Translation of chronic in Spanish:

chronic

crónico, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒnɪk//ˈkrɑnɪk/

adjective

  • 1

    Medicine
    crónico
    • I see it frequently at work with my chronic patients.
    • Funding restrictions mean chronic staff shortages and cuts to services, producing long waiting lists and public health breakdowns.
    • In chronic patients, there are more acute phases, more ups and downs.
    • They come seeking help for work-related stress, irregular sleeping hours, unhealthy food habits and chronic fatigue.
    • Leishmaniasis should be considered in any person from an endemic area who has chronic localized skin lesions.
    • For the most part, therapy of chronic asthma consisted of treating bronchospastic episodes as they arose by using medications intermittently.
    • The nurse or nurse practitioner will be able to see additional patients and follow up with chronic patients, which will free up the physician's time to see more new and complex patients.
    • These patients were chronic, relapsing patients who came to a known addiction evaluation and treatment setting.
    • This lifestyle began to go badly wrong from the age of forty-four, when his horse rolled on him in a tournament, crippling one leg and leaving him a chronic invalid.
    • There are difficulties in managing communication with young people who have a chronic, life threatening illness.
    • Its people suffer from chronic malnutrition and a high annual population growth rate.
    • Studies show that hypnosis can treat everything from chronic pain to poor study habits.
    • I was a chronic patient with a ten-year history of back pain.
    • Richard Kramer, head of policy, told the British Medical Journal it might reduce the risk of overdose and could suit chronic users.
    • The only thing we can say for certain is that we still have a lot to learn about the relation between cancer and chronic inflammation.
    • These affect both the structure and vibration of the vocal cords and causes chronic changes in the quality of voice.
    • Critics believe these irritants cause heart attacks, lung and bladder cancer, chronic asthma, bronchitis and even hay fever.
    • For the artist, hailed on his death as ‘the greatest British painter since Turner’, was a chronic asthmatic, and the illness suffuses his paintings.
    • The council was branded heartless at the time because Kay suffers from spina bifida and Pearson is a chronic asthmatic.
    • He was a chronic alcoholic and had severe problems in disciplining his work, which went through innumerable revisions.
    • The focus of the adult euthanasia program was on adult chronic patients, especially mental patients.
    • The states previously had reserved the vaccine for older adults, infants and people with chronic medical conditions.
    • We randomised patients managed by general physicians and general practitioners, who care for most people with chronic heart failure.
    • These drugs, and certain more powerful compounds such as piroxicam are important because they are used for the treatment of pain and inflammation in chronic diseases such as arthritis.
    • People with chronic respiratory or cardiovascular illness or immune system diseases are also more susceptible than others to pollutants.
    • Many students endured poor living conditions and chronic ill health, thanks to the prevalence of tuberculosis and other diseases.
    • Sodium sulfites can be fatal to chronic asthmatics.
    • The vast majority of amnesic patients are chronic alcoholics, suffering from Korsakoff's syndrome.
    • The clinical infection is characterized by chronic fever and hepatosplenomegaly.
    • Ms Brown said Jack is a chronic asthmatic and was stressed at the time.
    • Discoid lupus erythematosus is a chronic disease characterized by inflammatory, scarring lesions.
    • Like a chronic patient fearing his final moment or wishing for a miracle to happen, Indian football lives on eternal hope.
    • These included 105 patients who presented with persistent chronic diarrhoea and 48 patients without diarrhoea.
    • I'm especially under pressure on this because of my dad's age and chronic poor health.
    • At work today in the clinic, one of our chronic patients, a little three year old girl comes for an appointment with her mother, a 22 year old.
    • We found that chronic bronchitis and current smoking were independent and additive risk factors for snoring.
    • Living with an invisible chronic illness can mean constantly trying to redefine your condition.
    • So the MTA, squeezed from both the cost and the revenue sides, runs chronic operating deficits that are about to become unsustainable.
    • But we have a chronic shortage of secondary school places which means that a huge number of Hackney children are travelling a quarter of the way round London every day.
    • Hospitals in Greater Manchester are spending millions of pounds hiring private doctors to help cope with chronic staff shortages.
    • A terrible drought last year sparked chronic food shortages this year.
    • Britain's chronic teacher shortage forced a number of state schools to introduce a four-day week earlier this month.
    • Residents-only parking was introduced in 1996 to end the chronic problem of commuters parking their cars on residential street to avoid using car parks.
    • Because the job requires its workers to be away from home, there is a chronic driver shortage.
    • I'm more worried about what will happen to the Lions if they don't sort out their chronic problems at the breakdown in time for the first Test at Christchurch.
    • Some of those children will find their way out of a cycle of poverty, poor education and chronic unemployment and eventually make satisfying lives and careers.
    • They insist that a pay rise is essential to attract new medical personnel and overcome chronic staff shortages.
    • Poor countries face chronic crises so dire that the world's sensibilities have been numbed to them.
    • The problem is that there is a chronic need to address poor turnout.
    • They have been a chronic problem in coastal areas in recent years, particularly in the New Forest, the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth.
    • Hundreds of children with severe psychological problems are not getting the help they urgently need because of a chronic staff shortage in Scotland's hospitals.
    • What is wrong with the system is chronic under-funding, largely of the fiscal service.
    • The new homes will be a world away from the 160,000 prefabs built to address the chronic housing shortage after the Second World War.
    • Exasperated by the apparent chronic incompetence of the new Children and Family Court Advisory Service, he sacked the entire board.
    • The country has been struggling with an economic crisis marked by chronic budget deficits and a national debt that is 116 percent of gross domestic product.
    • He was interested in exploring the possibilities of having nuclear power to overcome the chronic energy deficit in his country.
    • The Worcester House residence was rented by the university two years ago to ease chronic student accommodation shortages at the campus here.
    • A generation ago over two thirds of chronic gamblers bet on the horses, only one in five played on the poker machines.
    • One of the translations Andrew suggests is a chronically unlucky person, or perhaps walking disaster, chronic loser or even just loser if pressed for time.
    • He says with 300,000 Australians now considered chronic gamblers, it's time the Federal Government took some responsibility.
    • The Wests are not all that bad, as chronic criminals go.
    • That Moore is a chronic liar and twister of the truth obviously needs to be publicized as much as possible.
    • But a chronic victim owns it to herself or himself to seriously explore their own participation in a relationship of continuing abuse.
    • He is also a chronic troublemaker and the father of a bunch of great kids.
    • Several years ago, I was in a relationship with a chronic cheater.
    • As a chronic crowd avoider, I was fairly inclined to that camp.
    • How can you end a relationship with a chronic liar?
    • But at betting on the nags, as any regular reader will know, I am a chronic loser, a completely hopeless case.
    • Is it a desire to draw attention away from his poor to chronic domestic policy record?
    • Dennis had several siblings, but he was the only chronic liar.
    • These bus drivers have managed to amass a well-earned reputation as being the most aggressive and reckless drivers in a country of poor roads and chronic speeders.
    • The new big noise displayed a chronic lack of professionalism and failed hopelessly to live up to his billing.
    • Mike is a chronic liar, a Peter Pan figure who has trouble paying his bills and facing up to anything that whiffs of adult responsibility.
    • I had thought they were chronic gamblers.
  • 2

    (unemployment/shortages) crónico
    (liar/smoker) empedernido
  • 3Britishinformal

    (terrible)
    malísimo
    terrible