In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1óxido nitroso masculino
- This patient, a young woman, had obtained her nitrous oxide from cartridges of nitrous oxide used to aerate cream.
- Other trace gases include methane, nitrous oxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, and ozone.
- These gases, including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, absorb heat more readily than do the main constituents of our atmosphere, oxygen and nitrogen.
- He underwent surgery under general anaesthesia with oxygen in nitrous oxide.
- Carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and other gases are known collectively as greenhouse gases because they trap heat in the atmosphere.
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