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English translation: diverticulum

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09:39 Nov 6, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Spanish term or phrase: divertículo
probably referring to an ulcer found in the duodendum.
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 13:23
English translation:diverticulum
Explanation:
I have those....they're no fun. Yep, it's intestinal.
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Gloria Nichols
United States
Local time: 07:23
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Thanks to all of you, the additional technical information was very interesting.
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nadiverticulum, pl.: diverticula
Jaime Pedraza
nadiverticulumxxxElena Sgarbo
nadiverticulum
Gloria Nichols


  

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12 mins
diverticulum


Explanation:
I have those....they're no fun. Yep, it's intestinal.


    my own experience and my Mexican gastroenterologist in the U.S
Gloria Nichols
United States
Local time: 07:23
PRO pts in pair: 67
Grading comment
Thanks to all of you, the additional technical information was very interesting.

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25 mins
diverticulum


Explanation:
It's a pouch or sac that originates in the gut (es una saliencia, mientras que una úlcera es una erosión en la mucosa del intestino - son cosas diferentes).

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Elena

xxxElena Sgarbo
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18 hrs
diverticulum, pl.: diverticula


Explanation:
Apéndice hueco en forma de bolsa o saco de una cavidad o tubo principal. No necesariamente intestinal, puede ser también esofágico, vascular o de otras estructuras neurológicas o embrionarias. Los más conocidos son los del colon, causantes de la enfermedad conocida como diverticulosis, que cuando se inflaman e infectan se denomina diverticulitis. El otro más común es el de Meckel en en intestino delgado que es una deformidad resultante de un defecto embrionario


    I am a MD
Jaime Pedraza
Colombia
Local time: 07:23
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 32
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