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Wordlist: Illnesses and diseases - List 2

 
 

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  • chickenpox
    • chickenpox(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a common childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), also known as human herpes virus 3 (HHV-3)
    • Example:
      • The little boy can't go to kindergarten because he's got chickenpox.
    • measles(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • rubeola, an acute highly contagious disease, (often of childhood) caused by a virus, featuring a spreading red skin rash, fever, runny nose, cough and red eyes
    • Example:
      • Measles are mostly a childhood disease.
    • German measles(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a mild disease caused by the Rubella virus infecting the respiratory tract, and characterised by a rash of pink dots, fever and swollen lymph nodes
    • Example:
      • Doctor, how can we treat German measles?
    • scarlet fever(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a streptococcal infection, mainly occurring among children, and characterised by a red skin rash, sore throat and fever
    • Example:
      • Have your children had scarlet fever already?
    • mumps(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a contagious disease caused by a virus of the genus Rubulavirus, mostly occurring in childhood, which causes swelling of glands in the face and neck
    • Example:
      • Some of the boys are suffering from mumps.
    • pneumonia[nʊmonjə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, or sometimes by physical or chemical irritants
    • Example:
      • Pneumonia can threaten your life.
    • ulcer, ulcers[ʌlsɛr](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection
    • Example:
      • An ulcer is serious, you need to see a doctor!
    • cancer[ˈkænsə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled (and often rapid) proliferation
    • Example:
      • My grand-father died from cancer.
  • cancer screening
    • cancer screening, cancer screenings(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a checkup at the doctor's to see whether there are any cancer cells inside the body
    • Example:
      • Older people need regular cancer screenings.
    • Alzheimer's disease(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a disease which causes people to lose their short-term memory
    • Example:
      • The old lady is suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
    • Parkinson's disease(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a chronic neurological disorder resulting in lack of control over movement, poor balance and coordination and similar symptoms
    • Example:
      • The doctor is a specialist of Parkinson's disease.
 
 

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          cancer
          a disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled (and often rapid) proliferation
          ulcer
          an open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection
          chickenpox
          a common childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), also known as human herpes virus 3 (HHV-3)
          cancer screening
          a checkup at the doctor's to see whether there are any cancer cells inside the body
          Alzheimer's disease
          a disease which causes people to lose their short-term memory
          measles
          rubeola, an acute highly contagious disease, (often of childhood) caused by a virus, featuring a spreading red skin rash, fever, runny nose, cough and red eyes
          scarlet fever
          a streptococcal infection, mainly occurring among children, and characterised by a red skin rash, sore throat and fever
          pneumonia
          an acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, or sometimes by physical or chemical irritants
          German measles
          a mild disease caused by the Rubella virus infecting the respiratory tract, and characterised by a rash of pink dots, fever and swollen lymph nodes
          Parkinson's disease
          a chronic neurological disorder resulting in lack of control over movement, poor balance and coordination and similar symptoms
          mumps
          a contagious disease caused by a virus of the genus Rubulavirus, mostly occurring in childhood, which causes swelling of glands in the face and neck
           
           
           
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          cancer screening
          cancer screening
          chickenpox
          chickenpox
           
           
           
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          chickenpox
          a common childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), also known as human herpes virus 3 (HHV-3)
          cancer screening
          a checkup at the doctor's to see whether there are any cancer cells inside the body
           
           
           
         
         

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