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English translation: prehension

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Spanish term or phrase:preension
English translation:prehension
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10:38 Aug 29, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Spanish term or phrase: preension
presta buena preension, y fuerza motriz
elaborne
Local time: 13:24
prehension
Explanation:
prehension: the ability to grasp with the fingers and thumb

"good prehension and motor strength"

http://author.emedicine.com/pmr/topic171.htm
Tenodesis orthoses are used to facilitate 3-jaw chuck prehension use of the natural tenodesis action of the wrist. This action requires that the wrist extensor motor strength be at least a 3+/5 (on a 0-5 muscle grade scale).

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Barbara Thomas
United States
Local time: 13:24
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Summary of answers provided
na +3prehension
Barbara Thomas
na +1pressure
Henry Hinds
na -1blood preassure
Ruby Valdez


  

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27 mins peer agreement (net): +1
pressure


Explanation:
(pressing force) May be spelling error.


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Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 11:24
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 26512

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ruby Valdez
1 min
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32 mins peer agreement (net): -1
blood preassure


Explanation:
It is a typo for sure! And since this is medical term I believe should be blood preassure.


    Native Spanish speaker
Ruby Valdez
United States
Local time: 10:24
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Satto (Roberto): Don't be so sure...it's not a typo
3132 days
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +3
prehension


Explanation:
prehension: the ability to grasp with the fingers and thumb

"good prehension and motor strength"

http://author.emedicine.com/pmr/topic171.htm
Tenodesis orthoses are used to facilitate 3-jaw chuck prehension use of the natural tenodesis action of the wrist. This action requires that the wrist extensor motor strength be at least a 3+/5 (on a 0-5 muscle grade scale).

I hope everyone enjoyed their vacations!


    Reference: http://author.emedicine.com/pmr/topic171.htm
Barbara Thomas
United States
Local time: 13:24
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 309

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Parrot
25 mins

agree  Heathcliff: Absolutely right (yet another metric for the health of newborns).
29 mins

agree  xxxJon Zuber: Por cierto, 8 Google hits for "preensión", 160 for "prehensión".
2 hrs
  -> The Diccionario Terminológico de Ciencias Médicas" gives prensión as the preferred term.
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