Wordlist: At the doctor

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treatment
 
medical care for an illness or injury
 
treat
 
to apply medical care to someone
 
check-up
 
when a doctor checks a person's condition thoroughly
 
surgery
 
a doctor's consulting room
 
waiting room
 
a room in a surgery for people to wait for their doctor to see them
 
surgery hour
 
the time in which the surgery is open for people to come and see the doctor
 
patient
 
a person who receives treatment from a doctor or other medically educated person
 
feel
 
to become aware of something through the skin; to experience an emotion
 
well
 
in good health
 
be well
 
 
be not well
 
 
feel good
 
 
bad
 
not good; not in good health
 
 
    • treatment, treatments(noun)
    • Definition:
      • medical care for an illness or injury
    • Example:
      • A treatment or cure is applied after a medical problem has already started.
    • treat[triːt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to apply medical care to someone
    • Example:
      • They treated me for malaria.
  • check-up
    • check-up, check-ups(noun)
    • Definition:
      • when a doctor checks a person's condition thoroughly
    • Example:
      • The check-up showed that everything was alright.
  • surgery
    • surgery, surgeries[ˈsɜːdʒəri](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a doctor's consulting room
    • Example:
      • I dropped in at the surgery as I was passing to pick up my prescription.
      • Synonym(s):
        doctor's office (AE)
  • waiting room
    • waiting room, waiting rooms(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a room in a surgery for people to wait for their doctor to see them
    • Example:
      • Around ten people were sitting in the waiting room.
  • surgery hour
    • surgery hour, surgery hours(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the time in which the surgery is open for people to come and see the doctor
    • Example:
      • Surgery hours are every weekday from 8 till 12.
      • Synonym(s):
        office hours (AE)
  • patient
    • patient, patients(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who receives treatment from a doctor or other medically educated person
    • Example:
      • The doctor has many regular patients.
    • feel, felt, felt[fiːl](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to become aware of something through the skin; to experience an emotion
    • Example:
      • You can feel a heartbeat if you put your fingers on your breast.
    • well[wɛl](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • in good health
    • Example:
      • I had been sick, but now I'm well.
    • be well(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • After some months of sickness I'm finally well again.
    • be not well(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • I had to throw up yesterday and I'm still not well today.
      • Synonym(s):
        be unwell
    • feel good(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • I feel so good after a hot bubblebath.
      • Synonym(s):
        feel well
    • bad[bæd](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • not good; not in good health
    • Example:
      • I feel so bad because I forgot our date.
      • Antonym(s):
        good
 

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surgery
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        feel good
        be well
        patient
        a person who receives treatment from a doctor or other medically educated person
        feel
        to become aware of something through the skin; to experience an emotion
        surgery
        a doctor's consulting room
        check-up
        when a doctor checks a person's condition thoroughly
        surgery hour
        the time in which the surgery is open for people to come and see the doctor
        waiting room
        a room in a surgery for people to wait for their doctor to see them
        treat
        to apply medical care to someone
        bad
        not good; not in good health
        well
        in good health
        be not well
        treatment
        medical care for an illness or injury
         
         
         

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        waiting room
        a room in a surgery for people to wait for their doctor to see them
        check up
        when a doctor checks a person's condition thoroughly
        surgery
        a doctor's consulting room
        patient
        a person who receives treatment from a doctor or other medically educated person
        surgery hours
        the time in which the surgery is open for people to come and see the doctor
         
         
         

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        hurt
         
        to cause physical pain and/or injury; to cause (somebody) emotional pain
         
        toothache
         
        a pain or ache in a tooth
         
        headache
         
        a pain in the head
         
        backache
         
        any pain in the back
         
        earache
         
        a pain in the middle or inner ear
         
        stomachache
         
        a pain in the abdomen, often caused by indigestion, usually being lower than the stomach and related to the intestines
         
        examine
         
        to check the health or condition of someone
         
        take off
         
        to remove one's clothing
         
        turn around
         
        to physically rotate horizontally 180 or 360 degrees
         
        lie
         
        to be in a horizontal position
         
        lie down
         
        to assume a horizontal position
         
        stand up
         
        to rise from a lying or sitting position
         
         
        • hurt
          • hurt, hurt, hurt[hɜːt](irregular verb)
          • Definition:
            • to cause physical pain and/or injury; to cause (somebody) emotional pain
          • Example:
            • Does your leg still hurt?
            • Synonym(s):
              ache
        • toothache
          • toothache, toothaches[ˈtuθˌe(ɪ)k](noun)
          • Definition:
            • a pain or ache in a tooth
          • Example:
            • He went to the dentist because he had a really bad toothache.
        • headache
          • headache, headaches[ˈhɛde(ɪ)k](noun)
          • Definition:
            • a pain in the head
          • Example:
            • The noise caused a bad headache.
        • backache
          • backache, backaches[ˈbæke(ɪ)k](noun)
          • Definition:
            • any pain in the back
          • Example:
            • The old man could barely walk because of his backache.
          • earache, earaches[ˈijɹe(i)k](noun)
          • Definition:
            • a pain in the middle or inner ear
          • Example:
            • The little girl is suffering from earache.
        • stomachache
          • stomachache, stomachaches[ˈstʌməke(ɪ)k](noun)
          • Definition:
            • a pain in the abdomen, often caused by indigestion, usually being lower than the stomach and related to the intestines
          • Example:
            • She's complaining about a bad stomachache.
        • examine
          • examine(verb)
          • Definition:
            • to check the health or condition of someone
          • Example:
            • The doctor examined the patient.
        • take off
          • take off(phrasal verb)
          • Definition:
            • to remove one's clothing
          • Example:
            • He took off his shoes.
            • Antonym(s):
              put on
          • turn around(phrasal verb)
          • Definition:
            • to physically rotate horizontally 180 or 360 degrees
          • Example:
            • Turn around so I can see the back of your new dress.
        • lie
          • lie, lay, laid[laɪ̯](irregular verb)
          • Definition:
            • to be in a horizontal position
          • Example:
            • The patients usually lie on the divan bed during the check-up.
          • lie down(phrasal verb)
          • Definition:
            • to assume a horizontal position
          • Example:
            • Lie down on the bed until you feel better.
            • Antonym(s):
              get up, stand up
          • stand up, stood up, stood up(phrasal verb)
          • Definition:
            • to rise from a lying or sitting position
          • Example:
            • Stand up, then sit down again.
         

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        toothache
        headache
        backache
        earache
        stomachache
        examine
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              headache
              headache
              hurt
              hurt
              stomachache
              stomachache
              toothache
              toothache
              take off
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              lie
              lie
              examine
              examine
              backache
              backache
               
               
               

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              turn around
              to physically rotate horizontally 180 or 360 degrees
              stomachache
              a pain in the abdomen, often caused by indigestion, usually being lower than the stomach and related to the intestines
              examine
              to check the health or condition of someone
              backache
              any pain in the back
              headache
              a pain in the head
              toothache
              a pain or ache in a tooth
              hurt
              to cause physical pain and/or injury; to cause (somebody) emotional pain
              earache
              a pain in the middle or inner ear
              take off
              to remove one's clothing
              stand up
              to rise from a lying or sitting position
              lie
              to be in a horizontal position
              lie down
              to assume a horizontal position
               
               
               

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              stomachache
              a pain in the abdomen, often caused by indigestion, usually being lower than the stomach and related to the intestines
              headache
              a pain in the head
              take off
              to remove one's clothing
              lie
              to be in a horizontal position
              backache
              any pain in the back
              hurt
              to cause physical pain and/or injury; to cause (somebody) emotional pain
              toothache
              a pain or ache in a tooth
              examine
              to check the health or condition of someone
               
               
               

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              tender
               
              sensitive or painful to touch
               
              tender spot
               
               
              test
               
              a session in which something is examined under a certain condition
               
              blood test
               
              a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
               
              injection
               
              something pushed or pumped intravenously or intramuscularly by use of a syringe and a needle into someone's body
               
              vaccination
               
              the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to produce immunity to a disease
               
              prescription
               
              a written order, as by a physician, for the administration of a medicine or other intervention
               
              prescribe
               
              to order a drug or medical device for use by a particular patient
               
              chemist's
               
              a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
               
              chemist
               
              a person who works at a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
               
              pill
               
              a small portion of a drug or drugs to be taken orally, usually of roughly cylindrical shape, often coated to prolong dissolution or ease swallowing
               
              drug
               
              a substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom, or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose; a substance, often addictive, which affects the central nervous system
               
              poison
               
              a substance that is very harmful or lethal to a living organism
               
              poisonous
               
              containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
               
               
                • tender[ˈtɛn.də(ɹ)](adjective)
                • Definition:
                  • sensitive or painful to touch
                • Example:
                  • Be careful, that area is tender.
                • tender spot(Chunk)
                • Example:
                  • Due to a rash I've got some tender spots on my arms.
              • test
                • test, tests[tɛst](noun)
                • Definition:
                  • a session in which something is examined under a certain condition
                • Example:
                  • The woman received the results of her HIV test.
              • blood test
                • blood test, blood tests(noun)
                • Definition:
                  • a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
                • Example:
                  • The treatment requires a preliminary blood test.
              • injection
                • injection, injections[ɪnˈʤɛktʃən](noun)
                • Definition:
                  • something pushed or pumped intravenously or intramuscularly by use of a syringe and a needle into someone's body
                • Example:
                  • She's really afraid of injections.
              • vaccination
                • vaccination[ˌvæk.sɪˈneɪ.ʃən](uncountable noun)
                • Definition:
                  • the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to produce immunity to a disease
                • Example:
                  • Vaccination is generally considered to be the most effective and cost-effective method of preventing infectious diseases.
              • prescription
                • prescription, prescriptions(noun)
                • Definition:
                  • a written order, as by a physician, for the administration of a medicine or other intervention
                • Example:
                  • The surgeon wrote a prescription for a pain killer and physical therapy.
              • prescribe
                • prescribe[pɹəˈskɹaɪb](verb)
                • Definition:
                  • to order a drug or medical device for use by a particular patient
                • Example:
                  • The doctor prescribed John a set of pills.
              • chemist's
                • chemist's, chemists'(noun)
                • Definition:
                  • a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
                • Example:
                  • Sue needs to go to the chemist's to get her medicine.
                  • Synonym(s):
                    pharmacy, drugstore (AE)
              • chemist
                • chemist, chemists[ˈkɛmɪst](noun)
                • Definition:
                  • a person who works at a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
                • Example:
                  • The chemist couldn't find the medicine the man was asking for.
                  • Synonym(s):
                    pharmacist
              • pill
                • pill, pills[pɪl](noun)
                • Definition:
                  • a small portion of a drug or drugs to be taken orally, usually of roughly cylindrical shape, often coated to prolong dissolution or ease swallowing
                • Example:
                  • Take two pills every hour.
                  • Synonym(s):
                    tablet
              • drug
                • drug, drugs[dɹʌɡ](noun)
                • Definition:
                  • a substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom, or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose; a substance, often addictive, which affects the central nervous system
                • Example:
                  • Aspirin is a drug that reduces pain, acts against inflammation and lowers body temperature.
                • poison, poisons[ˈpɔɪz(ə)n](noun)
                • Definition:
                  • a substance that is very harmful or lethal to a living organism
                • Example:
                  • We used a poison to kill the weeds.
                • poisonous(adjective)
                • Definition:
                  • containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
                • Example:
                  • Certain mushrooms are not edible because they are poisonous.
                  • Synonym(s):
                    toxic
               

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                    vaccination
                    chemist's
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                    chemist
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                    prescription
                    a written order, as by a physician, for the administration of a medicine or other intervention
                    drug
                    a substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom, or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose; a substance, often addictive, which affects the central nervous system
                    chemist's
                    a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
                    test
                    a session in which something is examined under a certain condition
                    pill
                    a small portion of a drug or drugs to be taken orally, usually of roughly cylindrical shape, often coated to prolong dissolution or ease swallowing
                    poison
                    a substance that is very harmful or lethal to a living organism
                    chemist
                    a person who works at a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
                    injection
                    something pushed or pumped intravenously or intramuscularly by use of a syringe and a needle into someone's body
                    prescribe
                    to order a drug or medical device for use by a particular patient
                    poisonous
                    containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
                    tender spot
                    blood test
                    a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
                    tender
                    sensitive or painful to touch
                    vaccination
                    the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to produce immunity to a disease
                     
                     
                     

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                    test
                    a session in which something is examined under a certain condition
                    chemist's
                    a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
                    drug
                    a substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom, or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose; a substance, often addictive, which affects the central nervous system
                    vaccination
                    the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to produce immunity to a disease
                    prescription
                    a written order, as by a physician, for the administration of a medicine or other intervention
                    prescribe
                    to order a drug or medical device for use by a particular patient
                    chemist
                    a person who works at a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
                    blood test
                    a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
                    injection
                    something pushed or pumped intravenously or intramuscularly by use of a syringe and a needle into someone's body
                    pill
                    a small portion of a drug or drugs to be taken orally, usually of roughly cylindrical shape, often coated to prolong dissolution or ease swallowing
                     
                     
                     

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                    dentist
                     
                    a medical doctor who specialises in treating teeth
                     
                    dentist's assistant
                     
                    a medical assistant who works at a dentist's office
                     
                    open
                     
                    to make something accessible
                     
                    open one's mouth
                     
                     
                    drill
                     
                    to create a hole in teeth by removing material with a special tool
                     
                    fill
                     
                    to treat a tooth by adding a dental filling to it
                     
                     
                    • dentist
                      • dentist, dentists(noun)
                      • Definition:
                        • a medical doctor who specialises in treating teeth
                      • Example:
                        • Because of a toothache he urgently needs to go to the dentist.
                    • dentist's assistant
                      • dentist's assistant, dentist's assistants(noun)
                      • Definition:
                        • a medical assistant who works at a dentist's office
                      • Example:
                        • Four female dentist's assistants work at this dentist.
                    • open
                      • open[ˈəʊ.pən](verb)
                      • Definition:
                        • to make something accessible
                      • Example:
                        • Turn the doorknob to open the door.
                        • Antonym(s):
                          close, shut
                    • open one's mouth
                      • open one's mouth(Chunk)
                      • Example:
                        • Please open your mouth so I can check your teeth.
                    • drill
                      • drill[dɹɪɫ](verb)
                      • Definition:
                        • to create a hole in teeth by removing material with a special tool
                      • Example:
                        • The dentist unfortunately had to drill because of too many caries.
                      • fill[fɪl](verb)
                      • Definition:
                        • to treat a tooth by adding a dental filling to it
                      • Example:
                        • I'm sorry but the hole in your tooth needs to be filled.
                     

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                          drill
                          to create a hole in teeth by removing material with a special tool
                          open one's mouth
                          dentist's assistant
                          a medical assistant who works at a dentist's office
                          dentist
                          a medical doctor who specialises in treating teeth
                          fill
                          to treat a tooth by adding a dental filling to it
                          open
                          to make something accessible
                           
                           
                           

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                          dentist+1
                          a medical doctor who specialises in treating teeth
                          dentist's assistant
                          a medical assistant who works at a dentist's office
                          drill
                          to create a hole in teeth by removing material with a special tool
                          open one's mouth
                          open
                          to make something accessible
                           
                           
                           
                           

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