Injury 2

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Health and Sickness - Injury 2

Health and Sickness
to knockverb

to hit or strike with force, often accidentally

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to limpverb

to walk with difficulty, particularly due to a damaged or stiff leg or foot

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limpnoun

a slow or uneven manner of walking resulting from a damaged or stiff leg or foot

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to paralyzeverb

cause to be paralyzed and immobile

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paralysisnoun

a complete or partial loss of the ability to move and feel different parts of one's body, mainly caused by disease or an injury to the nerves

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to prolapseverb

(of an organ or body parts) to slip or fall out of it's original place

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to pullverb

to damage a muscle or its attaching tendons, particularly during a workout session or any vigorous activity

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pullnoun

a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

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repetitive strain injurynoun

the pain felt in muscles, tendons, etc. caused by repeated pressure or movements

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to ruptureverb

(of an internal organ or soft tissue) to burst or break apart suddenly

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rupturenoun

a severe injury that causes an internal organ or soft tissue to break or tear suddenly

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to scabverb

to form a scab, a crust of dry blood that forms over a wound as it recovers

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to scabverb

to form a scab, a crust of dry blood that forms over a wound as it recovers

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scaldnoun

a first degree burn resulting from hot liquid or steam

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to scaldverb

to injure oneself with hot liquid or steam

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scarnoun

a mark that is left on one's skin after a wound or cut has healed

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to scarverb

to leave a mark on the skin after the injured tissue has healed

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to scrapeverb

(of skin tissue) to accidentally damage or injure by rubbing against a rough surface or with something sharp and abrasive

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scrapenoun

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

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to scratchverb

cut the surface of; wear away the surface of

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scratch
scratchnoun

a wound or mark produced as a result of scratching

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second-degree burnnoun

a burn that affects the first and second layers of the skin and appears red, blistered, and can be swollen and extremely painful

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slipped discnoun

a painful condition resulting from one of the discs in one's spine moving out of its proper position

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to sprainverb

(of a ligament) to be suddenly twisted, which results in much pain

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sprainnoun

a painful injury resulting in the sudden twist of a bone or joint, particularly one's wrist or ankles

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the walking woundednoun

‌people who have sustained serious injuries in a battle or major accident but are still capable of walking

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to sting
to stingverb

(of an animal or insect) to pierce the skin of another animal or a human's body and usually inject poison, either while facing a threat or preying

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stingnoun

a painful infliction caused by a small sharp and pointed organ that some insects have and use to penetrate the prey and inject poison

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strainnoun

an injury to a muscle or tendon often caused by overexertion

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to sustainverb

to suffer or undergo something irritating, especially an injury, disease, etc.

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to tearverb

to injure a muscle, etc. by stretching it too much

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third-degree burnnoun

a deep and severe burn, caused by contact with heat, radiation, or chemicals, that destroys both epidermis and dermis

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traumanoun

a physical injury

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to twistverb

to injure a joint, particularly one's ankle or wrist by turning it in an awkward way

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victimnoun

a person who has been harmed, injured or killed as a result of a crime, accident, etc.

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whiplash injurynoun

a neck injury caused by one's neck bending forward and back suddenly and forcefully

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wound
woundnoun

an injury inflicted to the body especially one that seriously damages the skin or the flesh

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to wound
to woundverb

to be hurt or hurt someone physically

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to wrenchverb

to injure a part of one's body, particularly one's ankle or shoulder by twisting it suddenly or violently

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