Translation of pacemaker in Spanish:

pacemaker

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪsˌmeɪkər; ˈpeɪsˌmeɪkə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Sport/Deporte] liebre (feminine)
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    • Even though the automobile industry had also remained the pacemaker when it came to wages and working standards for its employees, it was not without its periods of labor turbulence - nor was it lacking in the desire to find workable and satisfactory solutions to labor problems.
    • This is a practice called ‘speeding up the line,’ for every man down the line must keep up with the pacemaker's pace or he'll be thrown out for another worker.
    1.2 [Medicine/Medicina] marcapasos (masculine)
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    • The most common forms of heart failure are treated with drugs and electrical devices such as pacemakers and implanted defibrillators, but if symptoms continue to worsen, other therapies are needed.
    • For the medical device industry, only ads for risky devices such as pacemakers or artificial hearts must disclose negative side effects.
    • Medical devices such as cardiac pacemakers, cochlear implants, and bone growth stimulators are valuable tools in the treatment of patients with multiple medical needs.

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