more health and hospital vocabulary

November 6, 2013 § Leave a comment

the health – la santé
the medicine (the subject) – la médecine
the doctor – le médecin
the sick person – le/la malade
the poor thing – le/la pauvre
the allergy – l’allergie
a really sore throat – une angine
the temperature – la température
the fever – la fièvre
chills – les frissons
the flu – la grippe
a cold – un rhume
an infection – une infection
medicine – la médicament
a prescription – une ordonnance
aspirin – une aspirine
antibiotic – un antibiotique
penicillin – la pénicilline
a pill – un comprimé
the pharmacy – la pharmacie
the pharmacist – le pharmacien, la pharmacienne
kleenex – le kleenex
a handkerchief – un mouchoir

allergic – allergique
bacterial – bactérien
to have a cold – être enrhumé
sick – malade
viral – viral

to examine – examiner
to listen with a stethoscope -auscultuer
to breathe (deeply) – respirer (à fond)
to sneeze – éternuer
to cough – tousser
to cover – couvrir
to discover – découvrir
to offer – offrir
to suffer – souffrir
to feel – se sentir
to prescribe – prescrire

to write a prescription – faire une ordonnance
to make a diagnosis – faire un diagnostic
to be in good health – être en bonne santé
to be in bad health – être en mauvaise santé
to have a scratchy throat – avoir la gorge qui gratte
to have a fever – avoir de la fièvre
to have itchy, stinging eyes – avoir les yeux qui piquent
to have a runny nose – avoir le nez qui coule
that hurts¨- ça fait mal

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