Translation of thrush in Spanish:

thrush

Pronunciation: /θrʌʃ/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable (bird) tordo (m), zorzal (m)
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    • Among birds that can be attracted in the summer are brown thrashers, catbirds, robins, thrushes, waxwings, woodpeckers, orioles, cardinals, towhees and grosbeaks.
    • The ubiquitous starling is one of the most widespread problem species but blackbirds, partridges, robins, sparrows, thrushes, and finches are also common.
    • The migratory songbirds, the thrushes and warblers and tanagers and orioles that summer in the Pacific Northwest, spend their winters in the forested highlands of southern Mexico and Central America.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable [Medicine/Medicina] aftas (feminine plural)
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    • In newborns, it usually shows up as diaper rash, but new babies can also develop oropharyngeal candidiasis, or thrush, in the mouth and throat.
    • These are recommended for some people with gum disease and for people with other mouth infections such as thrush.
    • Patients who had HIV infection, oral thrush, lymphadenopathy, chronic cough of more than one month duration, fever, or weight loss were more likely to have mycobacteraemia.
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    • Cystitis or vaginal irritations such as thrush, vaginitis, and genital warts are also likely to cause soreness.
    • The juice extracted from the fresh flowers is a natural antiseptic that can be used externally to treat bacterial infections and vaginal thrush.
    • In men, lichen planus can affect the penis, with purple-coloured or white ring-shaped patches, which may be confused with thrush but are often not itchy.

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