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"Enfermedad" is a noun which is often translated as "illness", and "partes del cuerpo" is a plural noun consistent which is often translated as "parts of the body". Learn more about the difference between "enfermedad" and "partes del cuerpo" below.
enfermedad(
ehm
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fehr
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meh
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dahd
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (medical condition)
a. illness
La enfermedad de mi tío no le permite salir al sol.My uncle's illness doesn't allow him to go out in the sun.
b. disease
El cáncer de mama es una enfermedad que afecta principalmente a las mujeres.Breast cancer is a disease that mainly affects women.
c. sickness
La enfermedad del sueño es transmitida por las moscas.Sleeping sickness is transmitted by flies.
2. (social malady)
a. disease
La corrupción es una enfermedad propagada por la deshonestidad y la indiferencia.Corruption is a disease propagated through dishonesty and indifference.
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partes del cuerpo(
pahr
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tehs
 
dehl
 
kwehr
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poh
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (general)
a. parts of the body
En esta lección los niños aprenderán los nombres de las partes del cuerpo en inglés.In this lesson children will learn the names of the parts of the body in English.
b. body parts
El asesino descuartizaba a sus víctimas y enviaba partes del cuerpo de estas a la policía.The murderer dismembered his victims and sent their body parts to the police.
c. bodily parts
Las partes del cuerpo de un perro son en esencia las mismas que las de un ser humano.A dog's bodily parts are in essence the same as a human being's.
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