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RX convencional

English translation: Conventional X-ray

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Spanish term or phrase:RX convencional
English translation:Conventional X-ray
Entered by: John Hughson (J.D., M.B.A. Finance)
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14:57 Aug 7, 2005
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Spanish term or phrase: RX convencional
[In a medical article]:

...los cuales son mejor visualizados mediante TAC que con RX convencional.

[Sorry for what will undoubtedly be seen as a simple question by medical translation specialists, but: are they using RX here to stand for "prescription medicine", as in the English Rx? Thanks]
Robert Forstag
Local time: 15:09
Conventional X-ray
Explanation:
has to do with imaging (context)

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Note added at 3 mins (2005-08-07 15:01:19 GMT)
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and the TAC is (I think) \"CAT scan\"

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Note added at 5 mins (2005-08-07 15:03:27 GMT)
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RX = \"rayos X\"
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John Hughson (J.D., M.B.A. Finance)
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Thanks.
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5 +11Conventional X-ray
John Hughson (J.D., M.B.A. Finance)


  

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Conventional X-ray


Explanation:
has to do with imaging (context)

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Note added at 3 mins (2005-08-07 15:01:19 GMT)
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and the TAC is (I think) \"CAT scan\"

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Note added at 5 mins (2005-08-07 15:03:27 GMT)
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RX = \"rayos X\"

John Hughson (J.D., M.B.A. Finance)
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PRO pts in category: 36
Grading comment
Thanks.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gabriel Aramburo Siegert
2 mins
  -> Gracias!

agree  Fabiana Yampolsky
6 mins
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agree  Maria Elisa Manfrino
8 mins
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agree  Trudy Peters
35 mins
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agree  Philippe Maillard
45 mins
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agree  Manuel Cedeño Berrueta: You are right. TAC = Tomografía Axial Computada/Computarizada/por Computadora.
57 mins
  -> Gracias por confirmarlo, Manuel!

agree  Cecilia Della Croce
59 mins
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agree  Lindsey Hirst: TAC is definitely CAT scan
3 hrs
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agree  Gabriela Rodriguez
5 hrs
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agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
8 hrs
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agree  Daniel Coria
1 day18 mins
  -> Gracias!!
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