a piece of paper that shows that goods or services have been paid for
e.g. Can I have a ______, please?
an official piece of paper on
which a doctor writes the type of medicine you should have, and which
enables you to get it from a chemist's shop/drugstore (also, the paper
where an optician writes the kind of glasses you need)
e.g. The doctor gave me a ______ for antibiotics.
a set of instructions that tells you how to cook something and the ingredients (= items of food) you need for it
e.g. a ______ for chicken soup
a place where a doctor, dentist or vet sees patients
e.g. a doctor's/dentist's ______
(countable - British English)
medical treatment of injuries or diseases that involves cutting open a person's body and often removing or replacing some parts
e.g. He will require ______ on his left knee.
a separate room or area in a hospital for people with the same type of medical condition
e.g. a maternity/surgical/psychiatric/children's, etc. _______
a shop/store, or part of one, that sells medicines and drugs
e.g. You have to take your prescription to a _________ to get your medicine.
a shop/store that sells medicines and usually also soap, make-up, etc
e.g. You can obtain the product from all good _________.
to become healthy again; to make something healthy again
e.g. It took a long time for the wounds to _________.
e.g. The cut _________ed up without leaving a scar.
(of a person) to get well again after being ill/sick, hurt, etc
e.g. He's still _________ing from his operation.
to make a person or an animal healthy again after an illness
e.g. Will you be able to ______ him, Doctor?
a medical condition in which a person has a temperature that is higher than normal
e.g. He has a high ________.
e.g. Aspirin should help reduce the ________.
the measurement of how hot somebody's body is
e.g. to take somebody's ________ (= measure the ________ of somebody's body using a special instrument)
an act of putting a drug or other substance into sb's body using a syringe or needle
e.g. to give somebody an ________
e.g. He was treated with penicillin ________s.
a very thin, pointed piece of
steel used on the end of a syringe for putting a drug into somebody's
body, or for taking blood out of it
e.g. a hypodermic _______
a sharp cut made in something, particularly during a medical operation; the act of making a cut in something
e.g. Make a small _______ below the ribs.
a plastic or glass tube with a
long hollow needle that is used for putting drugs, etc. into a person's
body or for taking a small amount of blood from a person
e.g. If you have a serious reaction to these, ask your doctor about a ________ of adrenalin for emergencies.
not feeling well
e.g. You look ______ —are you OK?
e.g. I had a ______ night (= I didn't sleep well).
if a part of your body is
_______, it is painful, and often red, especially because of infection
or because a muscle has been used too much
e.g. to have a _______ throat
e.g. His feet were _______ after the walk.
physically hurt; having an injury
e.g. an _______ leg
e.g. Luckily, she isn't _______.
to cause physical pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself
e.g. He hurt his back playing tennis.
the feelings that you have in your body when you have been hurt or when you are ill/sick
e.g. a cry of _______
e.g. She was clearly in a lot of _______.
a painful, often red, place on your body where there is a wound or an infection
e.g. His body was covered with open ________s.
physical harm caused to something which makes it less attractive, useful or valuable
e.g. The earthquake caused ________ to property estimated at $6 million.
an injury to part of the body, especially one in which a hole is made in the skin using a weapon
e.g. a leg/head, etc. ________
e.g. a bullet/knife/gunshot/stab ________
to return to your usual state of health, happiness, etc. after an illness, a shock, the end of a relationship, etc
e.g. If you keep fit, then you can ______ ______ illness more quickly.