Wordlist: Health care basics - List 2

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care
 
the treatment of those in need (especially as a profession)
 
take care of
 
to provide care for someone in need
 
medicine
 
a substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way; the study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness
 
medical
 
of or pertaining to the practice of medicine
 
take one's medicine
 
 
symptom
 
a perceived change in some function, sensation or appearance of a person that indicates a disease or disorder, such as fever, headache or rash
 
condition
 
the health status of a medical patient
 
pain
 
an ache or bodily suffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence
 
ache
 
an instance of pain, like sudden twinges
 
painkiller
 
a drug that numbs the pain in the body
 
 
  • care
    • care[kɛə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the treatment of those in need (especially as a profession)
    • Example:
      • Does your mother need special care?
    • take care of(phrasal verb)
    • Definition:
      • to provide care for someone in need
    • Example:
      • My elderly mother needs to be taken care of.
      • Synonym(s):
        look after
    • medicine[ˈmɛdəsɪn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way; the study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness
    • Example:
      • What kind of medicine did the doctor prescribe?
    • medical(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • of or pertaining to the practice of medicine
    • Example:
      • Do you have any medical experience?
  • take one's medicine
    • take one's medicine(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • You need to take your medicine every night.
  • symptom
    • symptom, symptoms(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a perceived change in some function, sensation or appearance of a person that indicates a disease or disorder, such as fever, headache or rash
    • Example:
      • A headache can be a symptom of a flu.
      • Synonym(s):
        sign
    • condition, conditions[kɒn'diʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the health status of a medical patient
    • Example:
      • My aunt couldn't walk up the stairs in her condition.
  • pain
    • pain[peɪn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an ache or bodily suffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence
    • Example:
      • The greatest difficulty lies in treating patients with chronic pain.
  • ache
    • ache[eɪk](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • an instance of pain, like sudden twinges
    • Example:
      • I've got a bad stomach ache.
  • painkiller
    • painkiller, painkillers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a drug that numbs the pain in the body
    • Example:
      • Don't take too many painkillers!
 

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        take one's medicine
        take care of
        to provide care for someone in need
        care
        the treatment of those in need (especially as a profession)
        symptom
        a perceived change in some function, sensation or appearance of a person that indicates a disease or disorder, such as fever, headache or rash
        ache
        an instance of pain, like sudden twinges
        medical
        of or pertaining to the practice of medicine
        medicine
        a substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way; the study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness
        condition
        the health status of a medical patient
        painkiller
        a drug that numbs the pain in the body
        pain
        an ache or bodily suffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence
         
         
         

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        care
        the treatment of those in need (especially as a profession)
        painkiller
        a drug that numbs the pain in the body
        take one's medicine
        pain
        an instance of pain, like sudden twinges
        pain
        an ache or bodily suffering, or an instance of this; an unpleasant sensation, resulting from a derangement of functions, disease, or injury by violence
        symptom
        a perceived change in some function, sensation or appearance of a person that indicates a disease or disorder, such as fever, headache or rash
         
         
         
         

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