In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The most common ingredients prescribed were iodides, organic nitrites, stramonium, belladonna, atropine, hyoscyamus, tobacco smoke, and menthol.
- The cell possesses an iodide ‘pump’ which enables it to accumulate iodide internally, so that it can achieve a concentration twenty to a hundred-fold higher than that in the circulating blood.
- About two-thirds of all iodine and iodides produced are used to kill disease-causing organisms, either in sanitation systems or in the manufacture of various antiseptics and drugs.
- For example nitrates are soluble, as are most chlorides, bromides, and iodides (those with silver, mercury or lead as the cation are exceptions to this).
- Concentrations of iodide on the order of 0.15 M are necessary to maintain essentially all the iodine in the form of triiodide.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.