28 Matching questions
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.
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)
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 piece of paper that shows that goods or services have been paid for
e.g. Can I have a ______, please?
- to cause physical pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself
e.g. He hurt his back playing tennis.
- 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.
a place where a doctor, dentist or vet sees patients
e.g. a doctor's/dentist's ______
(countable - British English)
- physical harm caused to something which makes it less attractive, useful or valuable
e.g. The earthquake caused ________ to property estimated at $6 million.
physically hurt; having an injury
e.g. an _______ leg
e.g. Luckily, she isn't _______.
- not feeling well
e.g. You look ______ —are you OK?
e.g. I had a ______ night (= I didn't sleep well).
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 _______
- 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.
- (of a person) to get well again after being ill/sick, hurt, etc
e.g. He's still _________ing from his operation.
- the level of temperature
e.g. Test the _______ of the water before getting in.
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 painful, often red, place on your body where there is a wound or an infection
e.g. His body was covered with open ________s.
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.
- 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 _______.
- 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 ________.
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 ___________.
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.
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.
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 ________
a part of your body is _______, it is painful, and often red,
especially because of infection or because a muscle has been used too
e.g. to have a _______ throat
e.g. His feet were _______ after the walk.
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 shop/store that sells medicines and usually also soap, make-up, etc
e.g. You can obtain the product from all good _________.
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 surgery
- b syringe
- c sore (1)
- d bruise, bruised
- e (a) pharmacy
- f (the) chemist's
- g damage
- h pain
- i recover
- j incision
- k injection
- l (a) prescription
- m rough
- n injured
- o heal
- p hurt
- q wound (/wu:nd/)
- r needle
- s sore (2)
- t (a) receipt
- u (a) recipe
- v get over
- w cure
- x (the) surgery
- y heat
- z fever
- aa (a) ward
- ab temperature