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Capítulo 2: La Salud

STUDY
PLAY
Las edades
stages of life
niñez (f.)
childhood
pubertad (f.)
puberty
juventud (f.)
youth
adolescencia
adolescence
madurez (f.)
middle age
vejez (f.)
old age
Los desastres
disasters
atropellar
to run over with a car
caer
to fall
chocar
to crash
cochebombas (m.)
car bomb
corte (m.)
(a) cut
diluvio
flood
epidemia
epidemic
huracán (m.)
hurricane
matar
to kill
peste (f.)
plague
tropezar
to trip
Los enfermedades
illnesses
gripe (f.)
flu
neumonía
pneumonia
paperas
mumps
resfriado
cold
rubéola
rubella, German measles
sarampión (m.)
measles
SIDA (m.)
AIDS
varicela
chicken pox
viruela
small pox
medicamentos
medicines
aspirina
aspirin
drogas
drugs
jarabe (m.)
(cough) syrup
linimento
ointment
medicina
medicine
modismos
expressions
se arriesgó (arriesgarse)
to risk
duelen (doler)
to hurt
(estar)a dieta
to be on a diet
contagió (contagiarse)
contagious
piel de gallina
goose bumps
atendió (atender)
attend to
asistir
to assist
la cura
cure, treatment
el cura
the priest
embarazoso
embarrassing
embarazada
pregnant
una frente
forehead
el frente
the front (military, weather)
los reflejos
the reflexes
el reflejo
reflection
palabras útiles
useful words
aprovechar
to take advantage of
brotar
to gush
mejorar
to improve/to get better
quebrar
to break
inyección
injection
dentista
dentist
aguda
sharp
encías
gums (mouth)
diente
tooth
aguja
needle
muela
molar tooth
novocaína
Novocaine
sacar
to take out (tooth)
escupir
to spit
saliva
saliva
escupidor
spitter/spittoon
sangre
blood
fresa
dentist drill
caries
Cavities
taladrar
to drill
pulir
to polish (teeth)
las personas
people
doctor/a
doctor
enfermo/a
sick
especialista (m., f.)
specialist
experto/a
expert
herido
Injured person
matasanos
bad doctor
médico/a
physician/medic
minusválido/a
handicapped person
paciente (m.,f.)
patient
pediatra (m.,f.)
pediatrician
psicólogo/a
psychologist
psiquiatra (m.,f.)
psychiatrist
técnico/a
technician
terapeuta (m., f.)
therapist
víctima
victim
el estrés
stress
agitado
agitated
ansiar
to be anxious/to yearn for
asustar
to scare
aterrorizar
to terrorize
llanto
crying
llorar
to cry
lloriqueo
whining
pánico
panic
preocuparse
to worry
quejarse
To complain
temblar
to tremble
tensión (f.)
tension
la terapia
therapy
abuso
abuse
aconsejar
to advise
ajustarse
to adjust
apoyo
support
calmar
to calm
consejo
advice
tranquilizante
tranquilizing
tratamiento
treatment
violación (f.)
violation, rape
células
cells
cicatriz (f.)
scar
espinilla
pimple
glándula
gland
grano
pimple
grasa
fat
hormona
hormone
lesión (f.)
injury
magulladura
bruise
nervio
nerve
nódulo
nodule
poro
pore
quemadura
burn
quiste (m.)
cyst
rasguño
scratch
roncha
rash
sebáceo/a
sebaceous, oily
palabras familiares
familiar words
cabeza
head
salud (f.)
health
enfermedad (f.)
sickness
relajo
relax
sueño
dream
susto
fright
encabezar
to lead
saludar
to greet
enfermarse
to get sick
relajarse
to relax
soñar
to dream
cabezón/a
stubborn
saludable
healthy
enfermo/a
sick
relajante
relaxing
soñoliento/a
sleepy
asustado/a
frightened
cabecera
top, head
saludos
greetings
enfermero/a
nurse
relajación (f.)
relaxation
soñador/a
dreamer
las causas
causes
alergia
allergy
estilo de vida
lifestyle
estrés (m.)
stress
fumar
to smoke
herir
to wound
mordisco
animal bite
picadura
sting
peligro
danger
las condiciones
conditions
cáncer (m.)
cancer
catarro
cold
congestión (f.)
congestion
desmayarse
to faint
dolor (m.)
pain, grief
estornudar
to sneeze
fallecer
to die
fiebre (f.)
fever
fractura
fracture
hipos
hiccups
incapacidad (f.)
incapacity
infarto
heart attack
insomnio
insomnia
muerto/a
dead, deceased
padecer
to suffer
nauseabundo/a
nauseating
palpitar
to beat
recurrir
to resort to
romper
to break
torcer
to twist/sprain
tirón (m.)
cramp, pull (a muscle)
los remedios
remedies
aliviarse
to get better
consultar
to consult
cuidar
to take care of
curación (f.)
cure
descansar
to rest
dormir
to sleep
energía
energy
enyesar
to put in a cast
higiene (f.)
hygiene
masaje (m.)
massage
muletas
crutches