turned over

21:59 Mar 31, 2009
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English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: turned over
En el siguiente párrafo donde hablan de reconstitución de la barrera dérmica:

"XYZ is rapidly turned over in the interstitium and readily re-establishes the tissue viscosity and the dermal barrier".

¿Qué significa "turn over" en este contexto, metabolizar, renovar???

Como siempre, gracias por sus valiosas sugerencias.
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5 +1transformado
Carlos Sorzano
4se produce rápidamente
Cristina Heraud-van Tol
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Juan Alvarez

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mi opción

Note added at 6 mins (2009-03-31 22:05:45 GMT)


La piel posee el esteroide -7-dihidrocolesterol, el cual es transformado a vitamina D cuando se expone ante la luz utravioleta.

Note added at 7 mins (2009-03-31 22:06:40 GMT)

...un intermediario de la síntesis del colesterol (también llamado previtamina D3), el cual es transformado en la piel a colecalciferol...

Note added at 8 mins (2009-03-31 22:07:29 GMT)

adj. turned; converted

v.- volver | convertir | transformar | virar | girar | voltear

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se produce rápidamente

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voltear, volcar, dar un vuelco a, poner de lado, remover; Synonyms: flip, put upside down, tumble, turn upside down, overturn, roll over, tip, tip over; Turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse. ; Cause to overturn from an upright or normal position.
The sea turned over the boat, El mar removió el barco.


producir, rentar, rendir, redituar; Synonyms: generate, produce, turn out, yield, bear, bring about, give, net, return; Do business worth a certain amount of money.
The company turns over ten million dollars a year.


rechazar; Synonyms: decline, disregard, pass up, refuse, turn away, turn down, brush aside, hold off, beg off on; Show unwillingness towards. ; Refuse to accept.

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Reference: Si

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Metabolizado o generado

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