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constipado -da

adj (congestionado) having a cold, congested, having nasal congestion; (estreñido) constipated; m cold, nasal congestion

constiparse

vr to catch a cold, to become congested; (estreñirse) to become constipated

constitución

f constitution

constituyente

m (pharm) constituent

constricción

f constriction

consuelda

f (bot) comfrey

consulta

f visit, doctor's visit; (con un especialista) consultation, (en el hospital) consult; (consultorio) office, doctor's office; — externa outpatient services; — médica doctor's visit; — no programada or sin cita unscheduled visit, drop-in (fam); de — externa outpatient; horas de — office hours; pasar — (Esp) to round, to visit patients

consultar

vt, vi to consult; — con or a un especialista to consult a specialist

consultorio

m (doctor’s) office

consumidor -ra

mf user

consumo

m consumption, intake; — diario recomendado recommended daily intake

contacto

m contact, exposure; — cercano close contact; — visual eye contact

contagiar

vt to infect, to give (fam) (a disease); vr to become infected, to catch (a disease)

contagioso -sa

adj (una enfermedad) communicable (form), contagious, infectious, catching (fam); (fam, una persona) capable of infecting others, contagious (fam); [Nota: En principio contagioso y contagious se aplican a las enfermedades y no a las personas aún cuando ambos son aplicados a personas en lenguaje familiar.]

contaminación

f contamination, (el ambiente) pollution; — ambiental pollution (of the environment in general); — atmosférica (form) air pollution, smog (fam); — del agua water pollution; — del aire air pollution, smog (fam)

contaminado -da

adj contaminated, (el ambiente) polluted

contaminar

vt to contaminate, (el ambiente) to pollute; vr to become contaminated, to become polluted

contar

vt, vi to count; — calorías to count calories

contención

f (sujeción) restraint; — mecánica mechanical restraint; — química chemical restraint

contenedor

m container; — de objetos punzantes sharps container

contener

vt to contain; (a un paciente) ...

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