Medical Spanish 
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (religious)
a. priest
El cura ofreció la misa el domingo por la mañana.The priest offered Mass on Sunday morning.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
2. (medical care)
a. cure
Los médicos están buscando una cura para el ébola.Doctors are trying to find a cure for Ebola.
b. treatment
¿Estás seguro de que esta cura me ayudará?Are you sure this treatment will help me?
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. priest
2. (curación)
a. recovery
3. (tratamiento)
a. treatment, cure
necesitar una cura de sueñoto need a good sleep
no tener curato be incurable
4. (colloquial)
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1 (Religión) priest
sí, señor cura yes, father
cura obrero worker priest
cura párroco parish priest
2 (yo mismo) I; myself
este cura yours truly (familiar); no se ofrece este cura this poor devil isn't volunteering
1 (Med) (curación) cure; (tratamiento) treatment
no tiene cura there is no cure for it; there's no remedy; it's quite hopeless; tiene cura it can be cured; it is curable; primera cura first aid
cura de choque shock treatment
cura de reposo rest therapy
cura de sueño sleep therapy
cura de urgencia emergency treatment; first aid
cura de almas (Religión) cure of souls
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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