Thanks to Irede,Yaz, Nicole, Hiro, Leslie, Dang,Yo,
Bowen,Alina,Salma, Priscila, and Khalid
RSchapter2
hereditary traits are inherited — passed down through the
DNA of your biological parents.
Synonyms: familial, genetic, inh...
Side effects: a secondary and usually adverse effect of a
drug or therapy.
E.g. “severe headaches are one of the side effe...
Obesity ( n(
Definition: Obesity is a medical
condition in which excess body
fat has accumulated to the extent
that it may...
Harm ( v & n )
Example: There's no need to be
frightened – he won't harm you.
Synonyms:
injury,
damage,
mischief,
detrimen...
Advocacy (n)
Advocate (n—person)
“She is renowned for her advocacy of human rights.”
Definition in context : (n.) a person...
Advocate (v)
“He advocates reducing military spending”
Definition in context: (v.) push for something
e.g. The guy is maki...
Proponent (n)
“He is a follower of Thomas Jefferson or a proponent of
his politics.”
Definition in the context: (n.) a per...
Definitio
n
fiber (n)
[fahy-ber]
Parts of plants that you
eat but cannot DIGEST,
which help food to
move quickly through
y...
Definitio
n
Genes (n)/genetic (adj)/ in the genes
[jeen]/[juh-ner-ik]
Genes: A small part of a cell that
controls the deve...
1. Of long duration; continuing
Ex: chronic money problems.
2. Lasting for a long period of time or marked
by frequent rec...
Legislation (n)
1. The act or process of legislating;
lawmaking.
2. A proposed or enacted law or
group of laws.
M
ITIGATE
(V.) [M
IT-I-GEYT]
TO MAKE LESS SEVERE : TO MITIGATE A
PUNISHMENT
SEDENTARY
sedentary (adj)
Characterized by or requiring much
sitting: a sedentary job.
Accustomed to sitting or to taking
...
trend (n)
a general tendency in the way a situation is
changing or developing.
sedentary (adj)
1. spending a lot of time sitting down, and
not moving or exercising very much.
2. a sedentary group of pe...
cholesterol (n)
a chemical substance found in your blood.
Too much cholesterol in your body may
cause heart disease.
Diagnosis (n); diagnose (v)
diagnostic (adj)
1. the process of discovering exactly what
is wrong with someone or something...
LETHARGIC (adj.)
Lazy
Lacking energy
STROKE (n)
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 i...
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  1. 1. Thanks to Irede,Yaz, Nicole, Hiro, Leslie, Dang,Yo, Bowen,Alina,Salma, Priscila, and Khalid RSchapter2
  2. 2. hereditary traits are inherited — passed down through the DNA of your biological parents. Synonyms: familial, genetic, inherited, transmissible, transmitted heritable, inheritable
  3. 3. 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 drug”.
  4. 4. 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 on health Example: Eating too much sugar might lead you to obesity. Synonyms: Fatness, overweight, bulk
  5. 5. Harm ( v & n ) Example: There's no need to be frightened – he won't harm you. Synonyms: injury, damage, mischief, detriment, hurt Definition : any physical damage to the body or anything else caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
  6. 6. Advocacy (n) Advocate (n—person) “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 advocate.
  7. 7. Advocate (v) “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 advocate
  8. 8. Proponent (n) “He is a follower of Thomas Jefferson or a proponent of his politics.” 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 policy.
  9. 9. Definitio n fiber (n) [fahy-ber] Parts of plants that you eat but cannot DIGEST, which help food to move quickly through your body. - High fiber foods such as oatmeal. http://listofhifiberfoods.com/list-of-high-fiber-foods-to-include-in-your-diet
  10. 10. Definitio n Genes (n)/genetic (adj)/ in the genes [jeen]/[juh-ner-ik] 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 parents. Genetic: relating to GENES or GENETICS. -  Some diseases are related to genes. - Genetic mutations - Genetically (adv)- http://jandjblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/genes.jpg
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. Legislation (n) 1. The act or process of legislating; lawmaking. 2. A proposed or enacted law or group of laws.
  13. 13. M ITIGATE (V.) [M IT-I-GEYT] TO MAKE LESS SEVERE : TO MITIGATE A PUNISHMENT
  14. 14. SEDENTARY sedentary (adj) Characterized by or requiring much sitting: a sedentary job. Accustomed to sitting or to taking little exercise. 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!
  15. 15. trend (n) a general tendency in the way a situation is changing or developing.
  16. 16. sedentary (adj) 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.
  17. 17. cholesterol (n) a chemical substance found in your blood. Too much cholesterol in your body may cause heart disease.
  18. 18. Diagnosis (n); diagnose (v) diagnostic (adj) 1. the process of discovering exactly what is wrong with someone or something, by examining them closely. (noun)
  19. 19. LETHARGIC (adj.) Lazy Lacking energy
  20. 20. STROKE (n) Loss of consciousness caused by obstruction or rupture of an artery of the brain.
  21. 21. 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.

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