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English translation: Diopters

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21:10 Dec 4, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Spanish term or phrase: Dioptrias
If someone has a "deficit de refraccion de 5 dioptrias", how would you express this in English? I wish I'd studied medicine in college!
Peter Wright
Local time: 13:10
English translation:Diopters
Explanation:
Dioptría (D) (diopter). The unit of refracting power of lenses, denoting the reciprocal of the focal length expressed in meters.

Dioptría primática (d.p.) (prism d.).

Stedman Bilíngüe. Diccionario de ciencias médicas. Editorial Médica Panamericana. 1999.
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LinguaVox
Spain
Local time: 19:10
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naRefraction, Diopterengel
naDiopters
LinguaVox


  

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2 hrs
Diopters


Explanation:
Dioptría (D) (diopter). The unit of refracting power of lenses, denoting the reciprocal of the focal length expressed in meters.

Dioptría primática (d.p.) (prism d.).

Stedman Bilíngüe. Diccionario de ciencias médicas. Editorial Médica Panamericana. 1999.

LinguaVox
Spain
Local time: 19:10
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 154

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Barbara Thomas
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4 hrs
Refraction, Diopter


Explanation:
"deficit de refraccion de 5 dioptrias"

"It is index hyperopia."



engel
Local time: 03:10
PRO pts in pair: 12
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