Monday, August 26, 2013


obesity- the condition of being grossly fat or overweight

accumulate- gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of
mass-a coherent, typically large body of matter with no definite shape

disease-a disorder or structure or function in a human, animal, or plant esp. one that produces specific signs or symptoms that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury.

diet- the kind of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats

prevalence- commonness

stigma- a mark or disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person

prevent(able)- keep something from happening

adolescent- in the process of developing from a child into an adult

cardiovascular- of or relating to the heart and blood vessels

excessive- more then is necessary, normal, or desirable

mechanism- a system of parts working together in a machine

sedentary- tending to spend much time seated

predispose- make someone liable or inclined to a specific attitude, action, or condition

syndrome- a group of symptoms that consistently occur together or a condition characterized by a set of associated symptoms

1. The ratio for obesity in children is rising.
2. I want to accumulate a lot of money.
3. A lot of diseases can be found in third-world countries.
4. My diet consists of lean meat, green veggies, and fresh fruit.
5. This new T-shirt was very prevalent. 
6. My sisters actions created a stigma in our family.
7. There are many things to do to make diseases preventable.
8. My nieces is an adolescent.
9. Cardiovascular health is very important.
10. Sometimes, adults talk excessive amounts.
11. The way I learn helps create my study mechanism.
12. I began to think something was wrong with her legs when I noticed how sedentary she was.
13. As being caption of the team, she was predisposed to her duties.
14. A newborn can be born with numerous syndromes.

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