abscess
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abscess(
ahb
-
sehs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el absceso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor lanced the patient's abscess so it would drain.La doctora hizo una punción en el absceso del paciente para que se drenara.
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abscess
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el absceso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (in mouth)
a. el flemón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
abscess [ˈæbsɪs]
noun
absceso (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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