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hospital
 
a building designed to diagnose and treat the sick, injured or dying, usually having a staff of doctors and nurses to aid in the treatment of patients
 
nurse
 
a person trained to provide care for the sick
 
surgeon
 
a doctor who performs operations on people or animals
 
stretcher
 
a simple litter designed to carry a sick, injured, or dead person
 
wheelchair
 
a chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person
 
rest
 
to relief from work or activity by sleeping
 
X-ray
 
short wavelength electromagnetic radiation usually produced by bombarding a metal target in a vacuum, used to create images of the internal structure of objects or humans
 
x-ray
 
to take a photograph of the internal structure of something or someone using X-rays
 
diagnosis
 
the identification of the nature and cause of an illness
 
diagnose
 
to determine the root cause of a disease
 
ward
 
a section in a hospital which treats a certain group of patients
 
cure
 
to restore to good health; to relieve from a disease or its ill effects
 
cure somebody of an illness
 
 
improve
 
to make (something) better; to become better
 
weakness
 
the condition of not being in good health; an inadequate quality
 
strength
 
the quality of being strong; a positive attribute
 
 
  • hospital
    • hospital, hospitals(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a building designed to diagnose and treat the sick, injured or dying, usually having a staff of doctors and nurses to aid in the treatment of patients
    • Example:
      • There are two hospitals in the city.
  • nurse
    • nurse, nurses[nɜːs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person trained to provide care for the sick
    • Example:
      • The nurse made her rounds through the hospital ward.
  • surgeon
    • surgeon, surgeons[ˈsɜːdʒən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a doctor who performs operations on people or animals
    • Example:
      • The surgeon refused to operate because the patient was her son.
  • stretcher
    • stretcher, stretchers[ˈstrɛtʃə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a simple litter designed to carry a sick, injured, or dead person
    • Example:
      • They carried the injured man on a stretcher.
  • wheelchair
    • wheelchair, wheelchairs(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person
    • Example:
      • The man needs to get used to being in a wheelchair.
  • rest
    • rest[ɹɛst](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to relief from work or activity by sleeping
    • Example:
      • My day's work is over; now I will rest.
      • Synonym(s):
        relax, take a break, take time off
  • X-ray
    • X-ray, X-rays(noun)
    • Definition:
      • short wavelength electromagnetic radiation usually produced by bombarding a metal target in a vacuum, used to create images of the internal structure of objects or humans
      • a photograph made with X-rays
    • Example:
      • The doctor ordered some X-rays of my injured wrist.
  • x-ray
    • x-ray(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to take a photograph of the internal structure of something or someone using X-rays
    • Example:
      • My broken arm needs to be x-rayed.
  • diagnosis
    • diagnosis, diagnoses[daɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the identification of the nature and cause of an illness
    • Example:
      • Unfortunately, the diagnosis is AIDS.
    • diagnose[daɪəɡˈnəʊz](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to determine the root cause of a disease
    • Example:
      • The doctor diagnosed the flu.
  • ward
    • ward, wards[wɔːd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a section in a hospital which treats a certain group of patients
    • Example:
      • The patient was transferred to a different ward.
    • cure['kʊə(r)](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to restore to good health; to relieve from a disease or its ill effects
    • Example:
      • Fortunately, the cancer could be cured.
      • Synonym(s):
        heal
    • cure somebody of an illness(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • The lady was cured of her illness.
    • improve[ɪmˈpɹuːv](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make (something) better; to become better
    • Example:
      • I have improved since taking the tablets.
      • Synonym(s):
        enhance
      • Antonym(s):
        worsen
    • weakness, weaknesses(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the condition of not being in good health; an inadequate quality
    • Example:
      • His inability to speak in front of an audience was his weakness.
      • Antonym(s):
        strength
    • strength, strenghts[ˈstɹɛŋθ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the quality of being strong; a positive attribute
    • Example:
      • We all have our own strengths and weaknesses.
      • Antonym(s):
        weakness
 

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nurse
surgeon
stretcher
wheelchair
rest
diagnosis
diagnose
ward
cure
improve
weakness
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        strength
        the quality of being strong; a positive attribute
        hospital
        a building designed to diagnose and treat the sick, injured or dying, usually having a staff of doctors and nurses to aid in the treatment of patients
        cure somebody of an illness
        diagnosis
        the identification of the nature and cause of an illness
        weakness
        the condition of not being in good health; an inadequate quality
        improve
        to make (something) better; to become better
        surgeon
        a doctor who performs operations on people or animals
        cure
        to restore to good health; to relieve from a disease or its ill effects
        X-ray
        short wavelength electromagnetic radiation usually produced by bombarding a metal target in a vacuum, used to create images of the internal structure of objects or humans
        wheelchair
        a chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person
        rest
        to relief from work or activity by sleeping
        diagnose
        to determine the root cause of a disease
        ward
        a section in a hospital which treats a certain group of patients
        nurse
        a person trained to provide care for the sick
        x-ray
        to take a photograph of the internal structure of something or someone using X-rays
         
         
         

        Definition and Image

         
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        diagnosis
        the identification of the nature and cause of an illness
        x-ray
        short wavelength electromagnetic radiation usually produced by bombarding a metal target in a vacuum, used to create images of the internal structure of objects or humans
        rest
        to relief from work or activity by sleeping
        surgeon
        a doctor who performs operations on people or animals
        x-ray+1
        to take a photograph of the internal structure of something or someone using X-rays
        wheelchair
        a chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person
        nurse
        a person trained to provide care for the sick
        ward
        a section in a hospital which treats a certain group of patients
        hospital
        a building designed to diagnose and treat the sick, injured or dying, usually having a staff of doctors and nurses to aid in the treatment of patients
        stretcher
        a simple litter designed to carry a sick, injured, or dead person
         
         
         
         

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