Hesi Vocabulary

Being Able To Use A Wide Rance Of Vocabulary Skills Correctly Is Considered By Some Experts To Be The Best Measure Of Adult IQ
 
Created Jan 26, 2010
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Abrupt
Sudden
Abstain
To voluntarily refrain from something
Access
A means to obtain entry or a means of approach
Accountable
Responsible
Adhere
To hold fast or stick together
Adverse
Undeired possibly harful
Affect
Appearance observable
Annual
Occurring every year
Apply
To place,put on, or spread something
Audible
Able to heard
Bilateral
present on both sides
Cast
hard protective device 
Cease
Come to an end or bring an end.
Compensatory
Offsetting or making up for something
Complication
An undesired problem that is result of some other event
Comply
Do as directed
Concave
Rounded inward
Concise
Brief, to the point
Consistency
Degree of viscosity; how thick or thin fluid is
Constrict 
To Draw together or become smaller.
Contingent
Dependent
Contour
Shape or outline of a shape
Contract
To draw together,to reduce in size.
Contraindication
A reason why something is not advisable or why it should not be done
Defecate
Expel
Deficit
A deficiency or lack of something
Depress
Press downward
Depth
Downward measurement from a surface
Deteriorating
Welcoming
Device
Tool or piece of equipment
Diameter
The distance across the center of an object
Dilate
To enlarge or expand
Dilute 
To make a liquid less concentracted
Discrete
Distinct, separate
Distended
Enlarged or expanded from pressure
Elevate
To lift up or place in a higher position
Endogenous
Produced within the body
Exacerbate
To make worse or more severe
Excess
More than what is needed or usual
Exogenous
Produced outside the body
Expand
To increase in size or amount
Exposure 
Contact
External
Located outside the body
Fatal
Resulthin in death
Fatigue
Extreme tiredness, exhaustion
Flaccid
Limp, Lacking tone
Flushed
Reddened or ruddy appearance
Gaping
Wide Open
Gender
Sex of an individual, as in male or female. 
Hydration
Maintenance of body fluid balance
Hygiene
Measures
Impaired
Diminished or lacking some usual quality or level
Impending 
Likely to occur soon
Incidence
Occurrence
Inflamed
Reddened, swollen, arm , often tender
Ingest
To shallow for digestion
Initiate
To begin or put into practice
Insidious
So Gradual as to not become apparent for a long time
Intact
In place, unharmed
Internal
Located within the body
Invasive
Inserting or entering into a body part
Labile
Changing rapidly and often
Latent
Present, but not active or visible
Lethargic
Difficult to arose
Manifestation
An indication or sign of condition
Nutrient
Substance or ingredient that provides nourishment
Occluded
Closed or obstructed
Ominous
Significantly important and dangerous
Ongoing
Continuous
Oral
Given through or affecting the mouth
Overt
Obvious easily observed
Parameter
a characteristic or constant factor
Paroxysmal
Beginning suddenly or aburptly
Patent
Open
Potent 
Producing a strong effect
Potential 
Capable of occurring or likely to occur.
Precaution
Preventive measure
Precipitous
Rapid, uncontrolled
Predispose
To make more susceptible to more likely to occur
Preexisting 
Already present
Primary
First or most significant
Priority
Of great importance
Prognosis
The anticipated or expected course
Rationale
the underlying reason
Recur
To occur again
Restrict
To limit
Retain
To hold or keep
Site
Location
Strict 
Stringent, exact, complete
Supplement
To take in addition to or to complete
Suppress
To stop or subdue
Symmetric
being equal or the same in size, shape, and relative position
Symptom
An indication of a problem
Untoward
Adverse or negative
Urinate
Excrete or expel urine
Verbal
Spoken, usining
Vital
Esstential
Void 
Excrete or expel urine
Volume
Amount of space occupied by a fluid.


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