Unit 39: Vocabulary
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vocabulary words below.
a doctor specialized in hearing
An audiologist does not undergo full medical training.
a doctor specialized in the study and treatment of heart disease
The cardiologist fitted the patient with a pacemaker to control the beating of his heart.
a doctor specialized in the spine and nerves
His back felt much better after the chiropractor adjusted the position of the spine.
a doctor specialized in skin
Many treatments provided by the dermatologist are considered "elective" by insurance companies.
a doctor specialized in treating the elderly
The demand for a good gerontologist is increasing as the population ages.
a doctor specialized in treating disorders of the blood
As the GP didn’t know what was wrong, he referred the patient to a hematologist.
a doctor specialized in laryngology
Typically, your laryngologist will care for patients of all ages from early childhood through advanced years
a doctor specialized in treating the kidneys
The nephrologist diagnosed the patient with kidney failure and recommended immediate surgery.
a doctor specialized in delivering babies and taking care of pregnant women
The obstetrician was called on to deliver the birth as it was too complicated for the midwife.
a doctor specialized in treating cancer
An oncologist often is the main health care provider for someone who has cancer.
a doctor specialized in treating disorders of the bones
He saw an orthopedist after the fall to ascertain the extent of the injuries.
a doctor specialized in studying changes in the body caused by disease
Blood tests carried out by the pathologist confirmed the initial diagnosis.
a doctor specialized in feet
The podiatrist recommended insoles in the left shoe to alter the position of the foot.
a child born before full development and weighing less than 5.5 pounds
The premature infant required careful supervision.
a doctor specialized in treating the urinary tract
After speaking with the urologist, it was clear that he was suffering from a UTI.
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