There are 2 main translations of slough in Spanish

: slough1slough2

slough1

cenagal, n.

Pronunciation /slaʊ//slaʊ//slu/

noun

literary

  • 1

    (swamp)
    cenagal masculine
    • Creeks, sloughs, bayous, and swamps, including a large cypress swamp at the base of Crowley's Ridge, ran around the town.
    • In the California Delta, the levee is the guiding force that funnels the 1,000 miles or so of rivers, sloughs, cuts, marshlands and other waterways through the surrounding terra firma.
    • This expansive ‘river’ covered almost 11,000 square miles, creating a mosaic of ponds, sloughs, sawgrass, marshes, hardwood hammocks, and forested uplands.
    • I walked him back down to the slough and heaved a stick into the water.
    • The turtle waddled down the bank of the slough, out onto a rotten railroad tie through an obstacle course of brambles and beer cans, and, to my surprise, vanished with a wet slap, proving that this water was still alive.
    • Finally, man-made ditches, as well as existing bayous, sloughs, and streams in the St. Francis Watershed, provide suitable habitat for P. capax.
    • They also migrate through the interior in small numbers, spending time on lakeshores, alkaline ponds, and shores of sloughs and flooded fields.
    • The thought of the fathoms of water that once covered the very spot she stands on almost suffocates her; she feels bogged down in prairie grass and sloughs; she interiorizes the continental river system as if features of the human body.
    • Throughout these valleys Red-necked Grebes are found on sloughs, ponds, lakes, and reservoirs, not on moving water.
    • Marl prairie occurs within the zone intermediate between the permanently flooded sloughs and the drier pine-dominated high ground.
    • Manderson says he was surprised to learn, while looking at old aerial photos, that there used to be a large slough where the Foothills hospital is.
    • The main landscape feature is endless peat bog, surrounded by marsh, leading into morasses, sloughs and quagmires.
    • Thin, faint yellow collars on trunks of cypress and tupelo rimming the old slough recorded the regression of recent flooding in the swamp.
    • The prairie sloughs are drying up this year but still a great blue heron rises, dips across the road and veers toward storm clouds massing in the west - the sound of one small engine, tires on pavement, turning wheels.
    • He set up a blind in ‘the great marsh’ and a remote camera beside a slough, rigged to take a photo whenever a creature crossed its infrared beam.
    • The book traces the metamorphosis of this endangered ecosystem from rich wetlands to prosperous agricultural area, from saw grass and sloughs to sugar cane, winter vegetables and cattle.
    • Many also survived in part because of a bird that seeks out the sloughs of the Cache and White Rivers in much the same manner that winter-weary northerners flock to sunnier climes when north winds begin to howl.
    • Crappie and maybe a few largemouth bass had been the alleged focus of this June morning fishing a swamp slough in southeast Texas.
    • Yesterday at low tide, silt shut the slough like trap, mud stranded boats on docks perched high above water.
    • Conversely, the back lakes, sloughs and bayous are reasonably protected, almost certain to hold pockets of calm, clear water.
  • 2

    (state of despair)
    the slough of despond el abismo de la desesperación

There are 2 main translations of slough in Spanish

: slough1slough2

slough2

mudar de, v.

Pronunciation /sləf//slʌf/

transitive verb

Zoology

  • 1

    (skin) mudar de
    • Eventually the tissue is sloughed at the tentacle tips.
    • Certainly, the ability of landowners to slough taxes onto others turns them from watchdogs of the treasury into raiders, since so much of public spending creates new unearned increments to land value.
    • In severe cases of trench foot, tissue injury is serious enough to cause skin sloughing and subsequent gangrenous change.
    • This is in addition to host-derived proteins, such its pancreatic and intestinal enzymes, mucins, glycoproteins, and sloughed epithelial cells.
    • Having sloughed the oppressive confines of the mine, instinct takes over.
    • Outside, the pavement was littered with peeling strips of grayish-white gunk that had sloughed from its sides like dead skin.
    • Then it turned into a carnivore, sloughed its armour and acquired a new set of biological and chemical defences.
    • So what we're doing is collecting sloughed skin.
    • The question of when to adhere to standards and when to slough them off in favor of something better is a perennial one in the free software world.
    • It may take that long for the skin to slough residual mite debris and for the allergic reaction to subside.
    • I walked back up the hill to the motel, relieved to have sloughed the prickliness of the pub.
    • Since independence, the yoke of French influence has not entirely been sloughed.
    • In addition, the gangrenous areas on his toes had sloughed and been replaced almost entirely by healthy tissue.
    • ‘We often neglect the skin on our bodies,’ says Evans, who makes sure to give herself an in-shower sloughing with a body scrub (which can get rid of dead skin cells and make skin smooth) every other day.
    • The lotion gently sloughs away dead skin cells and leaves your skin feeling as smooth as silk.
    • Because you are wearing sandals you attend to your feet - slough the dead skin off, cream them, paint their toenails - they therefore look great
    • Martin looked at the barman, a balding, pale skinned man whose doughy flesh looked to be sloughing from him like a well boiled dumpling.
    • Pushing back your cuticles allows the nail to grow with fewer ridges and less scraggly splitting; dead skin is easily sloughed away by the towel.
    • But, as the play moves back in time, she beautifully sheds guilt and stress like a snake sloughing its skin.
    • Janet also emphasized more self-care activities and routines of renewal, like warm baths at night and the use of an essential oil salt scrub which sloughs dead cells while filling the room with heavenly plant energy.

noun

  • 1

    Zoology
    (of snake)
    piel feminine
    camisa feminine
    it is an attempt to cast off the slough of the old order es un intento de abandonar las viejas prácticas
    • One challenge is differentiating yellow slough from tendons.
    • Although no scientific studies are available to support these claims, clinicians report that thin layers of slough or fibrin buildup on the wound bed can be covered with a selective enzymatic debriding agent prior to sponge application.
    • Necrotic tissue, in the form of yellow slough, filled 10% to 20% of all 3 wound beds.
    • The wound base is 85% slough and 15% granulation tissue.
    • When performing face lifts, plastic surgeons may opt to undermine the skip flap less to decrease the risk of slough, which results in a less than optimal lift.
    • Two types of necrotic tissue may appear in a wound: slough and eschar.
    • Papain/urea debriding ointment is indicated for the debridement of necrotic tissue and liquefaction of slough in acute and chronic lesions.
    • Venous ulcers are typically shallow, irregularly shaped, and contain fibrous slough.
    • When using a nonselcctive enzyme, limit its application to the necrotic or slough tissue and avoid applying it to viable tissue, such as the surrounding wound area.
    • The wound bed was 80% red nongranulation tissue and 20% yellow slough; it was dry with a minimal amount of tan drainage.
    • Hypertonic saline dressings are not appropriate for minimally draining wounds or wounds covered with dehydrated slough or eschar; these dressings depend on wound moisture to moisten them.
    • Eight percent of wounds in the standard care group had black eschar, 42% were covered in yellow slough, and 50% had a red base.
    • A variation of the usual procedure may be to undermine the skin flap less, which will help decrease the chance of slough or skin deterioration.
    • The most common complication of the surgery is skin-flap slough, leading to a recurrence of the problem.
    • If the wound bed is partially obscured by slough or eschar, the ability to stage before debridement depends on the type of tissue visualized.
    • The wound bed contains a significant amount of slough, with signs and symptoms of infection, including increased redness and exudate, and pain.
    • Furthermore, epidermal slough - or separation of epidermis from the dermal layer-has been observed following the placement of frozen allograft on the wound bed.
    • Typically wounds do not epithelialize until the black/yellow slough has come off the surface and healthy granulation tissue is apparent.
    • Descriptors such as granulation tissue, slough, or eschar are generally used to define tissue type.
    • Transparent film dressings maintain a moist environment, promoting granulation tissue formation and autolytic debridement of slough and eschar.
  • 2

    (dead tissue)
    escara feminine