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A disease affecting many persons at the same place and time

enidemic

A disease widely epidemic

pandemic

A disease confined to a particular district or place

endemic

A disease affecting widely scattered groups of people

sporadic

A substance which destroys or weakens germs

antiseptic

A substance used by dentists to deaden the gum and nerve

cocaine

A substance used in surgery to produce unconsciousness

chloroform

Any medicine which produces insensibility

anaesthetic

A medicine which alleviates pain

anodyne

The mark or scar left after a wound is healed

cicatrice, cicatrix

A powder or paste (usually sweet smelling) used for cleaning the teeth

dentifrice

A medicine to counteract poison

antidote

An instrument used by physicians for listening to the action of the heart and lungs

stethoscope

Free or exempt from infection

immune

To place apart to prevent from infecting others

isolate

A medicine for producing sleep

narcotic, opiate

A medicine to cause vomiting

emetic


Confinement to one place to avoid spread of infection

quarantine

To cut off a part of a person's body which is infected

amputate

A cure for all diseases

panacea

One who is recovering from illness

convalescent


Gradual recovery from illness

convalescence


A vehicle for conveying sick or injured people to the hospital

ambulance

Want or poorness of blood

anaemia

Affecting the lungs

pulmonary

A substance to keep down evil smells

deodorant


To be able to tell the nature of a disease by its symptoms

diagnose

A forecast of the result of a disease or illness

prognosis

To disinfect by smoke

fumigate

The science of diseases of the human body

pathology

The mosquito which transmits filaria

culex

The mosquito which transmits malaria

anopheles

The mosquito which transmits yellow fever

stegonryia

 
Medical Terms alphabetical
 
A vehicle for conveying sick or injured people to the hospital

ambulance

To cut off a part of a person's body which is infected

amputate

Want or poorness of blood

anaemia

Any medicine which produces insensibility

anaesthetic

A medicine which alleviates pain

anodyne

The mosquito which transmits malaria

anopheles

A medicine to counteract poison

antidote

A substance which destroys or weakens germs

antiseptic

A substance used in surgery to produce unconsciousness

chloroform

The mark or scar left after a wound is healed

cicatrice, cicatrix

A substance used by dentists to deaden the gum and nerve

cocaine

Gradual recovery from illness

convalescence


One who is recovering from illness

convalescent


The mosquito which transmits filaria

culex

A powder or paste (usually sweet smelling) used for cleaning the teeth

dentifrice

A substance to keep down evil smells

deodorant


To be able to tell the nature of a disease by its symptoms

diagnose

A medicine to cause vomiting

emetic


A disease confined to a particular district or place

endemic

A disease affecting many persons at the same place and time

enidemic

To disinfect by smoke

fumigate

Free or exempt from infection

immune

To place apart to prevent from infecting others

isolate

A medicine for producing sleep

narcotic, opiate

A cure for all diseases

panacea

A disease widely epidemic

pandemic

The science of diseases of the human body

pathology

A forecast of the result of a disease or illness

prognosis

Affecting the lungs

pulmonary

Confinement to one place to avoid spread of infection

quarantine

A disease affecting widely scattered groups of people

sporadic

The mosquito which transmits yellow fever

stegonryia

An instrument used by physicians for listening to the action of the heart and lungs

stethoscope

 

 

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