Wordlist: Health care basics - List 1

 

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    • health[hɛlθ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and the absence of disease or infirmity
    • Example:
      • Being lazy is not good for your health.
    • healthy[ˈhɛl.θi](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit and having no illnesses
    • Example:
      • He was father to three healthy kids.
      • Antonym(s):
        unhealthy
    • health care(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions
    • Example:
      • The delivery of modern health care depends on an expanding group of trained professionals.
      • Synonym(s):
        medical care
    • in poor health(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • After the accident she was in poor health.
    • in good health(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Due to regular sports he's in good health.
    • health insurance, health insurances(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a form of collectivism by means of which people collectively pool their risk of incurring medical expenses
    • Example:
      • He pays over a hundred bucks every month for his health insurance.
      • Synonym(s):
        medical insurance
    • insure[ɪnˈʃʊə](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to provide for compensation if some specified risk occurs, often agreed by policy to offer financial compensation in case of an accident, theft or other undesirable event
    • Example:
      • I'm not insured against burglary.
  • illness
    • illness, illnesses[ˈɪlˌnɛs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person's perception of having poor health
    • Example:
      • She couldn't go to work because of her illness.
      • Synonym(s):
        disease
    • ill[ɪl](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • suffering from a disease; having an urge to vomit
    • Example:
      • I've been ill with the flu for the past few days.
      • Synonym(s):
        sick
      • Antonym(s):
        healthy, well
    • seriously(adverb)
    • Definition:
      • in a critical or literal manner
    • Example:
      • He is seriously ill.
  • be sick
    • be sick(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Kate cannot go to school because she's sick.
      • Synonym(s):
        vomit, puke, throw up
    • seasick['siːsɪk](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • suffering from sickness, nausea or dizziness due to the motion of a ship at sea
    • Example:
      • He easily gets seasick.
  • carsick
    • carsick[ˈkɑːsɪk](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • dizzy or feeling nauseated due to riding in a vehicle; suffering from motion sickness
    • Example:
      • Do you easily get carsick?
  • trouble
    • trouble[tɹʌbəl](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a malfunction, as in heart trouble; a violent occurrence
    • Example:
      • Can you please describe your trouble?
 

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        ill
        suffering from a disease; having an urge to vomit
        health insurance
        a form of collectivism by means of which people collectively pool their risk of incurring medical expenses
        health
        a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and the absence of disease or infirmity
        seriously
        in a critical or literal manner
        in good health
        healthy
        enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit and having no illnesses
        seasick
        suffering from sickness, nausea or dizziness due to the motion of a ship at sea
        in poor health
        health care
        the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions
        insure
        to provide for compensation if some specified risk occurs, often agreed by policy to offer financial compensation in case of an accident, theft or other undesirable event
        carsick
        dizzy or feeling nauseated due to riding in a vehicle; suffering from motion sickness
        be sick
        trouble
        a malfunction, as in heart trouble; a violent occurrence
        illness
        a person's perception of having poor health
         
         
         

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        illness
        a person's perception of having poor health
        be sick
        carsick
        dizzy or feeling nauseated due to riding in a vehicle; suffering from motion sickness
        trouble
        a malfunction, as in heart trouble; a violent occurrence
         
         
         
         
         

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