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RD102 Unit 1 vocabularly all readings

Vocabulary from all readings in Unit 1, RD102
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defective
faulty
genetic
related to genes and inheritence
potential
possible
fatal
causing death
enabled
to make possible
eliminating
getting rid of
inherit
to receive genetically from parents
functioned
worked
in spite of
despite/to the contrary
assessed
judged
conducted
performed
funding
financing
attributable
due
justified
had good reasons
to proceed
to start or move forward in a set of actions
immune
protecting from disease
ultimately
finally, in the end
syndrome
a collection of symptoms
disregarded
ignored
transmitted
passed
contaminated
unhealthy/unsanitary
epidemic
a large number of cases of a specific disease
catastrophic
causing much suffering or destruction
optimistic
tending to see the good side of a situation or event
infected
having an illness caused by bacteria or viruses
incentive
something that encourages people to act in a specific way
sufficient
of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
level
a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
per
for each; for every
partial
being or affecting only a part
associated with
to be known to spend time or do business with someone
factor
anything that contributes causally to a result
willing to
agreeable and ready to do something
continued to do so
went on without stopping
common
Occurring frequently, or often
exclusively
without any others being included or involved
urgent
compelling immediate action
adequate
enough to meet a purpose
obstacle
an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented), something that stands in the way
emphasize
to stress, single out as important