consult /kənˈsʌlt/ (verb) to go to somebody for information or advice Example: If the pain continues, consult your doctor.
control /kənˈtrəʊl/ (noun) the power to make decisions about how a country, an area, an organization, etc. is run Example: Please take your medication every day to control your high blood pressure
convenient /kənˈviːniənt/ (adjective) useful, easy or quick to do; not causing problems Example: Is this a convenient location for you to pick up your prescription?
detect /dɪˈtekt/ (verb) to discover or notice something, especially something that is not easy to see, hear, etc. Example: The tests are designed to detect the disease early.
factor /ˈfæktər/ (noun) one of several things that cause or influence something Example: Could my cat be a factor contributing to my asthma?
interaction /ˌɪntərˈækʃn/ (noun) the act of communicating with somebody, especially while you work, play or spend time with them Example: My pharmacist was concerned about the interaction of the two medications I was prescribed
limit /ˈlɪmɪt/ (noun) the greatest or smallest amount of something that is allowed Example: We were reaching the limits of civilization.
monitor /ˈmɑːnɪtər/ (noun) a screen that shows information from a computer; a television screen used to show particular kinds of information Example: The patient had weekly appointments so that the doctor could monitor their progress
potential /pəˈtenʃl/ (adjective) that can develop into something or be developed in the future Example: To avoid any potential side effects from the medication, be sure to tell your doctor all the drugs you are currently taking
sample /ˈsæmpl/ (noun) a number of people or things taken from a larger group and used in tests to provide information about the group Example: A sample of the population taking the new medicine was surveyed to determine whether it caused side effects
sense /sens/ (noun) an understanding about something; an ability to judge something Example: I got the sense it would be better to get my prescription filled right away
volunteer /ˌvɑːlənˈtɪr/ (noun) a person who does a job without being paid for it Example: Several staff members volunteered for early retirement