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to be ill
estar enfermo; être malade; krank sein; estar doente; essere malato
health
a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
runny nose
la coriza; le rhume; die Rotznase; o defluxo; il raffreddore
tonsillitis
inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)
to catch a cold
resfriarse; attraper un rhume; sich erkälten; pegar um resfriado; raffreddarsi
bronchitis
inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
pneumonia
inflammation of the lungs
flu
an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
short-sighted
near-sighted (adj)
long-sighted
présbita; presbyte; weitsichtig; presbita; presbite
squint
abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
squint-eyed
such that suffers from squint
cataract
opacity of the lens in the eye
glaucoma
an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)
heart attack
el infarto; l'infarctus; der Herzinfarkt, -e; o enfarte; l'infarto
myocardial infarction
el infarto de miocardio; l'infarctus de myocarde; der Herzinfarkt; o enfarte; l'infarto
paralysis
loss of the ability to move a body part
to paralyse
paralizar; paralyser; lähmen; paralisar; paralizzare
allergy
hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
asthma
respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin
diabetes
A group of metabolic diseases
toothache
A pain or ache in a tooth.
caries
The progressive destruction of bone or tooth by decay
diarrhoea
the trots (vulg)
constipation
irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis
arthritis
inflammation of a joint or joints
rickets
A disorder of infancy and early childhood caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, causing soft bones.
rheumatism
any painful disorder of the joints or muscles or connective tissues
atherosclerosis
med: arteriosclerosis caused by deposition of lipids
gastritis
inflammation of the lining of the stomach
appendicitis
inflammation of the vermiform appendix
cholecystitis
med: inflammation of the gall bladder
ulcer
a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
measles
acute highly contagious viral disease
German measles
la roséola; la roséole; die Roseole, -s; a rubéola; la rosolia
hepatitis
inflammation of the liver, sometimes caused by a viral infection
schizophrenia
A psychiatric diagnosis denoting a persistent, often chronic, mental illness variously affecting behavior, thinking, and emotion.
rabies
A viral disease that causes acute encephalitis in warm-blooded animals and people, characterised by abnormal behaviour such as excitement, aggressiveness, and dementia, followed by paralysis and death.
neurosis
A mental disorder, less severe than psychosis, marked by anxiety or fear
concussion
an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain
cancer
A disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled proliferation.
sclerosis
la esclerosis; la sclérose; die Sklerose; a esclerose; la sclerosi
multiple sclerosis
chronic disease of the brain and spinal cord
alcoholism
A chronic disease caused by addiction to alcohol, leading to a deterioration in health and social functioning.
alcoholic
a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
syphilis
A disease spread via sexual activity, caused by the bacterium ''Treponema pallidum''.
AIDS
acquired immune deficiency syndrome
tumour
el tumor; la tumeur; der Tumor; o tumor; il tumore
fever
A higher than normal body temperature of a person , usually caused by disease.
malaria
A disease spread by mosquito, in which a protozoan, ''Plasmodium'', multiplies in blood every few days.
gangrene
The necrosis or rotting of flesh, usually caused by lack of blood supply.
seasickness
motion sickness experienced while traveling on water
epilepsy
A medical condition in which the sufferer experiences seizures and blackouts.
epidemic
A widespread disease that affects many individuals in a population.
typhus
rickettsial disease transmitted by body lice and characterized by skin rash and high fever
cholera
an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
plague
The bubonic plague, the pestilent disease caused by the virulent bacterium .