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HL CHAPTER 19-22

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convenience store
a small store, located near a residential area, that is open long hours seven days a week and carries a limited line of high-turnover convenience goods
ominously
threatening
belligerent
hostile and aggressive
Psychiatric Evaluation
physical, behavioral, cognitive, mental status, blood tests, mood, --> arrive at a diagnosis
castigate
to criticize or punish severely
inferior complex
feelings of low self-esteem that can lead to overcompensation for such feelings
The Koran
The holy book of Islam
geneticist
a specialist in the field of genetics
decennial
occurring every 10 years
Chromosomes
threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the genes
hospitality
friendly welcome and treatment of guests
serum
plasma without clotting factors
gangrene
death of tissue associated with loss of blood supply
angioplasty
surgical repair of a blood vessel
Conjured
Summoned by oath or spell
indigent
poor, needy
verbatim
word for word
pristine
fresh and clean; uncorrupted
abatement
decrease, reduction
pancreatic cancer
malignant tumor of the pancreas
glandular tissue
makes and secretes chemicals like enzymes and hormones
epithelial tissue
A body tissue that covers the surfaces of the body, inside and out
ubiquitous
present or existing everywhere
elusive
hard to grasp
biomedical
relating to both biology and medicine
Vigilante
someone who takes law enforcement into his or her own hands
fictitious
imaginary or fake
Medical Ethics
moral conduct based on principles regulating the behavior of healthcare professionals
authenticate
confirm as genuine
pseudonym
false name
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