30+ Easy Slovenian Health And Medical Words

November 24, 2021
Samaha Kazmi

Do you often go to hospitals but are unable to communicate with the doctors and medical staff using health and medical words? Is it easy for you to have a basic conversation in Slovenian but cannot hold longer conversations because of your limited vocabulary? Do you desperately want to ask about the health of your co-worker but just don't know how to? Well, don't worry, because we got you covered. In this blog, we will walk you through Slovenian health and medical vocabulary. This will be your ultimate guide including all the necessary terminology which can assist you in a hospital. You wouldn't need translators anymore since you will do it all yourself.

So let the learning begin!

Medical Schools

The Slovenian word for medical schools is "Medicinske šole". To practice medicine in Slovenia, it is important to have a specialization. Since the 1990s, it has been noticed that the number of physicians in Slovenia is increasing. This is because there are countless graduates who have migrated from Yugoslavia to Slovenia.

Those graduates had started becoming specialists and professionals and therefore contribute to the healthcare sector of Slovenia. Working as healthcare specialists and doctors in Slovenia requires good specialization and knowledge to be able to provide better treatment to the patients.

Slovenian Health And Medical Words

It is important to learn the names of ailments, sicknesses, diseases, and disorders in the Slovenian language. Getting reports from the doctor and not being able to understand what the reports say can be a shame and therefore it is important to understand the diseases meanwhile reading them.

Here is a table of all the disease-related vocabulary which you might need while speaking with the Slovenian people:

Ailments in English Ailments in Slovenian
AcneAkne
Alcoholism / Alcohol Use DisorderAlkoholizem/ Motnja Uživanja Alkohola
Alzheimer's DiseaseAlzheimerjeva Bolezen
AnemiaAnemija
AppendicitisApendicitis
ArthritisArtritis
Asperger’s SyndromeAspergerjev Sindrom
AsthmaAstma
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderMotnje Pozornosti S Hiperaktivnostjo
AutismAvtizem
Autoimmune DiseasesAvtoimunske Bolezni
Bipolar DisorderBipolarna Motnja
Bird FluPtičja Gripa
Brain TumourTumor Možganov
Breast CancerRak Na Dojki
CancerRak
ChikungunyaChikungunya
ChlamydiaKlamidija
CholeraKolera
Cold UrticariaHladna Urtikarija
Colorectal CancerKolorektalni Rak
Common Cold And FluNavadni Prehlad In Gripa
Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus)Covid-19 (Novi Koronavirus)
DementiaDemenca
DengueDenga
DepressionDepresija
DiabetesSladkorna Bolezen
DiphtheriaDavica
DyslexiaDisleksija
Ebola VirusVirus Ebole
EdemaEdem
EpilepsyEpilepsija
Erectile DysfunctionErectile Dysfunction
Farsightedness (Or Hyperopia)Daljnovidnost (Ali Hiperopija)
Gallbladder StonesKamni V Žolčniku
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Gad)Generalizirana Anksiozna Motnja (Gad)
Genital CandidiasisGenitalna Kandidiaza
Genital HerpesGenitalni Herpes
Gestational DiabetesGestacijski Diabetes
GonorrheaGonoreja
GoutProtin
HeartburnZgaga
HemorrhoidsHemoroidi
Hepatitis BHepatitis B
Hypertension Or High Blood PressureHipertenzija Ali Visok Krvni Tlak
InsomniaNespečnost
Irritable Bowel SyndromeSindrom Razdražljivega Črevesa
JaundiceZlatenica
Kawasaki SyndromeKawasakijev Sindrom
LeukemiaLevkemija
Liver CirrhosisCiroza Jeter
Low Blood PressureNizek Krvni Tlak
Lung CancerPljučni Rak
MalariaMalarija
MeaslesOšpice
MigraineMigrena
MucormycosisMukormikoza
Multiple SclerosisMultipla Skleroza
Nearsightedness (Or Myopia)Kratkovidnost (Ali Kratkovidnost)
ObesityDebelost
Ocd (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)Ocd (Obsesivno Kompulzivna Motnja)
Oral Lichen PlanusUstni Lichen Planus
OsteoarthritisOsteoartritis
Prenatal DepressionPrenatalna Depresija
PsoriasisLuskavica
RabiesSteklina
Rheumatoid ArthritisRevmatoidni Artritis
SalmonellaSalmonelo
SchizophreniaShizofrenija
SpondylitisSpondilitis
Stomach CancerRak Želodca
StrokeMožganska Kap
Swine FluPrašičja Gripa
SyphilisSifilis
TetanusTetanus
TonsilitisTonzilitis
TrichomoniasisTrihomonijaza
TuberculosisTuberkuloza
TyphoidTifus
UlcersRazjede
Urinary Tract InfectionOkužba Sečil
VaginitisVaginitis
Varicose VeinsKrčne Žile
VertigoVrtoglavica
Wegener's Disease (Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis)Wegenerjeva Bolezen (Granulomatoza S Poliangiitisom)
Whooping CoughOslovski Kašelj
Yeast InfectionGlivična Okužba
Zika VirusZika Virus

Describing The Symptoms

Living in Slovenia, you might come across different circumstances. It is important to be able to express and describe the symptoms to the people around you in a certain language. This will assist you in describing how you are feeling at the moment to someone.

Here is a table of all the Slovenian phrases which can help you describe your symptoms:

English PhrasesSlovenian Phrases
I am sickJaz sem bolan.
I have feverImam vročino.
I need to go see a doctorMoram k zdravniku.
I feel nauseous.Počutim se slabost.
I am suffering from cancer.Zbolevam za rakom.
I need medicinesPotrebujem zdravila.
Can you get me some painkillers?Mi lahko prineseš protibolečinska zdravila?
My head hurtsBoli me glava.
I need some restPotrebujem počitek.
Let's start a healthy diet.Začnimo z zdravo prehrano.
I feel dizzy and nauseousPočutim se vrtoglavica in slabost.
I suffer from anxietyTrpim zaradi tesnobe.
Could you please bring me some tissues?Mi lahko prosim prinesete nekaj robčkov?
I am much better nowZdaj sem veliko bolje.

Needing Financial Support

To consult a doctor or visit a hospital it is important to be financially stable. The health systems all over the world are increasing money thus having higher costs with every passing day. In such a scenario, knowing about the financial costs of hospitalizations and medicines is important.

Here is a table for you to ask about and discuss the financial situation of the hospitals and health system in Slovenian:

Phrases in EnglishPhrases in Slovenian
I need money for the treatments.Potrebujem denar za zdravljenje.
I have paid my fee.Svojo pristojbino sem plačal.
The hospital has higher costs.Bolnišnica ima višje stroške.
I cannot afford the hospital fee.Bolnišnice si ne morem privoščiti.
I do not have health insurance.Nimam zdravstvenega zavarovanja.
How can I get my health insurance?Kako lahko pridobim zdravstveno zavarovanje?
How much is the fee?Koliko je pristojbina?
Why are medicines so expensive?Zakaj so zdravila tako draga?
The medicines are really cheap.Zdravila so res poceni.
What are the costs of getting admitted to the hospital?Kakšni so stroški sprejema v bolnišnico?
The Psychiatry department is more expensive than the other departments.Oddelek za psihiatrijo je dražji od drugih oddelkov.
The hospital has good services but I cannot afford them.Bolnišnica ima dobre storitve, vendar si jih ne morem privoščiti.

Dentistry

Dentistry is a very common department that countless people visit every day. Many people have different oral issues or issues with their teeth which is why they need to visit dentists. To be able to communicate the issue properly to the dentists, knowing the basic vocabulary about dentistry in Slovenian is important.

This terminology can help you if you are studying medicine and are currently a part of the faculty. Medical Students need to know these words in Slovenian so that they can learn better and faster. The people, in general, must also be aware of all the words in case they have any complaints or problems.

Here is a table with some phrases about dentistry:

English VocabularySlovenian Vocabulary
AbscessAbsces
AcheBolečina
AcidKislina
Adult TeethOdrasli Zobje
AlignmentPoravnavo
AmalgamAmalgam
AnesthesiaAnestezija
AnestheticAnestetik
AppointmentSestanek
AssistantPomočnik
Baby TeethMlečni Zobje
BacteriaBakterije
BandsPasovi
BicuspidBikuspidalni
BiteUgriz
BridgeMostu
BristleŠčetina
BrushKrtača
CaninePasji
CapsKape
CariesKariesa
CavityVotlina
CheckupPreveri
ChewŽvečiti
CleaningČiščenje
ConsultationPosvetovanje
CorrectionPopravek
CuspidCuspid
DecayPropadanje
DegreeStopnje
DentalZobozdravstveni
Dental SchoolZobozdravstvena Šola
DentistZobozdravnik
DenturesProteze
DiagnosisDiagnoza
DiplomaDiploma
DrillVrtalnik
EatJesti
EducationIzobraževanje
EnamelSklenina
EndodonticsEndodontija
ExamIzpit
ExaminationPregled
False TeethUmetni Zobje
FearStrah
FillingPolnjenje
FlossNitka
FluorideFluorid
FoodHrano
Front TeethSprednji Zobje
GargleGrgrati
GingivitisGingivitis
GoldZlato
GumsDlesni
HealthZdravje
HealthyZdravo
HurtBoli
HygieneHigieno
HygienistHigienik
ImpactedVplivalo
ImplantImplantat
IncisorSekalec
InfectionOkužba
InflammationVnetje
InjectionInjekcija
InjuryPoškodba
InlayVložek
InstrumentInstrument
InsuranceZavarovanje
JawČeljust
LabLaboratoriju
LaboratoryLaboratoriju
LipsUstnice
LocalLokalna
Local AnesthesiaLokalna Anestezija
MalocclusionMalokluzija
MedicationZdravila
MedicineZdravilo
MolarMolar
MoldPlesen
MouthUsta
NeedleIglo
NerveŽivec
NumbOtopel
NurseMedicinska Sestra
OfficePisarna
OpenOdprto
OperateDelovati
Oral SurgeryOralna Kirurgija
OrthodontistOrtodont
PainBolečine
PainfulBoleč
PainlessNeboleč
PalatePalača
PatientPotrpežljiv
PeriodontalParodontalne
Permanent TeethStalni Zobje
PlaquePlošča
PremolarPremolar
PreventionPreprečevanje
Primary TeethPrimarni Zobje
ProtectZaščititi
PullPotegnite
RemedyZdravilo
RetainersDržala
RinseSperite
RootKoren
Root CanalKoreninski Kanal
Rubber BandsElastika
SealantTesnilna Masa
SinkUmivalnik
SmileNasmeh
SugarSladkor
SurgeryOperacija
SweetsSladkarije
TeethZob
TissueTkivo
ToothZob
ToothacheZobobol
ToothbrushZobna Ščetka
ToothpasteZobna Pasta
ToothpickZobotrebec
TreatmentZdravljenje
UnderbitePodgriz
WhiteBelo
WhitenPobeliti
Wisdom TeethModrostni Zobje
Wisdom ToothModrostni Zob
X-RayRentgen

Inquiring About Someone's Health

If you are a part of the faculty and have your colleague sick then you must want to ask about their health. It is important to notice the conditions of people living around us and therefore deal with their issues appropriately. If your colleague thinks they have your support then they will be more friendly toward you.

It is a nice gesture to check up on your partner and the people around you. Slovenian health and medical vocabulary can especially come in handy on such occasions. Asking your friends if they need anything while they are sick is yet another way of making someone feel better while suffering from a sickness.

Here is a table of some phrases which can help you inquire about someone's health:

English PhrasesSlovenian Phrases
Do you need help with anythingPotrebuješ pomoč pri nečem?
How are you feeling now?Kako se počutiš zdaj?
You should go see a doctor.Moral bi iti k zdravniku.
You look pale today.Danes izgledaš bledo.
I brought you a cup of coffee.Thug mé cupán caife duit.
You should take some rest.Moral bi si malo odpočiti.
I'll buy the medicines for you.Kupil ti bom zdravila.
Did you consult a doctor?Ste se posvetovali z zdravnikom?
What does your doctor say?Kaj pravi vaš zdravnik?
Get well soon!Ozdravi kmalu!

Food For Sick People

It is important to know what kind of food makes the patients feel happy. Knowing Slovenian vocabulary for healthy meals can help you order food or offer it to a sick person.

Here is a table of some Slovenian words for the eatables which speed up patient's recovery:

English WordsSlovenian Words
Chicken SoupKokošja Juha
BrothsJuhe
GarlicČesen
Coconut WaterKokosova Voda
Hot TeaVroč Čaj
HoneySrček
GingerIngver
Spicy FoodsZačinjene Hrane
BananasBanane
OatmealOvsena Kaša
YogurtJogurt
FruitsSadje
AvocadosAvokado
Green Leafy VegetablesZelena Listnata Zelenjava
SalmonLosos

Tip Of The Day

While visiting a sick friend, it is a nice idea to bring some flowers with you. The flowers have a nice fragrance which is liked by most people and brightens their mood up. There are other things as well which you can bring with you, for instance, chocolates, etc.

Slovenian people do appreciate homecooked food and therefore making a bowl of soup can help in the speedy recovery of the person that you are taking care of. You can also make a hot cup of tea for them and serve it with their favorite snack or food so that they feel happy.

Wrapping Up

SLOVENIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL VOCABULARY

By now, you must be familiar with all the important phrases about health and medicine in Slovenia. It is important to be aware of the ethics and words related to health in Slovenia. The words related to health which you have learned today can help you in various spheres of your life.

If you liked this blog then make sure to check other blogs on the Ling app by Simya Solutions. We also have a blog about the Slovenian alphabet and Slovenian Sentence Structure so grab the opportunity and don't miss out on much. Checking out the blogs can help you learn Slovenian faster and in an easy way.

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