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Medical English Exercise | Topic: English for Doctors/Patients/Health 6

Whether you're a doctor or a patient, this exercise will make communication easier by teaching you the right medical/health-related vocabulary. Although it's meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. What type of university do doctors finish?
  Med school (Medicine school)
  Med school (Medical school)
  Med school (Medication school)

2. There is no physical __________________________ for these symptoms. I believe that the cause of your problems is psychological.
  base
  basic
  basis

3. He is __________________________ ( = in the process of receiving) treatment for a rare disease.
  underwriting
  undergoing
  understanding

4. This usually __________________________ ( = includes) some kind of radiation therapy.
  involves
  evokes
  evolves

5. You have to __________________________ fatty foods. = Don't eat fatty foods.
  avoid
  averse
  avail

6. D: Have the symptoms disappeared? P: No, but they've __________________________ considerably.
  decimated
  decried
  decreased

7. This is not a __________________________ disease. = You will not die from this disease.
  fatal
  fatalistic
  fatality

8. If a patient is __________________________ ill, he/she will likely die from their disease.
  terminally
  tactfully
  totally

9. An __________________________ is someone who comes into a clinic/hospital periodically to receive treatment.
  outdoors type
  outpatient
  outside patient

10. Is this the first time you've __________________________ ( = had) these symptoms?
  explained
  expressed
  experienced

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