09 September 2014

Vocab 9/9/14

tourniquet (n) -- a device, typically a tightly encircling bandage, used to check bleeding bytemporarily stopping the flow of blood through a large artery in a limb

fusible (adj.) -- capable of being fused or melted by heating

nascence (n) -- a coming into being; birth

febrifuge (n/adj.) -- a medication that reduces fever; an antipyretic; acting to do this

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