Today we will learn about some other words that are used to describe medical conditions.
You can review the first lesson here englishtips4u.com/2018/05/06/engvocab-medical-conditions/
And the second lesson here https://englishtips4u.com/2018/05/14/engvocab-medical-conditions-2/
- Cyst: lined cavity containing fluid or a solid material.
E.g. “My brother had a painful cyst near his kidney.”
Atopy: alergic skin disease caused by enviromental antigen.
E.g. “Her atopy is getting worse.”
Alopecia: partial or complete hair loss.
E.g. “The new drug does not cure alopecia.”
Abcess: subcutaneous collection of puss.
E.g. “The doctor has to drain an abcess in his arm.”
Dehydrated: in need of water.
E.g. “Drink lots of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.”
Focal: the infection is limited to one part of the body.
E.g. “The symptom is leading to focal brain dysfunction.”
Bariatric: relating to the causes and the treatment of obesity.
E.g. “The doctor has to perform bariatrix surgery.”
Infantile: affecting young children.
E.g. “My cousin is suffering from infantile eczema.”
Crippling: causing someone to be physically disabled, especially unable to walk.
E.g. “The crippling disease kept him in bed for months.”
Febrile: relating to a fever.
E.g. “The epidemic febrile disease comes with severe headache.”