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Unformatted text preview: eling, or tone in something spoken or written nuclear family children a family unit consisting of a mother and a father and their nurse practitioner a registered nurse (one who has earned a college-level RN degree) with advanced training who is qualiﬁed to perform some of the duties of a physician objet d’art (from the French for object of art) a work of art, usually small; sometimes simply called objet or (plural) objets obsequious acting submissive and ﬂattering to someone perceived to be more powerful obsessed having intense or excessive interest in or concern for something or someone obsession an irrational devotion to an idea, opinion, or other person obstetrician a medical spet who cares for women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the recuperative period following delivery obvious easily understood or observed glossary 243 offsides in football or soccer, illegally beyond an allowed line or area or ahead of the ball ominous threatening; seeming to promise evil or harm oncologist a medical spet in the study of cancer, including tumor development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention onomatologist ophthalmologist a person who studies names medical spet who cares for the eye and its diseases optometrist a medical spet who examines, diagnoses, and directs patients in the use of corrective vision lenses organic an adjective describing things developed from living organisms, or plants and animals raised without the use of drugs, hormones, or sy...
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