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Spanish translation: Facies de/en máscara

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English term or phrase:mask face
Spanish translation:Facies de/en máscara
Entered by: Alanis
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14:57 Aug 10, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: mask face
Juvenile monkeys prenatally exposed to mercury exhibit decreased social play and increased passive behavior (Gunderson et al, 1986, 1988), as well as impaired face recognition (Rice, 1996). Humans exposed to mercury vapor also perform poorly on face recognition tests and may present with a “mask face” (Vroom & Greer, 1972); emotional instability can occur in children and adults exposed to Hg. For instance, Iraqi children poisoned by methylmercury had a tendency “to cry, laugh, or smile without obvious provocation” (Amin-Zaki et al, 1974 & 1979), like the autistic group described by Wing and Attwood (1987).
Alanis
Facies de/en máscara
Explanation:
Si es un texto dirigido a expertos (y así parece) y no de divulgación, el término técnico para este tipo de cara inexpresiva es "facies de máscara" (aunque cara de máscara tampoco sería incorrecto). Es el término que se suele utilizar para describir el aspecto facial de enfermos con Parkinson, parálisis faciales por disfunción de la inervación de los músculos de la cara, esclerodermia.... y pienso que también es aplicable en este caso.

Referencia: unos años de estudios en la Facultad de Medicina y otros pocos de experiencia profesional. :-)
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Leliadoura
Local time: 10:22
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De nuevo, gracias por la explicación, cualquier información adicional me es de increíble ayuda. Gracias por la atención prestada!!!! :))))
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Summary of answers provided
na +1cara inexpresivaMonica Ochoa
na +1cara inalterable / impasible, "cara de máscara"Sean Lyle
na +1rostro inanimado/inmóvil/apático/inexpresivo - ROSTRO HIERÁTICO
flaviofbg
naFacies de/en máscara
Leliadoura
naMáscara.
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh


  

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15 mins peer agreement (net): +1
cara inalterable / impasible, "cara de máscara"


Explanation:
As I undestand it, the affected person neither recognises nor shows emotion or emotional signals: the face is unchanging, hence "mask".

Of all these suggestions, I think inalterable is probably best. Any views?


Sean Lyle
Local time: 10:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jose Arnoldo Rodriguez-Carrington
41 mins
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18 mins peer agreement (net): +1
rostro inanimado/inmóvil/apático/inexpresivo - ROSTRO HIERÁTICO


Explanation:
Hi ALanis,

Here you have some option. My favourite is Rostro Hierático, which gives a very pictural idea of what a mask face is. Typical of autism, this means the face of the autist has no expression at all. "Inexpresivo" is a good choice too.

Best wishes,

Flavio


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flaviofbg
Spain
Local time: 10:22
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Lutteral
36 mins
  -> Gracias Patty :)))
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19 mins
Máscara.


Explanation:
In Spanish we do not need but one word: MáSCARA.

Regards,

BSD


    Spanish is my mother tongue + experience
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 02:22
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
cara inexpresiva


Explanation:
...o cara de máscara. A pesar de que estoy de acuerdo con Bertha en que el término constituye una redundancia, todos los diccionarios médicos que poseo (4) lo traducen así, "cara inexpresiva" o "cara de mascara".
!Suerte!.



Monica Ochoa
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sylvia Valls: It´s clearer for most people than ´´hierático´´...n´est-ce pas?
3 hrs
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1 day 13 hrs
Facies de/en máscara


Explanation:
Si es un texto dirigido a expertos (y así parece) y no de divulgación, el término técnico para este tipo de cara inexpresiva es "facies de máscara" (aunque cara de máscara tampoco sería incorrecto). Es el término que se suele utilizar para describir el aspecto facial de enfermos con Parkinson, parálisis faciales por disfunción de la inervación de los músculos de la cara, esclerodermia.... y pienso que también es aplicable en este caso.

Referencia: unos años de estudios en la Facultad de Medicina y otros pocos de experiencia profesional. :-)

Leliadoura
Local time: 10:22
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 684
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De nuevo, gracias por la explicación, cualquier información adicional me es de increíble ayuda. Gracias por la atención prestada!!!! :))))
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