Translation of prominence in Spanish:


prominencia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈprɑmənəns//ˈprɒmɪnəns/


  • 1

    prominencia feminine
    they are printed in bold type to give them prominence están en negrita para que destaquen
    • Other abnormalities noted were cardiomegaly, abnormal pulmonary vessels, and interstitial prominence.
    • The prominence of the primary rods is a function of the thinner shell wall and may be due to an ecological factor, as mentioned above.
    • As the PDA opens, the CXR shows a slight increase in heart size and prominence of central pulmonary vessels which can progress.
    • Heart size and pulmonart vascular prominence depend on the size of shunt.
  • 2

    (eminence, importance)
    importancia feminine
    prominencia feminine
    to come to prominence adquirir importancia
    • to have prominence tener importancia
    • to give prominence to sth hacer resaltar algo
    • As a result of this, parties tried to distinguish themselves in order to regain their prominence.
    • Insurance and risk management have assumed a new prominence, as have disaster recovery plans.
    • From this point in his career sculpture gradually gained prominence in his work.
    • A Montreal native, Blain came to prominence in the 1980s with her impact-heavy brand of political art and is now known around the world.
    • They have been together since 1974, yet only came to prominence in the 1990s.
    • However, he never came to prominence for developing his own positions on current political questions.
    • The media give undue prominence to such actions.
    • Photographs of her, looking slightly uncomfortable and bemused before disembarking, achieved equal prominence.
    • And during the great dot-com boom, some highly unprofitable companies gained great prominence on this measure.
    • The new domestic program will return the focus for achieving national prominence to the Senior Championships.
    • Why did Campbell assume such political prominence and power?
    • The men who came to prominence in the late 1980s were very different.
    • I'm surprised, as both men came to prominence in 1960s London.
    • The town came to prominence as the capital of the Seljuk Sultans in 1076 when the Seljuks took control of Anatolia, though the area's roots go back much further.
    • By the close of the 1870s, Homer had achieved national prominence.
    • Such scandals rarely acquire media prominence of their own accord.
    • Eleanor came to prominence during the 1990s with some highly acclaimed recordings.
    • Undeniably, mental health professionals and trauma programs have acquired a new prominence in the refugee field.
    • He came to prominence following the riot in Bradford in 1995 when he helped arrange dialogue between police and young people, setting up the Young People's Forum as a result.
    • Increased prominence is being given to the use of best practices and program management decision-making.
  • 3formal

    (small hill)
    loma feminine
    prominencia feminine
    • Bursae prevent excessive friction of soft tissue over bony prominences during motion.
    • The nurse ensures that the safety belt is in place, pads any bony prominences, inspects the patient's skin for problems, and applies an electrosurgical dispersive pad.
    • Most fluid-filled products permit a high degree of immersion, allowing the body to sink into the surface as the surface conforms to bony prominences.
    • Comfort measures are initiated intraoperatively, including use of a temperature-regulating blanket and IV fluid warmer and padding all bony prominences.
    • The physician should palpate bony prominences and tendinous insertions near the heel and midfoot, noting any tenderness or palpable defects.
    • The tensor palatini muscle joins this muscular sling as it sweeps around the hamulus, a bony prominence of the lateral palate.
    • They generally develop over a bony prominence where soft tissue is damaged from external pressure exerted over the hard surface of the skeletal structure.
    • It is known, however, that the ligament fibers do not necessarily run in a straight line and may curve over other soft tissue or bony prominences.
    • The side rails are lowered, and the safety strap is checked to ensure it is securely in place across the patient's thighs, avoiding bony prominences.
    • The tubing should be positioned away from direct contact with bony prominences, organs, and blood vessels.
    • During this time, pressure on tissue over a bony prominence may not be relieved for hours.
    • Results also are compatible with the theory that a low BMI and reduced protection of bony prominences by fatty tissue lead to an increased risk of pressure ulcers.
    • The greater deformations possible with this technology enable the transfer of pressure to adjacent body areas and other bony prominences.
    • The radial artery is easily compressed over the adjacent bony prominences.
    • For successful management of pressure ulcers, both cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues need to be grafted, particularly over bony prominences.
    • Pressure ulcers are thought to develop over bony prominences as a result of excessive pressure.
    • The anesthesia care provider helps the patient extend his or her arms on arm boards, places padding under bony prominences, and secures the patient's arm with cotton cast padding and hook and loop fastening straps.
    • The circulating nurse verifies that the patient is safe and protected and that bony prominences are adequately padded after positioning.