Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Class Set                                   Safe Sleeping VocabularyCounter-intuitive: counter to what intuition would lea...
Class SetImpede: to retard in movement or progress by means of obstacles or hindrances; obstruct;hinder.Respiratory: perta...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Safe sleeping vocabulary

211

Published on

Published in: Health & Medicine, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
211
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Safe sleeping vocabulary"

  1. 1. Class Set Safe Sleeping VocabularyCounter-intuitive: counter to what intuition would lead one to expect.Vomit: to eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.Reduction: the act of reducing; lessening.Incidence: the rate of occurrence of something.Circumstance: a condition or attribute, with respect to time, place, manner, etc., thataccompanies, determines, or modifies a fact or event.Apparent: capable of being easily perceived or understood.Jurisdiction: the extent or range of judicial, law enforcement, or other authority; the territoryover which authority is exercised.Epidemiology: the branch of medicine dealing with the incidence and prevalence of disease inlarge populations and with detection of the source and cause of epidemics.Contribute: to be an important factor in; help to cause.Occlusion: the act or state of occluding or the state of being occluded; closed, blocked.Compression: the reduction in volume and increase of pressure.Circulation: the continuous movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels.Exhaled: to emit breath or vapor; breathe out.Carbon dioxide: a colorless, odorless gas, CO 2, present in the atmosphere and formed duringbreathing.Prone: having the front or ventral part downward; lying face downward.Adjacent: lying near or close; next to.Presence: immediate vicinity; proximity.Particularly: in a particular, or to an exceptional, degree; especially. **TURN OVER**
  2. 2. Class SetImpede: to retard in movement or progress by means of obstacles or hindrances; obstruct;hinder.Respiratory: pertaining to or serving for respiration or breathing.Wedged: to pack or fit tightly.Extricate: to free or release from entanglement; disengage.Proximity: nearness in place, time, order, occurrence, or relation.Hazard: something causing unavoidable danger, peril, risk, or difficulty.Bassinet: a basket with a hood over one end, for use as a babys cradle.Suffocate: to kill by preventing the access of air to the blood through the lungs.Traditionally: a long-established or inherited way of thinking or acting.Evidence: that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief.Recognize: to perceive as existing or true; realize.Prevalent: widespread; of wide extent or occurrence; in general use or acceptance. **TURN OVER**

×