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skårad

English translation: scored

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16:09 Feb 20, 2012
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals / Medicine
Swedish term or phrase: skårad
Ena sidan är skårad och märkt med koden ZI

Vi snackar här om tabletten
Helena Grahn
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:24
English translation:scored
Explanation:
When the tablet has a groove along one side to help you break it in half more easily.

See 'Background' paragraph:
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/CDER/Ma...

Also:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14757502
http://www.askaboutvalidation.com/forum/showthread.php?862-T...
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Lucy Hayward
Sweden
Local time: 18:24
Grading comment
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +6
scored


Explanation:
When the tablet has a groove along one side to help you break it in half more easily.

See 'Background' paragraph:
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/CDER/Ma...

Also:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14757502
http://www.askaboutvalidation.com/forum/showthread.php?862-T...


Lucy Hayward
Sweden
Local time: 18:24
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Andersen
1 min

agree  Folke Nettelblad
2 mins

agree  Helen Johnson
29 mins

agree  Nils Andersson: Yupp. Same word, actually
1 hr

agree  Sven Petersson
2 hrs

agree  Paul Greer: I've seen this referred to as "notched" and "grooved" on pharmaceutical datasheets, depending on where they come from.
3 days21 hrs
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