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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Dentistry / jaw injury
Spanish term or phrase:cerelaje
I'm working with a Spanish text consisting of nurse and doctors' notes on a patients progress. the word "cerelaje" appears several times, not offering much for context. One of the major injuries is a fractured jaw undergoing surgery. For example:
"usuario en cama, conciente y orientado, muy palido, con cerelaje"
"se observa tranquilo, tiene cerelaje"
The origin of the document is Colombia.
I have found enough to tell me that "cerelaje" means some sawing up of an opening or wound or rupture, but I'm lacking a precise term, if there is one.
A suture is the type of binding or stitch that doctors , and especially surgeons, use to hold skin, internal organs, blood vessels and all other tissues of the human body together, after they have been severed by injury or surgery.
Lisa McCarthy Spain Local time: 22:30 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4