In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is made up from millions of nerve cells called neurones that control your body's functions, senses and thoughts.
- Botulinum toxin induces weakness of striated muscles by inhibiting transmission of alpha motor neurones at the neuromuscular junction.
- These are cells which can be the raw material for all sorts of organs and tissues, from the pancreas to nerve cells, or neurones in the brain, to heart cells.
- The thalamus (of which there is one on each side) is a large and important mass of nerve cells or neurons.
- It is possible to isolate a multipotent stem cell from neural crest that can give rise to neurons, glia, and smooth muscle.
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.