In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The aortic arch is anchored with the neck vessels including the left subclavian artery, and the descending thoracic aorta is fixed to the thorax by the ligamentum arteriosum and by the intercostal arteries.
- One patient with antiphospholipid antibodies developed a right subclavian and jugular vein thrombosis requiring removal of a Hickman catheter.
- Opening of the thorax showed extensive compression of the regional vasculature, including the left innominate vein, left subclavian vein, and superior vena cava.
- It has been reported that a brachiocephalic artery gave rise to both common carotids and to both subclavian arteries.
- The two possibilities are balloon flotation catheters inserted through the subclavian or jugular vein and semirigid pacing wires through the femoral vein.
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.