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noun, often attrib \ˈhelth\

Medical Definition of HEALTH

:  the condition of an organism or one of its parts in which it performs its vital functions normally or properly :  the state of being sound in body or mind <dental health> <mental health>; especially :  freedom from physical disease and pain <nursed him back to health>—compare disease
:  the condition of an organism with respect to the performance of its vital functions especially as evaluated subjectively or nonprofessionally <how is your health today>
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