Hesi Vocab.txt

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Hesi Vocab.txt
2010-10-18 01:20:57
HESI Vocab

HESI Vocab
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  1. progeny
    an offspring, child, plant or animal
  2. milieu
    surroundings, especially of a social or cultural nature
  3. proliferation
    the growth or production of cells by multiplacation of parts
  4. triage
    the order in which patients are to be treated
  5. zygote
    the cell produced by the union of two gametes, before it undergoes cleavage
  6. gametes
    a mature sexual reproductive cell, as a sperm or egg, that unites with another cell to form a new organism
  7. exacerbated
    to increase severity, bitterness, or violence; to worsen
  8. febrile
  9. sublingual
    situated under the tongue
  10. q.i.d.
    4 times daily
  11. transdermal
    applied to the skin; as through a patch for absorption into the blood stream
  12. tertiary
    third-third order, rank, stage, formation
  13. ilium
    part of the hip bone
  14. docile
    easily managed or handled, tractable; teachable
  15. ravenous
    extremely hungry
  16. spinster
    a woman still unmarried beyond the usual age of marrying
  17. superego
    the part of the personality representing the conscience
  18. adverse
  19. compensatory
    making up for something
  20. concise
    brief, to the point
  21. consistency
    degree of viscosity, how thick or thin a liquid is
  22. constrict
    draw together
  23. contingent
  24. contour
    shape or outline of a shape
  25. contraindication
    why something should be done
  26. distended
    enlarged or expanded from pressure
  27. exacerbate
    to make worse
  28. flaccid
    limp, lack of tone
  29. flushed
    reddened or ruddy appearance
  30. impending
    likely to occur soon
  31. insidiuos
    so gradual as if not to occur for a long time
  32. invasive
    entering a body part
  33. labile
    changing rapidly; volatile
  34. latent
    present but not visible
  35. lethargic
    difficult to arouse
  36. manifestation
    indication or sign of a condition
  37. occluded
    closed or obstructed
  38. ominous
    significally important and dangerous
  39. overt
  40. parameter
    charactaristics or constant factor
  41. paroxysmal
    beginning suddenly or abruptly
  42. patent
  43. precipitous
    rapid, uncontrolled
  44. predispose
    to make more likely to occur
  45. prognosis
    expected outcome
  46. rationale
    underlying reason
  47. strict
    stringent, exact, complete
  48. untoward
    adverse or negative
  49. volatile
    labile, changing rapidly