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communication
The exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behavior.
nicotine
A colorless, poisonous alkaloid, C10H14N2, derived from the tobacco plant and used as an insecticide. It is the substance in tobacco to which smokers can become addicted.
goal
The purpose toward which an endeavor is directed; an objective
wellness
The condition of good physical and mental health, especially when maintained by proper diet, exercise, and habits.
self-concept
The mental image or perception that one has of oneself
rationalization
To devise self-satisfying but incorrect reasons for (one's behavior
denial
A refusal to comply with or satisfy a request.
body language
The gestures, postures, and facial expressions by which a person manifests various physical, mental, or emotional states and communicates nonverbally with others.
suicide
The act or an instance of intentionally killing oneself.
stress
A mentally or emotionally disruptive or upsetting condition occurring in response to adverse external influences and capable of affecting physical health, usually characterized by increased heart rate, a rise in blood pressure, muscular tension, irritability, and depression.
urea
A water-soluble compound, CO(NH2)2, that is the major nitrogenous end product of protein metabolism and is the chief nitrogenous component of the urine in mammals and other organisms. Also called carbamide
bladder
Any of various distensible membranous sacs, such as the urinary bladder or the swim bladder, that serve as receptacles for fluid or gas.
plasma
The cytoplasm of a germ cell, especially that part containing the chromosomes
white blood cells
Any of various blood cells that have a nucleus and cytoplasm, separate into a thin white layer when whole blood is centrifuged, and help protect the body from infection and disease. White blood cells include neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, lymphocytes, and monocytes. Also called leukocyte, white cell, white corpuscle.
trachea
A thin-walled, cartilaginous tube descending from the larynx to the bronchi and carrying air to the lungs. Also called windpipe.
ovaries
The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, estrogen and progesterone.
infatuation
A foolish, unreasoning, or extravagant passion or attraction
endorsement
Something, such as a signature or voucher
sebum
The semifluid secretion of the sebaceous glands, consisting chiefly of fat, keratin, and cellular material