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Preven.Tromo-embolia anter.valvola cardiac

English translation: Prevention of thrombo-embolism in the anterior valve

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Italian term or phrase:Preven.Tromo-embolia anter.valvola cardiac
English translation:Prevention of thrombo-embolism in the anterior valve
Entered by: Tatjana Aleksic, MA
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14:33 Aug 7, 2001
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Italian term or phrase: Preven.Tromo-embolia anter.valvola cardiac
Medical. I translated it as: Prevention of thrombo-ebolism in the forward heart valve
Gail
Prevention of thrombo-embolism in the anterior valve
Explanation:
From my experience with medical translations, it is necessary to retain the original anatomic orientation: anterior, posterior, medial, lateral, dorsal, ventricular. Therefore, your only mistake would be the literal translation of "anterior" into "forward". Also, "valve" can remain, although these are precisely called "anterior/right/left semilunar cusps", or in Latin "valvula semilunaris anterior/dextra/sinistra". You did not have that in your original text, though. There is also the problem of changes in anatomic nomenclature, which are rather frequent, and only doctors are able to keep pace with them.
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Thank you. Very helpful.
Gail
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Prevention of thrombo-embolism in the anterior valve


Explanation:
From my experience with medical translations, it is necessary to retain the original anatomic orientation: anterior, posterior, medial, lateral, dorsal, ventricular. Therefore, your only mistake would be the literal translation of "anterior" into "forward". Also, "valve" can remain, although these are precisely called "anterior/right/left semilunar cusps", or in Latin "valvula semilunaris anterior/dextra/sinistra". You did not have that in your original text, though. There is also the problem of changes in anatomic nomenclature, which are rather frequent, and only doctors are able to keep pace with them.


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    Heinz Feneis, "Atlas of Human Anatomy", translated from German into English
Tatjana Aleksic, MA
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
PRO pts in pair: 4
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Thank you. Very helpful.
Gail
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Just to add something...


Explanation:
I have just noticed an error in my explanation from yesterday: the last point of orientation in relation to the body axis is not "ventricular", but "ventral". I sincerely apologise for this error.


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Tatjana Aleksic, MA
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
PRO pts in pair: 4
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