Wordlist: At the doctor - List 3

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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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        tender spot
        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
        prescribe
        to order a drug or medical device for use by a particular patient
        vaccination
        the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to produce immunity to a disease
        tender
        sensitive or painful to touch
        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
        a person who works at a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
        chemist's
        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
        test
        a session in which something is examined under a certain condition
        poisonous
        containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
        prescription
        a written order, as by a physician, for the administration of a medicine or other intervention
        blood test
        a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
        poison
        a substance that is very harmful or lethal to a living organism
         
         
         

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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
        a person who works at a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
        chemist's
        a place where prescription drugs are dispensed
        test
        a session in which something is examined under a certain condition
        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
        blood test
        a serologic analysis of a sample of blood
        prescribe
        to order a drug or medical device for use by a particular patient
        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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