25 terms

Ch. 5 Acupuncture

ESL 100 Fall 2012
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circulation
n. the movement of blood around your body
cure
n. remedy, relief, recovery from illness
diagnosis
n. the process of discovering exactly what is wrong with someone or something, by examining them closely
sensation
n. a physical feeling or perception
symptom
n. something wrong with your body or mind which shows that you have a particular illness
treatment
n. medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury
technique
n. method, approach, procedure; skill or ability in a particular field
decide
v. to make a choice from a number of alternatives
estimate
v. to try to judge the value, size, speed, or cost of something without calculating it exactly
explain
v. to give a reason for why something happened
manage
v. to succeed in doing something difficult, especially after trying very hard
produce
v. to create, make, or cause
slip
v. to move with a smooth sliding motion
stimulate
v. to make a plant or part of the body become active or stronger
suggest
v. to tell someone your ideas about what they should do; propose
conventional
adj. commonplace, ordinary, traditional
dramatic
adj. making a big impression
severe
adj. very painful or harmful
skeptical
adj. tending to disagree with what other people tell you
specific
adj. detailed and exact
adequately
adv. sufficiently; in the way or amount needed
extremely
adv. to a great degree; very, especially, highly
involuntarily
adv. happening in a way without you trying/wanting it to happen
relatively
adv. in relation, proportion, or comparison to something else
usually
adv. generally, normally, routinely, typically