Translation of swab in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (of cotton, gauze)hisopo (masculine) húmedoExample sentences1.2 (specimen)
- During the exam, your doctor may apply a cotton-tipped swab to the area to see if it is painful.
- The nurse used sterile cotton wool swabs to obtain swab specimens of the wound.
- An alcohol swab cleans the valve connection before each procedure.
- All the three throat swabs were from patients with upper respiratory tract infections while the eye specimen was from a patient with conjunctivitis.
- The doctor or nurse that you see will probably take a swab (sample of cells) from the area to check for the infection that's causing the warts.
- A piece of hair, a nail clipping, or a swab from a glass of beer could all be used to provide information without the person concerned ever knowing.
transitive verb -bb-
- 1.1(wound)1.2 (deck)to swab (down)Example sentences
- In the Clark case, technicians swabbed every surface, knowing the smallest trace amount could nab a killer.
- The largest five lesions were swabbed with one swab by gently rubbing the wound surface.
- She swabbed the inside of Sean's elbow, and stuck the needle in.
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