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  1. Abrupt
  2. Abstain
    To voluntarily refrain from something.
  3. Access
    A means to obtain entry or a means of approach.
  4. Accountable
  5. Adhere
    To hold fast or stick together.
  6. Adverse
    Undesired, possibly harmful
  7. Affect
    Appearance of observable emotions.
  8. Annual
    Occurring every year.
  9. Apply
    To place, put on, or spread something.
  10. Audible
    Able to be heard.
  11. Bilateral
    Present on two sides.
  12. Cardiac
    Of or relating to the heart.
  13. Cast
    Hard protective device applied to protect a broken bone while the bone heals.
  14. Cavity
    An opening or an empty area.
  15. Cease
    Cone to an end or bring to an end.
  16. Compensatory
    Offsetting or making up for something.
  17. Complication
    An undesired problem that is the result of some other event.
  18. Comply
    Do as directed
  19. Concave
    Rounded inward
  20. Concise
    Brief, to the point.
  21. Consistency
    Degree of viscosity; how thick or thin a fluid is.
  22. Constrict
    To draw together or become smaller.
  23. Contingent
  24. Contour
    Shape or outline of a shape.
  25. Nutrient
    Substance or ingredient that provides nourishment.
  26. Occluded
    Closed or obstructed.
  27. Ominous
    Significantly important and dangerous.
  28. Ongoing
  29. Oral
    Given through or affecting the mouth.
  30. Overt
    Obvious, easily observed
  31. Parameter
    A characteristic or constant factor, limit
  32. Paroxysmal
    Beginning suddenly or abruptly; convulsive.
  33. Patent
  34. Pathogenic
    Causing or able to cause disease.
  35. Pathology
    Processes, causes, and effects of a disease; abnormality.
  36. Posterior
    Located behind; in the back.
  37. Potent
    Producing a strong effect.
  38. Potential
    Capable of occurring or likely to occur.
  39. Precaution
    Preventive measure.
  40. Precipitous
    Rapid, uncontrolled.
  41. Predispose
    To make more susceptible pr more likely to occur.
  42. Preexisting
    Already present
  43. Primary
    First or more significant
  44. Priority
    Of great importance
  45. Prognosis
    The anticipated or expected course or outcome
  46. Rationale
    The underlying reason.
  47. Recur
    To occur again
  48. Renal
    Of or relating to the kidneys
  49. Respiration
    Inhalation and exhalation of air.
  50. Restrict
    To limit
  51. Retain
    To hold or keep
  52. Site
  53. Status
  54. Strict
    Stringent, exact, complete.
  55. Sublingual
    Under the tongue
  56. Supplement
    To take in addition to to complete.
  57. Suppress
    To stop or subdue
  58. Symmetric (symmetrical)
    Being equal or the same in size, shape, and relative position.
  59. Symptom
    An indication of a problem
  60. Syndrome
    Group of symptoms that, when occurring together, reflect a specific disease or disorder.
  61. Therapeutic
    Of or relating to the treatment of a disease or disorder.
  62. Transdermal
    Crossing through the skin
  63. Transmission
    Transfer, such as of a disease, from one person to another.
  64. Trauma
    Injury, wound.
  65. Triage
    Process used to determine the priority of treatment for patients according the the severity of a patient's condition and likelihood of benefit from the treatment.
  66. Untoward
    Adverse or negative
  67. Urinate
    Excrete or expel urine
  68. Vascular
    Of or relating to blood vessels
  69. Verbal
    Spoken, using words
  70. Virus
    Microscopic infectious agent capable of replicating only in living cells, usually causing infectious disease.
  71. Vital
  72. Void/urinate
    Excrete or expel urine
  73. Volume
    Amount of space occupied by a fluid
  74. Select the meaning of the underlined word in the sentence. The client's condition was (exacerbated) in the fall.
    A) improved
    B) eliminated
    C) created a scar
    D) made worse
    D) made worse
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  75. The (overt) signs of the baby's illness were stressing to the parents.
    A) easily observed
    B) subtle
    C) intestinal
    D) feverish
    A) easily observed
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  76. His (paroxysmal) coughing was a sign of his illness.
    A) soft
    B) discreet
    C) occasional
    D) convulsive
    D) convulsive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  77. Her (flushed) appearance was noter f by the nurse during the examination.
    A) pale
    B) excited
    C) ruddy
    D) indifferent
    C) ruddy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  78. The bride decided to (expand) the number of people invited to the wedding.
    A) widen
    B) decrease
    C) increase
    D) reduce
    C) increase
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  79. The nurse noticed an abrupt change in the patient's level of pain.
    A) chronic
    B) sudden
    C) slow
    D) subtle
    B) sudden
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  80. Te nurse was keeping careful watch on the patient's (respiration).
    A) pulse
    B) breathing
    C) skin color
    D) diet
    B) breathing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  81. The medication was given (sublingually).
    A) under the eyelid
    B) under the tongue
    C) by nasal inhaler
    D) by injection
    B) under the tongue
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  82. The (rationale) for the therapy was to increase the patient's range of motion.
    A) outcome
    B) prescription
    C) reason
    D) goal
    C) reason
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  83. The nurse is (accountable) for patient safety.
    A) available
    B) responsible
    C) always here
    D) documenting
    B) responsible
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  84. Contract
    To draw together, to reduce in size.
  85. Contraindication
    A reason why something is not advisable or why it should not be done.
  86. Defecate
    Expel feces
  87. Deficit
    A deficiency or lack of something.
  88. Depress
    Press downward
  89. Depth
    Downward measurement from a surface.
  90. Deteriorating
  91. Device
    Tool or piece of equipment
  92. Diagnosis
    Identification of an injury or a disease.
  93. Diameter
    The distance across the center of an object.
  94. Dilate
    To enlarge or expand
  95. Dilute
    To make a liquid less concentrated
  96. Discrete
    Distinct, separate
  97. Distended
    Enlarged or expanded from pressure.
  98. Dysfunction
    Impaired or abnormal functioning
  99. Elevate
    To lift up or place in a higher possition.
  100. Endogenous
    Produced within the body
  101. Exacerbate
    To make worse or more severe.
  102. Excess
    More than what is needed or susual
  103. Exogenous
    Produced outside the body
  104. Expand
    To increase in size or amount
  105. Exposure
  106. External
    Located outside the body.
  107. Fatal
    Resulting in death
  108. Fatigue
    Extreme tiredness, exhaustion.
  109. Flaccid
    Limp, lacking tone.
  110. Flushed
    Reddened or ruddy appareance
  111. Gaping
    Wide open
  112. Gastrointestinal
    Of or relating to the stomach and the intestines
  113. Gender
    Sex of an individual, as in male or female.
  114. Hematologic
    Of or relating to blood.
  115. Hydration
    Maintenance of body fluid balance.
  116. Hygiene
    Measures contributing to cleanliness and good healthz
  117. Impaired
    Diminishing or lacking some usual equality or level.
  118. Impending
    Likely to occur soon
  119. Incidence
  120. Infection
    Contamination or invasion of body tissue by pathogenic organisms.
  121. Inflamed
    Reddened, swollen, warm, and often tender.
  122. Ingest
    To swallow for digestion
  123. Initiate
    To begin or put into practice
  124. Insidious
    So gradual as to not become apparent for a long term.
  125. Intact
    To place, unharmed
  126. Internal
    Located within the body
  127. Invasive
    Inserting or entering into a body part
  128. Labile
    Changing rapidly and often
  129. Laceration
    Cut; tear
  130. Latent
    Present but not active or visible
  131. Lathergic
    Difficult to arouse
  132. Manifestation
    An indication of sign of a condition
  133. Musculoskeletal
    Of or relating to muscle and skeleton
  134. Neurologic
    Of or relating to the nervous system
  135. Neurovascular
    Of or relating to the nervous system and blood vessels