Hesi Vocabulary

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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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