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00:49 Dec 13, 2000
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: Dental forceps
I want to meaning of "Dental forceps"
Francisco Nunes
Local time: 01:08
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Summary of answers provided
nafórceps, pinçaDenise Borges Bittar
naAlicates ou pinças
Cristina Mendia
naForceps dentariosxxxpbsardin


  

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1 hr
Forceps dentarios


Explanation:
Forcepts is a technical term which is used in portuguese. Forceps are like big tweezers which are used to hold or maintain something in the "right" place.

I don't think there is a direct translation for this word and it is ok to use the word forceps.

xxxpbsardin
Local time: 01:08

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Cecilia Bartalotti
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2 hrs
Alicates ou pinças


Explanation:
A palavra fórceps existe (com acento) mas em obstetrícia.
O Eurodicautum confirma isto e define também fórceps como:
an instrument whose blades are used for holding or compressing a tissue or object,or dressing material,and which may be modified for crushing,cutting or removing tissue

1.alicate
2.pinça

O Etaco Bilingual define também forceps como pinça.
Boa sorte!

Cristina
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Cristina Mendia
Local time: 01:08
PRO pts in pair: 35
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3 hrs
fórceps, pinça


Explanation:
forceps, dental extracting = fórceps para exodontia, fórceps para extração dentária, portanto,
dental forceps = fórceps dentário

Denise Borges Bittar
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PRO pts in pair: 33
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