saumartig

English translation: seam-like

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German term or phrase:saumartig
English translation:seam-like
Entered by: analisa

18:54 Nov 17, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Orthopädie
German term or phrase: saumartig
Retrospondylose der Grundplatte L5 und begleitende BS-Vorwölbung *saumartig* spinal und foraminal.

marginal spinal and foraminal bulge?
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analisa
Argentina
Local time: 10:19
seam-like
Explanation:
"Degenerative spinal osteoarthritis of the L5 disc and comorbid seam-like spinal and foraminal bulging."

I'm not sure why the word seam-like, but it is the only word that comes to mind.


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Christina Keating (X)
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Local time: 08:19
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seam-like


Explanation:
"Degenerative spinal osteoarthritis of the L5 disc and comorbid seam-like spinal and foraminal bulging."

I'm not sure why the word seam-like, but it is the only word that comes to mind.




Christina Keating (X)
United States
Local time: 08:19
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you!

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agree  Sonja Poeltl
4 hrs

agree  sci-trans: "Saum*artig" contains the (highly productive) suffixoid *artig* and is as such a typical ad-hoc word (i.e., it does not justify a dictionary entry). The same applies to its English equivalent "seam-like," which is a perfect translation in my opinion.
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