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complication

complication

/ˌkɑmpɫəˈkeɪʃən/
noun
a secondary health condition that makes the treatment of the existing condition harder
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They're having complications I don't foresee.

This particular wristwatch is in a class of, what are called, astronomical complications.

People with diabetes live with a chronic disease that puts them at risk for complications that can be serious.

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condition

condition

/kənˈdɪʃən/
noun
a medical problem, such as a disorder, illness, etc.
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The long winters and difficult living conditions there were too much for Conrad's mother.

Forensic meteorology can contribute to the picture of the conditions surrounding a crime or an accident.

As a result of poor food and bad living conditions, many girls died.

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contagion

contagion

/kənˈteɪdʒən/
noun
the transmission of an infectious disease or virus resulting from close contact between individuals or animals
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Are we still on the rocketship of contagion, or have we managed to hit the emergency eject button?

Back in India, by November the rate of contagion had largely subsided.

That January, a revolution in France turned into a contagion of liberal revolution that swept Europe.

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contagious

contagious

/kənˈteɪdʒəs/
adjective
(of a disease) transmittable from one person to another through close contact
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We’re not contagious beings.

They're also highly susceptible to contagious diseases, particularly in confined spaces.

- Corruption is, in a way, contagious.

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congenital

congenital

/kənˈdʒɛnətəɫ/
adjective
having a disease since birth but not necessarily hereditary
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And the comment I made in the video was like, my condition is congenital.

Luckily, such congenital conditions are very rare.

We call that congenital esotropia.

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to contract

to contract

/ˈkɑnˌtɹækt/, /kənˈtɹækt/
verb
(mostly used with chronic diseases) to get infected by a disease or virus
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Narrator: Canadair was contracted to design a plane specifically to fight fires.

We actually know that pets can't contract the virus.

This is especially concerning since nonwhite Americans are at higher risk for contracting the virus.

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coronavirus

coronavirus

/kˈɔːɹənˌævaɪɹəs/
noun
a kind of virus that can affect lungs and cause respiratory problems that can be severe in some cases
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The coronavirus pandemic has helped Hostess.

Sanders: Way overkill for trying to protect from the coronavirus.

When the coronavirus shut down public transportation and gyms, Americans returned to a trusted classic: the bicycle.

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coronary

coronary

/ˈkɔɹəˌnɛɹi/
adjective
of or relating to the heart or the protective ring of blood vessels surrounding it
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Another study, it was patients who were older with diabetes who also had coronary heart disease.

But processed meat may also significantly increase the chance of suffering from diabetes, strokes and coronary heart diseases.

So, let's call coronary heart disease C.

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to cough

to cough

/ˈkɑf/, /ˈkɔf/
verb
to push air out of our mouth with a sudden noise
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You've come to say goodbye,' she whispered, coughing. '

And I shook him until he started coughing. '

[coughing] Or leave tips on ko-fi.

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cough

cough

/ˈkɑf/, /ˈkɔf/
noun
the action of air coming out of our mouth with force
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There have been people who want to... (coughs)

He had been suffering from a fever and cough for four days.

Invented in the tiny town of Le Roy, New York by struggling cough syrup maker, Pearle Wait and his wife,

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cramp

cramp

/ˈkɹæmp/
noun
a sudden painful contraction in a muscle due to fatigue
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So, but I mostly take it for menstrual cramps because long-distance relationship - what up?

I asked for it or actually it was suggested to me, really, because I had cramps.

Menstrual cramps within the first hour that were so painful.

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cyst

cyst

/ˈsɪst/
noun
a growth with abnormal features that appears in the body and contains fluid
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The only fossil evidence of Early Cambrian phytoplankton are microfossils called cysts.

Cysts in muscle tissue may cause no symptoms, or just a slightly sore lump.

It's a cyst.

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debility

debility

/dəˈbɪɫəti/
noun
physical weakness or infirmity that is caused by a disease, illness, or aging
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Debility would seize anyone who penetrated his forest.

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to dehydrate

to dehydrate

/dɪˈhaɪdɹeɪt/
verb
to lose a large amount of fluid through urinating, vomiting, or intense physical activity
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Your reduced thirst makes you mildly dehydrated, diminishing transmission through sneezes, coughs, vomit, or diarrhea.

And when we're dehydrated, it also mimics the signs of hunger.

So, their cells dehydrate rather than freeze.

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dehydrated

dehydrated

/dɪˈhaɪdɹeɪtəd/
adjective
suffering from excessive loss of water from the body
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Rationing off water is bad because you can put yourself in a dehydrated state.

You could also become dehydrated.

He's very dehydrated.

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dehydration

dehydration

/ˌdihaɪˈdɹeɪʃən/
noun
a harmful state in which the body has lost a lot of water
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To dodge dehydration, mudskippers roll in the mud like puppies.

And many secondary headache triggers, like dehydration, eye strain, and stress, can be proactively avoided.

Though it's worth noting that if you don't drink enough water, that dehydration can become dangerous.

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delicate

delicate

/ˈdɛɫəkət/
adjective
(of a person) prone to harm and illness
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The child is delicate, she ought to have a change of air.'

Hand beaten from sheet materials, the labor-intensive shaping and delicate paintwork result in beautiful percussive instruments.

No machine can do the delicate work required to harvest these thin threads.

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demented

demented

/dɪˈmɛntɪd/
adjective
affected with madness or insanity
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They have a demented dream of taking down President Trump.

This was a sickening plan, but it made a kind of demented sense.

They need someone to expel the literal devil from their demented guinea pig.

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to develop

to develop

/dɪˈvɛɫəp/
verb
to start to have a particular disease or problem
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About 4,000 years ago, ancient Egyptians developed a 12-hour time system.

In 1859, Louis Pasteur developed a procedure to make milk from farm animals safe to drink.

Suppose that a company has developed an innovative new product: a powder made from dried fruit.

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diabetic

diabetic

/ˌdaɪəˈbɛtɪk/
noun
a person who suffers from diabetes
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Most diabetics need two to four vials per month.

Type 1 diabetics make no insulin at all and need to inject it.

We spoke to a type 1 diabetic who was recently diagnosed with the coronavirus.

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diabetic

diabetic

/ˌdaɪəˈbɛtɪk/
adjective
having or relating to diabetes
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He was diabetic and he couldn’t get a boner and keep it.

So where is the diabetic duo now?

I'm diabetic, man.

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discomfort

discomfort

/dɪˈskəmfɝt/
noun
the state of being tense and feeling pain
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But, you and I might have different tolerances for discomfort.

But it doesn't cause that much discomfort for them.

This minimally invasive method is supposed to cause less pain and discomfort, too.

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disease

disease

/dɪˈziz/
noun
an illness in a human, animal, or plant that affects health
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Nearly 200 years later, scientists learned that bacteria were linked to many of the terrible diseases that humans suffered from.

Tooth loss was common among our early ancestors due to accidents, infection, and disease.

People did not know that bacteria caused infections and diseases.

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diseased

diseased

/dɪˈzizd/
adjective
caused or affected by a disease
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Or it could be a toxin or a diseased cell within your own body.

And this is the diseased side.

Because it could kill healthy tissue, doctors tested it on diseased cells and found it also destroyed them.

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disorder

disorder

/dɪˈsɔɹdɝ/
noun
a disease or a medical condition that prevents a part of the body or mind from functioning normally
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Autism is a little-understood brain disorder.

Autism is a neurological disorder that usually appears before a child's third birthday.

But not everyone will agree that there is a compelling need, because deafness isn't a life-threatening disorder.

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distressed

distressed

/dɪˈstɹɛst/
adjective
suffering from severe pain, deep anxiety, or great sorrow
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Instead, the company bought pools of distressed mortgages from Fannie Mae and restructured them.

A few prisoners only made it through the first night before they became too emotionally distressed and had to be released.

It's used to create holes, a distressed look, or special designs.

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dizzy

dizzy

/ˈdɪzi/
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unable to keep one's balance and feeling as though everything is circling around one, caused by an illness or looking down from a high place
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I’m getting dizzy.

That's why infections like the common cold can sometimes make you feel dizzy.

And yeah, I always feel dizzy.

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doddering

doddering

/ˈdɑdɝɪŋ/
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physically or mentally trembling due to old age
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A military conquest that would show the world he was more than just a doddering old man.

Even when acting like a doddering old fool, he delighted in playing passive-aggressive games.

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drawn

drawn

/ˈdɹɔn/
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looking ill, anxious, pale, or starved
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She also has A CAT DRAWN CHARIOT.

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earache

earache

/ˈɪɹeɪk/
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a pain inside the ear
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If you’ve ever had an earache, you know just how much that can make your ears hurt!

There are a few different things that can cause earaches.

And that’s why an earache is painful.

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emaciated

emaciated

/ɪˈmeɪʃiˌeɪtɪd/
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looking thin, pale, or exhausted due to prolonged period of suffering, anxiety, or starvation
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His emaciated body finally breathed its last breath on April, 5th, 1976.

He is so emaciated!

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emaciation

emaciation

/iːmˈeɪsɪˈeɪʃən/
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extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
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The abundance of life is holding the emaciation of death.

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epidemic

epidemic

/ˌɛpəˈdɛmɪk/, /ˌɛpɪˈdɛmɪk/
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an occurrence of a disease that spreads and involves a large number of people at the same time in a particular area
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China has won time and made positive contributions to the global battle against the epidemic.

Musk raised two billion dollars in a stock offering before the epidemic in China expanded into a global pandemic.

Epidemics are also really bad.

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episode

episode

/ˈɛpəˌsoʊd/, /ˈɛpɪˌsoʊd/
noun
a period of time it takes one to go through a disease
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If you enjoy these episodes, be sure to join the channel.

Hello, and welcome back to the channel and another episode of Ask Rikki.

I think we're on Episode 4, actually.

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epileptic

epileptic

/ˌɛpəˈɫɛptɪk/
noun
someone who is suffering from epilepsy, a common disorder in nervous system that causes recurrent and unprovoked seizures
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But, Ned doesn't know because he blacked out harder than an epileptic at a strobe light convention.

And they found that epileptic seizures were more likely to happen on darker nights.

The study involved three epileptic people who previously had electrodes implanted in their brains to help with their condition.

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to exacerbate

to exacerbate

/ɪɡˈzæsɝˌbeɪt/
verb
make worse
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Short selling is something that can exacerbate other problems in a market, but short selling itself is not-

Protesters worry they're being tracked, and communities of color say this tech will exacerbate bias.

But with the arrival of Google, it's just exacerbated.

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exacerbation

exacerbation

/ɪɡˌzæsɝˈbeɪʃən/
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the act of aggravating a disease, pain, illness, etc.

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to fade away

to fade away

/fˈeɪd ɐwˈeɪ/
verb
(of a person) to slowly become thin and lose strength, particularly to the point of death

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to faint

to faint

/ˈfeɪnt/
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to suddenly lose consciousness from a lack of oxygen in the brain, which is caused by a shock, etc.
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and she fainted at his feet.

I must have fainted.

I must have fainted, and I suppose she left.

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faint

faint

/ˈfeɪnt/
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a sudden loss of consciousness due to reduced blood flow or insufficient oxygen or nutrients getting to the brain
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But the surgery he eventually devised was not for the faint of heart.

MIKE WINKELJOHN: Don't forget the fakes and faints, Andrei.

It's if you should trip and fall or faint or something.

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faint

faint

/ˈfeɪnt/
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feeble, dizzy, and likely to become unconscious
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Do you feel faint at the sight of blood?'

Only the hills sent a faint echo back.

A lot of times they would look for tracks and see some faint ones, be like, okay,

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fatal

fatal

/ˈfeɪtəɫ/
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resulting in death
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Also, I've found that people with fatal diseases and illnesses also live pretty normal lives.

Playboy also made the fatal mistake of not moving online fast enough.

And diabetes was a fatal disease before insulin.

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fatally

fatally

/ˈfeɪtəɫi/
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in a way that is capable of causing death
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The government, targeted by Bolshevik propaganda and organizing, had grown fatally weak.

And in 45 seconds, he will fatally shoot him.

Biographics we will look at Bob Kennedy’s remarkable life achievements, at how he fatally crossed paths with his murderer.

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fatigue

fatigue

/fəˈtiɡ/
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a feeling of extreme tiredness that is usually caused by physical or mental overwork or exercise
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My fatigue has been on...

I don't think it's helping my fatigue.

Or you might have your deaf friend with other disabilities like me, chronic pain and fatigue.

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fever

fever

/ˈfivɝ/
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a condition when the body temperature rises, usually when we are sick
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You'll catch a bad cold or a fever!' '

He died in India from a fever, two years ago.'

But I had some other scares where I had a low-grade fever.

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feverish

feverish

/ˈfivɝɪʃ/
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having or caused by a fever
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She was feverish. '

She's feverish, sir, and doesn't know what she's saying,' I whispered. '

Farmers reported feverish hogs with inflamed eyes and running snouts.

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fibroid

fibroid

/ˈfaɪbɹɔɪd/
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non-cancerous tumors that are made of smooth muscle cells and fibrous tissue, particularly developed in women's uterus
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Fibroids can cause severe pain.

I had fibroids in my uterus.

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to fight for one's life

to fight for one's life

/fˈaɪt fɔːɹ wˈʌnz lˈaɪf/
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‌to strive in order to survive, especially when suffering from a detrimental condition

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fit

fit

/ˈfɪt/
noun
an attack caused by an illness such as epilepsy, resulting in unconsciousness and violent movements of the body
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His new mommy had medical professional training and it's a really good fit.

I mean, I like the color, I like the fit.

Individual hairs are added or taken away until it's an exact fit.

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