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  • noun A Hispanic folk illness ascribed to blockage of the stomach.


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  • Different illnesses that cause stomach pain or discomfort and are sometimes called empacho are:

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  • In medical terms empacho (impaction) means that the gut is stopped up or obstructed.

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  • He marcado libros sin ningún tipo de empacho con bolígrafos negros y azules.

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  • But in Mexican villages any illness causing stomach-ache or diarrhea may be called empacho.

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  • To treat empacho, try to identify and treat the sickness that causes it.

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  • Tornate maa hora & nella que tam pouco empacho t̃es!

    Four Plays of Gil Vicente


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