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Spanish Word of the Day: Paciente

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Paciente

Léxico relacionado con la medicina

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/12/2004
Word: Paciente
(pa-CIEN-te), sustantivo masculino o femenino
English: patient
Etymology: Del latín patiens, -entis, p. a. de pati, padecer, sufrir
Meaning: El enfermo que está sometido a tratamiento médico.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la medicina
Example:

"El aparato de Rx se colocará en la espalda del paciente para obtener la imagen. En general a esta posición se le llama Radiografía anteroposterior de tórax".

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