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English translation: mainly

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Latin term or phrase:in primis
English translation:mainly
Entered by: Alexander Chisholm
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13:56 Apr 5, 2004
Latin to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Latin term or phrase: in primis
from an Italian text:-
"SINDROME TUNNEL CARPALE IN PRIMIS" - "carpal tunnel syndrome in primis"

wat is the meaning of in primis here?
Alexander Chisholm
Local time: 16:49
mainly
Explanation:
This is what Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary says: in primis, among the first, in the foremost ranks
www.chlt.org/ cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0059%3Aentry%3D%2338340

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Note added at 5 mins (2004-04-05 14:02:10 GMT)
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Hyperdictionary defines it as \"chiefly\", \"in first place\".
www.hyperdictionary.com/dictionary/imprimis

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Note added at 11 mins (2004-04-05 14:08:18 GMT)
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The main syndrome/diagnosis is the carpal tunnel syndrome.
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Stefanie Sendelbach
Germany
Local time: 16:49
Grading comment
Many thanks.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +3mainly
Stefanie Sendelbach


  

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mainly


Explanation:
This is what Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary says: in primis, among the first, in the foremost ranks
www.chlt.org/ cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0059%3Aentry%3D%2338340

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Note added at 5 mins (2004-04-05 14:02:10 GMT)
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Hyperdictionary defines it as \"chiefly\", \"in first place\".
www.hyperdictionary.com/dictionary/imprimis

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Note added at 11 mins (2004-04-05 14:08:18 GMT)
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The main syndrome/diagnosis is the carpal tunnel syndrome.

Stefanie Sendelbach
Germany
Local time: 16:49
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
Many thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  giogi: most likely this is not the only syndrome the patient is treated for
13 mins

agree  Jacqueline van der Spek
28 mins

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
2 hrs
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