exonérations sanglantes

English translation: bloody bowel movements

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20:47 Jun 14, 2018
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / hemorrhoids
French term or phrase: exonérations sanglantes
Is this bloody discharge/bloody stools? I cannot find 'exonérations' in medical context.

Many thanks!

Leila
Leila Howden
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:54
English translation:bloody bowel movements
Explanation:
http://www.granddictionnaire.com/ficheOqlf.aspx?Id_Fiche=836...

exonération n. f.

vieilli | rare


Bien que le terme exonération soit donné comme synonyme de défécation dans plusieurs ouvrages et dictionnaires médicaux de référence, ce terme n'est guère usité en ce sens.


Termes

defecation

defaecation

bowel movement
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Claire N.
Local time: 02:54
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3 +3bloody bowel movements
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bloody bowel movements


Explanation:
http://www.granddictionnaire.com/ficheOqlf.aspx?Id_Fiche=836...

exonération n. f.

vieilli | rare


Bien que le terme exonération soit donné comme synonyme de défécation dans plusieurs ouvrages et dictionnaires médicaux de référence, ce terme n'est guère usité en ce sens.


Termes

defecation

defaecation

bowel movement

Claire N.
Local time: 02:54
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 78
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  liz askew: I think 'blood in faeces' is better. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/.../quality-statement-3-tes... 30 Jun 2016 - Many colorectal cancers leak blood into the bowel intermittently. Tests for the presence of blood in faeces are relativ
14 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  philgoddard: That's interesting! "Exonerate" used to mean relieve oneself of a burden: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exonerate
15 mins
  -> I remember learning this verb when I took Latin: ex = out and onus = burden. A versatile verb! But in French only, it seems.

agree  Denise Pavao: bloody stools (often used)
36 mins
  -> Thanks!
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