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12:11 Jan 4, 2002
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Italian term or phrase: primari-professori
from a piece by A Galdo

I primari professori del policlinico Umberto 1 di Roma
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1major professorsDR. RICHARD BAVRY
5Chief of staff; Chief of SurgeryIda DeFlaviis
4 +1consultants
Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
4 +1please give us the entire sentence, because the two appositions
CLS Lexi-tech
4head physicianbabel1
4primary-teachers / Primary-professor
4 -1head/chief doctorIsodynamia
4 -2primary-teachers / Primary-professor
Anil Goyal


  

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primary-teachers / Primary-professor


Explanation:
The primary teachers of the policlinico Umberto 1 of Rome


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primary-teachers / Primary-professor


Explanation:
The primary teachers of the policlinico Umberto 1 of Rome

Anil Goyal
India
Local time: 12:18
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: I disagree only because it does not ring a bell to these English-speaking eyes, ears, and tongue
29 mins

disagree  Hege Jakobsen Lepri: sonds really wrong. primary teacher, sounds like someone teaching primary school kids
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head/chief doctor


Explanation:
It's the head/chief doctor, the director of the clinic.

Regards

Isodynamia
Greece
Local time: 08:48
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 81

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: The context suggests a "teaching" doctor...a professor, who may, indeed be the head of the clinic
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major professors


Explanation:
This is the phrase used, for the most part, in the USA and, I believe, has similar currency in the UK.

See:

http://www.google.com/search?num=50&q="major professors" med...




    see above
DR. RICHARD BAVRY
PRO pts in pair: 60

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agree  Mabre
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please give us the entire sentence, because the two appositions


Explanation:
make it difficult to phrase it convincingly in English without knowing what is the verb, if there is a verb, or what follows.

At the Umberto 1 Policlinico Hospital in Rome, the head of clinics/wards are also professors who......


anche esperienza diretta, avendo per anni evitato come la peste di andare al Policlinico suddetto, quando vivevo a Roma.

buon lavoro

paola l m


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Note added at 2002-01-05 11:28:56 (GMT)
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Problema: bisogna capire se Prof. e\' titolo onorifico qui oppure se indica l\'incarico di insegnamento presso l\'universita\' di Roma. ciao


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 01:48
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 1505

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Simon Charass: Come ti capisco. A Genova era il San Martino quello da evitare.
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  -> Ciao Simon, buon anno! paola
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consultants


Explanation:
they are just the hospital's consultants. It's a stylistic repetion which undelines - I suppose - the importance of their role.

GG

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Note added at 2002-01-04 16:14:51 (GMT)
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I meant \"repetition\"...

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Note added at 2002-01-05 09:07:06 (GMT)
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consultant professor... in Italy many consultants (primari) also teach at university (hence professor)

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Note added at 2002-01-05 09:08:07 (GMT)
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so, I would say it\'s not a repetition... se my previous note

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Note added at 2002-01-05 09:08:29 (GMT)
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consultant professor... in Italy many consultants (primari) also teach at university (hence professor)

Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:48
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 626

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agree  Alison kennedy: Totally agree
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head physician


Explanation:

They can be "head surgeon", "head of internal medicine" etc. depending on the specialization (or ("reparto")-- department--within the general hospital), but generically they are "head physicians".











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Chief of staff; Chief of Surgery


Explanation:
I worked for 10 years in the surgical medical field and we referred to the "Primario" as the Chief of Staff or Chief of Surgery.

Ida DeFlaviis
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