Medical English – Verbs to Nouns

English medical terminology – different ways of forming medical words. Example 1, verb to noun.

The words in this list are all verbs. What are the noun forms? Write them in the second column. The first one has been done for you as an example.
The medical words in this list are all verbs. What are the noun forms?

For example: the verb “diagnose” can be transformed into the noun “diagnosis”.

Write a few of your answers (and workings) in the comments section below, and a bonus for inventing a phrase.

e.g. “Hence, the importance of early diagnosis, in which case the prognosis for the disease improves considerably.”

We will publish the solution in 2 days time.

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One thought on “Medical English – Verbs to Nouns

  1. Verb. obstruct -> Noun. obstruction.

    “This cough is intended to move air through the windpipe, pushing and expelling the obstruction out of the throat and mouth.”

    “Con dicha tos se pretende mover el aire hacia la tráquea, empujando y expulsando la obstrucción fuera de la garganta y la boca. “

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