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abnormality

abnormality

/ˌæbnɔɹˈmæɫəti/
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‌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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Some people will argue that fetuses are persons, so fetuses with abnormalities are simply disabled persons.

Today we talked about abortions in cases of fetal abnormality, assisted suicide, and euthanasia.

And pathogens and abnormalities began to run amok where antibodies could not get to them.

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to ache

to ache

/ˈeɪk/
verb
to feel a prolonged physical pain in a part of one's body, especially one that is not severe
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Your muscles begin to ache, you grow irritable, and you lose your appetite.

There's that aching throb that comes after.

I came in aching today, but I feel a little loosey-goosey.

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ache

ache

/ˈeɪk/
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a continuous, but dull (not acute) feeling of pain in a part of the body
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This oversensitivity causes withdrawal symptoms, including muscle aches, stomach pains, fever, and vomiting.

What does it matter if you have a tummy ache?

We know exactly how to ease our aches and pains.

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achy

achy

/ˈeɪki/
adjective
experiencing a consistent yet dull physical pain in a part of one's body
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Their joints get achy because of these medicines.

It can even help explain why we might be extra achy or tired at that particular time.

They’ll be like, I’ve been so tired and, like, achy.

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acne

acne

/ˈækni/
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a skin condition in which small red spots appear on the face or the neck, mainly affecting teenagers
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You can use it for acne, you can use it for many different things.

Face mapping can identify the cause of your acne.

And today we will be debunking myths about acne.

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acute

acute

/əkˈjut/
adjective
(of an illness) suddenly becoming severe but for a short time
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The acute medical therapy is indicated in the exposure.

How can you cut the blob entirely into acute triangles and stop it from destroying the planet?

If somebody has got an acute problem here, they can get in very quickly.

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affliction

affliction

/əˈfɫɪkʃən/
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a state of pain, suffering, or discomfort
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Your fetid flatulence affliction is from a different source.

An affliction known today as Marie’s Disease.

He's working with a hand affliction.

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to aggravate

to aggravate

/ˈæɡɹəˌveɪt/
verb
to make a disease or medical condition worse or more serious
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The smallest thing aggravates you.

I really try to limit the amount of things I aggravate you with.

Keep in mind every time you increase the dose, it could aggravate your anxiety.

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agony

agony

/ˈæɡəni/
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severe physical or mental pain
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So I'm constantly living in agony.

Its agonies was initially reluctant, but Cooper eventually persuaded him to produce the classic Mini Cooper 9 9 7.

Although Prometheus remained in perpetual agony, he never expressed regret at his act of rebellion.

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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.

Cadets attempt to subdue an aggressive assailant and apply handcuffs.

Again, they give the car that aggressive sporty vibe buyers can't find in a factory Tesla.

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to ail

to ail

/ˈeɪɫ/
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to make someone physically sick or to cause mental trouble
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It will cure what ails you.

His body ailed, and he chose to end his life in 1932.

Franklin Roosevelt, his health was ailing.

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ailing

ailing

/ˈeɪɫɪŋ/
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in a bad state due to suffering from an illness or injury

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ailment

ailment

/ˈeɪɫmənt/
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a minor illness
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But we still have a lot to learn about this ancient ailment.

" If Kim were recovering from an ailment, he might do it at this residential compound.

" State television didn't cover Kim Jong-il's ailments.

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allergic

allergic

/əˈɫɝdʒɪk/
adjective
affected by an allergy to a substance
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Daphne turns around, she goes, "She's allergic to this medication.

" The nurse is literally holding the medication that Natalie is allergic to.

And then Daphne finds out that the nurse was going to give her medication that Natalie was deathly allergic to.

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allergy

allergy

/ˈæɫɝdʒi/
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a medical condition in which one's body severely reacts to a specific substance if it is inhaled, touched, or ingested
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The most expensive thing we get for him is his monthly allergy medicine.

And her non-basic flavors involve nuts like pistachios and almonds, but a lot of her potential customers have nut allergies.

This has all done wonders for people with food allergies and dietary restrictions.

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anemic

anemic

/əˈnimɪk/
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relating to or suffering from anemia (having decreased number of blood cells circulating the body and carrying oxygen)
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The best way to describe the current state of charting infrastructure in the U.S. is anemic.

And therefore, they want the relatively anemic AI we have in games today.

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asthmatic

asthmatic

/æzˈmætɪk/
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someone who is suffering from asthma (having decreased number of blood cells circulating the body and carrying oxygen)

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at death’s door

at death’s door

/æt dˈɛθz dˈoːɹ/
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used to describe someone who is about to die

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attack

attack

/əˈtæk/
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an onset of a disease that is severe and often sudden in nature
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This initial burst of sound, called the attack, is not particularly musical.

I had a huge anxiety attack a couple weeks ago, and

So this is Rainbow Moon Heartache, one of Sailor Moon's attacks.

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bad

bad

/ˈbæd/
adjective
(of a person) sick or unwell
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They believed that bad air caused infections and illnesses.

So just how bad are things down there in lower Philadelphia?

Google's decision led to bad press around the world and requests for hearings in the U.S. Congress.

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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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And some people I know are completely bedridden.

She suffered near-fatal injuries to her spine, pelvis and hips, and was bedridden for months afterward.

They were both bedridden for several days, and Hildebrandt grew to deeply hate Bier for some reason.

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bedsore

bedsore

/bˈɛdsoːɹ/
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injuries to areas of skin and underlying tissue, usually over a bony prominence, as a result of prolonged pressure on the skin
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By week two, you can start developing nasty ulcers called bedsores.

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benign

benign

/bɪˈnaɪn/
adjective
(of a tumor or disease) not being harmful or fatal
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You could say the potential bubble is benign.

But inflation isn’t just some benign force.

And the north was occupied by fishes and shrimp under the benign rule of the giant turtle.

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to be sick

to be sick

/biː sˈɪk/
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the reflex act of disgorging the contents of the stomach through the mouth

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bout

bout

/ˈbaʊt/
noun
a short period during which someone is suffering from an illness or disease
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The winner of the bout runs through a hatch below a sign that says "Devil Dogs."

You get that killing blow, you win the bout.

A bout 70 percent of the U.S. auto market is sport utilities and pickup trucks.

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breathless

breathless

/ˈbɹɛθɫəs/
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unable to breathe easily
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You’re very breathless.

Over the edge, I'm just breathless

Over the edge, I'm just breathless

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breathlessness

breathlessness

/bɹˈɛθləsnəs/
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a condition that makes one breath too fast or with difficulty
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The breathlessness now is pretty acute.

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bug

bug

/ˈbəɡ/
noun
a fairly mild yet infectious illness that is caused by a virus or bacteria
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We went inside Canada's Entomo Farms to see how they turn crickets from bugs to brunch.

And then Hollywood stepped in, introducing Herbie the Love Bug in 1968.

[Narrator] Foreign bugs hitchhiking in luggage have wreaked havoc in the US before.

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burnout

burnout

/ˈbɝˌnaʊt/
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‌the state of being physically tired after working too hard or mentally exhausted after a prolonged period of stress
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Today, I want to talk about, YouTube creator burnout, more specifically, during Vlogmas.

You can look up about YouTube creator burnout.

If I’m going to be honest with you, I think there was some real burnout going on.

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cancerous

cancerous

/ˈkænsɝəs/
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showing characteristics of cancer or being affected by cancer
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One of the complexities of aggressive tumors is that they can have multiple populations of slightly different cancerous cells.

Let's look at a healthy liver cell, a healthy hair cell, and a cancerous cell.

And he found dozens of papers describing infections somehow reducing cancerous cells.

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cardiac

cardiac

/ˈkɑɹdiˌæk/
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of or relating to the heart
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If you had a cardiac problem, you've got this problem.

Your cardiac muscle is also striated, and uses sliding filaments to contract, but the similarities end there.

Cardiac cells are also loaded with energy-generating mitochondria.

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carrier

carrier

/ˈkæɹiɝ/, /ˈkɛɹiɝ/
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a person or animal that carries a disease, without suffering from it themselves, and transmits to other people or animals
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There is strong agreement that genes, the carriers of inherited traits, play a role in autism.

The carrier's maiden journey took place on a leased Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 737 flying from Dubai to Karachi.

Aircraft carriers are expensive, the latest carrier in the U.S. Navy.

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catarrh

catarrh

/kətˈɑːɹ/
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a medical condition during which mucus accumulates in one's nose, throat, or sinuses and blocks them

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to catch

to catch

/ˈkætʃ/
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to get sick, usually with bacteria or a virus
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When you catch a big fish, it becomes food for your dinner.

While women searched for available fruits or roots, men hunted for wild animals or caught fish.

Rain filled lakes and rivers where they could obtain water to drink and catch fish to eat.

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catching

catching

/ˈkætʃɪŋ/
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(of disease or illness) likely to be transmitted from one person to another
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Ramon bid him farewell with a final passive-aggressive remark about his catching.

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celiac

celiac

/sˈɛlɪˌæk/
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affected by or belonging to celiac disease, a serious autoimmune disease and a digestive disorder that is triggered by eating foods that contain gluten
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There's people who have celiac sensitivity.

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chill

chill

/ˈtʃɪɫ/
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a feeling of cold accompanied by shivering and shaking, caused by an increase in chemical activity within the body
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And just be more chill.

I had gotten chills.

Things move at a nice chill pace.

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chronic

chronic

/ˈkɹɑnɪk/
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(of an illness) difficult to cure and long-lasting
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The consequences of chronic sleep deprivation can be truly disastrous.

I get random bursts of pain everywhere like chronic pain life, you know?

Well, I have chronic pain.

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to collapse

to collapse

/kəˈɫæps/
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(of a person) to fall and usually become unconscious due to illness
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Eventually, the price collapses.

That's why the Hispanic employment to population ratio collapsed in April.

And I'm very proud that it didn't collapse.

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collapse

collapse

/kəˈɫæps/
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a situation in which a person suddenly falls down or loses consciousness because of tiredness or an illness
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And that collapse happens very quickly and compresses the fuel up to fusion conditions.

They desperately push back against gravity, against the collapse.

When really really massive stars die, their cores collapse under their own gravity into black holes.

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coma

coma

/ˈkoʊmə/
noun
a state of deep unconsciousness, typically of a long duration and caused by a serious injury or severe illness
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If malaria breaches the blood-brain barrier it can cause coma, neurological damage or death.

patients were dosed with the hormone insulin, causing them to go into shock and then a coma.

Any hotter, and heat stroke can set in, leading to exhaustion, delirium, or even a coma.

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comatose

comatose

/ˈkoʊməˌtoʊs/
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being in a state of coma or relating to coma
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Charlie’s mom calls to tell him that his dad has been hospitalized and is basically comatose.

Ben who's been comatose all morning comes alive to kind of make me look like a fool.

One is that the comatose brain doesn’t go through the regular cycles of sleep.

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to come down with

to come down with

/kˈʌm dˈaʊn wɪð/
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to start having an illness
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So you say women who have inflammation also come down with childbed fever, therefore the inflammation caused the fever.

If the doctor then treats a new patient, that patient often comes down with the fever.

He was a healthy teenager who came down with the flu, a fever of 103 degrees.

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community spread

community spread

/kəmjˈuːnɪɾi spɹˈɛd/
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the spread of an illness or disease, particularly a contagious one, for which the source of infection is unknown
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Community spread, or community cases, are essentially when the source of the infection is unknown.

We're still seeing a lot of community spread.

We're still seeing a lot of community spread.

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to complain of

to complain of

/kəmplˈeɪn ʌv/
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to state that one feels ill or one's body part is in pain

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complaint

complaint

/kəmˈpɫeɪnt/
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a symptom or a bodily disorder that causes discontent, about which the patient seeks medical assistance
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One early complaint was "click fraud.

The same complaint, after all, could be made about books or television.

My only complaint about the concert, 'Fly' was not performed. '

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to be down with

to be down with

/biː dˈaʊn wɪð/
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to have or get infected with a disease

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