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bruise
an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration
blister
a pocket of fluid that forms after the skin has been rubbed too much, for example after wearing new shoes and walking one hour
rash
any red, (usually) allergic reaction of the skin
a plaster
adhesive tape used in covering small wounds, like cuts and scrapes
bandage
a piece of long, soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
a scan
a process of using machines to see inside the bodyfor example, an MRI or CAT scan
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surgeon
a physician who specializes in surgery
stitches
short pieces of thread for joining someone's skin together if it's cut
band-aid
the American term for a plaster
a (plaster) cast
used to hold a part of the body immobile when a bone is broken.
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