diapason

English translation: tuning fork

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French term or phrase:diapason
English translation:tuning fork
Entered by: lcmolinari

00:44 Oct 18, 2004
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
French term or phrase: diapason
Sur le plan clinique, le patient allègue des dysesthésies au tact au niveau des mains. Les reflexes sont vifs aux 4 extrémités et symétriques. Le diapason est diminué quant à sa perception au niveau des orteils. Démarche légèrement instable, plus marquee au changement de direction.
lcmolinari
Canada
Local time: 06:22
tuning fork/diapason
Explanation:
I've also seen this as "diapason" which is defined on "dictionary.com" as a tuning fork. The first site below uses "tuning fork" and the second "diapason"

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Lindsay Sabadosa
United States
Local time: 06:22
Grading comment
Great! I thought it was something more complicated in a medical context. Thanks for the explanations. :)
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4 +6tuning fork/diapason
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tuning fork/diapason


Explanation:
I've also seen this as "diapason" which is defined on "dictionary.com" as a tuning fork. The first site below uses "tuning fork" and the second "diapason"




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Lindsay Sabadosa
United States
Local time: 06:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Great! I thought it was something more complicated in a medical context. Thanks for the explanations. :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Trada inc.
14 mins

agree  sonja29 (X)
15 mins

agree  camille1: I would go for tuning fork: Tuning fork test also called the Rinne test/www.orthoteers.co.uk
33 mins

agree  Hacene
4 hrs

agree  Hervé du Verle: tuning fork : Feldmann H. [History of the tuning fork. II: Evolution of the classical experiments by Weber]. Laryngorhinootologie 1997;76:318-326 ;
4 hrs

agree  Demosthene
5 hrs
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