Flashcard
Spelling

flare

flare

/ˈfɫɛɹ/
noun
worsening of a disease or its symptoms
Click to see examples

Examples

These solar storms come in many types, like solar flares; a tidal wave of high-energy radiation.

Both flares and CMEs eject material into space billions of tons of it, in fact.

How often are there solar flares that could be completely devastating to a crewed mission?

Flashcard
Spelling

flare-up

flare-up

/flˈɛɹˈʌp/
noun
(of a disease or condition) a sudden return or aggravation of symptoms, particularly after a period without any problems or pain
Click to see examples

Examples

and it basically gives me a flare-up a few days later.

Flashcard
Spelling

flatulence

flatulence

/flˈæɾuːləns/
noun
an accumulation of an excessive amount of gas in the alimentary canal
Click to see examples

Examples

Your fetid flatulence affliction is from a different source.

Seals and sea lions can’t help their funky flatulence, But some animals deploy their farts strategically.

But in the right circumstances, some animal flatulence can create surprisingly dangerous conditions.

Flashcard
Spelling

flatulent

flatulent

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

Examples

Flashcard
Spelling

flutter

flutter

/ˈfɫətɝ/
noun
an abnormally rapid vibration or pulsation of one's heart, particularly in an irregular rhythm
Click to see examples

Examples

oh wait, no, that's just aeroelastic flutter.

What I just did is I made my true vocal folds flutter.

And then I got like two flutter ones.

Flashcard
Spelling

to flutter

to flutter

/ˈfɫətɝ/
verb
beat rapidly
Click to see examples

Examples

And so on and so forth until, wellthe bridge fluttered itself into destruction!

I can't stop looking at the mirror 'cause I'm, like, fluttering my eyelashes all day.

Like, it flutters, it flutters for days.

Flashcard
Spelling

fragile

fragile

/ˈfɹædʒəɫ/
adjective
easily becoming ill due to being in a weakened physical state
Click to see examples

Examples

I feel like they're just so fragile.

I mean, it's fragile, it ripens quickly, it gets rotten fast.

Cavendish is very fragile.

Flashcard
Spelling

frail

frail

/ˈfɹeɪɫ/
adjective
characterized by having a weak physical state or delicate health
Click to see examples

Examples

She was really frail.

Outwardly, he was incredibly frail.

When you believe Though hope is frail it's hard to kill

Flashcard
Spelling

funny

funny

/ˈfəni/
adjective
feeling slightly unwell
Click to see examples

Examples

I just said, "The honourable lecturer has just told a funny story.

Oh my God, that's so funny.

" It's funny to just reply "Karen, I'm already deaf!"

Flashcard
Spelling

gastric

gastric

/ˈɡæstɹɪk/
adjective
of or relating to the stomach
Click to see examples

Examples

Most crustaceans have a structure called a gastric mill in their stomachs.

This stimulated the production of saliva and gastric juices.

It's also the case for certain gastric cancers, stomach cancers.

Flashcard
Spelling

genetic

genetic

/dʒəˈnɛtɪk/
adjective
(of diseases) passed on from one's parents; related to genes
Click to see examples

Examples

When genetic changes involve connections in the brain, autism can occur.

Also my dad is hearing, so my hearing loss is genetic.

And for women, it's a major way we judge genetic compatibility.

Flashcard
Spelling

germ

germ

/ˈdʒɝm/
noun
a small living organism that causes disease or infection
Click to see examples

Examples

Sometimes the word germs is used to describe harmful bacteria.

Often foods have germs growing on them or inside of them.

Now, the last time we talked about medicine, exciting things were happening: namely, germs!

Flashcard
Spelling

to get

to get

/ˈɡɛt/, /ˈɡɪt/
verb
to fall victim to an illness or disease
Click to see examples

Examples

A man got out of it and went into the bank.

Success is about reaching for somethingand getting it.

This generates in the children a lifelong pattern of expecting that they will always get what they want.

Flashcard
Spelling

ghastly

ghastly

/ˈɡæstɫi/
adjective
looking pale due to being sick or in poor health
Click to see examples

Examples

Our sentimental ties to Winterfell make this a more ghastly scenario.

The whole ghastly horror show only ended when the Allies booted Italy from North Africa in 1943.

It's just a ghastly little car.

Flashcard
Spelling

to give

to give

/ˈɡɪv/
verb
to pass a disease or illness to someone else and cause them to become sick or infected
Click to see examples

Examples

The brain not only gives signals to the missing arm, it receives them as well.

The people were given the medicine ivermectin to treat it.

They also create a marketing slogan: Give your baby a Healthy Start.

Flashcard
Spelling

grim

grim

/ˈɡɹɪm/
adjective
(of a person) sick or unwell
Click to see examples

Examples

The pollen grains and the bones yield a grim answer.

There's even further grim reading for avocado lovers.

It's pretty grim?

Flashcard
Spelling

groggy

groggy

/ˈɡɹɑɡi/
adjective
feeling dizzy, weak, or confused due to being tired, sick, etc.
Click to see examples

Examples

When you do finally get up, you’re groggy and disoriented thanks to sleep inertia.

I was like, "I'm really groggy."

It tells me when I'm groggy.

Flashcard
Spelling

to have

to have

/ˈhæv/
verb
to catch a disease or an illness
Click to see examples

Examples

The map had 27 areas.

It can go very fast if the rider has enough energy to pedal hard.

One, called ACT, is being used successfully to treat people who have malaria.

Flashcard
Spelling

to have one foot in the grave

to have one foot in the grave

/hæv wˈʌn fˈʊt ɪnðə ɡɹˈeɪv/
phrase
to be close to death due to old age or a fatal sickness

Examples

Flashcard
Spelling

headache

headache

/ˈhɛˌdeɪk/
noun
a pain in the head, usually persistent
Click to see examples

Examples

I don't recall any headaches.

OK, and you said there's no injuries or you don't have a headache.

Yesterday was the first day I woke up without a headache and everything.

Flashcard
Spelling

hemophiliac

hemophiliac

/himəˈfɪɫiæk/, /himəˈfɪɫjæk/, /himoʊˈfɪɫiæk/, /himoʊˈfɪɫjæk/
noun
someone who suffers from hemophilia, a bleeding disorder in which the blood does not clot properly and causes one to loose a substantial amount of blood
Click to see examples

Examples

[Comedian] See that hemophiliac?

Flashcard
Spelling

hereditary

hereditary

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

Examples

[Narrator] Unlike DNA changes to RNA are not hereditary.

Hereditary disease is one that you, you know, inherit.

The condition, hereditary otosclerosis would become progressively worse over Howard’s lifetime.

Flashcard
Spelling

HIV

HIV

/ˌeɪtʃˌaɪvˈiː/
noun
the virus that causes a very dangerous disease called AIDS, transmitted through blood or sexual activity

Examples

Flashcard
Spelling

hot zone

hot zone

/hˈɑːt zˈoʊn/
noun
an area that is considered dangerous as it is where an infectious disease first appeared
Click to see examples

Examples

Up there is a fuckin' hot zone of Mafee heads.

So she was really sent to a hot zone where medical staff were dropping like flies.

Flashcard
Spelling

housebound

housebound

/hˈaʊsbaʊnd/
adjective
confined to one's home, due to suffering from an illness or sustaining injuries
Click to see examples

Examples

"I just had my first child and, I don't know, I was a little housebound.

Flashcard
Spelling

hypertensive

hypertensive

/ˌhaɪpɝˈtɛnsɪv/
adjective
suffering from or having hypertension, a condition of having abnormally high blood pressure

Examples

Flashcard
Spelling

ill

ill

/ˈɪɫ/
adjective
feeling unwell due to suffering from an illness or disease
Click to see examples

Examples

But they had not yet found ways to cure people who were already ill from a disease.

George was sixty years old, and he was ill.

You're very ill, and I believe that you are unlikely to live much longer.

Flashcard
Spelling

illness

illness

/ˈɪɫnəs/
noun
the state of being physically or mentally ill; a period of sickness or disease
Click to see examples

Examples

They believed that bad air caused infections and illnesses.

They did not know that illnesses could be transferred from one person to another.

First, it could be controlled by killing the parasites that cause the illness.

Flashcard
Spelling

incapacity

incapacity

/ˌɪnkəˈpæsəti/
noun
‌the state of being physically or mentally unable to do one's work or to manage one's affairs

Examples

Flashcard
Spelling

to incubate

to incubate

/ˈɪnkjəˌbeɪt/
verb
to have an infectious disease developing inside one's body without any perceptible signs
Click to see examples

Examples

Then they incubate the flask for a day, and then plate them out again.

These behaviors incubate a permissive environment where sexual harassment and assault take hold."

They incubate women-owned businesses and they helped me figure out how to start my business from ground up.

Flashcard
Spelling

incubation

incubation

/ˌɪŋkjuˈbeɪʃən/
noun
the initial stage of exposure to an infectious disease which is the time it takes for the infection to develop and for one to notice the first signs and symptoms
Click to see examples

Examples

How long were they-- you know, incubation period for the turtles.

Scientists studying the Superb Fairywren found that males and females are quieter during incubation and chick feeding.

So, it does have an incubation period.

Flashcard
Spelling

incurable

incurable

/ˌɪnˈkjʊɹəbəɫ/
adjective
(of a disease or a sick person) impossible to cure or unresponsive to treatment
Click to see examples

Examples

Cancers become almost incurable once they metastasize.

And being a narcissist, I am of course incurable.

I've always been told I'm a kind of incurable optimist.

Flashcard
Spelling

indigestion

indigestion

/ˌɪndaɪˈdʒɛstʃən/
noun
inability to digest food that leads to recurrent pain or discomfort in one's upper abdomen
Click to see examples

Examples

Are you not suffering from headaches, indigestion or irritability?

In fact, indigestion isn't a sign of a valve defects.

Flashcard
Spelling

to infect

to infect

/ˌɪnˈfɛkt/
verb
to transmit a disease to a person, animal, or plant
Click to see examples

Examples

Immediate medical treatment must be a priority for people who are infected.

If a person drinks the dirty water, the bacteria will infect his digestive system.

And forced exhalation, if you happen to be infected, is a great way to expel a lot of virus.

Flashcard
Spelling

infected

infected

/ˌɪnˈfɛktɪd/
adjective
(of a person, organism, etc.) affected by disease-causing organisms, such as bacteria, a virus, etc.
Click to see examples

Examples

If every infected person quickly took malaria medicine, most would be well in a few days.

He ignored requests to prioritize testing, instead taking action to keep infected people in China.

When another mosquito bites the infected human they get a ride, the cycle can start over.

Flashcard
Spelling

infection

infection

/ˌɪnˈfɛkʃən/
noun
the process or the act of catching or causing a disease resulting from a bacterial or viral infestation
Click to see examples

Examples

Long ago, people did not understand infection.

They believed that bad air caused infections and illnesses.

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

Flashcard
Spelling

infectious

infectious

/ˌɪnˈfɛkʃəs/
adjective
(of a disease or disease-causing organism) likely to be transmitted from one person, animal, or plant to another in a rapid manner
Click to see examples

Examples

It might be infectious.

The most infectious thing about Ebola is the media hype around it.

Specifically, mitochondria closely resemble infectious bacteria called Rickettsia in their size and shape.

Flashcard
Spelling

infirm

infirm

/ɪnˈfɝm/
adjective
feeble or insipid in body or mind, particularly because of old age or exposure to disease

Examples

Flashcard
Spelling

infirmity

infirmity

/ɪnˈfɝmɪti/
noun
the state of being weak and unhealthy, especially due to old age or sickness
Click to see examples

Examples

And he enumerates his ailments and his infirmities and his deficiencies.

In your name, Jesus, I command infirmity, go in Jesus' name.

Flashcard
Spelling

inflamed

inflamed

/ɪnˈfɫeɪmd/
adjective
(of a part of the body) red, swollen, or painful, often as a result of an infection, injury, or disease

Examples

Flashcard
Spelling

invalid

invalid

/ˈɪnvəɫəd/, /ˈɪnvəɫɪd/, /ˌɪnˈvæɫəd/
noun
someone who is disabled or frail and cannot care for themselves, often due to a chronic illness or injury
Click to see examples

Examples

And laugh about it to keep from crying about it or be invalid about it.

Your argument is now invalid.

But there's nothing in the math that says that's an invalid sequence.

Flashcard
Spelling

invasive

invasive

/ˌɪnˈveɪsɪv/
adjective
(particularly of diseases within the body) having a tendency to spread in a rapid and dangerous manner
Click to see examples

Examples

It's invasive, it's trespassing.

But this technology would supposedly require invasive surgery.

Statistics can also help us decide whether or not to go ahead with an invasive heart surgery.

Flashcard
Spelling

to irritate

to irritate

/ˈɪɹɪˌteɪt/
verb
(of a part of the body) to inflame or cause discomfort
Click to see examples

Examples

It's likened to like a sunburn on the lung because it irritates the respiratory tract.

Venting your frustration with a car horn will only serve to irritate other drivers.

That's kind of weird and irritating.

Flashcard
Spelling

irritation

irritation

/ˌɪɹɪˈteɪʃən/
noun
a feeling of pain, discomfort, or inflammation one senses in multiple areas of skin or different parts of the body
Click to see examples

Examples

So, fewer lice to start with, and a shorter irritation from those that do attach!

And, at high concentrations, acetone can cause skin rashes and irritation.

It's also easily dyed and doesn't cause skin irritation.

Flashcard
Spelling

to keel over

to keel over

/kˈiːl ˈoʊvɚ/
verb
to suddenly fall over, particularly due to feeling ill

Examples

great

you-have-reviewed-all-the-words-in-this-lesson