Flash Cards

contentment

(kuhn-TENT-muhnt)

Contentment is feeling free from worry. Feelings of contentment are peaceful and happy.

select agents

(si-LEKT AYjuhnts)

Select agents are organisms that can cause a disease. The CDC works with select agents in its laboratories.

coughs

(KOFFS)

Someone coughs when he or she makes a loud noise from their throat, usually while sick. Ken’s mom coughs and sneezes.

inflate

(in-FLATE)

To inflate is to add air or gas to something and make it larger. Gases fill the lungs and inflate the alveoli.

uncomfortable

(uhn-KUHM-fur-tuh-bull)

If someone is not relaxed or is in discomfort, they are uncomfortable. Rachel was uncomfortable with getting a hug.

emotion

(ee-MOH-shuhn)

An emotion is the way that you are feeling. It is important to understand each emotion that you may have.