Greek translation: πολυακετυλένια

English term or phrase:polyacetylenes
Greek translation:πολυακετυλένια
Entered by: Vicky Papaprodromou

13:09 Nov 20, 2006
English to Greek translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: polyacetylenes
Cancer-protective substances in foods include the following:
• phytochemicals
• allyl sulfide: onions, garlic, chives, leeks
• carotenoids: yellow-orange vegetables and fruits; green, leafy vegetables; red fruits
• curcumins: turmeric
• flavonoids: in most fruit, vegetables, grains and nuts
• gingerols: ginger
• Indoles and isothiocyanates: broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts
• Isoflavones: soybeans, tofu
• Lignans: soybeans, flax seed
• Liminoids: citrus
• Phenolic acids: berries, grapes, nuts, whole grains
• Phthalides and polyacetylenes: carrots, parsnips, parsley, coriander, cilantro
• Phytates: grains, legumes
• Saponins: beans, herbs
• Terpenes: cherries, citrus, herbs
Looking at the brief list above, the reader can understand how consuming vitamin and multivitamin pills fails to meet the needs of the body, as such products do not contain a host of important components and complexes available only from whole, natural, raw, pure foods.
Assimina Vavoula
Local time: 13:46
Selected response from:

Vicky Papaprodromou
Local time: 13:46
Grading comment
Ευχαριστώ και πάλι...
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Summary of answers provided
4 +3πολυακετυλένια
Vicky Papaprodromou



3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3


Vicky Papaprodromou
Local time: 13:46
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 191
Grading comment
Ευχαριστώ και πάλι...

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  raptisi
1 hr
  -> Ευχαριστώ πολύ.:-)

agree  Tessy_vas
2 hrs
  -> Ευχαριστώ, Τέσσυ.

agree  Sophia Finos (X)
14 hrs
  -> Ευχαριστώ, Σοφία.
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also:

Your current localization setting


Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search