Vocabulary 6

Building vocabulary
           Medical  English
Complete each of the following sentences with the letter of the correct answer:
1.   This cream is for __________ use only. Do not get it near your ears, eyes, or mouth.
2.   The doctor made a _______ error when he wrote the wrong prescription.
3.   You will have to wear a sling because of your _____________ shoulder.
4.   This pain medication should relieve some of your _________________.
5.   The doctor was concerned about my ________________ of skin cancer.
6.   It is important that children know which number to dial in case of an _______________________.
7.   I understand that this ________________ runs in your family.
8.   The doctor would prefer to share the _________ with the patient himself.
9.   The child was rushed into the ________________ after he had a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting.
10.   We had two ___________________ pregnancy tests, so we didn’t know we were having a baby.
a.  diagnosis
b.  discomfort
c.  disease
d.  dislocated
e.  emergency
f.   ER
g.  external
h.  false negative
i.    family history
j.    fatal

Word (part of speech)
medical explanation of an illness or condition
diagnosis   noun
experiencing pain
discomfort  noun
a medical disorder that is harmful to a person’s health
disease  noun
when a bone is temporarily separated from its joint
dislocated adj
a medical problem that needs immediate attention
emergency noun
the hospital room used for treating patients with immediate and life-threatening injuries
ER (emergency room)
on the outside
external adj
a test that incorrectly comes back negative
false negativenoun/adj
medical background of a person’s family members
family historynoun
causing death
fatal  adj
Write your own sentences
1. external
2. fatal
3.  dislocated
4. discomfort
5. family history 
6. emergency
7. disease
8. diagnosis
9. ER
10. false negative

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