EC5 Word List
Set 5

581epidemicadj/ɛ•pɪ•dɛ•mɪk/a disease affecting many people
582inversionn/ɪn•vɚ•ʃən/a change in position of things so they become the opposite
583irrelevantadj/ɪ•rɛ•lɪ•vənt/not important, not related to the topic
584epidemiologyn/ɛ•pə•diː•mi•ɑː•lə•ʤi/the science of how diseases spread
585infectiousadj/ɪn•fɛk•ʃəs/capable of causing infection, by the spreading of a bacteria or virus to others
586transprefix/trænz/a prefix meaning 'across', 'through' or 'changing thoroughly'
587irrigationn/ɪ•rɪ•gɛɪ•ʃən/supplying lands with water using pipes or other artificial methods
588rehabilitationn/riː•ə•bɪ•lɪ•tɛɪ•ʃən/a scheme to help someone who has been ill or in prison to return to a healthy, independent, and useful life
589optimumadj/ɑp•tɪ•məm/the best or most desirable
590kidneyn/kɪd•nɪ/an organ in the body that cleans the blood
591syntheticadj/sɪn•θɛ•tɪk/not natural; made from artificial materials
592hepatitisn/hɛpə'taɪtɪs/a disease of the liver that causes inflammation, yellow skin and a fever
593tonn/Y/a unit of weight equal to 907 kilograms
594bracketn/bræ•kɪt/a 90 degree piece of metal used to support a wall shelf
595elasticityn/ɛ•læs•tɪ•sɪ•tɪ/the ability to stretch easily and then quickly return to the original shape
596contradictoryadj/kɑn•trə•dɪk•tə•rɪ/containing information, statements, or beliefs that do not agree with one another
597elasticadj/ɪ•læs•tɪk/able to return to original shape or size after stretching
598machineryn/mə•ʃiː•nə•rɪ/machines in general
599dictatev/dɪk•tɛɪt/to speak while another person (or computer) writes the words down
5100enforcementn/ɪn•foɚs•mənt/the act or process of making sure that rules are followed