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Mrs. stephens

TermDefinition
in in,not
ciner ash
combus burn up
ary that which something belongs
tible able to be
ator one who that which condition
tion state quality act
incombustible not combustible; incapable of being burned; fireproof.
incinerator a furnace or apparatus for burning trash, garbage, etc., to ashes.
combustion the act or process of burning.
cinerary holding or intended for ashes, especially the ashes of cremated bodies: a cinerary burn.
combustible capable of catching fire and burning; inflammable; flammable: Gasoline vapor is highly combustible.
a away from not
colla glue,gelantious
gen cause,birth,produce,race
mano gas
meter measure
sphym/sphygmo/ pulse
age state,quality,act
iation an action or process
ic like related to
oid resembling
ous having the quality of
asphyxiation to cause to die or lose consciousness by impairing normal breathing
collage a technique of composing a work of art by pasting on a single surface various materials not normally associated with one another, as newspaper clippings, parts of photographs, theater tickets, and fragments of an envelope.
sphygmic of or pertaining to the pulse.
colloid a substance made up of a system of particles with linear dimensions in the range of about 10 −7 to 5 × 10 −5 cm dispersed in a continuous gaseous, liquid, or solid medium whose properties depend on the large specific surface area. The particles can be l
sphygmomanometer an instrument, often attached to an inflatable air-bladder cuff and used with a stethoscope, for measuring blood pressure in an artery.
Collagenous any of a class of extracellular proteins abundant in higher animals, especially in the skin, bone, cartilage, tendon, and teeth, forming strong insoluble fibers and serving as connective tissue between cells, yielding gelatin when denatured by boiling.
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