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3 elements needed for fire

Oxygen, fuel, heat

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Absorption

Act or process of sucking up or in

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Aerobic

Requiring oxygen to live and grow

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Amino acid

Basic component of proteins

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Anaerobic

Not requiring oxygen to live and grow

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Antioxidants

Enzymes or organic molecules, help protect body from harmful chemicals (free radicals)

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Antisepsis

Aseptic control that inhibits, retards growth of, or kills pathogenic organisms

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Asepsis

Being free from infection

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Body mechanics

The way the body moves and maintains balance

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Chain infection

Factors that lead to the transmission or spread of disease

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Cholesterol

Fatlike substance synthesized in the liver and found in body cells and animal fats

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Clean

Free from organisms causing disease

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Contaminated

Containing infection or infectious organisms

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Digestion

Physical and chemical breakdown of food in preparation for absorption

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Disinfection

Aseptic-control method that destroys pathogens but does not kill

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Etiology

Study of the cause of disease

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Endogenous

Infection or disease originating within the body

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Ergonomics

Applied science used to promote safety and well-being of people by the environment and preventing injuries

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Exogenous

Infection or disease originating outside of the body

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Fat-restricted diet

Diet with limited fats

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Fungi

Group of plantlike animals living on dead organic matter

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Hantavirus

Virus spread by contact with rodents or their excretions

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High-protein diet

Diet containing large amounts of protein-rich foods

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Idiopathic

Without recognizable cause; self-originating

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Low-cholesterol diet

Diet restricting foods high in saturated fat

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Low-protein diet

Diet limits food high in protein

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Low-residue diet

Limits foods containing large amounts of residue (indigestibles)

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Metabolism

Use of food nutrients by the body to produce energy

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Nosocomial

Originating in a health care facility such as a hospital

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Nutrition

All body processes related to food; body's use of food for growth, development, and health