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гипертрофия небных миндалин

English translation: palatine tonsils hypertrophy

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17:17 Nov 27, 2006
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Russian term or phrase: гипертрофия небных миндалин
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Local time: 04:18
English translation:palatine tonsils hypertrophy
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Roman Bardachev
Local time: 02:18
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4 +5palatine tonsils hypertrophy
Roman Bardachev
3Swelling of the palatine tonsils
Clive Wilshin



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palatine tonsils hypertrophy


Roman Bardachev
Local time: 02:18
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 24

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agree  Jack Slep
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16 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Swelling of the palatine tonsils

Even in a medical text, I would avoid unnecessary jargon. "Hypertrophy" can usually be replaced with a simpler English word.

If hypertrophy must be used, I prefer the less constipated word-order "hypertrophy of the palatine tonsils."

Clive Wilshin
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