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  1. aromatherapy the therapeutic use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils in baths or massage
  2. rite of passage a ritual performed when an individual changes status
  3. heart massage an emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
  4. barometric pressure atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer
  5. cardiac massage an emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
  6. air mattress a mattress that can be stored flat and inflated for use
  7. anthropomorphic suggesting human features for animals or inanimate things
  8. air passage a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
  9. Armata Corsa a terrorist organization founded in 1999 to oppose the link between nationalists and the Corsican mafia
  10. armed robbery robbery at gunpoint
  11. radiotherapist a medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease
  12. normothermia normal body temperature
  13. Inside Passage a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
  14. Northwest Passage a water route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean along the northern coast of North America; Europeans since the 16th century had searched for a short route to the Far East before it was successfully traversed by Roald Amundsen (1903-1906)
  15. aromatic compound a hydrocarbon containing one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of compounds
  16. thermotropism an orienting response to warmth
  17. chemotherapeutic of or relating to chemotherapy
  18. commercial message a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
  19. armature coil in which voltage is induced by motion through a magnetic field
  20. aromatise fill or impregnate with an odor