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Glossary: Prevention is cheaper than cure

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Prevention is cheaper than cure, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Prevention is cheaper than cure, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

adult - dospelý
along - popri
although - hoci
amendment - novela
annually - každoročne
approximately - približne
asthma - astma
authority - úrad
average - priemer
below - pod
beneficial - výhodný
birth - narodenie
breast - prsia
cardiovascular - kardiovaskulárny
cause - spôsobiť
circulatory - obehový
colon - hrubé črevo
condition - stav
crucial - veľmi dôležitý
dentist - zubár
detect - odhaliť
diabetes - cukrovka
diet - strava
digestive system -
zažívacie ústrojenstvo
disability - invalidita
disease - choroba
donor - darca
eligible - spôsobilý
entitle - oprávniť
examination - vyšetrenie
excessive - nadmerný
extend - rozšíriť
external causes -
vonkajšie príčiny
fictitious - fiktívny
frequency - frekvencia
furthermore - okrem toho
gastroenterologist-gastroenterológ
general practitioner - všeobecný lekár
generally - vo všeobecnosti
check-up - kontrola
chronic - chronický
inconsistency - nezrovnalosť
insurer - poisťovateľ
involve - zahrnúť
lack - nedostatok
lifespan - životnosť
male - muž
malignant tumour -
zhubný nádor
metastatic tumour - metastatický nádor
mortality - úmrtnosť
musculoskeletal disease - ochorenie pohybového ústrojenstva
obligation - povinnosť
occur - objaviť sa
option - možnosť
oppose - oproti
paediatrician - pediater
peer review - hodnotenie vlastným kolegom
policy holder - poistenec
pregnancy - tehotenstvo
prevalence - výskyt
previous - predchádzajúci
proper - riadny
prostate cancer -
rakovina prostaty
pulmonary - pľúcna
quarter - štvrtina
range - rozsah
rate - množstvo
realise - uvedomiť si
rectum - konečník
reimburse - uhradiť
reject - odmietnuť
relative - relatívny
report - správa
respiratory - dýchací
routine - bežný
screening - prehliadka
scheduling - plánovanie
spokesperson - hovorca
stage - fáza
treat - zaobchádzať
undergo - podstúpiť

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