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English translation: rectal exam

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12:51 Nov 6, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Spanish term or phrase: tacto rectal
a medical test
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 09:38
English translation:rectal exam
Explanation:
Examination performed rectally.
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Summary of answers provided
5digital rectal exam080109
naRectal examinationLeonardo Lamarche
narectal touchLuis Crespo
narectal examStacey


  

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rectal exam


Explanation:
Examination performed rectally.


    Bantam's INternational bok of terminology, 1990
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43 mins
rectal touch


Explanation:
There are different kinds of rectal examination. Investigation by means of palpation is called "rectal touch".

Luis Crespo
Local time: 09:38
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 64

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2 hrs
Rectal examination


Explanation:
Ref. Medical Dictionary EN<>ES by Glenn Rogers, M.D.

Leonardo Lamarche
Local time: 04:38
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digital rectal exam


Explanation:
digital rectal exam or DRE - examination of lower rectum, typically used when checking the prostate, hemorrhoids, schincter tonicity, etc.

Example sentence(s):
  • The doctor did a digital rectal exam (DRE) and said my prostate was fine.

    Reference: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/ency/article/0070...
    Reference: http://www.webmd.com/prostate-cancer/guide/prostate-cancer-d...
080109
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