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In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack talk about their personal experiences going to the hospital in Mexico and Korea.
Traumatic: Relating to or resulting from a severe and distressing event or experience, often causing emotional or physical harm.
Spinal Disc: A cushion-like structure located between the vertebrae in the spine that acts as a shock absorber and allows for flexibility and movement of the spine.
Surgery: Medical procedure involving the manipulation or removal of body tissues or organs to diagnose, treat, or correct a health condition, often requiring specialized tools and techniques.
Spectacular: Extremely impressive, remarkable, or striking in a visually captivating way, often evoking a sense of awe or admiration.
GP (General Practitioner): A medical doctor who provides primary healthcare services, offering general medical care, preventive measures, and basic treatments for a wide range of health issues.
Kidney Infection: A bacterial infection that affects one or both kidneys, causing symptoms such as pain in the back or side, fever, chills, and discomfort during urination. It requires medical attention to prevent complications.
“Fluffing a pillow” refers to the action of gently shaking, patting, or puffing up a pillow to redistribute the filling inside, making it softer, more comfortable, and supportive for resting or sleeping.
Luxury refers to a state of high quality, comfort, and indulgence, often associated with opulence, extravagance, and the availability of premium or exclusive products, services, or experiences that go beyond basic necessities.
IV stands for “intravenous,” a medical term that refers to the administration of fluids, medications, or nutrients directly into a vein using a thin tube (catheter) inserted through the skin. This method allows for rapid absorption and delivery of substances into the bloodstream.
“Coin-operated” describes a system, machine, or device that requires the insertion of coins or tokens to activate or use its functions. Typically used for vending machines, arcade games, and various automated services where payment is made before the item or service is provided.
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