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Achtertour

English translation: figure-of-eight

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German term or phrase:Achtertour
English translation:figure-of-eight
Entered by: Orla Ryan
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10:51 Feb 21, 2005
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Medical - Medical: Cardiology / Operation report
German term or phrase: Achtertour
"Adaptation des Sternums mit vier Drahtcerclagen in Achtertour"

am stuck on "achtertour"...

Thanks! :)
Orla Ryan
Ireland
Local time: 13:22
figure-of-eight
Explanation:


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Note added at 14 mins (2005-02-21 11:05:53 GMT)
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in this case, a figure-of-eight stitch
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xxxFrancis Lee
Local time: 14:22
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +3figure-of-eightxxxFrancis Lee


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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
achtertour
figure-of-eight


Explanation:


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Note added at 14 mins (2005-02-21 11:05:53 GMT)
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in this case, a figure-of-eight stitch

xxxFrancis Lee
Local time: 14:22
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  margarete: or "figure eight"... but it´s not a stich (see above)
9 mins
  -> As you correctly point out, it's actually a "suture"

agree  MMUlr: with "figure-of-eight wiring"
1 hr

agree  Alena Lehmkau
3 hrs
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