Korean Hospital Vocabulary | Useful Words For When You Are Sick

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Korean Hospital Vocabulary Lesson

In this Korean vocabulary lesson, you will learn useful Korean hospital vocabulary. These words can be incredibly useful if you live in or visit Korea and fall sick. Below you’ll find a list of Korean words you can use at a hospital, a list of Korean words to describe sickness and health, and some common Korean words about medication and things you can find in a pharmacy. To help you learn these words, you will also find some printable flashcards below that you can download for free.

Korean Hospital Vocabulary

Here is a list of Korean words you might see or might want to use in a hospital:

  • 병원 = hospital/clinic
  • 종합병원 = general hospital
  • 치과 = dentist
  • 의사 = doctor
  • 간호사 = nurse
  • 입원 = hospitalization
  • 퇴원 = discharge from hospital
  • 환자 = patient
  • 산부인과 = gynecology / obstetrics (dept/clinic)
  • 내과 = internal medicine (dept/clinic)
  • 이비인후과 = ear/nose/throat (dept/clinic)
  • 소아과 = pediatrics

Korean Sickness And Health Vocabulary

Here’s a list of Korean words you can use to talk about sickness and health in Korean:

  • 증세 = symptom
  • 고통 = pain
  • 두통 = headache
  • 치통 = toothache
  • 다치다 = to be hurt
  • = bruise
  • 감기 = cold
  • 기침 = cough
  • 열나다 = to have a fever
  • 구토 = vomiting
  • 현기증 = dizziness
  • 화상 = burn

Pharmacy Vocabulary in Korean

Here are some common Korean words for medication and things you can find at a pharmacy:

  • 약국 = pharmacy
  • = medicine
  • 처방전 = prescription
  • 진통제 = painkiller
  • 소화제 = medicine for digestion
  • 연고 = ointment
  • 수면제 = sleeping pill
  • 반창고 = band-aid
  • 붕대 = bandage
  • 해열제 = fever remedy
  • 감기약 = cold medicine
  • 소독약 = disinfectant