Medical Terms beginning with L  

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la sangre  
English
Technical (English): la sangre
Popular (English): la sangre
Spanish
Technical: blood test análisis de sangre
Popular: blood test análisis de sangre


lab personnel  
English
Technical (English): lab personnel
Popular (English): lab personnel
Spanish
Technical: personal de laboratorio
Popular: personal de laboratorio


label  
English
Technical (English): label
Popular (English): label
Spanish
Technical: etiqueta
Popular: etiqueta


labia  
English
Technical (English): labia
Popular (English): labia
Spanish
Technical: labia
Popular: labia


labile  
English
Technical (English): labile
Popular (English): unstable
Spanish
Technical: lábil (adj)
Popular: inestable, fácilmente modificable o alterable, inconstante


labor  
English
Technical (English): labor
Popular (English): labor
Spanish
Technical: parto, trabajo de parto
Popular: parto, trabajo de parto


labor pains  
English
Technical (English): labor pains
Popular (English): labor pains
Spanish
Technical: dolores de parto
Popular: dolores de parto


labor positions  
English
Technical (English): labor positions
Popular (English): labor positions
Spanish
Technical: posiciones durante el parto
Popular: posiciones durante el parto


laboratory  
English
Technical (English): laboratory
Popular (English): laboratory
Spanish
Technical: laboratorio
Popular: laboratorio


laboratory network  
English
Technical (English): laboratory network
Popular (English): laboratory network
Spanish
Technical: red de laboratorios
Popular: red de laboratorios


laborer  
English
Technical (English): laborer
Popular (English): laborer
Spanish
Technical: trabajador(a)
Popular: trabajador(a)


laceration  
English
Technical (English): laceration
Popular (English): tear
Spanish
Technical: laceración (nf)
Popular: desgarro, herida desgarrada


laceration  
English
Technical (English): laceration
Popular (English): laceration
Spanish
Technical: laceración
Popular: laceración


lack  
English
Technical (English): lack
Popular (English): lack
Spanish
Technical: falta, carencia
Popular: falta, carencia


lacrimal  
English
Technical (English): lacrimal
Popular (English): tear-related
Spanish
Technical: lagrimal (adj)
Popular: referido a las glándulas que secretan las lágrimas


lactation  
English
Technical (English): lactation
Popular (English): milk production
Spanish
Technical: lactación (nf)
Popular: secreción de leche; período de secreción de leche; amamantamiento


lactation  
English
Technical (English): lactation
Popular (English): lactation
Spanish
Technical: lactancia
Popular: lactancia


lactose  
English
Technical (English): lactose
Popular (English): lactose
Spanish
Technical: lactosa
Popular: lactosa


lactose intolerance  
English
Technical (English): lactose intolerance
Popular (English): lactose intolerance
Spanish
Technical: intolerancia a la lactosa
Popular: intolerancia a la lactosa


ladder  
English
Technical (English): ladder
Popular (English): ladder
Spanish
Technical: escalera
Popular: escalera


lamb  
English
Technical (English): lamb
Popular (English): lamb
Spanish
Technical: cordero, borrego
Popular: cordero, borrego


lameness  
English
Technical (English): lameness
Popular (English): lameness
Spanish
Technical: cojera
Popular: cojera


landscaping  
English
Technical (English): landscaping
Popular (English): landscaping
Spanish
Technical: jardinería ornamental
Popular: jardinería ornamental


landslide  
English
Technical (English): landslide
Popular (English): landslide
Spanish
Technical: derrumbe, alud
Popular: derrumbe, alud


lanugo  
English
Technical (English): lanugo
Popular (English): lanugo
Spanish
Technical: lanugo
Popular: lanugo


lard  
English
Technical (English): lard
Popular (English): lard
Spanish
Technical: manteca, sebo, gordura, unto
Popular: manteca, sebo, gordura, unto


large intestine  
English
Technical (English): large intestine
Popular (English): large intestine
Spanish
Technical: intestino grueso
Popular: intestino grueso


laryngitis  
English
Technical (English): laryngitis
Popular (English): sore throat
Spanish
Technical: laringitis (nf)
Popular: inflamación de la laringe


laryngitis  
English
Technical (English): laryngitis
Popular (English): laryngitis
Spanish
Technical: laringitis
Popular: laringitis


Lassa fever  
English
Technical (English): Lassa fever
Popular (English): Lassa fever
Spanish
Technical: fiebre de Lassa
Popular: fiebre de Lassa


lassitude  
English
Technical (English): lassitude
Popular (English): wearniness
Spanish
Technical: lasitud (nf)
Popular: debilidad, cansancio, agotamiento


latent period  
English
Technical (English): latent period
Popular (English): inactive period
Spanish
Technical: período (nm) latente
Popular: período entre la aplicación o la recepción de un estímulo y la reacción consiguiente


lateral  
English
Technical (English): lateral
Popular (English): towards the side
Spanish
Technical: lateral (adj)
Popular: alejado del centro o de la línea media


latex  
English
Technical (English): latex
Popular (English): latex
Spanish
Technical: látex
Popular: látex


latex barrier/squares  
English
Technical (English): latex barrier/squares
Popular (English): latex barrier/squares
Spanish
Technical: barreras de látex
Popular: barreras de látex


latex condom  
English
Technical (English): latex condom
Popular (English): latex condom
Spanish
Technical: condón de látex
Popular: condón de látex


Latino  
English
Technical (English): Latino
Popular (English): Latino
Spanish
Technical: latino(a)
Popular: latino(a)


laundry  
English
Technical (English): laundry
Popular (English): laundry
Spanish
Technical: lavado de ropa, lavandería
Popular: lavado de ropa, lavandería


lava  
English
Technical (English): lava
Popular (English): lava
Spanish
Technical: lava
Popular: lava


laxative  
English
Technical (English): laxative
Popular (English): laxative
Spanish
Technical: laxante (nm)
Popular: medicamento contra el estreñimiento


laxative  
English
Technical (English): laxative
Popular (English): laxative
Spanish
Technical: laxante, purgante, purga
Popular: laxante, purgante, purga


lead  
English
Technical (English): lead
Popular (English): lead
Spanish
Technical: plomo
Popular: plomo


lead poisoning  
English
Technical (English): lead poisoning
Popular (English): lead poisoning
Spanish
Technical: intoxicación por plomo, saturnismo
Popular: intoxicación por plomo, saturnismo


lean meat  
English
Technical (English): lean meat
Popular (English): lean meat
Spanish
Technical: carne magra / sin grasa
Popular: carne magra / sin grasa


leave  
English
Technical (English): leave
Popular (English): leave
Spanish
Technical: abandonar, dejar, renunciar
Popular: abandonar, dejar, renunciar


leek  
English
Technical (English): leek
Popular (English): leek
Spanish
Technical: puerro
Popular: puerro


leg  
English
Technical (English): leg
Popular (English): leg
Spanish
Technical: pierna
Popular: pierna


legionellosis  
English
Technical (English): legionellosis
Popular (English): legionellosis
Spanish
Technical: legionelosis
Popular: legionelosis


legume  
English
Technical (English): legume
Popular (English): legume
Spanish
Technical: legumbre
Popular: legumbre


leishmaniasis  
English
Technical (English): leishmaniasis
Popular (English): leishmaniasis
Spanish
Technical: leishmaniasis
Popular: leishmaniasis


lemon  
English
Technical (English): lemon
Popular (English): lemon
Spanish
Technical: limón
Popular: limón


lemonade  
English
Technical (English): lemonade
Popular (English): lemonade
Spanish
Technical: limonada
Popular: limonada


lens  
English
Technical (English): lens
Popular (English): lens
Spanish
Technical: lente, cristalino
Popular: lente, cristalino


lenticular  
English
Technical (English): lenticular
Popular (English): lense-related
Spanish
Technical: lenticular (adj)
Popular: con forma de lente


lentil  
English
Technical (English): lentil
Popular (English): lentil
Spanish
Technical: lenteja
Popular: lenteja


leprosy  
English
Technical (English): leprosy
Popular (English): leprosy
Spanish
Technical: lepra
Popular: lepra


leptospirosis  
English
Technical (English): leptospirosis
Popular (English): leptospirosis
Spanish
Technical: leptospirosis
Popular: leptospirosis


lesbian  
English
Technical (English): lesbian
Popular (English): lesbian
Spanish
Technical: lesbiana, marimacha, tortillera
Popular: lesbiana, marimacha, tortillera


lesion  
English
Technical (English): lesion
Popular (English): lesion
Spanish
Technical: lesión
Popular: lesión


lesion  
English
Technical (English): lesion
Popular (English): injury
Spanish
Technical: lesión (nf)
Popular: daño (nm), desperfecto (nm)


lethal  
English
Technical (English): lethal
Popular (English): lethal
Spanish
Technical: letal, mortal
Popular: letal, mortal


lethal  
English
Technical (English): lethal
Popular (English): lethal
Spanish
Technical: letal (adj)
Popular: mortal


lethargy  
English
Technical (English): lethargy
Popular (English): lethargy
Spanish
Technical: letargo (nm)
Popular: somnolencia o indiferencia


lettuce  
English
Technical (English): lettuce
Popular (English): lettuce
Spanish
Technical: lechuga
Popular: lechuga


leukaemia  
English
Technical (English): leukaemia
Popular (English): leukaemia
Spanish
Technical: leucemia (nf)
Popular: leucemia (nf)


leukemia  
English
Technical (English): leukemia
Popular (English): leukemia
Spanish
Technical: leucemia, cáncer de la sangre
Popular: leucemia, cáncer de la sangre


leukocytic  
English
Technical (English): leukocytic
Popular (English): white blood cell-related
Spanish
Technical: leucocítico (adj)
Popular: perteneciente o relativo a los glóbulos blancos de la sangre


leukocytosis  
English
Technical (English): leukocytosis
Popular (English): increased white blood cell count
Spanish
Technical: leucocitosis (nf)
Popular: incremento del número de glóbulos blancos en la sangre


leukopenia  
English
Technical (English): leukopenia
Popular (English): reduced white blood cell count
Spanish
Technical: leucopenia (nf)
Popular: reducción del número de glóbulos blancos en la sangre


leukoplakia  
English
Technical (English): leukoplakia
Popular (English): white patch on a mucous membrane
Spanish
Technical: leucoplasia (nf)
Popular: formación de manchas blancas en las mucosas


leukorrhoea  
English
Technical (English): leukorrhoea
Popular (English): vaginal discharge
Spanish
Technical: leucorrea (nf)
Popular: exceso de secreción de flujo blanco de la vagina


libido  
English
Technical (English): libido
Popular (English): libido
Spanish
Technical: libido (nf)
Popular: deseo sexual


lice  
English
Technical (English): lice
Popular (English): lice
Spanish
Technical: piojo
Popular: piojo


lichenification  
English
Technical (English): lichenification
Popular (English): skin hardening and thickening
Spanish
Technical: liquenificación (nf)
Popular: engrosamiento de ciertas capas en la piel


life  
English
Technical (English): life
Popular (English): life
Spanish
Technical: vida
Popular: vida


lifting  
English
Technical (English): lifting
Popular (English): lifting
Spanish
Technical: levantar
Popular: levantar


ligament  
English
Technical (English): ligament
Popular (English): ligament
Spanish
Technical: ligamento
Popular: ligamento


ligament  
English
Technical (English): ligament
Popular (English): ligament
Spanish
Technical: ligamento (nm)
Popular: ligamento (nm)


light meal  
English
Technical (English): light meal
Popular (English): light meal
Spanish
Technical: comida ligera, entremés, merienda
Popular: comida ligera, entremés, merienda


lima bean  
English
Technical (English): lima bean
Popular (English): lima bean
Spanish
Technical: haba
Popular: haba


limbic  
English
Technical (English): limbic
Popular (English): edge-related
Spanish
Technical: límbico (adj)
Popular: relativo a un borde o margen


lime  
English
Technical (English): lime
Popular (English): lime
Spanish
Technical: lima
Popular: lima


limping  
English
Technical (English): limping
Popular (English): limping
Spanish
Technical: cojera
Popular: cojera


linear  
English
Technical (English): linear
Popular (English): linear
Spanish
Technical: linear (adj)
Popular: relativo a una línea o parecido a ella


liniment  
English
Technical (English): liniment
Popular (English): liniment
Spanish
Technical: linimento
Popular: linimento


lipid  
English
Technical (English): lipid
Popular (English): lipid
Spanish
Technical: lípido
Popular: lípido


lipid  
English
Technical (English): lipid
Popular (English): fat
Spanish
Technical: lípido (nm)
Popular: grasas y sustancias similares


lipodystrophy  
English
Technical (English): lipodystrophy
Popular (English): fat metabolism disturbance
Spanish
Technical: lipodistrofia (nf)
Popular: alteración en el metabolismo de las grasas


lipophilic  
English
Technical (English): lipophilic
Popular (English): with an affinity for fat
Spanish
Technical: lipófilo (adj)
Popular: soluble en grasa; capaz de disolver las grasas; que tiene predisposición a la obesidad


lipoprotein  
English
Technical (English): lipoprotein
Popular (English): any complex of fat and protein
Spanish
Technical: lipoproteína (nf)
Popular: combinación de una grasa y una proteína


liposome  
English
Technical (English): liposome
Popular (English): fatty or oily globule
Spanish
Technical: liposoma (nm)
Popular: liposoma (nm)


lips  
English
Technical (English): lips
Popular (English): lips
Spanish
Technical: labios
Popular: labios


liquid  
English
Technical (English): liquid
Popular (English): liquid
Spanish
Technical: líquido
Popular: líquido


liquifilm  
English
Technical (English): liquifilm
Popular (English): thin liquid layer of coating
Spanish
Technical:
Popular:


liquor  
English
Technical (English): liquor
Popular (English): liquor
Spanish
Technical: licor, pisto
Popular: licor, pisto


liquor  
English
Technical (English): liquor
Popular (English): liquor
Spanish
Technical: liquor (nm)
Popular: líquido (nm)


lisping  
English
Technical (English): lisping
Popular (English): lisping
Spanish
Technical: ceceo
Popular: ceceo


listeriosis  
English
Technical (English): listeriosis
Popular (English): listeriosis
Spanish
Technical: listeriosis
Popular: listeriosis


livedo  
English
Technical (English): livedo
Popular (English): mottling
Spanish
Technical: livedo (nf)
Popular: punto o mancha de alteración de color sobre la piel


liver  
English
Technical (English): liver
Popular (English): liver
Spanish
Technical: hígado
Popular: hígado


loader  
English
Technical (English): loader
Popular (English): loader
Spanish
Technical: cargador(a)
Popular: cargador(a)


loading  
English
Technical (English): loading
Popular (English): loading
Spanish
Technical: cargar
Popular: cargar


loading dose  
English
Technical (English): loading dose
Popular (English): initial dose
Spanish
Technical: dosis (nf) de cebamiento
Popular: dosis inicial


lobe  
English
Technical (English): lobe
Popular (English): lobe
Spanish
Technical: lóbulo (nm)
Popular: lóbulo (nm)


lobster  
English
Technical (English): lobster
Popular (English): lobster
Spanish
Technical: langosta
Popular: langosta


local  
English
Technical (English): local
Popular (English): local
Spanish
Technical: local
Popular: local


local  
English
Technical (English): local
Popular (English): local
Spanish
Technical: local (adj)
Popular: local (adj); restringido, no general


localization  
English
Technical (English): localization
Popular (English): locating
Spanish
Technical: localización (nf)
Popular: determinación del sitio o lugar de un proceso; restricción a un área limitada


lochia  
English
Technical (English): lochia
Popular (English): lochia
Spanish
Technical: loquios
Popular: loquios


lochia  
English
Technical (English): lochia
Popular (English): post-birth vaginal discharge
Spanish
Technical: loquios (nmp)
Popular: pérdidas vaginales tras el parto


locked jaw  
English
Technical (English): locked jaw
Popular (English): locked jaw
Spanish
Technical: mandíbula cerrada / desencajada
Popular: mandíbula cerrada / desencajada


locked knee  
English
Technical (English): locked knee
Popular (English): locked knee
Spanish
Technical: rodilla bloqueada
Popular: rodilla bloqueada


locomotor  
English
Technical (English): locomotor
Popular (English): movement-related
Spanish
Technical: locomotor (adj)
Popular: locomotor (adj)


locoregional  
English
Technical (English): locoregional
Popular (English): syphilitis-related
Spanish
Technical: locorregional (adj)
Popular: local y regional


loneliness  
English
Technical (English): loneliness
Popular (English): loneliness
Spanish
Technical: soledad
Popular: soledad


lonely  
English
Technical (English): lonely
Popular (English): lonely
Spanish
Technical: solo(a), aislado(a)
Popular: solo(a), aislado(a)


long pants  
English
Technical (English): long pants
Popular (English): long pants
Spanish
Technical: pantalones largos
Popular: pantalones largos


long sleeved shirt  
English
Technical (English): long sleeved shirt
Popular (English): long sleeved shirt
Spanish
Technical: camisa de manga larga
Popular: camisa de manga larga


loose teeth  
English
Technical (English): loose teeth
Popular (English): loose teeth
Spanish
Technical: dientes flojos
Popular: dientes flojos


lose control  
English
Technical (English): lose control
Popular (English): lose control
Spanish
Technical: perder el control, perder los estribos
Popular: perder el control, perder los estribos


loss  
English
Technical (English): loss
Popular (English): loss
Spanish
Technical: pérdida
Popular: pérdida


loss of energy  
English
Technical (English): loss of energy
Popular (English): loss of energy
Spanish
Technical: falta de energía
Popular: falta de energía


loss of interest  
English
Technical (English): loss of interest
Popular (English): loss of interest
Spanish
Technical: falta de interés
Popular: falta de interés


lost  
English
Technical (English): lost
Popular (English): lost
Spanish
Technical: perdido(a)
Popular: perdido(a)


lousy mood  
English
Technical (English): lousy mood
Popular (English): lousy mood
Spanish
Technical: mal humor, humor de perros
Popular: mal humor, humor de perros


low  
English
Technical (English): low
Popular (English): low
Spanish
Technical: bajo(a)
Popular: bajo(a)


low birth weight  
English
Technical (English): low birth weight
Popular (English): low birth weight
Spanish
Technical: bajo peso al nacer
Popular: bajo peso al nacer


low blood pressure  
English
Technical (English): low blood pressure
Popular (English): low blood pressure
Spanish
Technical: presión arterial baja
Popular: presión arterial baja


low self esteem  
English
Technical (English): low self esteem
Popular (English): low self esteem
Spanish
Technical: baja autoestima
Popular: baja autoestima


lozenges  
English
Technical (English): lozenges
Popular (English): lozenges
Spanish
Technical: pastillas para chupar
Popular: pastillas para chupar


luetic  
English
Technical (English): luetic
Popular (English): syphilitis-related
Spanish
Technical: luético (adj)
Popular: sifilítico (adj)


lumbago  
English
Technical (English): lumbago
Popular (English): lumbago
Spanish
Technical: lumbago (nm)
Popular: dolor en la parte inferior de la columna vertebral


lumbar  
English
Technical (English): lumbar
Popular (English): lumbar
Spanish
Technical: lumbar
Popular: lumbar


lumbar  
English
Technical (English): lumbar
Popular (English): lumbar
Spanish
Technical: lumbar (adj)
Popular: relacionado con la parte inferior de la columna vertebral


lumen  
English
Technical (English): lumen
Popular (English): inside of a tube
Spanish
Technical: lumen (nm)
Popular: cavidad o canal dentro de un órgano en forma de tubo


lump  
English
Technical (English): lump
Popular (English): lump
Spanish
Technical: bolita, abultamiento, nudo, protuberancia, bulto, masa
Popular: bolita, abultamiento, nudo, protuberancia, bulto, masa


lumpectomy  
English
Technical (English): lumpectomy
Popular (English): lumpectomy
Spanish
Technical: tumorectomía
Popular: tumorectomía


lunch  
English
Technical (English): lunch
Popular (English): lunch
Spanish
Technical: almuerzo, comida, lonche
Popular: almuerzo, comida, lonche


lung  
English
Technical (English): lung
Popular (English): lung
Spanish
Technical: pulmón, bofe
Popular: pulmón, bofe


lung specialist  
English
Technical (English): lung specialist
Popular (English): lung specialist
Spanish
Technical: neumólogo(a)
Popular: neumólogo(a)


luxation  
English
Technical (English): luxation
Popular (English): dislocation
Spanish
Technical: luxación (nf)
Popular: desplazamiento de los huesos de una articulación


Lyme disease  
English
Technical (English): Lyme disease
Popular (English): Lyme disease
Spanish
Technical: enfermedad de Lyme
Popular: enfermedad de Lyme


lymph  
English
Technical (English): lymph
Popular (English): lymph
Spanish
Technical: linfa
Popular: linfa


lymph node  
English
Technical (English): lymph node
Popular (English): lymph node
Spanish
Technical: nódulo / ganglio linfático
Popular: nódulo / ganglio linfático


lymphadenopathy  
English
Technical (English): lymphadenopathy
Popular (English): lymph node disease
Spanish
Technical: linfadenopatía (nf)
Popular: tumefacción de uno o más ganglios linfáticos


lymphangitis  
English
Technical (English): lymphangitis
Popular (English): lymphatic vessel inflammation
Spanish
Technical: linfangitis (nf)
Popular: inflamación de los vasos linfáticos


lymphatic system  
English
Technical (English): lymphatic system
Popular (English): lymphatic system
Spanish
Technical: sistema linfático
Popular: sistema linfático


lymphocyte  
English
Technical (English): lymphocyte
Popular (English): lymphocyte
Spanish
Technical: linfocito
Popular: linfocito


lymphocytic  
English
Technical (English): lymphocytic
Popular (English): white blood cell-related
Spanish
Technical: linfocitario (adj)
Popular: que concierne a los linfocitos, células con núcleo redondo


lymphocytic coriomeningitis  
English
Technical (English): lymphocytic coriomeningitis
Popular (English): lymphocytic coriomeningitis
Spanish
Technical: choriomeningitis linfocítica
Popular: choriomeningitis linfocítica


lymphoma  
English
Technical (English): lymphoma
Popular (English): lymphoma
Spanish
Technical: linfoma
Popular: linfoma


lymphoma  
English
Technical (English): lymphoma
Popular (English): cancer
Spanish
Technical: linfoma (nm)
Popular: tumor maligno originado en el tejido linfoide


lyophilisate  
English
Technical (English): lyophilisate
Popular (English): freeze-dry
Spanish
Technical: producto liofilizado (nm)
Popular: producto preparado mediante congelación y deshidratación


lytic  
English
Technical (English): lytic
Popular (English): cell destruction-related
Spanish
Technical: lítico (adj)
Popular: que concierne o influye en la destrucción de la célula


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