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facial grimacing

Spanish translation: distonía facial

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13:02 Nov 13, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: facial grimacing
Clincal observation on child notes he has facial grimacing
Larissa McGrath
Spanish translation:distonía facial
Explanation:
that's the Spanish term for "Facial Dystonia". Dystonia is a disorder that can occur on any part of the body, including face. For more info, check link 1.. 2nd link is Spanish and shows the phrase "distonía facial". Otherwise you may have to go for "(el niño hace muecas faciales". Not a doctor though, please check links. Taraa :)
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xxxPaul Roige
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Local time: 16:37
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Summary of answers provided
naMuecas facialesLeonardo Lamarche
naGESTICULACIONES FACIALES.Beatriz Read
nadistonía facialxxxPaul Roige
nacontorsiones facialesxxxJon Zuber


  

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27 mins
contorsiones faciales


Explanation:
contorsión: "Movimiento irregular y convulsivo del cuerpo, o parte de él, que origina una actitud forzada y a veces grotesca" (DRAE)

xxxJon Zuber
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36 mins
distonía facial


Explanation:
that's the Spanish term for "Facial Dystonia". Dystonia is a disorder that can occur on any part of the body, including face. For more info, check link 1.. 2nd link is Spanish and shows the phrase "distonía facial". Otherwise you may have to go for "(el niño hace muecas faciales". Not a doctor though, please check links. Taraa :)


    Reference: http://www.dystonia-foundation.org/
    Reference: http://www.scn.es/cursos/tmovimiento/CAPITULO_VI.htm
xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 16:37
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 666
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1 hr
GESTICULACIONES FACIALES.


Explanation:
REGARDS.

Beatriz Read
Local time: 08:37
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 71
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5 hrs
Muecas faciales


Explanation:
Mueca = grimace. Ref.Medical Dictionary by Onyria Herrera McElroy. Espero sea de ayuda.

Leonardo Lamarche
Local time: 11:37
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