probeta
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Usage note
The adjective "probeta" is invariable, which means its form does not change according to the gender or number of the noun it describes.
probeta(
proh
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beh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (vessel)
a. test tube
Eché la mezcla en la probeta, pero no se produjo ninguna reacción.I poured the mixture into the test tube, but no reaction occurred.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (medicine)
a. test-tube
Cuando se habla de la generación probeta, se están refiriendo a los niños concebidos mediante fecundación in vitro.When we speak of the test-tube generation, we're talking about the children conceived by means of in vitro fertilization.
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probeta
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a.
bebé o niño probetatest-tube baby
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. test tube
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probeta
test tube
adjective
test-tube
bebé probeta test-tube baby
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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