Translation of carbuncle in Spanish:

carbuncle

forúnculo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑːbʌŋk(ə)l//ˈkɑrˌbəŋk(ə)l/

noun

  • 1

    Medicine
    forúnculo masculine
    furúnculo masculine
    carbunco masculine
    • They began shortly after I had finished the concerto with an atrocious carbuncle resulting from an insect sting.
    • While leaf paste is used externally against boils and carbuncles, the extract is considered a good remedy for recurring earache.
    • Common skin infections include cellulitis, erysipelas, impetigo, folliculitis, and furuncles and carbuncles.
    • It can be made into a salve or the tincture can be painted on boils, felons, carbuncles, abscesses, inflamed acne, cellulitis and other local inflammations.
    • It stimulates the immune system, restores liver function weakened by alcohol abuse, helps repair damage from gallstones and helps skin disorders such as psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, boils and carbuncles.
    • However, one of the Everton lads has a carbuncle on his neck the size of a duck's egg.
    • They can also be made into an anti-inflammatory poultice and topically applied for boils and carbuncles.
    • Finally, it can be used for sores, carbuncles and skin ulcerations.
    • Those monstrous carbuncles on his once-handsome face testify to what may well have been a deliberate poisoning.
    • It relieves menstrual pains, promotes menstruation, treats rheumatic aches and pains, and ripens carbuncles, sores and abscesses.
    • You see every carbuncle, every missing tooth, every stitch of ragged clothing.
    • He added that people suffering from cutaneous anthrax would develop carbuncles on their skin within 10 days after first contact.
    • Furuncles and carbuncles occur as a follicular infection progresses deeper and extends out from the follicle.
    • This is particularly true of inflammatory conditions such as boils and carbuncles - painful, pus-filled bumps that form under your skin when bacteria infect one or more of your hair follicles.
    • Nor did Dr Guillotin die on The National Razor; he died in 1814 of a rather less theatrical carbuncle on his shoulder.
    • The ripe fruit was used to provide external relief from carbuncles and painful boils and used internally to treat stomach ulcers.
    • Furuncles are deep, tender nodules on hair-bearing areas that develop from the coalescence of several infected follicles, just as carbuncles are a collection of several furuncles.
    • Usually the staphylococcal bacteria are not concentrated enough to do any harm, but sometimes they pass deeper into the skin to cause boils, abscesses, styes and carbuncles.
  • 2

    (gem)
    carbúnculo masculine
    carbunclo masculine
    • But the buckle on her belt was the shape of a circle of thorns surrounding a bright red carbuncle, like the tattoo on the nape of her neck.
    • In this world the most glorious of all possessions one could hope to have was that of the carbuncle.
    • Behind the guard was another, but he seemed to be more of a mage, with flowing red robes and an oaken staff with a brilliant carbuncle sapphire in its top.
    • Stones of deep red color like glowing carbuncles are let into gilded woodwork, and Limoges enamels ornament the walls.