20 Medical Spanish Words and Memory Tricks to remember them
This Medical Spanish lesson focuses on 20 Medical Spanish Word Associations that make it easier to remember and use them with your Spanish speaking patients.
Here is the 20 Medical Spanish Word Associations lesson I taught to the Facebook group:
Answer: Cinturón (belt), so everything that is related to your belt is your cintura.
The word Costilla means rib or, according to the dictionary, “one of a series of curved bones connected to the backbone and occurring in pairs on each side of the body”. So you can associate your costilla with:
Answer: Duracell (yes, the battery) 🙂
The verb Fumar means to smoke and also has an easy association which is…
- Yo Voy
- Tú Vas
- Él / Ella / Usted / Eso Va
- Nosotros Vamos
- Ellos / Ellas / Ustedes Van (Did you get it? – they need a “van” to go anywhere 😉 )
Answer: Mar (Yes, the sea)
Answer: Penne – eewww!
The word Pompis is a great word for bottom for kids or but for children, although it’s not a good word for adults (in this case the word Glúteos works better). Do you know what is the best word association with Pompis?
Answer: Pompous @$$.
Answer: Romping around.
Note: If you find it difficult to understand the difference between these two words, please visit our other post “10 Medical Spanish Mistakes”.
Answer: Talus bone.
Answer: Inappropriate Trysts (Haha! 😀 )
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