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  1. roughto cause physical pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself
    e.g. He hurt his back playing tennis.
    (verb)

          

  2. injection
    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.
    (noun)

          

  3. hurtto make a person or an animal healthy again after an illness
    e.g. Will you be able to ______ him, Doctor?
    (verb)

          

  4. (a) prescription
    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.
    (noun)

          

  5. recoverto 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)

          

  6. wound (/wu:nd/)
    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 ________
    (verb)

          

  7. syringe
    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.
    (uncountable)
    (noun)

          

  8. bruise, bruised
    physically hurt; having an injury
    e.g. an _______ leg
    e.g. Luckily, she isn't _______.
    (adjective)

          

  9. get overto 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)

          

  10. damagephysical harm caused to something which makes it less attractive, useful or valuable
    e.g. The earthquake caused ________ to property estimated at $6 million.
    (verb)

          

  11. (the) chemist's
    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)
    (noun)

          

  12. surgeryto make a person or an animal healthy again after an illness
    e.g. Will you be able to ______ him, Doctor?
    (verb)

          

  13. fever(of a person) to get well again after being ill/sick, hurt, etc
    e.g. He's still _________ing from his operation.
    (verb)

          

  14. incision
    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.
    (noun)

          

  15. needleto 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.
    (verb)

          

  16. healthe level of temperature
    e.g. Test the _______ of the water before getting in.
    (noun)

          

  17. (a) ward
    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. _______
    (noun)

          

  18. (a) pharmacy
    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.
    (noun)

          

  19. sore (1)
    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.
    (noun)

          

  20. cureto make a person or an animal healthy again after an illness
    e.g. Will you be able to ______ him, Doctor?
    (verb)

          

  21. painthe 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 _______.
    (noun)

          

  22. injured
    physically hurt; having an injury
    e.g. an _______ leg
    e.g. Luckily, she isn't _______.
    (adjective)

          

  23. (a) recipe
    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
    (noun)

          

  24. heatthe level of temperature
    e.g. Test the _______ of the water before getting in.
    (noun)

          

  25. (a) receipt
    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
    (noun)

          

  26. (the) surgery
    a place where a doctor, dentist or vet sees patients
    e.g. a doctor's/dentist's ______
    (countable - British English)
    (noun)

          

  27. sore (2)
    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.
    (noun)

          

  28. temperature
    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)
    (noun)