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noun blood pressure monitor

Translation: tensiómetro

Definition of blood pressure monitor in English

Medical device that is used to measure the force of circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels.

Definition of blood pressure monitor in Spanish

Aparato médico para medir la tensión arterial.

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noun stethoscope

Translation: estetoscopio

Definition of stethoscope in English

Medical instrument that is used to listen to certain internal bodily sounds, such as of the lung and heart, consisting of a small disc resonator attached to two ear pieces.

Definition of stethoscope in Spanish

Instrumento médico para escuchar determinados sonidos del cuerpo, como los que producen los pulmones y el corazón, formado por una pequeña cabeza discoidal amplificadora, unida a dos piezas que se colocan en los pabellones auditivos.

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noun thermometer

Translation: termómetro

Definition of thermometer in English

Instrument that is used to measure temperature.

Definition of thermometer in Spanish

Instrumento para medir la temperatura.

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noun reflex hammer

Translation: martillo de reflejos

Definition of reflex hammer in English

Medical instrument consisting of a small mallet with a rubber head, used to test a patient's neurological reflexes.

Definition of reflex hammer in Spanish

Martillo médico pequeño y de goma para comprobar los reflejos de un paciente.

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noun scale

Translation: báscula

Definition of scale in English

Device that is used to measure weight.

Definition of scale in Spanish

Aparato para medir pesos.

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noun ophthalmoscope

Translation: oftalmoscopio

Definition of ophthalmoscope in English

Medical instrument that is used to view the interior of the eye, especially the retina.

Definition of ophthalmoscope in Spanish

Instrumento médico para visualizar el fondo del ojo, especialmente la retina.

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noun otoscope

Translation: otoscopio

Definition of otoscope in English

Medical instrument that is used to examine the ear canal and the eardrum, consisting of a light source and magnifying lens.

Definition of otoscope in Spanish

Instrumento médico para examinar el conducto auditivo externo, formado por una fuente de luz y lentes de aumento.

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noun laryngoscope

Translation: laringoscopio

Definition of laryngoscope in English

Medical instrument that is used to examine the larynx.

Definition of laryngoscope in Spanish

Instrumento médico para examinar la laringe.

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noun tongue depressor

Translation: depresor lingual

Definition of tongue depressor in English

Medical instrument consisting of a short, flat stick, used to hold down the tongue in order to examine the throat.

Definition of tongue depressor in Spanish

Instrumento médico que consiste en un palo plano y corto, utilizado para aplastar la lengua y ver el interior de la garganta.

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noun X-ray

Translation: radiografía

Definition of X-ray in English

Two-dimensional image that is obtained through high-energy electromagnetic radiation, typically used as a diagnostic technique.

Definition of X-ray in Spanish

Imagen en dos dimensiones obtenida mediante radiación electromagnética de alta energía, que se utiliza generalmente como técnica diagnóstica.

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noun sonogram

Translation: ecografía

Definition of sonogram in English

Image of the inside of the body of a living being, obtained through ultrasound, commonly used to view the fetus during pregnancy.

Definition of sonogram in Spanish

Imagen del interior del cuerpo de un ser vivo, obtenida mediante ultrasonidos, muy utilizada para observar al feto durante el embarazo.

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noun prescription

Translation: receta

Definition of prescription in English

Written authorisation from a doctor that permits a patient to buy and consume a certain medication.

Definition of prescription in Spanish

Escrito redactado y firmado por un médico que permite que un paciente compre y consuma determinados medicamentos.