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hereditary traits are inherited — passed down through the
DNA of your biological parents.
Synonyms: familial, genetic, inherited, transmissible,
transmitted heritable, inheritable
Side effects: a secondary and usually adverse effect of a
drug or therapy.
E.g. “severe headaches are one of the side effects of the
Obesity ( n(
Definition: Obesity is a medical
condition in which excess body
fat has accumulated to the extent
that it may have an adverse effect
Example: Eating too much sugar might
lead you to obesity.
Fatness, overweight, bulk
Harm ( v & n )
Example: There's no need to be
frightened – he won't harm you.
Definition : any physical damage to the body or
anything else caused by violence or accident or
“She is renowned for her advocacy of human rights.”
Definition in context : (n.) a person who pleads for a
cause or propounds an idea
e.g. They are advocates although I don’t know what they
“He advocates reducing military spending”
Definition in context: (v.) push for something
e.g. The guy is making a lecture to express what he wants to
“He is a follower of Thomas Jefferson or a proponent of
Definition in the context: (n.) a person who pleads for a
cause or propounds an idea.
e.g. They are the proponents of President Obama’s
Parts of plants that you
eat but cannot DIGEST,
which help food to
move quickly through
- High fiber foods such as oatmeal.
Genes (n)/genetic (adj)/ in the genes
Genes: A small part of a cell that
controls the development of the
qualities that have been passed
on to a living thing from its
Genetic: relating to GENES or
- Some diseases are related to genes.
- Genetic mutations
- Genetically (adv)-
1. Of long duration; continuing
Ex: chronic money problems.
2. Lasting for a long period of time or marked
by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases
EX: chronic colitis.
3. Subject to a habit or pattern of behavior for
a long time
EX:a chronic liar.
1. The act or process of legislating;
2. A proposed or enacted law or
group of laws.
TO MAKE LESS SEVERE : TO MITIGATE A
Characterized by or requiring much
sitting: a sedentary job.
Accustomed to sitting or to taking
Remaining or living in one area, as
certain birds; not migratory.
Attached to a surface and not
moving freely, as a barnacle.
e.g. sedentary lifestyle
Also know as COUCH POTATO!
a general tendency in the way a situation is
changing or developing.
1. spending a lot of time sitting down, and
not moving or exercising very much.
2. a sedentary group of people tend
always to live in the same place.
a chemical substance found in your blood.
Too much cholesterol in your body may
cause heart disease.
Diagnosis (n); diagnose (v)
1. the process of discovering exactly what
is wrong with someone or something, by
examining them closely. (noun)
Loss of consciousness caused by obstruction or
rupture of an artery of the brain.
Clot (n and v)Clot (n and v)
A thick, viscous, or coagulated mass or lump, as of blood.
e.g. Peripheral vascular disease is more commonly known
as clots to the legs.
When you have an open wound, the blood has to clot in
order for the bleeding to stop.