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06:47 Jul 17, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: What is the translation of "hot spots" in this phrase:
Radiotherapy treatment planning, by mapping the CT dose image onto the NM image, to ensure coverage of the hot spots.
Veronica
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Summary of answers provided
na +1pontos de contaminação radioativa, pontos alvos, isocentros,
ggoossens
na +1hot spots
Lilian Severo Dos Santos
na"hot spots"Jutta G.
naPontos vulneraveisTelesforo Fernandez


  

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pontos de contaminação radioativa, pontos alvos, isocentros,


Explanation:
The first is the translation in a nuclear physics context and the two others I found in google and I think could be used in the medical context (radiotherapy).

Hope it helps.


    Reference: http://www.google.com
ggoossens
Local time: 16:10
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 3

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Wanda de Melo
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49 mins peer agreement (net): +1
hot spots


Explanation:
também pode ficar como "hot spots"
Encontrei um texto que diz:
"Desta forma 5-metil citosina é considerada como "hot spot" para mutações expontaneas"

Fonte: rge.fmrp.usp.br/cursos/med1/mutacao_reparo.pdf

Lilian Severo Dos Santos
Brazil
Local time: 17:10

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Veronica Ovadia
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2 hrs
Pontos vulneraveis


Explanation:
Hot spots sao os pontos vulneraveis, ou mais perigosos.

Telesforo Fernandez
Local time: 00:40
PRO pts in pair: 93
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8 hrs
"hot spots"


Explanation:
Em conferências médicas aqui no Brasil sempre ouvimos "hot spots" mesmo em português!

Jutta G.
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