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Calva

cabeza, cráneo y cara I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 2/9/2013
Word: Calva
(cal VA) Sustantivo femenino
English: Bald spot
Etymology: (Del lat. calvus)
Meaning: 4. f. Parte de la cabeza de la que se ha caído el pelo.
Topic:cabeza, cráneo y cara I
Example:

La Alopecia moteada: la alopecia sifilítica afecta al cabello y a la barba y tiene lugar en forma de pequeñas calvas irregulares que confieren a estas partes de la cabeza un aspecto moteado.
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