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anaerobic

anaerobic

/ˌænɝˈoʊbɪk/
adjective
(of physical exercise) involving short and intense physical activities, such as sprints and weightlifting, during which oxygen demand surpasses oxygen supply

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circulation

circulation

/ˈsɝkjəˌɫeɪʃən/
noun
the flow and movement of blood around and in all parts of the body

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to flourish

to flourish

/ˈfɫɝɪʃ/
verb
to grow or develop in a healthy and successful way

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immunity

immunity

/ˌɪmˈjunəti/, /ˌɪmˈjunɪti/
noun
(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
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And for a while, six years ago, YouTube was given immunity for a mixed audience.

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regimen

regimen

/ˈɹɛdʒəmən/
noun
a set of instructions given to someone regarding what they should eat or do to maintain or restore their health

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strenuous

strenuous

/ˈstɹɛnjuəs/
adjective
characterized by or performed with much energy or force

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radiance

radiance

/ˈɹeɪˌdiəns/, /ˈɹeɪdjəns/
noun
an attractive combination of good health and happiness

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social distancing

social distancing

/sˈoʊʃəl dˈɪstənsɪŋ/
noun
‌the practice of keeping a safe distance between yourself and other people in order to prevent the spread of disease

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handicapped

handicapped

/ˈhændiˌkæpt/
adjective
suffering from a physical or mental disability that limits the function of the mind and body, as a result of a permanent injury, illness, etc.
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Johnson is charged with two counts of misdemeanor assault "on a handicapped person.

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impairment

impairment

/ˌɪmˈpɛɹmənt/
noun
a state or condition in which a part of one's body or brain does not work properly

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quadriplegic

quadriplegic

/ˌkwɑdɹəˈpɫidʒɪk/
noun
a person who is paralyzed from neck down

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paraplegia

paraplegia

/ˌpɛɹəˈpɫidʒiə/
noun
a type of paralysis that affects the legs and the lower body as the result of spinal cord damage

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hard of hearing

hard of hearing

/hˈɑːɹd ʌv hˈɪɹɪŋ/
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unable to hear properly
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I learned a hard lesson today about the judgment and discrimination and retaliation against people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

It's a complex electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing.

So, the community contribution feature was extremely helpful for deaf and hard of hearing and other disabled students.

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abnormality

abnormality

/ˌæbnɔɹˈmæɫəti/
noun
‌an unusual feature in someone's body or behavior that may be harmful, caused by duplication or deletion of a single gene

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withdrawal

withdrawal

/wɪðˈdɹɔəɫ/, /wɪθˈdɹɔəɫ/
noun
the sudden cut back on or discontinuation of drug taking

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viral

viral

/ˈvaɪɹəɫ/
adjective
of, related to, or caused by a virus or viruses
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Even if a video goes viral, it will probably be mostly forgotten within three or four weeks.

So I do appreciate that the college girl had made a situation go viral and got a lot of attention.

But her skit has gone viral a lot, especially on Facebook.

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virulent

virulent

/ˈvɪɹəɫənt/
adjective
infectious; having the ability to cause disease

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unconsciousness

unconsciousness

/ˌənˈkɑnʃəsnɪs/
noun
the state of not being awake or aware of one's surroundings

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affliction

affliction

/əˈfɫɪkʃən/
noun
a state of pain, suffering, or discomfort

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agony

agony

/ˈæɡəni/
noun
severe physical or mental pain

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terminal

terminal

/ˈtɝmənəɫ/
adjective
(of an illness) having no cure and gradually leading to death
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They have airports, train stations, and bus terminals.

"We'll circle around the perimeter and then check the terminals," Arcari said.

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septic

septic

/ˈsɛptɪk/
adjective
(of a body part or wound) infected by harmful bacteria

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trauma

trauma

/ˈtɹɔmə/
noun
a physical injury
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It's no wonder that critics and safety advocates worry about the trauma caused by traveling at such speeds.

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seizure

seizure

/ˈsiʒɝ/
noun
a sudden and painful attack caused by an illness
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Doctors implanted electrodes into their brains to find the abnormal tissue causing their seizures.

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aggressive

aggressive

/əˈɡɹɛsɪv/
adjective
(of sickness or disease) tending to spread in a rapid manner
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"You're sounding like an illiberal liberal "promoting extremist aggressive cosmopolitanism.

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bedridden

bedridden

/ˈbɛˌdɹɪdən/
adjective
having to stay in bed, usually for a long time, due to illness or injury

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chronic

chronic

/ˈkɹɑnɪk/
adjective
(of an illness) difficult to cure and long-lasting

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comatose

comatose

/ˈkoʊməˌtoʊs/
adjective
being in a state of coma or relating to coma

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to succumb

to succumb

/səˈkəm/
verb
to die as a result of a disease or injury

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remission

remission

/ɹiˈmɪʃən/
noun
a period during which a patient's condition improves and the symptoms seem less severe

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pathogen

pathogen

/ˈpæθədʒən/
noun
any organism that can cause disease

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outbreak

outbreak

/ˈaʊtˌbɹeɪk/
noun
the unexpected start of something terrible, such as a disease or war
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And it was the COVID outbreak in the spring of 2020 that launched him to international celebrity status.

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nauseous

nauseous

/ˈnɔʃəs/
adjective
feeling as if one is likely to vomit

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malady

malady

/ˈmæɫədi/
noun
any physical problem that might put one's health in danger

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hereditary

hereditary

/hɝˈɛdəˌtɛɹi/
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(of a disease or characteristic) able to be passed on to a child through the genes of its parents

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fracture

fracture

/ˈfɹækʃɝ/, /ˈfɹæktʃɝ/
noun
a crack or break in a bone or other hard substance

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flatulent

flatulent

/ˈfɫætʃəɫənt/
adjective
(of a person) suffering from an excessive amount of gas in the alimentary canal

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to exacerbate

to exacerbate

/ɪɡˈzæsɝˌbeɪt/
verb
make worse

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emaciation

emaciation

/iːmˈeɪsɪˈeɪʃən/
noun
extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)

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delirium

delirium

/dɪˈɫɪɹiəm/
noun
a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations

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