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06:41 Dec 15, 2005
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Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Italian term or phrase: vegetazione rotondeggiante
una vegetazione rotondeggiante, a superficie biancastra, occlude totalmente l'emisistema bronchiale destro, all'emergenza del bronco principale.
I have found some references that include "rounded vegetation" on the web, but none in the medical context. Can anyone suggest a better translation?
fmatteoda
Spain
Local time: 03:18
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Summary of answers provided
5 +2roundish vegetation
cristianac42
3bulging growth
Rachel Fell
2Roundish Growth
Glenda Janssen
1 +1efflorescence
Christina Townsend


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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
roundish vegetation


Explanation:
according to Cassell's dictionary

cristianac42
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agree  Jo Macdonald
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agree  Mihaela Petrican
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50 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
Roundish Growth


Explanation:
Purtroppo trovo zero risultati facendo una ricerca su "roundish vegetation" e "vegetazione rotondeggiante". Pero' mi sembra che "growth" sia un termine usato piu' spesso in ambito medico. Magari se tu sai cosa significa riesci poi a trovare se veramente e' la stessa cosa.

Glenda Janssen
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5 peer agreement (net): +1
efflorescence


Explanation:
I was wondering if the word EFFLORESCENCE might help with the "vegetation" part of this question- medical sources do speak of the "bloom" of growths, rashes etc. It got me thinking that perhaps "efflorescence" might describe a white growth that "blossoms" on an organic surface (skin, organs etc). Anyone any more ideas on that?
eg Roseola
A rose-colored efflorescence upon the skin, occurring in circumscribed patches of little or no elevation and often alternately fading and reviving; also, an acute specific disease which is characterized by an eruption of this character;


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Note added at 7 hrs 31 mins (2005-12-15 14:12:54 GMT)
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sorry the above quote on efflorescence was from
http://www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns_hl_dorlands.jspzQzp...


    Reference: http://www.antiquusmorbus.com/English/EnglishR.htm
Christina Townsend
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agree  Cristina Chaplin
22 hrs
  -> thanks awana!
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14 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
bulging growth


Explanation:
sugg.

At necropsy, all left lung lobes were enlarged and firm, and transformed ... round, firm, bulging nodular growth, 6 cm in diameter, and several pale, ...
www.ava.com.au/avj/jul97/489.htm - 19k

Rachel Fell
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