In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Heart disease is a disease of the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle.
- Angiography is a special form of x-ray examination that shows the shape of the blood flow in arteries and veins.
- Thrombosis means the clotting of blood within an artery or a vein.
- Over time, it can cause damage to the heart and arteries and other body organs.
- As blood travels around the body in arteries and veins, it is under pressure.
- Atherosclerosis can affect the arteries of the heart, brain, kidneys, other vital organs, and the arms and legs.
- Normally, your blood flows from arteries into capillaries and back to your heart in veins.
- An embolism in a coronary artery (an artery on the surface of the heart) can cause a heart attack.
- Blood is carried from the heart in arteries and returns to it in veins.
- Systolic pressure is the amount of pressure when the heart pumps blood into the arteries.
- The blood that flows through this network of veins and arteries is called whole blood.
- If an artery that supplies blood to your heart becomes blocked, you can have a heart attack.
- Two smaller arteries, the vertebral arteries, also supply blood to the brain.
- Thus the fetus grows its own umbilical cord, containing its own blood vessels: two arteries and a single vein.
- Most are caused by a blood clot that forms in the veins, before passing through the heart and entering the arteries that carry blood to the lungs.
- Cerebral blood flow is provided by the internal carotid and vertebral arteries.
- The cause of coronary heart disease is a narrowing of the arteries that supply the heart with blood.
- Think of your arteries as tubes that carry blood from your heart to the rest of your body.
- Oxygen-carrying blood is pumped around the body in the arteries.
- The carotid arteries are the principal blood supply to the front of the brain.
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- This road is the main artery between Windhoek, southern Namibia and South Africa.
- It could see major roads and arteries into the city gridlocked as hundreds of lorries are stopped from accessing the docks.
- All the four posters were along Portland Road which is one of the main arteries through Hove.
- New traffic figures show Scotland's main motorway artery is rapidly clogging up ahead of expert forecasts.
- These rivers were vital navigational arteries for the Romans to reach the Bay of Bengal.
- During the Dutch colonial era this river was an important artery in the city.
- It's an absolute disgrace that the main artery of the town is closed.
- The best way to get a feel of this ancient land is to course down its main artery, the Nile, which has sustained it in the past.
- Along some of the main arteries that carry commuters on to Manhattan island, cars must contain more than two people to gain access.
- Bulldozers have cleared debris from some of the city's main arteries.
- It's madness trying to close a road which is a main artery into Bedford.
- She said this programme covers most of the Dingle Peninsula but not the N86 which is the main artery into it.
- It is located just off the N5, which is the main artery between Dublin and Ballina.
- By the early 1950s the Tokaido line had enhanced its position as the main artery of Japan.
- Students from Birmingham universities are taking to the main arteries of the city centre.
- It links two main arteries of the West Coast route: the line to Manchester via Stafford and Crewe and the line via Stoke on Trent.
- While the company believes its ten depots cover the main motorway arteries and towns, there is still room for further expansion.
- Major arteries such as Bassett Avenue and Western Esplanade are also to be resurfaced over the summer months.
- Scotland's blocked road arteries and poor public transport network have not helped the country's economic blues.
- As well as clogging the region¹s arteries with cars, motorway mania is harmful in other ways.
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