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  1. 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.

  2. 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)

  3. 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. _______

  4. a piece of paper that shows that goods or services have been paid for
    e.g. Can I have a ______, please?
  5. to cause physical pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself
    e.g. He hurt his back playing tennis.
  6. 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.

  7. a place where a doctor, dentist or vet sees patients
    e.g. a doctor's/dentist's ______
    (countable - British English)
  8. physical harm caused to something which makes it less attractive, useful or valuable
    e.g. The earthquake caused ________ to property estimated at $6 million.

  9. physically hurt; having an injury
    e.g. an _______ leg
    e.g. Luckily, she isn't _______.
  10. not feeling well
    e.g. You look ______ โ€”are you OK?
    e.g. I had a ______ night (= I didn't sleep well).
    (British English)

  11. 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 _______
  12. 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.
    (phrasal verb)
  13. (of a person) to get well again after being ill/sick, hurt, etc
    e.g. He's still _________ing from his operation.
  14. the level of temperature
    e.g. Test the _______ of the water before getting in.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.
  18. 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 _______.
  19. to make a person or an animal healthy again after an illness
    e.g. Will you be able to ______ him, Doctor?
  20. 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 ________.

  21. a blue, brown or purple mark that appears on the skin after somebody has fallen, been hit, etc
    e.g. to be covered in __________s
    e.g. Fortunately, I didn't break any bones when I fell, but I was badly ___________.
    (noun, adjective)

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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 ________
  25. 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.

  26. 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

  27. a shop/store that sells medicines and usually also soap, make-up, etc
    e.g. You can obtain the product from all good _________.
    (British English)

  28. 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.
  1. a surgery
  2. b syringe
  3. c sore (1)
  4. d bruise, bruised
  5. e (a) pharmacy
  6. f (the) chemist's
  7. g damage
  8. h pain
  9. i recover
  10. j incision
  11. k injection
  12. l (a) prescription
  13. m rough
  14. n injured
  15. o heal
  16. p hurt
  17. q wound (/wu:nd/)
  18. r needle
  19. s sore (2)
  20. t (a) receipt
  21. u (a) recipe
  22. v get over
  23. w cure
  24. x (the) surgery
  25. y heat
  26. z fever
  27. aa (a) ward
  28. ab temperature