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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.

(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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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