English Vocabulary Exercises - Health & the Body - Exercise 2-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. She tried to hide her _______________ with a towel.
2. Each red blood cell lives an average of 4 months, and travels between the lungs and other _______________ 75,000 times before dying.
3. Police report that there were several people injured in the terrorist bombing, but miraculously, no _______________.
4. You should call a health professional immediately if a person loses _______________ at any time after being injured.
5. Our cat has been quite _______________ since it broke its paw, and is starting to put on weight.
6. In traditional Chinese medicine, the doctor _______________ the patient by taking his pulse, checking the colour of his tongue, and evaluating his symptoms.
7. Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones, and _______________ the immune system.
8. The dog was choking and then _______________ up a piece of bone.
9. You need to get lots of sleep, and to eat properly so that your body can _______________ itself.
10. She accidentally dropped her glasses on the floor, and then had to feel _______________ around for them with her hands.
11. She missed school yesterday because she had some kind of _______________ flu.
12. I had a bad infection in my throat, so the doctor wrote me out a _______________ for some antibiotics.
13. The police asked the driver to take a _______________ test in order to determine if he was too drunk to drive.
14. The Special Olympics offers a chance for physically and mentally _______________ athletes to compete in sports at an elite level.
15. You shouldn't drive at times when you have an injury or _______________ that makes it hard for you to think clearly or quickly.
16. Beef is generally dyed red in order to make it more _______________ looking.