HESI VOCAB KF

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  1. Adverse
    Undesired, possibly harmful
  2. Affect
    Appearance of observable emotions.
  3. Bilateral
    Present on two sides
  4. Compensatory
    Offsetting or making up for something
  5. Concise
    Brief, to the point
  6. Consistency
    Degree of viscosity; how thick of thin a fluid is.
  7. Contingent
    Dependent
  8. Contraindication
    A reason why something is not advisable or why it should not be done
  9. Diagnosis
    Identification of an injury or disease
  10. Diameter
    The distance across the center of an object
  11. Distended
    Enlarged or expanded from pressure
  12. Endogenous
    Produced within the body
  13. Exacerbate
    To make worse of more severe
  14. Exogenous
    Produced outside the body
  15. Hematologic
    Of or relating to blood
  16. Impending
    Likely to occur
  17. Insidious
    So gradual as to not become apparent for a long time
  18. Invasive
    Inserting or entering into a body part
  19. Labile
    Changing rapidly and often
  20. Latent
    Present but not active or visible
  21. Lethergic
    Difficult to arouse
  22. Manifestation
    An indications, sign of a condition
  23. Occluded
    Closed or obstructed
  24. Ominous
    Significantly important and dangerous
  25. Overt
    Obvious, easily observed
  26. Parameter
    A characteristic or constant factor, limit
  27. Proxysmal
    Beginning suddenly or abruptly; convulsive
  28. Patent
    Open
  29. Pathology
    Processes, causes, and effects of a disease; abnormality
  30. Precipitous
    Rapid, uncontrolled, abrupt
  31. Predispose
    To make more susceptible or more likely to occur
  32. Prognosis
    The anticipated or expected course or outcome
  33. Rationale
    The underlying reason
  34. Suppress
    To stop or subdue
  35. Symptom
    An indication of a problem
  36. Syndrome
    Group of symptoms that, when occurring together, reflect a specific disease or disorder
  37. Trauma
    Injury, wound
  38. Triage
    order in which patients are treated
  39. Untoward
    Adverse or negative; unseemly
  40. Virus
    Microscopic infectious agent capable of replicating only in living cells, usually causing infectious  disease.
  41. Void
    Excrete, or expel urine
  42. Quotient
    Math term; answer in a division question
  43. Progeny
    Offspring
  44. Proliferation
    Increase
  45. Another word for Skull...
    Cranium
  46. Desired
    Wished for
  47. Pigmented
    Colored
  48. Metabolism
    Processing reaction
  49. Combination
    Putting 2 or more things together.
  50. Febrile
    Having fever
  51. Photosensitive
    Easily burned when in direct sunlight
  52. Asses
    Observe & make note of it
  53. Diet Plan
    Regimen
  54. Spasm
    Convulsion
  55. Circuit
    Lap
  56. q.i.d
    4 times a day
  57. Fracture
    Break
  58. Implement
    Causing it to happen
  59. Valid
    Applicable
  60. What is the opposite of Contract?
    Expand
  61. Inflamed
    Reddened
  62. Synonym for Spit is...
    Expectorate
  63. Obtuse
    Ignorant
  64. Bilingual
    Able to speak more than one language
  65. Alleviate
    Reduce
  66. Synonym of Decomposition is...
    Lysis
  67. Principle
    a truth, a rule, or a law
  68. Docile
    Tame
  69. Ravenous
    Hungry
  70. Spinster
    an unmarried woman
  71. Contraction
    spasm
  72. Dilation
    cervical opening
  73. Transdermal
    applied directly to the skin
  74. Intact
    whole
  75. Audible
    perceptible

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