Tuesday, 24 June 2014

MEDICAL VOCABULARY: PHYSICAL COMPLAINTS

Learning these medical vocabulary will help you when taking the CAE and CPE exams. Knowing this vocabulary will prove useful when dealing with the Reading and Use of English Papers.


A SLIPPED DISC
A slipped disc medical vocabulary











A splitting headache English vocabularyA SPLITTING HEADACHE


Example: Are you going to the party? 
No, sorry. I´ve got a splitting headache. 
I feel like going to bed early tonight.







A SPRAINED ANKLE
Example: He won´t be in the office until next week. He´s on medical leave because of a sprained ankle.
A sprained ankle English vocabulary









A TORN LIGAMENT


A torn ligament English vocabulary











EYE STRAIN

Eye strain English vocabulary
Example: If the problem is eye strain, I think you should turn off the computer and take a good rest. You should go to see the doctor tomorrow.





TENNIS ELBOW

Tennis elbow medical vocabulary









WRITER'S CRAMP

Writer´s cramp English vocabularyExample: Many people who work at a computer develop writer´s cramp, which causes pain in the fingers, wrist and forearm.



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