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tampão de borracha do adaptador do dispositivo de bloqueio

English translation: rubber stopper on the blocking device adapter

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Portuguese term or phrase:tampão de borracha do adaptador do dispositivo de bloqueio
English translation:rubber stopper on the blocking device adapter
Entered by: Jane Ashford
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07:40 Sep 11, 2006
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Portuguese term or phrase: tampão de borracha do adaptador do dispositivo de bloqueio
Torça cuidadosamente o tampão de borracha do adaptador do dispositivo de bloqueio para retirá-lo, insira uma agulha adequada e rode-a suavemente até que esteja bem colocada.

(Instructions for how to use a pre-filled syringe treatment.)
I've got "locking device adaptor rubber stopper", but it seems a bit long! Is there a shorter way to say it?
thanks!
Jane Ashford
Local time: 05:11
rubber stopper on the blocking device adapter
Explanation:
You don't want to pile up so many noun premodifers when you are writing instructions, which are supposed to be clear. I'm pretty sure it's a "blocking device," and in the US we spell it "adapter."

... with needle intended for injection of vaccines, fitted with a blocking device ... to the stopper. The clip locks the plunger, preventing any movement. ...
www.msf.org/source/refbooks/msf_docs/En/Catalog/S/INS/SINSS...
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Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 21:11
Grading comment
thanks Muriel!

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4 +2rubber stopper on the blocking device adapter
Muriel Vasconcellos


  

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rubber stopper on the blocking device adapter


Explanation:
You don't want to pile up so many noun premodifers when you are writing instructions, which are supposed to be clear. I'm pretty sure it's a "blocking device," and in the US we spell it "adapter."

... with needle intended for injection of vaccines, fitted with a blocking device ... to the stopper. The clip locks the plunger, preventing any movement. ...
www.msf.org/source/refbooks/msf_docs/En/Catalog/S/INS/SINSS...

Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 21:11
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PRO pts in category: 91
Grading comment
thanks Muriel!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rachel Fell
9 mins
  -> Thanks, Rachel!

agree  María Leonor Acevedo-Miranda: Estou de acrodo mas pensei que estas questões deste tamanho eram proibidas..."Vivendo e aprendendo"...
2 hrs
  -> Hi Maria Leonor. Thanks for your "agree." I believe the limit is 10 words, so this one qualifies. However, putting it in the glossary makes no sense to me.
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