UNIT_1_VOCABULARY

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a medicine (such as penicillin or its derivatives) that inhibits the growth of or destroys microorganisms. ANTIBIOTICS "Completing just a five day course of antibiotics or antimalarial drugs is a rare achievement here."
a drug or other compound that inhibits the physiological effects of histamine, used especially in the treatment of allergies. ANTIHISTAMINES "Hay fever or some old fashioned antihistamine treatments with side effect drowsiness (somnolencia) can generally impede your life style."
a strip (tira) of material used to bind (atar/ enlazar) a wound (herida) or to protect an injured (lesionada) part of the body. BANDAGE "her leg was swathed (envuelta) in bandages"
a small bubble on the skin filled with serum and caused by friction, burning, or other damage. BLISTER "Closely monitor your feet before and after exercise for any signs of potential damage, such as blisters , which can lead to ulcers if left untreated."
a person killed or injured in a war or accident. VICTIMA "And as we get more and faster trains on to the rails we can expect more deaths, so the casualty figures coldly used in cost benefit studies are all going to be out of date anyway."
a low temperature, especially in the atmosphere; cold weather; a cold environment. RESFRIADO/ FRIO COLD "my teeth chattered with the cold"
GRIPE FLU
extreme tiredness and other physical effects felt by a person after a long flight across several time zones. JET LAG "On average (de media/ como promedio) it takes one day per time zone crossed to recover from the effects of jet lag ."
SALA DE OPERACIONES OPERATING THEATRE
ESCAYOLA a bandage on which a poultice or liniment is spread for application. PLASTER
an instruction written by a medical practitioner that authorizes a patient to be provided a medicine or treatment. RECETA MEDICA PRESCRIPTION he scribbled (garabateo) a prescription for tranquilizers"
each of the small, thin horny or bony plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles, typically overlapping one another. ESCAMA SCALE
a mark left on the skin or within body tissue where a wound, burn, or sore has not healed completely and fibrous connective tissue has developed. Harry Potter SCAR "a faint (pequeña) scar ran the length (a lo largo de) of his left cheek (mejilla)"
a condition marked by pain in the throat, typically caused by inflammation due to a cold or other virus SORE THROAT "she whispers through her role as if she's got a sore throat"
a small, thin, sharp piece of wood, glass, or similar material broken off from a larger piece. ASTILLA SPLINTER "a splinter of ice"
a medical instrument for listening to the action of someone's heart or breathing, typically having a small disk-shaped (en forma de disco) resonator that is placed against the chest and two tubes connected to earpieces. STETHOSCOPE "I knelt down by Phyllis, took out my stethoscope to establish my medical credentials, and listened knowingly to her chest."
PUNTOS DE SUTURA STITCHES
MALESTAR ESTOMACAL STOMACH UPSET
a framework of two poles with a long piece of canvas slung between them, used for carrying sick, injured, or dead people CAMILLA STRETCHER "At any time of the day or night, a tall RAF corporal would be seen helping to carry a stretcher containing an injured soldier into the tent."
the treatment of injuries or disorders of the body by incision or manipulation, especially with instruments. OPERACIÓN QUIRURGICA/ CIRUJIA SURGERY
a tube with a nozzle (boquilla) and piston or bulb for sucking (succionar) in and ejecting liquid in a thin stream (chorro fino), used for cleaning wounds or body cavities, or fitted with a hollow (hueca) needle for injecting or withdrawing fluids. JERINGA SYRINGE Injections were given using glass syringes with reusable steel (acero) needles (agujas)."
an instrument for measuring (medir) and indicating temperature, typically one consisting of a narrow (estrecho), hermetically sealed (cerrado/ sellado) glass tube marked with graduations and having at one end a bulb containing mercury or alcohol that expands and contracts in the tube with heating and cooling. THERMOMETER
VACUNACIONES/ VACUNAS VACCINATIONS
SILLA DE RUEDAS a chair fitted (equipada) with wheels for use as a means of transport by a person who is unable to walk as a result of illness, injury (lesionada), or disability. WHEELCHAIR
RAYOS X X RAY
ADJECTIVES a condition that is characterized by various psychological and physiological effects (as fatigue and irritability), occurs following long flight through several time zones, and probably results from disruption of circadian rhythms in the human body JET LAGGED
ADJECTIVE in poor health or physical condition : worn-out or exhausted RUN-DOWN
ADJECTIVE BRONCEADO SUNBURNT
SER QUEMADO POR EL SOL SALIR UNA AMPOLLA TENER UNA ASTILLA BE SUNBURNT GET A BLISTER GET A SPLINTER
TENER DOLOR DE CABEZA TENER DOLOR DE GARGANTA TENER UN MALESTAR ESTOMACAL HAVE A HEADACHE HAVE A SORE THROAT HAVE A STOMACH UPSET
TOMAR UNA DECISION COMETER UN ERROR HACER UNA LLAMADA TELEFONICA MAKE A DECISION MAKE A MISTAKE MAKE A PHONE CALL
HACER/ DAR UN DISCURSO HACER UNA SUGERENCIA HACER UN ESFUERZO MAKE A SPEECH MAKE A SUGGESTION MAKE AN EFFORT
HACER ARREGLOS HACER CAMBIOS DIRIGIRSE HACIA MAKE ARRANGEMENTS MAKE CHANGES MAKE FOR
DAR A ENTENDER CREAR INVENTAR (UNA EXCUSA) COMPENSAR MAKE OUT MAKE STH INTO MAKE UP MAKE UP FOR
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