Word List


Heart Noun The pain was in his heart mostly
organ that pumps the blood through the circulatory system
Anaesthetic Noun The patient was put under anaesthetic during the operation
a substance that induces insensitivity to pain
Arrive Noun they had to arrive at 1:00 pm
(of a thing) be brought or delivered
Blessed Adjective I'm tired of this blessed weather
informal used in mild expressions of annoyance or exasperation
Blood Noun There was lots of blood coming from the wound
the red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of humans and other vertebrate animals, carrying oxygen to and carbon dioxide from the tissues of the body
Career Noun She had a successful career
an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress
Clinic Noun He went to the clinic in the morning
an establishment or hospital department where outpatients are given medical treatment or advice, especially of a specialist nature
Common Adjective It's common for kids to eat more sweets than adults
occurring, found, or done often; prevalent
Doubt Noun I doubt they'll arrive on time
a feeling of uncertainty or lack of conviction
Examination Noun There was an examination of the cleanliness
a detailed inspection or study
Expect Verb I expect to receive a package on Wednesday
regard (something) as likely to happen
Expert Noun The doctor was an expert on skin conditions
a person who is very knowledgeable about or skilful in a particular area
Focus Verb Jane had to focus on the detail
pay particular attention to
History Noun The history class lasted longer than expected
the study of past events
Medical Adjective Jane was a medical student
relating to the science or practice of medicine
Physical Adjective His physical appearace suggested he could run well
relating to the body as opposed to the mind
Plenty Pronoun There was plenty of water left
a large or sufficient amount or quantity; more than enough
Positive Adjective He had a positive view on the day
constructive, optimistic, or confident
Remind Verb Holly had to remind Peter what to do
cause (someone) to remember someone or something
Restriction Noun There was a restriction in how much sugar he could eat
a limiting condition or measure
Suppose Verb I suppose I could get it done
think or assume that something is true or probable but lack proof or certain knowledge
Surgeon Noun She studied for 7 years to become a surgeon
a medical practitioner qualified to practise surgery
Urine Noun There was urine on the bathroom floor
a watery, typically yellowish fluid stored in the bladder and discharged through the urethra
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