Medical vocabulary in arabic

Medical Vocabulary in Arabic

Learn medical vocabulary in Arabic. Below you will find categorized lists of Arabic Vocabulary related to health.

You are going to learn:

  • Arabic nouns such as: hospital patient, injection, dosage
  • Arabic adjectives such as: healthy, sick, contagious
  • Arabic verbs such as: to cure, to get sick, to prescribe
  • + Vocabulary Quiz at the end of the lesson!

How to say health in Arabic?

The word health in Arabic is صِحَّة [SiHHa]

Healthy in Arabic is صِحِّيّ [SiHHiy] or سَليم [saliim]

Sick, ill – مَريض [mariiD]

Medical Vocabulary in Arabic

Learn basic Medical Arabic Vocabulary with our list. You will learn words such as: clinic, insurance, injection and many more. Each word is accompanied by plural and pronunciation.

If you don’t know the Arabic alphabet yet check our post Arabic alphabet – All you need to know to write in Arabic

Medical vocabulary in arabic
EnglishArabic
transliteration
Arabic plural
transliteration
Hospital*مُسْتَشْفى
mustashfa
مُستَشْفَيات
mustashfayaat
Patientمَرِيض
mariiD
مَرْضَى 
marDa
Doctorطَبِيب
Tabiib
أَطِبَّاء 
aTibbaa’
Nurse (female)مُمَرِّضَة
mumarriDa
Clinicعِيَادَة
3iyaada
عِيَادَات
3iyaadaat
Emergency roomغُرْفَةُ الطَّوارِئ
ghurfatu aT-Tawaari’
Pharmacyصَيْدَلِيَّة
Saydaliyya
صَيْدَلِيَّات
Saydaliyyaat
Injury, woundإِصَابَةإصابات
Wound, cutجُرْح
jurH
جُرُوح 
juruuH
Painأَلَم
alam
آلام
aalaam
Pain/ acheوَجَع
waja3
أَوْجَاع 
awjaa3
Improvementتَحَسُّن
taHassun
Vaccinationتَطْعِيْم
taT3iim
Injectionحُقْنَة
Huqna
حُقَن
Huqan
Pill/ tabletقُرْص
qurS
أَقْرَاص
aqraaS
Medicine/ medication/
remedy
دَوَاء
dawaa’
أَدْوِيَة
adwiya
Dosageجُرْعَة 
jur3a
جَرْعَات
jar3aat
Bloodدَمّ
damm
Prescriptionوَصْفَة
waSfa
وَصَفَات
waSfaat
Surgeryجِرَاحَة
jiraaHa
جِراحَات
jiraaHaat
Operationعَمَلِيَّة
3amaliyya
عَمَلِيَّات
3amaliyyaat
Cure/ treatmentعِلَاجعِلَاجَات
Check-upفَحْص
faHS
فُحُوصات
fuHuuSaat
Thermometerميزانُ الحَرارَة
miizaanu l-Haraara
Recoveryشِفاء
shifaa’
Contagiousمُعْدٍ
mu3din
Vaccineلَقَاح
laqaaH
لَقاحات
laqaaHaat
Antibioticمُضادٌ حَيَوي
muDaadun Hayawi
Immunityحَصانَة
HaSaana
Health insuranceتأمينٌ صِحِّيّ
ta’miinun SiHHiy

* To learn names of the places in Arabic check our Places in Arabic Vocabulary List .

**Learn names of Professions and occupations in Arabic

Diseases and symptoms in Arabic

Learn the names of the popular diseases and their symptoms in Arabic. Below you will find a list with Arabic vocabulary along with the pronunciation.

Medical vocabulary in arabic
EnglishArabic
transliteration
Diseaseمَرَض
maraD
pl: أمْراض
amraaD
Symptomsأَعْراض
a3raaD
Inflammationاِلْتِهَاب
iltihaab
Side-effectتأثيرٌ جانِبيّ
ta’thiirun jaanibiy
Swellingاِنْتِفاخ
intifaakh
Bleedingنَزيف
naziif
Blood analysisتَحْليلُ الدَّمّ
taHliilu ad-damm
Urine analysisتَحْليلُ البَوْل
tahliilu l-bawl
Headacheصُداع
Sudaa3
Stomachacheمَغْص
maghS
Toothache*أَلَمُ الأَسْنان
alamu l-asnaan
Influenzaإنْفْلُوَنْزَا
influwanza
Vomittingاِسْتِفْراغ
istifraagh
Diarrheaإسْهال
ishaal
Sore throatاِلْتِهابُ الحَلْق
iltihaabu l-Halq
Dizzinessدَوْخَة
dawkha
Coldرَشْح
rashH
Shiverرَجْفَة
rajfa
Allergyحَسَّاسِيَّة
Hassaasiyya
Coughكُحَّة
kuHHa
Feverحُمَّى
Humma
Cancerسَرَطان
saraTaan
Diabetesمَرَضُ السُّكَّر
maraDu as-sukkar
Anemiaفَقْرُ الدَّمّ
faqru ad-damm

* Learn names of the Body Parts in Arabic

Medical Verbs in Arabic

Learn important verbs related to health in Arabic:

to become sickمَرِضَ
mariDa
to get betterتَحَسَّنَ
taHassana
to diagnose a diseaseشَخَّصَ
shakhkhaSa
to prescribeوَصَفَ
waSafa
to treat an illness/ a patientعَالَجَ
3aalaja
to cure, healشَفَى
shafaa
to be/ get injuredجُرِحَ 
juriHa
to bleedنَزَفَ
nazafa

Medical Vocabulary in Arabic Quiz

Medical Vocabulary in Arabic Quiz

Check how well you know medical and health terms in Arabic. 

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