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"fibrilles de Young" or "fébriles de Young"

English translation: Young's fibrils/febriles

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08:08 Jul 6, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical
French term or phrase: "fibrilles de Young" or "fébriles de Young"
This is an excerpt from an 1880's article on impressionism involving 'scientific' analysis of visual perception and color theory.
"L'oeil voit synthetiquement et grossierement seulement la lumiere et n'a que de vagues pouvoirs de la decomposer malgre ses trois fibrilles de Young qui sont les facettes du prisme."
[...]new excerpt: "Et ce n'est pas la sensibilite d'un seul organe,[l'oeil] mais les trois sensibilites en concurrence vitale des trois fébriles de Young."
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English translation:Young's fibrils/febriles
Explanation:
Both eurodictum and Termium give fibril for "fibrille" and febrile for "febrile"
(see following examples)
fibrilles d'Alzheimer
English Term Alzheimer fibrils
fibrilles conjonctives
English Term connective-tissue fibrils
alopécie fébrile
English Term febrile alopecia
acmé fébrile
English Term febrile crisis


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charivoss
Local time: 02:25
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Thank you very much for your precision and promptness and willingness to share your knowledge. I ended up looking up Young in the encylopedia!
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naYoung's fibrils/febrilescharivoss
naYoung's fibresabousteau


  

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Young's fibres


Explanation:
Fibrilles (= petites fibres (Larousse) ) : fibres (eurodicautom)

Young (Thomas) est un médecin, physicien, et philologue britannique (1773 - 1829) qui découvrit l'adaptation de l'oeil.



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20 hrs
Young's fibrils/febriles


Explanation:
Both eurodictum and Termium give fibril for "fibrille" and febrile for "febrile"
(see following examples)
fibrilles d'Alzheimer
English Term Alzheimer fibrils
fibrilles conjonctives
English Term connective-tissue fibrils
alopécie fébrile
English Term febrile alopecia
acmé fébrile
English Term febrile crisis





    Reference: http://eurodic.ip.lu/cgi-bin/edicbin/EuroDicWWW.pl
charivoss
Local time: 02:25
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 38
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your precision and promptness and willingness to share your knowledge. I ended up looking up Young in the encylopedia!
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