VIP Class Notes (Nemo)


maternity leave (n):a period in which a woman is legally allowed to be absent from work in the weeks before and after she gives birth
E.g.: Soon, one of the managers should be back from her maternity leave

over the counter medicines-OTC

alleviate (v):to make something bad such as pain or problems less severe
E.g.: The drugs did nothing to alleviate her pain/suffering.

E.g.: Doctors prescribe morphine for pain relief, but opioids come with the potential for addiction or abuse.

compulsory addiction treatment-强制戒毒

generic name-通用名称

topical (adj):A topical medical product is used on the outside of the body:
E.g.: This lotion is for topical application only.

topically (adv):used on the outside of the body:
E.g.: The cream is applied topically, that is, to the skin.
E.g.: The drug is used topically to remove sun-damaged cells.