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Health  [ Botany - Biology - Phytopathology ]
Adjective: Healthy 
Noun: Healthiness

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  The overall condition of an organism at a given time in regard to soundness of body and freedom from disease, injury or abnormality.  
Health can be defined negatively, as the absence of illness, injury, or abnormality, or positively, as the state of being vigorous, of complete fitness and well-being not just the absence of bodily disease. Health is a dynamic state on the wellness-illness continuum, ranging from high-level wellness, to states of illness/death. In any organism, health is a state of balance, with inputs and outputs of energy and matter in equilibrium (allowing for growth). Health also implies good prospects for continued survival.




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