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blood vessel

Translation of blood vessel in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • vaso (masculine) sanguíneo to burst a blood vessel [colloquial/familiar] she nearly burst a blood vessel when he told her casi le dio un ataque cuando se enteró [colloquial/familiar] it's enough to make you burst a blood vessel es como para que a uno le dé un ataque [colloquial/familiar]

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