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BIOPSY
The study of living tissue to diagnose disease.
BENIGN
Kind; gentle. Not containing cancer cells
AUDITORY
Referring to hearing.
AUDIT
Examination of financial accounts by an outside agency. To examine accounts; To attend a class without receiving credit.
BIODEGRADABLE
Capable of being chemically broken down by natural biological processes
CONSPICUOUS
Easy to notice; attracting attention
IMPEDE
To hinder; to block
APATHY
Lack of emotion; feelings; or interest
BENEFACTOR
A person who gives financial or other aid; a donor
PATHETIC
Pitiful; arousing pity
ANARCHY
Political confusion; disorder; lack of government
MALEVOLENT
Ill-willed; evil; filled with hate
MALADY
Disease; bad condition
INTROSPECTION
Self-examination of one's thoughts and feelings
PEDIGREE
Ancestry; certificate of ancestry
MALPRACTICE
Failure of a professional to give proper services.
AUSPICIOUS
Favorable; promising success
EXPEDITE
To speed up; to accomplish quickly
BENEFICIAL
Helpful; producing benefits
EMPATHY
Understanding of or identification with another person's feelings.
INAUDIBLE
Not able to be heard.
PATHOLOGY
The study of disease
ANONYMOUS
Not revealing one's name; of unknown identity
SYMBIOTIC
Living interdependently; referring to a relationship where two organisms live in a dependent state,