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13:46 Feb 22, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: dirigida
A doctor's letterhead reads: "Biopsia Dirigida"
How would you translate this phrase?

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naspecific biopsyMegdalina
na(scanner) monitored biopsyAlbert Golub



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(scanner) monitored biopsy

means that the biopsy is monitored not to injure a nerve (ex: the sciatic one)!!!
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 07:19
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 146

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Esther Hermida
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1 day11 hrs
specific biopsy

meaning it was directed toward one specific area and problem - good luck to you!

PRO pts in pair: 79
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