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muro in toto

English translation: as a whole

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Italian term or phrase:muro in toto
English translation:as a whole
Entered by: 23FEVRIER
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04:08 Sep 12, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Italian term or phrase: muro in toto
i am not quite sure if this is an expression, could you try to help.

non come “mattoni di
un unico muro”, bensì come “muro in
toto”: la scienza ha il compito di dettagliare,
anatomizzare e descrivere minuziosamente
la realtà,
23FEVRIER
Local time: 06:03
as a whole
Explanation:
I think they are saying science doesn't have to focus on single aspects/details making up reality (the bricks) but on life/reality as a whole (the whole wall).
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Raffaella Panigada
Switzerland
Local time: 12:03
Grading comment
thank you
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +1as a whole
Raffaella Panigada


  

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47 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
as a whole


Explanation:
I think they are saying science doesn't have to focus on single aspects/details making up reality (the bricks) but on life/reality as a whole (the whole wall).

Raffaella Panigada
Switzerland
Local time: 12:03
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
thank you

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  liz askew: In its entirety.
2 days8 hrs
  -> Thank you, Liz.
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