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constant

adj constante

constipate

vt estreñir

constipated

adj estreñido; to get o become — estreñirse

constipation

n estreñimiento

constituent

n (pharm) componente m

constitution

n constitución f, complexión f

constrict

vt (blood vessels, etc.) contraer; (blood flow) restringir; vi (blood vessels, etc.) contraerse

constriction

n constricción f

consult

n consulta (en el hospital); We need to get a renal consult..Tenemos que consultar con el equipo renal; vt consultar; to consult a specialist..consultar con or a un especialista

consultation

n consulta

consumption

n consumo; (ant) tuberculosis f

contact

n contacto; close — contacto cercano; eye — contacto visual

contagious

adj (disease) contagioso; (fam, person) contagioso (fam), que puede transmitir una enfermedad, que puede infectar a los demás; [Note: properly, both contagious and contagioso apply to diseases, not people, though both are often applied to people in colloquial speech.]

contain

vt contener

container

n contenedor m, recipiente m, envase m; sharps — contenedor de objetos punzantes

contaminant

n contaminante m

contaminate

vt contaminar

contaminated

adj contaminado; to become — contaminarse

contamination

n contaminación f

content

n (frec. pl) contenido

continual

adj continuo, habitual

continuous

adj continuo

contour

n contorno

contraception

n anticoncepción f, contracepción f

contraceptive

adj & n anticonceptivo; oral — anticonceptivo oral

contract

n contrato, acuerdo; pain management — acuerdo entre el paciente y el médico sobre el uso de opiáceos; vt (a disease) contraer, dar(le) (a uno), pegar(le) (a uno), coger* (Esp); vi (a muscle) contraerse

*potentially offensive in Mexico and much of Central and South America

contraction

n contracción f; Braxton-Hicks contractions contracciones de Braxton-Hicks, falsos dolores de parto; premature atrial ...

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