a clumsy tooth transplant.

Portuguese translation: um implante dentário desastroso

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23:57 Dec 20, 2010
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Dentistry
English term or phrase: a clumsy tooth transplant.
Crude attempts at implantation go back centuries, at least to the Incas and Egyptians who implanted carved jade, sapphire, and ivory teeth. Nineteenth-century efforts included implanta¬tion of human teeth— a clumsy tooth transplant.
xxxAnn Lee
Local time: 20:03
Portuguese translation:um implante dentário desastroso
Explanation:
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Leonor Machado
Local time: 00:03
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3um transplante dentário desajeitado
Adriana Maciel
4um implante dentário desastroso
Leonor Machado
4um transplante dentário pesado/deselegante/mal feito
Marlene Curtis
4Um transplante dentário ruim
Ivan Rocha, CT


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Um transplante dentário ruim


Explanation:
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Ivan Rocha, CT
Canada
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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um transplante dentário pesado/deselegante/mal feito


Explanation:


clumsy = pesado, massivo, deselegante.

Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 19:03
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
um transplante dentário desajeitado


Explanation:
Literal sem ser clumsy ;-)

Adriana Maciel
Brazil
Local time: 20:03
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4

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16 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
um implante dentário desastroso


Explanation:
Diria assim

Leonor Machado
Local time: 00:03
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