishes making up a meal
  • men - noun the force of workers available
  • mercury - noun temperature measured by a mercury thermometer;the smallest planet and the nearest to the sun;  (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes;  a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
  • metabolism - noun the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life;  the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
  • metacarpus - noun the part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges
  • metastasis - noun the spreading of a disease to another part of the body;  the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
  • stasis - noun inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces;  an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
  • metatarsus - noun the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus; the corresponding part of the foot in birds or of the hind foot in quadrupeds
  • methadone - noun synthetic narcotic drug similar to morphine but less habit-forming; used in narcotic detoxification and maintenance of heroin addiction
  • methamphetamine - noun an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
  • microbiology - noun the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • microscope - noun magnifier of the image of small objects
  • midwife - noun a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
  • migraine - noun a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • migrant - adj. habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work;  noun traveler who moves from one region or country to another
  • mildew - noun a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter;  the process of becoming mildewed;  verbbecome moldy; spoil due to humidity
  • moho - noun the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
  • milk - noun produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young;  a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings;  any of several nutritive milklike liquids;  a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River;  verb take milk from female mammals;  add milk to;  exploit as much as possible
  • homogenized - adj. made homogeneous;  formed by blending unlike elements especially by reducing one element to particles and dispersing them throughout another substance
  • pasteurized - adj. having been subjected to pasteurization in order to halt fermentation
  • powdered - adj. consisting of fine particles
  • raw - adj. not treated with heat to prepare it for eating;  lacking training or experience;  brutally unfair or harsh;  used of wood and furniture;  having the surface exposed and painful;  untempered and unrefined;  not processed or refined;  not processed or subjected to analysis;  (used informally) completely unclothed;  unpleasantly cold and damp;  devoid of elaboration or diminution or concealment; bare and pure;  hurting;  (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes;  noun informal terms for nakedness
  • skim - adj. used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed;  noun reading or glancing through quickly;  a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid;  verb read superficially;  remove from the surface;  coat (a liquid) with a layer;  cause to skip over a surface;  move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of;  travel on the surface of water;  examine hastily
  • whole - adj. including all components without exception; being one unit or constituting the full amount or extent or duration; complete;(of siblings) having the same parents;  acting together as a single undiversified whole;  exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health;not impaired or diminished in any way;  wholly unharmed;  including everything;  adv. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly');  noun an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity;  all of something including all its component elements or parts
  • milk shake - noun frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
  • miscarriage - noun failure of a plan;  a natural loss of the products of conception
  • neo - adj. (used as a combining form) recent or new
  • natural - adj. being talented through inherited qualities;  related by blood; not adopted;  in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature;  existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation;  existing in or in conformity with nature or the observable world; neither supernatural nor magical;  (of a key) containing no sharps or flats; (of a note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone;  functioning or occurring in a normal way; lacking abnormalities or deficiencies;  (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes;  unthinking; prompted by (or as if by) instinct;free from artificiality;  noun (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake;  a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat;  someone regarded as certain to succeed
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • mistake - noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention;  an understanding of something that is not correct;  part of a statement that is not correct;  verb identify incorrectly;  to make a mistake or be incorrect
  • error - noun (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed;  departure from what is ethically acceptable;  a misconception resulting from incorrect information;  part of a statement that is not correct;  (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer;  a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention;  inadvertent incorrectness
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • mite - noun any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods;  a slight but appreciable addition
  • mitigate - verb make less severe or harsh;  lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
  • mitigation - noun the action of lessening in severity or intensity;  to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious;  a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • mixer - noun a kitchen utensil that is used for mixing foods;electronic equipment that mixes two or more input signals to give a single output signal;  club soda or fruit juice used to mix with alcohol;a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
  • mixing - noun the act of mixing together
  • moist - adj. slightly wet
  • h - noun the 8th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity equal to the internal energy of a system plus the product of its volume and pressure;  the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second;  a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second;  a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • molar - adj. pertaining to large units of behavior;  containing one mole of a substance;  designating a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution;  of or pertaining to the grinding teeth in the back of a mammal's mouth;  noun grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
  • molar - adj. pertaining to large units of behavior;  containing one mole of a substance;  designating a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution;  of or pertaining to the grinding teeth in the back of a mammal's mouth;  noun grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
  • molasses - noun thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar cane; especially during sugar refining
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • mold - noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens;  sculpture produced by molding;  a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter;  loose soil rich in organic matter;  the process of becoming mildewed;  the distinctive form in which a thing is made;  verb become moldy; spoil due to humidity;  fit tightly, follow the contours of;  shape or influence; give direction to;  make something, usually for a specific function;  form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold;  form in clay, wax, etc
  • moho - noun the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
  • mole - noun small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet;  a small congenital pigmented spot on the skin;  spicy sauce often containing chocolate;  a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away;  a spy who works against enemy espionage;  the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • lunar - adj. of or relating to or associated with the moon
  • mollusk - noun invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
  • mongolism - noun a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome; results in a flat face and short stature and mental retardation
  • monitoring - noun the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)
  • monogamous - adj. (used of relationships and of individuals) having one mate
  • mon - noun the Mon-Khmer language spoken by the Mon;  a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of Thailand;  the second day of the week; the first working day
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • mononucleosis - noun an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
  • mononucleosis - noun an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
  • mood - noun verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker;  a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling;  the prevailing psychological state
  • humor - noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous;  the quality of being funny;  (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state;  the liquid parts of the body;  a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter;  a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling;  verb put into a good mood
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • mop - noun cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors;  verb make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip;  to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
  • morbidity - noun an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind;the relative incidence of a particular disease;  the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
  • morgue - noun a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
  • morgue - noun a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation
  • morning sickness - noun nausea early in the day; a characteristic symptom in the early months of pregnancy
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • morphine - noun an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain
  • mortal - adj. unrelenting and deadly;  subject to death;  causing or capable of causing death;  involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death;  noun a human being
  • mortal - adj. unrelenting and deadly;  subject to death;  causing or capable of causing death;  involving loss of divine grace or spiritual death;  noun a human being
  • mortality - noun the quality or state of being mortal;  the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
  • mortification - noun (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself);  an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect;  strong feelings of embarrassment;  the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • mosquito - noun two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
  • mosquito - noun two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
  • mosquito net - noun a fine net or screen (especially around beds) to protect against mosquitos
  • mother - noun a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation;  a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother);  a term of address for a mother superior;  a term of address for an elderly woman;  a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar;  verbcare for like a mother;  make children
  • mam - noun a Mayan language spoken by the Mam;  a member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala
  • motherhood - noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother
  • motion sickness - noun the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle
  • motivation - noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior;  the act of motivating; providing incentive;  the condition of being motivated
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • mouse - noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails;  a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinates of a cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad; on the bottom of the device is a ball that rolls on the surface of the pad;  person who is quiet or timid;  a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye;  verb manipulate the mouse of a computer;  to go stealthily or furtively
  • rat - noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse;  a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure;  one who reveals confidential information in return for money;  a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible;someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike;  verbcatch rats, especially with dogs;  give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat;  employ scabs or strike breakers in;  desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage;give away information about somebody;  take the place of work of someone on strike
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • mouth - noun the opening of a jar or bottle;  the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening;  the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge;  the point where a stream issues into a larger body of water;  an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge);  a person conceived as a consumer of food;  an impudent or insolent rejoinder;  a spokesperson (as a lawyer);  verbarticulate silently; form words with the lips only;  touch with the mouth;  express in speech
  • move - noun the act of deciding to do something;  (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game;  the act of changing your residence or place of business;  the act of changing location from one place to another;  a change of position that does not entail a change of location;  verb go or proceed from one point to another;  progress by being changed;  propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting;  have a turn; make one's move in a game;arouse sympathy or compassion in;  move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion;  cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense;  change residence, affiliation, or place of employment;  dispose of by selling;  live one's life in a specified environment;  be in a state of action;  give an incentive for action;  have an emotional or cognitive impact upon;  change location; move, travel, or proceed;  perform an action, or work out or perform (an action);  follow a procedure or take a course
  • mover - noun a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another;  someone who moves;  workman employed by a moving company;  (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
  • ir - noun a board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes;  a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium
  • movement - noun the act of changing the location of something;  the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock);a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata;  a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something;  a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals;  the act of changing location from one place to another;  a change of position that does not entail a change of location;  a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end;  a general tendency to change (as of opinion);  an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object;  a euphemism for defecation
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • pasto - noun an active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes
  • mucous membrane - noun mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
  • tap - noun a light touch or stroke;  a plug for a bunghole in a cask;  a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads;  a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing);  the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information;  a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask;  the sound made by a gentle blow;  a gentle blow;  verb strike lightly;  cut a female screw thread with a tap;  pierce in order to draw a liquid from;  draw (liquor) from a tap;  walk with a tapping sound;  make light, repeated taps on a surface;  draw from or dip into to get something;  furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it;  make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently;  draw from; make good use of;  dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes;  tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
  • mucus - noun protective secretion of the mucous membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium
  • multiple sclerosis - noun a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers
  • mumps - noun an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands
  • paper - noun medium for written communication;  a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses;  a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses;  the physical object that is the product of a newspaper publisher;  a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements;  an essay (especially one written as an assignment);  a business firm that publishes newspapers;  verb cover with paper;  cover with wallpaper
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • murmur - noun a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant;  a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone;  a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech;  an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves;  verb make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath;  speak softly or indistinctly
  • muscle - noun authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way);  animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells;  one of the contractile organs of the body;possessing muscular strength;  a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard;  verb make one's way by force
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • muscle spasm - noun a painful and involuntary muscular contraction
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • muscular - adj. having or suggesting great physical power or force;of or relating to or consisting of muscle;  having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer;  (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful
  • muscular dystrophy - noun any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
  • mushroom - noun fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi;  a large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb);  any of various fleshy fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota consisting of a cap at the end of a stem arising from an underground mycelium;common name for an edible agaric (contrasting with the inedible toadstool);  verb grow and spread fast;  pick or gather mushrooms
  • seta - noun a stiff hair or bristle;  stalk of a moss capsule
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • mussel - noun marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk that lives attached to rocks etc.;  black marine bivalves usually steamed in wine
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • mustache - noun an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip
  • mutton - noun meat from a mature domestic sheep;  the square of a body of any size of type
  • mycosis - noun an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
  • myelitis - noun inflammation of the spinal cord
  • myeloma - noun a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
  • myocardium - noun the middle muscular layer of the heart wall
  • myoma - noun a benign tumor composed of muscle tissue
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • myopathy - noun any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • myopia - noun (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nail - noun a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener;  horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits;  a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard;  verb attach something somewhere by means of nails;  complete a pass;  take into custody;  hit hard;  locate exactly;succeed at easily;  succeed in obtaining a position
  • u - adj. (chiefly British) of or appropriate to the upper classes especially in language use;  noun the 21st letter of the Roman alphabet;  a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons;  a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nap - noun sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed);  a soft or fuzzy surface texture;  a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes;  the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave;  a period of time spent sleeping;  verb take a siesta
  • siesta - noun a nap in the early afternoon (especially in hot countries)
  • nape - noun the back side of the neck
  • narcolepsy - noun a sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep
  • narcosis - noun unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia
  • narcosis - noun unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia
  • narcotic - adj. inducing mental lethargy;  inducing stupor or narcosis;of or relating to or designating narcotics;  noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • narc - noun a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
  • Narc - noun a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
  • nasal cavity - noun either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
  • natal - adj. relating to or accompanying birth;  of or relating to the buttocks;  noun a port city in northeastern Brazil;  a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
  • natal - adj. relating to or accompanying birth;  of or relating to the buttocks;  noun a port city in northeastern Brazil;  a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
  • natural childbirth - noun labor and childbirth without medical intervention; no drugs are given to relieve pain or aid the birth process
  • natural family planning - noun any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs; coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman's menstrual cycle
  • fen - noun 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China;  low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water
  • naturopath - noun a therapist who practices naturopathy
  • nausea - noun disgust so strong it makes you feel sick;  the state that precedes vomiting
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • est - noun standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States
  • navel - noun scar where the umbilical cord was attached;  the center point or middle of something
  • nearsighted - adj. unable to see distant objects clearly
  • nebulizer - noun a dispenser that turns a liquid (such as perfume) into a fine mist
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • neck - noun an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck;  the part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body;  a cut of meat from the neck of an animal;  a narrow elongated projecting strip of land;  verbkiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
  • necrosis - noun the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
  • necrosis - noun the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
  • nectarine - noun a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin;  variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh
  • needle - noun a sharp pointed implement (usually steel);  a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument;  a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record;  as the leaf of a conifer;  verb goad or provoke,as by constant criticism;  prick with a needle
  • negative - adj. expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial;  having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant;characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features;  less than zero;  reckoned in a direction opposite to that regarded as positive;  not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition;having a negative electric charge;  involving disadvantage or harm;designed or tending to discredit, especially without positive or helpful suggestions;  noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with black and white tones reversed;  a reply of denial;  verb vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • neonatal - adj. relating to or affecting the infant during the first month after birth
  • neonatal - adj. relating to or affecting the infant during the first month after birth
  • neonate - noun a baby from birth to four weeks
  • neoplasm - noun an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nephritis - noun an inflammation of the kidney
  • nephrology - noun the branch of medicine concerned with the kidney - its development and anatomy and physiology and disorders
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nephron - noun any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney
  • nerve - noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body;  impudent aggressiveness;  the courage to carry on;  verb get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
  • nervous - adj. easily agitated;  of or relating to the nervous system;unpredictably excitable (especially of horses);  excited in anticipation;causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nervous system - noun the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
  • nervousness - noun a sensitive or highly strung temperament;  an uneasy psychological state;  the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters
  • neuralgia - noun acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
  • neuralgia - noun acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
  • neuritis - noun inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
  • neuritis - noun inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
  • neurology - noun (neurology) the branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its disorders;  the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • neurosis - noun a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
  • neurosis - noun a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
  • neurosurgery - noun any surgery that involves the nervous system (brain or spinal cord or peripheral nerves)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • para - noun an estuary in northern Brazil into which the Tocantins River flows;  100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia;  port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin;  a soldier in the paratroops;(obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
  • newborn - adj. having just or recently arisen or come into existence;recently borne;  noun a baby from birth to four weeks
  • an - noun an associate degree in nursing
  • niacin - noun a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
  • nicotine - noun an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide
  • nightmare - noun a terrifying or deeply upsetting dream;  a situation resembling a terrifying dream
  • nipple - noun a flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier;the small projection of a mammary gland
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • nit - noun egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing;  a luminance unit equal to 1 candle per square meter measured perpendicular to the rays from the source
  • noise - noun incomprehensibility resulting from irrelevant information or meaningless facts or remarks;  the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience;  a loud outcry of protest or complaint;  sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound);  electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication;  the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan;verb emit a noise
  • noodle - noun a ribbonlike strip of pasta;  informal terms for a human head
  • pasta - noun shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg;  a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
  • nose - noun a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft);  the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon;  the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals;  a natural skill;the sense of smell (especially in animals);  a symbol of inquisitiveness;  a small distance;  a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged;  verb defeat by a narrow margin;  push or move with the nose;  advance the forward part of with caution;  rub noses;catch the scent of; get wind of;  search or inquire in a meddlesome way
  • nostalgic - adj. unhappy at being away and longing for familiar things or persons
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nostril - noun either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose
  • notification - noun a request for payment;  an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative;  informing by words
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • novocain - noun procaine administered as a hydrochloride (trade name Novocain)
  • na - noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
  • nuclear medicine - noun the branch of medicine that uses radioactive materials either to image a patient's body or to destroy diseased cells
  • nuclear weapon - noun a weapon of mass destruction whose explosive power derives from a nuclear reaction
  • nuclear - adj. constituting or like a nucleus;  (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy;  of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom;  of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell
  • nuclear - adj. constituting or like a nucleus;  (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy;  of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom;  of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell
  • numbness - noun partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body; a symptom of nerve damage or dysfunction;  the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
  • nurse - noun one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician);  a woman who is the custodian of children;  verb try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury;  treat carefully;  serve as a nurse; care for sick or handicapped people;  give suck to;  maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nursery - noun a child's room for a baby;  a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nursing home - noun an institution where people are cared for
  • supervisor - noun one who supervises or has charge and direction of;  a program that controls the execution of other programs
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nut - noun a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt;  Egyptian goddess of the sky;  usually large hard-shelled seed;  one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens;  someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction;  a whimsically eccentric person;  half the width of an em;  verb gather nuts
  • loco - adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • nutrient - adj. of or providing nourishment;  noun any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue
  • nutrition - noun the scientific study of food and drink (especially in humans);  (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance;  a source of materials to nourish the body
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • OB - noun a major river of western Siberia; flows generally northward and westward to the Gulf of Ob and the Kara Sea;  the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • obesity - noun more than average fatness
  • obey - verb be obedient to
  • OB - noun a major river of western Siberia; flows generally northward and westward to the Gulf of Ob and the Kara Sea;  the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • obstetrics - noun the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
  • obstruction - noun getting in someone's way;  the act of obstructing;any structure that makes progress difficult;  the state or condition of being obstructed;  something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • occipital - adj. of or relating to the occiput
  • occipital - adj. of or relating to the occiput
  • occlusion - noun (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed;  closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel);  the act of blocking;  an obstruction in a pipe or tube;(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • occupational disease - noun disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)
  • octopus - noun bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles;  tentacles of octopus prepared as food
  • oculist - noun a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of diseases of the eye;  a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • odontology - noun the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • odor - noun any property detected by the olfactory system;  the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
  • oil - noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist;  a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water;  any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants;  verb cover with oil, as if by rubbing;  administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
  • okra - noun tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus;  long green edible beaked pods of the okra plant;long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
  • olive - adj. of a yellow-green color similar to that of an unripe olive;noun a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation;  one-seeded fruit of the European olive tree usually pickled and used as a relish;  hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork;  evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits;small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • oncology - noun the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • onion - noun an aromatic flavorful bulb;  bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb;  edible bulb of an onion plant
  • operation - noun the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.);  a planned activity involving many people performing various actions;  a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work;  a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body;  activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign);  a business especially one run on a large scale;  (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction);  process or manner of functioning or operating;  the state of being in effect or being operative;  (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods;(psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • ophthalmologist - noun a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of diseases of the eye
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • ophthalmology - noun the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • opium - noun an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy
  • optic nerve - noun the cranial nerve that serves the retina
  • optic - adj. relating to or using sight;  of or relating to or resembling the eye;  noun the organ of sight
  • optometrist - noun a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
  • opt - verb select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative
  • optometry - noun the practice of an optometrist
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • oral cavity - noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
  • oral contraceptive - noun a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
  • oral sex - noun oral stimulation of the genitals
  • oral - adj. a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression;  of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located;  using speech rather than writing;  of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth;  noun an examination conducted by word of mouth
  • oral - adj. a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression;  of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located;  using speech rather than writing;  of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth;  noun an examination conducted by word of mouth
  • orange - adj. of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange;  noun orange color or pigment; any of a range of colors between red and yellow;  round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees;  a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean;  any citrus tree bearing oranges;  any pigment producing the orange color
  • organ - noun wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard;  a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function;  a periodical that is published by a special interest group;  a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function;(music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ;  a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
  • orgasm - noun the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse
  • cl - noun a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter;  a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
  • max - noun street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
  • orthodontia - noun the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
  • orthodontist - noun a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
  • orthopedics - noun the branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints
  • orthopedist - noun a specialist in correcting deformities of the skeletal system (especially in children)
  • osteoarthritis - noun chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints; the most common form of arthritis occurring usually after middle age
  • osteopathy - noun therapy based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • osteoporosis - noun abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women
  • osteoporosis - noun abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women
  • otitis - noun inflammation of the ear
  • otitis - noun inflammation of the ear
  • otolaryngology - noun the medical specialty that deals with diseases of the ear, nose and throat
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • outbreak - noun a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)
  • investigation - noun the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically;  an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
  • outdoors - adv. outside a building;  noun where the air is unconfined
  • exterior - adj. situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building;  noun the outer side or surface of something;  the region that is outside of something
  • cl - noun a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter;  a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
  • ovarian cyst - noun a cystic tumor (usually benign) of the ovary
  • rico - noun law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions
  • ovary - noun (vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone;  the organ that bears the ovules of a flower
  • oven - noun kitchen appliance used for baking or roasting
  • overt - adj. open and observable; not secret or hidden
  • overweight - adj. usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it;  noun the property of excessive fatness
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • term - noun any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial;  a word or expression used for some particular thing;  one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition;  a limited period of time;  the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent;  (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome;  (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement;  verbname formally or designate with a term
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • ovulation - noun the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • ovum - noun the female reproductive cell; the female gamete
  • owner - noun (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business;  a person who owns something
  • due - adj. owed and payable immediately or on demand;  suitable to or expected in the circumstances;  scheduled to arrive;  adv. directly or exactly; straight;  noun that which is deserved or owed;  a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership)
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • oxygen - noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • ox - noun any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos;  an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus
  • oxytocin - noun hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitocin); stimulates contractions of the uterus and ejection of milk
  • oyster - noun marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell; found on the sea bed mostly in coastal waters;  a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl;  edible body of any of numerous oysters;verb gather oysters, dig oysters
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • ozone - noun a colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water; a strong oxidizing agent; can be produced by electric discharge in oxygen or by the action of ultraviolet radiation on oxygen in the stratosphere (where it acts as a screen for ultraviolet radiation)
  • pacemaker - noun an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker;  a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat;  a horse used to set the pace in racing;  a leading instance in its field
  • pacifier - noun device used for an infant to suck or bite on;someone who tries to bring peace
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • packer - noun a workman employed to pack things into containers;a hiker who wears a backpack;  a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • packing - noun carrying something in a pack on the back;  the enclosure of something in a package or box;  any material used especially to protect something
  • pad - noun the foot or fleshy cushion-like underside of the toes of an animal;  a usually thin flat mass of padding;  a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp;  the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily);  a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge;temporary living quarters;  a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched;  verb add padding to;  line or stuff with soft material;  add details to;  walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • pain - noun a somatic sensation of acute discomfort;  emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid;  a bothersome annoying person;  a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder;  something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness;  verb cause emotional anguish or make miserable;cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
  • dolor - noun (poetry) painful grief
  • dull - adj. (of business) not active or brisk;  emitting or reflecting very little light;  (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted;  darkened with overcast;  not having a sharp edge or point;  not keenly felt;lacking in liveliness or animation;  being or made softer or less loud or clear;  not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft;  blunted in responsiveness or sensibility;  slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity;  so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness;  verb make less lively or vigorous;  become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness;  make dull in appearance;  make dull or blunt;become less interesting or attractive;  make numb or insensitive;deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  • gripping - adj. capable of arousing and holding the attention
  • intense - adj. (of color) having the highest saturation;  in an extreme degree;  extremely sharp or intense
  • mild - adj. moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme;  mild and pleasant;  humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
  • persistent - adj. never-ceasing;  retained; not shed;  continually recurring to the mind
  • continuo - noun a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played
  • severe - adj. very bad in degree or extent;  unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment;  intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality;  causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;  severely simple;  very strong or vigorous
  • sharp - adj. having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing;  keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point;  quick and forceful;  very sudden and in great amount or degree;  raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone;  harsh;marked by practical hardheaded intelligence;  (of something seen or heard) clearly defined;  extremely steep;  having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones;  having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions;  ending in a sharp point;  adv.changing suddenly in direction and degree;  noun a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point;  a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  • painful - adj. causing physical or psychological pain;  causing physical discomfort;  exceptionally bad or displeasing;  causing misery or pain or distress
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • painter - noun a line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing);  an artist who paints;  a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint;  large American feline resembling a lion
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • painting - noun the occupation of a house painter;  the act of applying paint to a surface;  creating a picture with paints;  graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface
  • palate - noun the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
  • paleness - noun being deficient in color;  the property of having a naturally light complexion;  unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
  • palpation - noun a method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • palpitation - noun a rapid and irregular heart beat;  a shaky motion
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • palsy - noun a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor;  loss of the ability to move a body part;  verb affect with palsy
  • par - noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course;  a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced;  verb make a score (on a hole) equal to par
  • pancake - noun a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  • pancake - noun a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
  • pancreas - noun a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • pandemic - adj. existing everywhere;  epidemic over a wide geographical area;  noun an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • panic - noun an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety;  sudden mass fear and anxiety over anticipated events;  verb cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic;  be overcome by a sudden fear
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • pap smear - noun a sample of secretions and superficial cells of the uterine cervix and uterus; examined with a microscope to detect any abnormal cells
  • papaya - noun large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh;  tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
  • papaya - noun large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh;  tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
  • paralysis - noun loss of the ability to move a body part
  • par - noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course;  a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced;  verb make a score (on a hole) equal to par
  • paramedic - noun a person trained to assist medical professionals and to give emergency medical treatment
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • paraplegia - noun paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • parasite - noun an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host;  a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
  • par - noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course;  a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced;  verb make a score (on a hole) equal to par
  • paregoric - noun medicine used to treat diarrhea
  • rico - noun law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions
  • narc - noun a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
  • parent - noun a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian;  verb bring up
  • padre - noun `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military;  a chaplain in one of the military services
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • parietal - adj. of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium
  • parietal - adj. of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium
  • Parkinson - noun British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993);  English surgeon (1755-1824)
  • parotid gland - noun a large salivary gland that produces 50% of daytime saliva; in human beings it is located in front of and below each ear
  • parotitis - noun inflammation of one or both parotid glands
  • parotitis - noun inflammation of one or both parotid glands
  • parsley - noun aromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food;  annual or perennial herb with aromatic leaves
  • perejil - noun a small uninhabited Mediterranean islet claimed by both Morocco and Spain
  • particle - noun a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs;  a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions;  (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
  • part - adv. in part; in some degree; not wholly;  noun something less than the whole of a human artifact;  a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions;  in so far as the actor specified is concerned;  one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole;  the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music;  a portion of a natural object;  something determined in relation to something that includes it;  the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group;any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor;  an actor's portrayal of someone in a play;  the extended spatial location of something;  assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group;  verb force, take, or pull apart;  come apart;  leave;  go one's own way; move apart;  discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
  • partner - noun a person who is a member of a partnership;  an associate who works with others toward a common goal;  a person's partner in marriage;  verb provide with a partner;  act as a partner
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • passion fruit - noun egg-shaped tropical fruit of certain passionflower vines; used for sherbets and confectionery and drinks
  • passion - noun strong feeling or emotion;  a feeling of strong sexual desire;  the suffering of Jesus at the crucifixion;  the trait of being intensely emotional;  any object of warm affection or devotion;  an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action;  something that is desired intensely
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • pasta - noun shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg;  a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
  • pasta - noun shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg;  a dish that contains pasta as its main ingredient
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • pasteurization - noun partial sterilization of foods at a temperature that destroys harmful microorganisms without major changes in the chemistry of the food
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • pasteurized - adj. having been subjected to pasteurization in order to halt fermentation
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • patch - noun a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole;  a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program;  a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body;  a protective cloth covering for an injured eye;  sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment);  a connection intended to be used for a limited time;  a small contrasting part of something;  a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation;  a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition;  verb mend by putting a patch on;  to join or unite the pieces of;  provide with a patch; also used metaphorically;  repair by adding pieces
  • paternity - noun the state of being a father;  the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing;  the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
  • paternity test - noun a test based on blood groups to determine whether a particular man could be the biological father of a particular child; negative results prove he was not the father but positive results show only that he could be
  • pat - adj. exactly suited to the occasion;  having only superficial plausibility;  adv. completely or perfectly;  noun the sound made by a gentle blow;  a light touch or stroke;  verb hit lightly;  pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
  • pathologist - noun a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
  • pat - adj. exactly suited to the occasion;  having only superficial plausibility;  adv. completely or perfectly;  noun the sound made by a gentle blow;  a light touch or stroke;  verb hit lightly;  pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pathology - noun the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases;  any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • patient - adj. enduring without protest or complaint;  enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance;  noun a person who requires medical care;  the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  • pea - noun seed of a pea plant used for food;  a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds;  the fruit or seed of a pea plant
  • peach - noun downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh;cultivated in temperate regions;  a shade of pink tinged with yellow;  a very attractive or seductive looking woman;  verb divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • peanut oil - noun a oil from peanuts; used in cooking and making soap
  • man - noun game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;  one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea;  an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman);  a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman;  an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent);  the generic use of the word to refer to any human being;  a male subordinate;  any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage;  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth;  someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force;  a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;  verb provide with men;  take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
  • peanut - adj. of little importance or influence or power; of minor status;  noun pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms;  a young child who is small for his age;  widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground;underground pod of the peanut vine
  • man - noun game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;  one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea;  an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman);  a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman;  an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent);  the generic use of the word to refer to any human being;  a male subordinate;  any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage;  all of the living human inhabitants of the earth;  someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force;  a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;  verb provide with men;  take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
  • pear - noun sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties;  Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties
  • pediatric - adj. of or relating to the medical care of children
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pediatrics - noun the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pediculosis - noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
  • pediculosis - noun infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
  • peel - noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable;  British politician (1788-1850);  the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit);  verbget undressed;  come off in flakes or thin small pieces;  strip the skin off
  • pelvic inflammatory disease - noun inflammation of the female pelvic organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by infection by any of several microorganisms (chiefly gonococci and chlamydia); symptoms are abdominal pain and fever and foul-smelling vaginal discharge
  • PID - noun inflammation of the female pelvic organs (especially the Fallopian tubes) caused by infection by any of several microorganisms (chiefly gonococci and chlamydia); symptoms are abdominal pain and fever and foul-smelling vaginal discharge
  • pelvis - noun a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter;the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
  • pelvis - noun a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter;the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
  • penicillin - noun any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
  • penis - noun the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism)
  • pip - noun a small hard seed found in some fruits;  a minor nonspecific ailment;  a disease of poultry;  a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface;  a mark on a playing card (shape depending on the suit);  verb defeat thoroughly;  hit with a missile from a weapon;  kill by firing a missile
  • gu - adj. of or related to the genital and urinary organs or their functions;  noun the largest and southernmost island in the Marianas which is administered as a territory of the United States; it was ceded by Spain to the United States in 1898
  • peptic ulcer - noun an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
  • percent - noun a proportion multiplied by 100
  • perch - noun any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes;  spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes;  support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird);  any of numerous fishes of America and Europe;  an elevated place serving as a seat;  a square rod of land;  a linear measure of 16.5 feet;  verb sit, as on a branch;  cause to perch or sit;  to come to rest, settle
  • perca - noun type genus of the Percidae
  • perineum - noun the general region between the anus and the genital organs
  • period - noun a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations;  the end or completion of something;  a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed;  one of three periods of play in hockey games;  the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon;  a stage in the history of a culture having a definable place in space and time;  the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause;  an amount of time
  • odo - noun French pope from 1088 to 1099 whose sermons called for the First Crusade (1042-1099)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • periodontist - noun a dentist specializing in diseases of the gums and other structure surrounding the teeth
  • permanent - adj. continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place;  not capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition;  noun a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • personnel - noun the department responsible for hiring and training and placing employees and for seting policies for personnel management;  group of people willing to obey orders
  • personal - adj. particular to a given individual;  concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality;intimately concerning a person's body or physical being;  indicating grammatical person;  of or arising from personality;  noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • perspiration - noun salty fluid secreted by sweat glands;  the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid
  • sudor - noun salty fluid secreted by sweat glands
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • pertussis - noun a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane
  • pertussis - noun a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane
  • pessimism - noun a general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things;  the feeling that things will turn out badly
  • pessimist - noun a person who expects the worst
  • pesticide - noun a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
  • pet - adj. preferred above all others and treated with partiality;  nouna domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement;  a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight);using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain);  a special loved one;  verb stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking;  stroke or caress gently
  • Petri dish - noun a shallow dish used to culture bacteria
  • peyote - noun the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons;  a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons
  • peyote - noun the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons;  a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons
  • pharmaceutical - adj. of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists;  of or relating to drugs used in medical treatment;  noun drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pharmacist - noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
  • pharmacology - noun the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pharmacy - noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,;  a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pharyngitis - noun inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
  • pharynx - noun the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
  • pica - noun magpies;  eating earth or clay or chalk; occurs in some primitive tribes or sometimes in cases of nutritional deficiency;  a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing
  • phlebitis - noun inflammation of a vein (usually in the legs)
  • phlebotomy - noun surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • phosphorus - noun a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms;  a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky
  • f - noun the 6th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates;  a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature;  a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite
  • physical therapy - noun therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities
  • physician - noun a licensed medical practitioner
  • m - noun the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;  concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;  the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • doctor - noun children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office;  a licensed medical practitioner;  a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution;  (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching;  verb give medical treatment to;  restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken;  alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • physiology - noun processes and functions of an organism;  the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pick - noun a basketball maneuver; obstructing an opponent with one's body;  a heavy iron tool with a wooden handle and a curved head that is pointed on both ends;  a thin sharp implement used for removing unwanted material;  a small thin device (of metal or plastic or ivory) used to pluck a stringed instrument;  the act of choosing or selecting;  the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving;  the person or thing chosen or selected;  the best people or things in a group;  the quantity of a crop that is harvested;  verb remove in small bits;  select carefully from a group;  look for and gather;  attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example;  provoke;pilfer or rob;  remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits;  harass with constant criticism;  eat intermittently; take small bites of;  hit lightly with a picking motion;  pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion;  pay for something
  • picker - noun someone who gathers crops or fruits etc.;  a person who chooses or selects out
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • picking - noun the act of picking (crops or fruit or hops etc.);  the quantity of a crop that is harvested
  • pickled - adj. (used of foods) preserved in a pickling liquid
  • pie - noun dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top;  a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
  • pie - noun dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top;  a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages
  • piercing - adj. loud and sharp;  having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones;  suitable for cutting or piercing;  as physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument;  having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
  • pig - noun a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace;  domestic swine;  mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast;  uncomplimentary terms for a policeman;  a person regarded as greedy and pig-like;  a coarse obnoxious person;verb live like a pig, in squalor;  give birth;  eat greedily
  • marrano - noun (medieval Spain) a Jew or Moor who converted to Christianity (especially those who professed conversion in order to avoid persecution but continued to practice their religion secretly)
  • pill - noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet;something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size;  a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception;  something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured;  a unpleasant or tiresome person
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • pillow - noun a cushion to support the head of a sleeping person;verb rest on or as if on a pillow
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • pineapple - noun large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated;  a tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics
  • pi - noun the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet;  the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle; approximately equal to 3.14159265358979323846...;  an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs;  the scientist in charge of an experiment or research project;  someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pinkeye - noun inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
  • pinworm - noun small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • pituitary - adj. of or relating to the pituitary gland;  having abnormal size with overgrown extremities resulting from abnormal pituitary secretion;  noun the master gland of the endocrine system; located at the base of the brain
  • placebo - noun (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead;  an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
  • placebo - noun (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead;  an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
  • placenta - noun the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus;  that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form
  • placenta - noun the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus;  that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form
  • plague - noun an annoyance;  any large scale calamity (especially when thought to be sent by God);  any epidemic disease with a high death rate;  a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal;  a swarm of insects that attack plants;  verb annoy continually or chronically;  cause to suffer a blight
  • plan - noun scale drawing of a structure;  a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished;  an arrangement scheme;verb make plans for something;  have the will and intention to carry out some action;  make or work out a plan for; devise;  make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
  • plan - noun scale drawing of a structure;  a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished;  an arrangement scheme;verb make plans for something;  have the will and intention to carry out some action;  make or work out a plan for; devise;  make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
  • plant - noun a living organism lacking the power of locomotion;buildings for carrying on industrial labor;  something planted secretly for discovery by another;  an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience;  verbput firmly in the mind;  place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive;  put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground;  place into a river;  fix or set securely or deeply;  set up or lay the groundwork for
  • plaque - noun (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body;  a memorial made of brass
  • plasma - noun colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended;  (physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nuclei and free electrons;  a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone
  • plasma - noun colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended;  (physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nuclei and free electrons;  a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone
  • plastic surgery - noun surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
  • play - noun the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully;  activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules;  gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement;  a preset plan of action in team sports;  utilization or exercise;  a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage;  a theatrical performance of a drama;  a state in which action is feasible;  the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize);(game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession;  a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill;  an attempt to get something;  movement or space for movement;  verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously);  a weak and tremulous light;  the removal of constraints;(in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds;  verb engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously;  exhaust by allowing to pull on the line;participate in games or sport;  employ in a game or in a specific position;  use or move;  shoot or hit in a particular manner;  bet or wager (money);  put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game;  make bets;  use to one's advantage;  discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream;  perform on a certain location;  be performed;cause to emit recorded sounds;  emit recorded sound;  pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity;  replay (as a melody);  play on an instrument;  perform music on (a musical instrument);  move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly;cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space;  act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome;engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion;  be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children;  behave in a certain way;  be received or accepted or interpreted in a specific way;  pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind;  consider not very seriously;contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle;  stake on the outcome of an issue;  manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination;  cause to happen or to occur as a consequence;  play a role or part;  perform on a stage or theater;  behave carelessly or indifferently
  • corral - noun a pen for cattle;  verb collect or gather;  arrange wagons so that they form a corral;  enclose in a corral
  • pleurisy - noun inflammation of the pleura of the lungs (especially the parietal layer)
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • ploughing - noun tilling the land with a plow
  • plum - adv. completely; used as intensifiers;  exactly;  noun a highly desirable position or assignment;  any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit;  any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
  • plumber - noun a craftsman who installs and repairs pipes and fixtures and appliances
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • plumbing - noun the occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building);utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage;  measuring the depths of the oceans
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pneumonia - noun respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pneumonic plague - noun a rapidly progressive and frequently fatal form of the plague that can spread through the air from person to person; characterized by lung involvement with chill, bloody expectoration and high fever
  • podiatrist - noun a specialist in care for the feet
  • pod - noun a detachable container of fuel on an airplane;  a group of aquatic mammals;  a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant;  the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves);  verb produce pods, of plants;  take something out of its shell or pod
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • podiatry - noun the branch of medicine concerned with the feet
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • poison - noun anything that harms or destroys;  any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism;  verb administer poison to;  add poison to;  kill with poison;  kill by its poison;  spoil as if by poison
  • poisoning - noun the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill;  the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
  • poisonous - adj. marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful;  not safe to eat;  having the qualities or effects of a poison
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • polio - noun an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord
  • polio - noun an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord
  • par - noun (golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course;  a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced;  verb make a score (on a hole) equal to par
  • pollen - noun the fine spores that contain male gametes and that are borne by an anther in a flowering plant
  • pollock - noun United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956);  important food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod;  lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish
  • pollutant - noun waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil
  • pollution - noun undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities;  the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors;  the state of being polluted
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • polyp - noun one of two forms that coelenterates take e.g. a hydra or coral: usually sedentary and has a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth;  a small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • pomegranate - noun large globular fruit having many seeds with juicy red pulp in a tough brownish-red rind;  shrub or small tree native to southwestern Asia having large red many-seeded fruit
  • granada - noun a city in southeastern Spain that was the capital of the Moorish kingdom until it was captured by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492; site of the Alhambra (a palace and fortress built by Moors in the Middle Ages) which is now a major tourist attraction
  • popcorn - noun small kernels of corn exploded by heat;  corn having small ears and kernels that burst when exposed to dry heat
  • ma - noun informal terms for a mother;  a master's degree in arts and sciences;  a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies;one thousandth of an ampere
  • population - noun the act of populating (causing to live in a place);(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn;  a group of organisms of the same species populating a given area;  the people who inhabit a territory or state;  the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • porcelain - noun ceramic ware made of a more or less translucent ceramic
  • pork - noun meat from a domestic hog or pig;  a legislative appropriation designed to ingratiate legislators with their constituents
  • marrano - noun (medieval Spain) a Jew or Moor who converted to Christianity (especially those who professed conversion in order to avoid persecution but continued to practice their religion secretly)
  • portion - noun the allotment of some amount by dividing something;something less than the whole of a human artifact;  an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal;  money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage;  assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group;something determined in relation to something that includes it;  your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you);  verb give out or allot
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • positive - adj. formally laid down or imposed;  characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.;  greater than zero;  reckoned, situated or tending in the direction which naturally or arbitrarily is taken to indicate increase or progress or onward motion;indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen;  having a positive electric charge;  involving advantage or good;  persuaded of; very sure;  marked by excessive confidence;impossible to deny or disprove;  of or relating to positivism;  noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • puerperal - adj. relating to or connected with or occurring at the time of childbirth or shortly following, or to the woman who has just given birth
  • postpartum - adj. occurring immediately after birth
  • pot - noun metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid;  street names for marijuana;  a container in which plants are cultivated;  slang for a paunch;  the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker);  the quantity contained in a pot;  a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets;  a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination;  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;  verb plant in a pot
  • olla - noun leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper
  • potassium - noun a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite
  • potato - noun an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland;  annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
  • papa - noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
  • potato chip - noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
  • papa - noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
  • potter - noun a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln;  verb work lightly;  move around aimlessly;do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • pottery - noun the craft of making earthenware;  ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln;  a workshop where clayware is made
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • cer - noun an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
  • mica - noun any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
  • potty - adj. (British informal) trivial;  stupid and confused; used especially of persons;  very drunk;  noun a receptacle for urination or defecation in the bedroom;  a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • powder - noun any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder;  a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized;  a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks;  verb apply powder to;  make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
  • prawn - noun shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible;  any of various edible decapod crustaceans;  verb fish for prawns
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • l - noun the 12th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints);  a cgs unit of illumination equal to the brightness of a perfectly diffusing surface that emits or reflects one lumen per square centimeter
  • preeclampsia - noun abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
  • preeclampsia - noun abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
  • pregnancy test - noun a physiological test to determine whether a person is pregnant
  • pregnancy - noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
  • pregnant - adj. carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life;  filled with or attended with;  rich in significance or implication
  • ada - noun an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia
  • o - noun the blood group whose red cells carry neither the A nor B antigens;  the 15th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
  • premature - adj. uncommonly early or before the expected time;born after a gestation period of less than the normal time;  too soon or too hasty
  • premature ejaculation - noun ejaculation during the early stages of sexual excitement or soon after the insertion of the penis into the vagina
  • r - noun the 18th letter of the Roman alphabet;  the length of a line segment between the center and circumference of a circle or sphere;  (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole;  a unit of radiation exposure; the dose of ionizing radiation that will produce 1 electrostatic unit of electricity in 1 cc of dry air
  • premenstrual syndrome - noun a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
  • PMS - noun a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
  • s - noun the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work;  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm;  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees;  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions);  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • prenatal - adj. occurring or existing before birth
  • prenatal - adj. occurring or existing before birth
  • preparedness - noun the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • prescription - adj. available only with a doctor's written prescription;noun written instructions from a physician or dentist to a druggist concerning the form and dosage of a drug to be issued to a given patient;  written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person;  directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions;  a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • prescription drug - noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
  • preservative - adj. tending or having the power to preserve;  noun a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition
  • press release - noun an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • preterm infant - noun an infant that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation
  • prevalence - noun the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread;  (epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population;  a superiority in numbers or amount
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • problem - noun a question raised for consideration or solution;  a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved;  a source of difficulty
  • progesterone - noun a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
  • prognosis - noun a prediction of the course of a disease;  a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
  • ca - noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes;  a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
  • prolapse - noun the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus);  verb slip or fall out of place, as of body parts
  • ca - noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes;  a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
  • da - noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
  • c - noun the 3rd letter of the Roman alphabet;  (music) the keynote of the scale of C major;  a general-purpose programing language closely associated with the UNIX operating system;  street names for cocaine;  a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second;  a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature;  an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds;a base found in DNA and RNA and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with guanine;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  the speed at which light travels in a vacuum; the constancy and universality of the speed of light is recognized by defining it to be exactly 299,792,458 meters per second
  • prostate gland - noun a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen
  • pr - noun a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution;  a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico;  a soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process
  • prosthesis - noun corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
  • pr - noun a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution;  a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico;  a soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process
  • prostration - noun the act of assuming a prostrate position;  abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body;  a condition marked by dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by depletion of body fluids and electrolytes
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • protection - noun payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence;  the activity of protecting someone or something;  the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition;  the condition of being protected;  kindly endorsement and guidance;  a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury;  defense against financial failure; financial independence
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • n - noun the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet;  (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter;  a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes;  the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees;  a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
  • protein - noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
  • na - noun a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)
  • protocol - noun code of correct conduct;  forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state;  (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
  • prune - noun dried plum;  verb weed out unwanted or unnecessary things;  cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  • pruning - noun the act of trimming a plant;  something that has been pruned off of a plant
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • psychiatrist - noun a physician who specializes in psychiatry
  • psychiatry - noun the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • sic - adv. intentionally so written (used after a printed word or phrase);  verb urge a dog to attack someone
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • logo - noun a company emblem or device
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • psychosis - noun any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted
  • psychosomatic - adj. used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis
  • psychotherapy - noun the treatment of mental or emotional problems by psychological means;  the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
  • pubis - noun one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation;  (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA;  one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose);  any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes
  • public - adj. affecting the people or community as a whole;  not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole;  noun a body of people sharing some common interest;  people in general considered as a whole
  • p - noun the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet;  a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  • a - noun the blood group whose red cells carry the A antigen;  the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet;  the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;  a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic r