VOCAB

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  1. adhere
    to hold fast or stick together
  2. adverse
    harmful
  3. affect
    appearanceof observable emotions
  4. contour
    shape of outline of a shape
  5. depress
    press downward
  6. impending
    likely to occur soon
  7. initiate
    to begin
  8. insidious
    gradual. not to become apparent for a long time
  9. invasive
    inserting into body
  10. labile
    changing rapidly
  11. latent
    present, but not active or visible
  12. lethargic
    difficult to arose
  13. occluded
    closed or obstructed
  14. ominous
    imprtant and dangerous
  15.  overt
    easily observed
  16. patent
    open
  17. precipitous
    rapid and uncontrolled
  18. primary
    first or most significant
  19. predisposed
    make more suseptible
  20. holistic healthcare
     the view that the mind, body and spirit areinterdependent and function as a whole within the environment
  21. paraxysmal
    beginning suddenly or abruptly
  22. triage
    process of evaluating the urgency of medical need and prioritizing treatment
  23. regimen
    (medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
  24. sublingual
    under the toungue
  25. Tertiary Health Care
    a system to return patients to heatlth
  26. docile
    easily handled. tame
  27. plurality
    (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)
  28. applicable
    relivent
  29. rampant
    unrestrained
  30. Euphemism
     an inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive
  31. ravenous
    hungry
  32. the nursing aide or aid?
    aide
  33. tertiary heath care might encompass which intervention?
    A. early diagnosis
    B. education about use of seat belts
    C. community immunization programs
    D. Return to wellness
    D
  34. decomposition is the process of enzymes digesting food. another name is
    lysis

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