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Body & Health: Medical Conditions

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NOUN: harmful condition, with its own symptoms or bodily changes

“When travelling, your vaccines against local diseases must be up to date.”



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NOUN: problem or illness which affects the mind or body

“She suffered from an eating disorder for many years before seeking medical help.”



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NOUN: condition when the body is unable to work as it usually does

“His history of mental illness meant his suicide came as no surprise.”



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NOUN: general condition of being ill, or a disease

“If we carry on with this level of staff sickness, we’re going to have some serious problems.”